Monday, December 13, 2021

TQC Journal | issue no. 27

Mini Monday Sewing Bee 
Get caught up on all the details here. 
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Cutting is for one block, repeat to make four blocks

from first print, cut: 1 square, 4-1/2" x 4-1/2"
from second print, cut: 4 squares, 1-3/4" x 1-3/4"

Draw a diagonal line from corner to corner on the 
wrong side of 1-3/4" squares. Place the marked square on
one corner of 4-1/2" square, stitch on line, trim 1/4" seam
 allowance and press. Repeat on opposite corners with
remaining square. Block should measure 4-1/2" x 4-1/2",
including seam allowances.

Once you finish your Snowball blocks you will be
ready to assemble this simple quilt. This easy setting
will go together in no time. 

Simply sew together eight rows of six blocks.
Cut borders 4" wide and use your quilts dimensions
for the length of each strip. Add side borders, press
and add top and bottom borders. Quilt as desired and bind. 

Holiday Hot-pad Sew Along
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Today make one Snowball block using the instructions above.
Add a border using 1-1/4" cut strips.
Block should measure 6" including seam allowances.
Do some simple hand quilting
Bind using a single thickness binding. 

 Check out my Finishing a Small Quilt Video here. 
Just Joining in, check out all the details here. 

Come back tomorrow for the big reveal!

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