Lisa Bongean's 4" Moda Block Heads Block 34

Moda Block Heads 3-Block 34-Fulfillment!

It’ my week for Moda Block Heads…and I have made something I have never done before…I have made a 1″finished star for the center of the block…now before you think I am crazy and think there is no way….

Lisa Bongean- Moda Block Head 3- Block 34 Fulfillment

Try it or….just exchange it for a plain 1 1/2″ cut square where the star is…for the 4″ size…it would be 2″ for the 6″ blocks, 2 1/2″ for the 8″ blocks and 3 1/2″ for the 12″ blocks.

 

You all know how to do the triangles…and know I made them using my Primitive Gatherings Half Square Triangle Papers….

You will need: 1/2″ finished for 4″ block    3/4″ for 6″ blocks    1″ for 8″ block      1 1/2″ for 12″ blocks Triangle papers for these blocks sizes.

Click HERE to print Block 34!

Here is just how tiny my “test” center “block” is…Now.. is it perfect?…no…but I think it is acceptable considering it is 1″ finished!  Also…trim the seam allowance on the tiny center after it is stitched to 1/8″ on the stitched seams, for this tiny block if you are making the 4″ finished.

I can’t wait to see your blocks on the Facebook feed!!!!!

Now since I have you all here gatherings your block patterns there are a few things I hope to share with you if you hang around a bit and read about it…I would so appreciate it!!! 

I want you all to know about my January 2021 Stitch Along!!!!  Read all about it below! It will be so much fun and you will not want to miss out!!

I am going to be talking about my new fabric, American Gatherings, (that releases out in January 2021), in the next couple of weeks, yes it’s that time again for more fabric!   But the very first thing I wish you all to know is I am going to be holding a Stitch Along featuring these 36 irresistible prints!  Please read the whole post to the end as there is some VERY important information all the way through…

 (Also…you do not have to be an American Quilter to make this quilt…if you wish to make it go right on ahead! Maybe you love American quilters, quilts or American designers…or for what ever reason you wish to make it you are welcome!!)

As a proud American Quilter I can’t think of a better way to show off my loyalty to you and my country.  The quilt will feature 15 blocks (finish about 70″x 80″) and we will release one block a week starting soon after the fabric ships for 16 weeks (3 months), the last week being finishing options….  Don’t miss out this fun event…be the first to order your Fat Quarter bundle HERE  so… you will be the first to receive it when it arrives!  Also this will start when Moda Block Heads 3 will be wrapping up…and our quilt can be finished in plenty of time for Spring/Summer!
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The line features crisp reds, whites and blues, in true American colors…

Also take your pick between a navy or white setting/ borders & binding…You will need 4 yards…the choices I picked for us  are our Primitive Gatherings navy primitive muslin  which is not our darkest navy but more medium navy that will match these blues in the line for a darker quilt…the other option is an eggshell Moda grunge with white stars for a lighter finish to the quilt…I think both will be fantastic!

You can also pick out your backing  ahead as well. You will need 4 yards as well… I’d order 6 if you have any plans on making it bigger.

 Click HERE to see all the American Gatherings prints, to maybe pick your backing or order more for another project.

All the blue links will take you to the products that are mentioned just click them.  All items are pre-orders to ensure there is enough product available for our project come January 2021!

Because this will be a FREE pattern I will not be offering any of the products on sale. I am counting on you to participate and this line to be sold as fast as it comes in (like, Liberty Gatherings, the last one).   Primitive Gatherings will be taking this opportunity to donate $10 for every Fat Quarter bundle WE sell to Hogs for Heros…I will talk more about this organization and why I picked them.   Also, I personally am planning to donate a large portion of MY royalties from this fabric to Hogs for Heros as well, so by hosting this Stitch Along I am planning on this fabric line to be a HUGE success, but as always I cannot do it by myself…I will need you all to help make this happen!

You will be so happy you joined in!!!!

Deadline for ordering Moda Block Head T-shirts is September 8th! Click HERE to see the 3 different styles you can order!

Moda Block Head T Shirt!

