Fat Quarter Shop’s BOM Month 4 Tips
I just finished the fourth block for Fat Quarter Shop’s 2013 Designer Mystery BOM.
Here are my tips when making this block:
- I over-sized all of the units (except the middle one) and then trimmed them down to 4 1/2″ squares.
- This meant that I started with 5″ squares for the red fabric and 5 1/2″ squares for the aqua and white fabrics.
- Press the quarter square triangle halves in opposite directions as shown by the pressing arrows in the photo below:
This will give you nice opposing seams when you sew the units together.
Here are my four blocks so far:
I thought these were all going to be basket blocks. Does anyone see a basket in this month’s block?
Hmmm, me neither. It’s still a nice block, though!
Where can I get the rest of the blocks so I can join the BOM group?
I really like that Avalon this block is absolutely pristine! I have learned to oversize too makes for a better end product. thanks for the tips!
AFAIK it’s a row quilt – the first row was completed so from block 4 and ahead the theme changes 🙂
Hi Julie, your blocks are coming along beautifully, though the latest doesn’t resemble a basket no. I must try your ‘oversize’ tip!
Thanks for sharing and enjoy a beautiful autumn….we are having glorious clear sunny days in Norway,
I do not see a basket, but it is a snazzy block! Thanks for the tips. I like to oversize when I can too. By the way, I got a 3rd place on my table topper, Winter Seeds:) Everyone just loves your pattern.
It is a beautiful block! So pretty with your fabrics!
hola me encantan tus bloques todos muy bonitos y los colores
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