MBH4 Block #27 – “Threaded”

Hey blockheads! They tell me it’s Wednesday again, which means it’s time for another exciting MBH4 block release! This week we introduce Block #27, “Threaded by Michelle White of Moda Fabrics. If the name of the designer rings a bell, it should considering I just did one of her bonus blocks last week as an alternate to Block #26. To give you a bit of background on her, Michelle works in the Moda marketing department, doing a bit of everything from pattern design for in-house patterns, graphic design, photography, designing the Quilt Market booth, and more! She started at Moda back in April 2019, and since then has loved fabric and quilting even more than she ever did before!

Michelle considers herself a more ‘modern’ quilter, falling somewhere on the line between modern and traditional styles. She loves non-traditional quilt blocks and working with bold color and solids. Inspiration for Threaded came from a somewhat unusual source. As it happened, she was in the middle of assembling a pair of bookshelves and found inspiration in the threaded anchors that were part of the included toolkit. Go figure! You just never know what’s going to spark creativity! I enjoyed this block because it allows you the option to create totally different looking results depending on how you piece the fabrics. Her intention was to design a block where you can play around with fabric placement and what direction you angle you blocks without worrying too much about how it will all come together in the end. I love it – you know how I love a block with several options! To get the full pattern and instructions for Threaded hit the link below!For my version of Threaded I stuck with simple yet again, and used grayscale fabric selections from my Urban Farmhouse Gatherings line. As usual I stuck with a medium orange Bella Solid called “Ochre” for my background. Looking for some dynamic grayscale fabrics for your next project? We still have Urban Farmhouse Gatherings in stock but inventory is low. Grab it while you can by visiting our website!

If you’re new to MBH4 and wondering what this QAL is all about, you can visit the Moda Blockheads 4 Archive for more information, including all the previously released MBH4 blocks that I’ve done. The archive link is listed in the main menu of links at the top of my blog page.  You can also visit Moda’s Inspiration+Resources Center Page for additional resources and help, along with all released bonus blocks by clicking HERE! 

Well everyone, it’s going to be a short and sweet post today because as you know, I’m about set foot on a cruise ship destined for Hawaii within the next 48 hours. Needless to say, I still have a lot to do before I leave the fort and head to paradise. Before I go want to give a quick shout out to Lorraine W. for her comment here on the blog last week! Thank you for keeping up with my blog posts Lorraine! I really appreciate the time you took to leave me a comment so as a way to show my gratitude, I’m going to send you something nice! As usual, I don’t post last names or email addresses for your privacy, so if you think you’re the lucky winner this week please be sure to check your email! You can also contact Heidi at heidin@primitivegatherings.us if you have not already received a prize confirmation letter from her. She will use your email address to confirm that you are in fact the winner! Thanks again! Your support means the world to us. If you’d like to be considered for a prize each week be sure to leave me a comment! I always love hearing from you. 

Just one more quick reminder before I go – there will not be any LIVE broadcasts while I’m gone unless we decide to do something fun on a whim – but no promises! I really have no idea how much connectivity I’ll have once I’m on the boat, so it’s all going to depend on that. Make sure your “STITCH with Lisa Bongean” YouTube channel notifications are ON so you don’t miss it in the case we do decide to do something impromptu… Alright gang, I’m off! I sure wish you could all join me. I’ll promise to do my best to share a picture or two as the days go by. Again – no promises! Hard to say how busy we’ll be and how much spare time I’ll have. “Maybe” will just have to do! I’ll see you all soon. Take care! ~Lisa

23 responses to “MBH4 Block #27 – “Threaded””

  1. kewpie1115 Avatar

    Those look really cool!
    Is there a post where I can read about this challenge? I have just recently found Lisa’s blog.

    1. lisabongean Avatar

      Hello! Are you asking about information on Moda Blockheads? If so, you can find everything you need in the fourth paragraph of the blog post underneath the Farmhouse Gatherings button. We also have an MBH4 archive link posted at the top of the blog page in the main menu.

  2. Diana Avatar

    I don’t know how you do everything you do! Your mind must never turn off.

  3. Shari Smith Avatar
    Shari Smith

    Have a great trip!

  4. Traci Slomba Avatar
    Traci Slomba

    Have a safe fabulous trip!!!! Enjoy the beauty and bring us back some awesome inspiration!

  5. Cathy C Avatar
    Cathy C

    Bon Voyage!! Be safe and enjoy!

  6. Mary K Stockel Avatar
    Mary K Stockel

    Have a wonderful time!!

  7. terrimulinixyahoocom Avatar

    Have fun and Happy Sewing

  8. Linda Nafe Avatar
    Linda Nafe

    Smooth sailing

  9. Ann P. Avatar
    Ann P.

    Lisa, this would be a trip of of a life time for me. I know each person will enjoy being there with you. I can’t wait to see your beautiful projects. I didn’t make it to quilt expo this year. I’ll be making another road trip to your store once I am back from portland oregon. Love you and your staff. Have fun.

  10. MartyCae Avatar

    Bon voyage! Soak up that sun and enjoy!

  11. Cindy Avatar

    Have lots of fun in the sun!!!! Hawaii is on my bucket list!!!!

  12. spiritedsunflower69 Avatar

    So lucky lol. Have a safe and wonderful trip. .

  13. Mary Hawk Avatar
    Mary Hawk

    Have a wonderful time and smooth sailing ⛵️

  14. Joan Avatar

    Great quilt shop on Kauai!!!

  15. Kandy Avatar

    Hurry up and get here…we got to Vancouver this morning… beautiful city… doing a couple tours here before the ship…

  16. Jodi miller Avatar
    Jodi miller

    Have a blast on that cruise!!’

  17. pwid5626gmailcom Avatar

    Thinking no need to say have fun as I know you will. I’m sure you will come back all rested and revitalized with tons of new wool ideas, quilt ideas, etc, so looking forward to seeing what our future projects might be. Safe travels to all and see you when you are back in Wisconsin! Oh ya, have fun at the concert when you arrive back in our area.
    Pat W

  18. Louise Charlton Avatar
    Louise Charlton

    Have a nice trip Lisa! Will catch up with you when you return!

  19. Jan Avatar

    Enjoy the cruise, enjoy Hawaii. Enjoy looking for those gifts for the grands. Then enjoy falling into your own bed when you come home.

  20. Sherri L Getchel Avatar
    Sherri L Getchel

    Have a wonderful trip!

  21. MaryJane Price Avatar
    MaryJane Price

    Happy Fall, hope you were able to finish up your fall decorating at your home before you left. ( it will be so nice to come home to) Wishing you a safe cruise know you will have loads of fun.

  22. Beth Esser Avatar
    Beth Esser

    Just had to let you know that I recently made a purchase from PG by phone and when it came there were too many things in my package and of course I was charged for it. When I called wanting to correct the order she (sorry don’t know who) was so gracious and made it so easy to correct the error it just made my day! Lisa, you and your staff are the best! Have a great trip to Paradise and Thanks for everything. Been having a string of stressful things happening lately and it was so wonderful to be treated so good.

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