 

Also I want to point out we have been loading our YouTube Channel each week with tutorials and LIVE streams from our store our my home on the Lake in Wisconsin…Please subscribe to my YouTube Channel….Stitch with Lisa Bongean

Join our Facebook group STITCH with Lisa

Visit our Website: Primitive Gatherings

And have a GREAT day… and… Be AWESOME today…

Let’s kick this off by leaving me a comment…I have a few pre cuts to randomly give-away…what’s on your mind today…do you have any questions about this Stitch
Along?  I am looking forward to reading your comments about this exciting event!    So lets kick of 2021 with giving in mind….We will have give-ways, and special prizes, and so much more for everyone!
my best…Lisa,

12 Weeks of Christmas…this week Farmhouse Threads!

It’s time to begin our 12 WEEKS OF Christmas!  Farmhouse Threads kicks us off with this adorable pillow!  She used red table runner fabric!!!!

I love Farmhouse Threads designs!  They make me so happy when I look at them!


Visit this first website and read up on the program.  It’s so cool how we are working our 12 Weeks of Christmas Program this season – you could end up with 12 NEW PROJECTS and an additional 12 FREE BLOCK KITS to make a newly designed Christmas Village Quilt.  The village’s first shop is the OLD COUNTRY STORE.  Each store in the Village will be decked out for Christmas!   Is this not adorable?


Be sure to visit  Farmhouse Threads Website scroll down on the HOME PAGE and click on the LOGO – 12 Weeks of Christmas!

Have a blast with us while getting ready for the 2020 Holiday Season.  We all need some fun after these past few months.

We so appreciate your support in joining our Mystery Sew-a-long Projects.  Don’t forget to mark your calendars for each TUESDAY – that’s when new blocks will be posted by a new designer!  While on the Farmhouse Threads website – don’t forget to join our Facebook page!  You can post your completed projects and find out all types of great ideas and fun things from all of the 12 designers!  Spread the word and share these great projects with your family and friends.  All they need to do is request to join and we’ll take care of the rest.  They can then join in with you in making projects for the 2020 Mystery 12 Weeks of Christmas!

I can’t wait to see all the projects!!!

Here is the schedule, Mark your calendar!!

2020 “12 Weeks of Christmas” schedule

September 1 Rhonda McCray, Farmhouse Threads

September 8 Debbie Busby, Wooden Spool Designs

September 15 Kathy and Taylor, The Cottage at Cardiff Farms

September 22 Kathi Campbell, Heart to Hand

September 29 Lisa Bongean, Primitive Gatherings

October 6 Laural Arestad, Simply Put Plus

October 13 Joan Grenke, Bits and Pieces by Joan

October 20 Gloria Parsons, Olde Green Cupboard Designs

October 27 Jeni Gaston, Woolen Willow Designs

November 3 Rita Carl, Reets Rags to Stitches

November 10 Shawn York, Rusty Crow Quilt Shop

November 17 Dawn Shuck, Sew Cherished

Stitch On my friends!!!   Lisa

 

T-shirt Winner & MBH3-Block 32-Alternate!

Uneven 9 Patch Quilt Block a tutorial featured as part of the Block Heads quilting series by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean

It’s Friday..and I can post my alternative block for Block 32!

I can tell by our MBH Facebook page that you all love to fuzzy cut….so the center of this star is the perfect place to find just the right fabric.  The reason this post is so late is because, I forgot about the other sizes than my 4″ blocks…so that is why…If you are behind I will post a new and better pattern for you to print later…if you are caught up and want the block now you get the sloppy copy…thanks for understanding…my graphic person does not work on Friday.

Pattern Link for 4″-Block 32-Alternate 

Pattern link for 6,8 & 12 ” Block-32 

Taking the Chance as long as you are here to tell you about my new Stitch Along coming January 2021!  It’s time for us American Quilters to come together, show off what we can do…follow us on this journey….I am counting on you!

We will be donating a portion of our American Gatherings fabric proceeds to Hogs for Heros, and $10 per FQ Bundle sold through our website.  Read more about it HERE!

Congratulations!!!!  The winner for our Moda- Block Head T- shirt is Brenda W.  with this comment….

Brenda Who wouldn’t Love to win one of those shirts!! I know I would. Thanks for the chance.

 

Moda Block Head T Shirt!

Thanks for all your wonderful comments…and Congratulations to Brenda…If you have not yet pre-ordered on of our three styles of Ts you can do so HERE!

