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Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Maggie's First Dance BOM Block One
I am so happy that this FREE block of the month quilt has begun. I am using the fabric collection, Strawberry Fields Revisited, by FigTree and Company-Joanna Figueroa, for Moda Fabrics. When reading the directions for the blocks, half square triangles are created, and Tip #1, I always read the directions before I start cutting. I thought to myself, oh no, not triangles! But never fear, Tip #2, the new Itty Bitty Eights ruler by Creative Grids is just what you need to cut those 4 5/8 inch squares. This ruler has all the 1/8 inch markings clearly marked and easy to use. Just what is needed. When creating the flower center appliques, Tip #3, you cannot cut a perfect circle unless you have drawn a perfect circle. So the next tool is a plastic circle template from the office supply store. Easy peezy!
This is my version of Block One. Block two will be released next week!