Moda Block Heads 3 Quilt Along- Block 51 & 52

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 Wednesday!  Moda Block Head Day!

Now don’t fall over…but I have my block(s) done and I am up to date.  It is a NEW YEAR, and I think I am ready for it.  It takes me a bit to get there.  I do not rush into it…as I believe anytime is a good time to start fresh.  But, naturally the first of the year is a very normal time to start new things or to finally “get your s&%t together”  I know some of my friends/family will laugh at this…because I sometimes have to tell them this.  Do not think this is mean, sometimes the ones we love need help and it comes from a place of love and concern for them.  We all need to get our stuff in order to live a healthier, less stressful life.  The more organized you are the less stress and drama life contains.  The point here is to make your plan, and do not let anything de-rail you completely..get back on the track everyday and focus on the destination.  Ok…wait I got way off topic here….but more on that another time.  Let’s get back to the blocks.MODA BLOCK HEADS BLOCK 52

 Block 52 -Intersection-is from Moda fabric designer Stacy Iest Hsu.  It is a  fun and easy block to make…like.. I had this done is 5 min.  I know I sometimes make it much harder on you.  But we need all kinds of blocks, simple and easy…and hard and more complicated to grow and be challenged, but I know we all love an easy block…especially when we are catching up! 

Pattern Link for Block 52

MBH3 Block 51Yes, those are my PJs…must have forgotten to crop this one…lol…

 Block 51 -SPARK PLUG-is from Moda fabric designer Vanessa, Lella Boutique.  Now, this is pretty challenging at 4″ and especially when you think you do not have to have a seam in the edge rectangles…so I “fudged” this block a bit… I just love this block!, Thanks Vanessa for a very creative block and a challenge!  I am currently working on a quilt with Vanessa’s fabric and mine together, can’t wait to show you!!!

Click Here for the Pattern for Block 51

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All for now…Lisa

8 responses to “Moda Block Heads 3 Quilt Along- Block 51 & 52”

  1. blaquilts Avatar

    Please let me know where I can find pictures of previous blocks that you did. I am behind because my emails seemed to have stopped for a bit. Is there an archive I can go to? Thanks for your help.

    1. lisabongean Avatar

      My blocks are all posted here on the blog.

  2. Sandra Ellis Avatar
    Sandra Ellis

    Thank you, and HAPPY NEW YEAR! I have been asking a question on the Blockheads Facebook site about a layout that you were working on. It is beautiful and wondering if you had the fabric requirements and measurements. Many of us have been inquiring! We LOVE your design!!! 🙂

    1. lisabongean Avatar

      I am so glad you love my design…I will post it soon before the blocks are over. Sorry you have to wait.

  3. Sharon S Avatar
    Sharon S

    Oh my goodness! Love those pjs – thanks for the laugh! I needed that this morning.

  4. Caren Avatar

    turquoise polka dots…….is that YOU Lisas?

    1. lisabongean Avatar


  5. Deb Hull Avatar
    Deb Hull

    Love the blocks- especially love that you are so down to earth and cool about your PJs being featured. Stay real!

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