If you need to access the Moda Block Head 3 Archive Click HERE

Click HERE to join the Moda Block Heads Facebook group

To visit any or all the other Moda designers click the links below:

Click this Icon to visit Primitive Gatherings!

primitive gatherings logo featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean

All for now…Lisa

MBH3 Block 31

Moda Block Heads 3 T-Shirts!k

Moda Block Head T Shirt Moda Block Head T Shirt

We  are super excited to be offering T-Shirts for our Moda Block Heads Stitch Along!!!

I’m obsessed with my quilting t-shirts and we are now taking pre-orders for these awesome Block Head Designs…There are three different styles for you to choose from…so you are sure to find something you love, I love them ALL.  Make sure you leave a comment on this blog for a chance to win one!  Each Moda designer is giving one away…and we are donating a $1 for each shirt sold to  food pantries in Dallas and Menasha

CHECK THEM OUT!!! 

They are unisex sizing and the brand is BELLA +CANVAS, which is a nice quality shirt.   Pricing is  available on the website when you click the button each of the sizes. Short sleeve sizes to 4X.

Raglan T Shirt Moda Block Head

Click HERE to Order the Raglan TModa Block Head Long Sleeve T

Click HERE to order the long sleeve TModa Block Head V neck

Click HERE to order the short sleeve T

Here is a close up of the  shirt front….and you can show your love and support for all the Moda designers…here is the shirt back…

Please don’t for get to visit Jan’s blog for her quilt pattern…I will show an alternate pieced block here on Friday…click the link below to go to Jan’s blog for the pattern

Pattern Link for Block 32

Looking ahead when Blockheads ends…..

Did you read about my new Stitch Along Starting in Jan 2021?

American Quilter’s lets make this awesome quilt with our Moda Primitive Gatherings fabric line called American Gathering .shipping in January 2021..order our FQ tower and we will donate $10 for Hogs for Heros and my Patriotic lines are always great sellers for me and for this line I will be donating part of MY royalties on ALL the fabrics sold…read about it HERE. 

American Quilter Stitch Along Join us in January 2021 to kick off the year giving back to our veterans…

If you need to access the Moda Block Head 3 Archive Click HERE

Click HERE to join the Moda Block Heads Facebook group

To visit any or all the other Moda designers click the links below: Remember they are all giving away a T-shirt!  Please leave a comment with style and size of your Tshirt!!!!

Click this Icon to visit Primitive Gatherings!

primitive gatherings logo featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean

All for now…Lisa

American Quilter Stitch Along

New for 2021- Stitch Along! Read all about it!

UPDATES.. forgot yardages for finishing….and fixed a broken link…thanks for letting me know….

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Hey Everyone!

I am going to be talking about my new fabric, American Gatherings, (that releases out in January 2021), in the next couple of weeks, yes it’s that time again for more fabric!   But the very first thing I wish you all to know is I am going to be holding a Stitch Along featuring these 36 irresistible prints!  Please read the whole post to the end as there is some VERY important information all the way through…

 (Also…you do not have to be an American Quilter to make this quilt…if you wish to make it go right on ahead! Maybe you love American quilters, quilts or American designers…or for what ever reason you wish to make it you are welcome!!)

As a proud American Quilter I can’t think of a better way to show off my loyalty to you and my country.  The quilt will feature 15 blocks (finish about 70″x 80″) and we will release one block a week starting soon after the fabric ships for 16 weeks (3 months), the last week being finishing options….  Don’t miss out this fun event…be the first to order your Fat Quarter bundle HERE  so… you will be the first to receive it when it arrives!  Also this will start when Moda Block Heads 3 will be wrapping up…and our quilt can be finished in plenty of time for Spring/Summer!
IMG_8126

The line features crisp reds, whites and blues, in true American colors…

Also take your pick between a navy or white setting/ borders & binding…You will need 4 yards…the choices I picked for us  are our Primitive Gatherings navy primitive muslin  which is not our darkest navy but more medium navy that will match these blues in the line for a darker quilt…the other option is an eggshell Moda grunge with white stars for a lighter finish to the quilt…I think both will be fantastic!

You can also pick out your backing  ahead as well. You will need 4 yards as well… I’d order 6 if you have any plans on making it bigger.

 Click HERE to see all the American Gatherings prints, to maybe pick your backing or order more for another project.

All the blue links will take you to the products that are mentioned just click them.  All items are pre-orders to ensure there is enough product available for our project come January 2021!

Because this will be a FREE pattern I will not be offering any of the products on sale. I am counting on you to participate and this line to be sold as fast as it comes in (like, Liberty Gatherings, the last one).   Primitive Gatherings will be taking this opportunity to donate $10 for every Fat Quarter bundle WE sell to Hogs for Heros…I will talk more about this organization and why I picked them.   Also, I personally am planning to donate a large portion of MY royalties from this fabric to Hogs for Heros as well, so by hosting this Stitch Along I am planning on this fabric line to be a HUGE success, but as always I cannot do it by myself…I will need you all to help make this happen!

You will be so happy you joined in!!!!

So lets kick of 2021 with giving in mind….We will have give-ways, and special prizes, and so much more for everyone!

Please subscribe to my YouTube Channel….Stitch with Lisa Bongean

Join our Facebook group STITCH with Lisa

Visit our Website: Primitive Gatherings

And have a GREAT day…Be AWESOME today…

Let’s kick this off by leaving me a comment…I have a few pre cuts to randomly give-away…what’s on your mind today…do you have any questions about this Stitch
Along?  I am looking forward to reading your comments about this exciting event!
my best…Lisa,

American Quilter Stitch Along

New for 2021- Stitch Along! Read all about it!k

img_3943

Hey Everyone!

I am going to be talking about my new fabric, American Gatherings, (that releases out in January 2021), in the next couple of weeks, yes it’s that time again for more fabric!   But the very first thing I wish you all to know is I am going to be holding a Stitch Along featuring these 36 irresistible prints!  Please read the whole post to the end as there is some VERY important information all the way through…

 (Also…you do not have to be an American Quilter to make this quilt…if you wish to make it go right on ahead! Maybe you love American quilters, quilts or American designers…or for what ever reason you wish to make it you are welcome!!)

As a proud American Quilter I can’t think of a better way to show off my loyalty to you and my country.  The quilt will feature 15 blocks (finish about 70″x 80″) and we will release one block a week starting soon after the fabric ships for 16 weeks (3 months), the last week being finishing options….  Don’t miss out this fun event…be the first to order your Fat Quarter bundle HERE  so… you will be the first to receive it when it arrives!  Also this will start when Moda Block Heads 3 will be wrapping up…and our quilt can be finished in plenty of time for Spring/Summer!
IMG_8126

The line features crisp reds, whites and blues, in true American colors…

Also take your pick between a navy or white setting/ borders & binding…You will need 4 yards…the choices I picked for us  are our Primitive Gatherings navy primitive muslin  which is not our darkest navy but more medium navy that will match these blues in the line for a darker quilt…the other option is an eggshell Moda grunge with white stars for a lighter finish to the quilt…I think both will be fantastic!

You can also pick out your backing  ahead as well. You will need 4 yards as well… I’d order 6 if you have any plans on making it bigger.

 Click HERE to see all the American Gatherings prints, to maybe pick your backing or order more for another project.

All the blue links will take you to the products that are mentioned just click them.  All items are pre-orders to ensure there is enough product available for our project come January 2021!

Because this will be a FREE pattern I will not be offering any of the products on sale. I am counting on you to participate and this line to be sold as fast as it comes in (like, Liberty Gatherings, the last one).   Primitive Gatherings will be taking this opportunity to donate $10 for every Fat Quarter bundle WE sell to Hogs for Heros…I will talk more about this organization and why I picked them.   Also, I personally am planning to donate a large portion of MY royalties from this fabric to Hogs for Heros as well, so by hosting this Stitch Along I am planning on this fabric line to be a HUGE success, but as always I cannot do it by myself…I will need you all to help make this happen!

You will be so happy you joined in!!!!

So lets kick of 2021 with giving in mind….We will have give-ways, and special prizes, and so much more for everyone!

Please subscribe to my YouTube Channel….Stitch with Lisa Bongean

Join our Facebook group STITCH with Lisa

Visit our Website: Primitive Gatherings

And have a GREAT day…Be AWESOME today…

Let’s kick this off by leaving me a comment…I have a few pre cuts to randomly give-away…what’s on your mind today…do you have any questions about this Stitch
Along?  I am looking forward to reading your comments about this exciting event!
my best…Lisa,