What do you do for fun?

 

I love to ride my bike, I do it for fun….and …for a couple of reasons…the first is probably because I was born this way….Ma Huff (my Mom), was always telling me as a kid…all you want to do is run the roads!

Yep…and I still do…on my bike, on my motorcycle…in my truck, around the state, the country…on a boat, or cruise ship…what ever it takes….I love running the roads….

but riding my peddle bike… is my current stress reliever….I love the scenery…let me share my last ride….

Did you notice all those beautiful flowers on the side of the trail just after a big rain and a warm up of temps…

I love that my oldest son. Lance and I shared this passion of riding our bikes…and even as an adults we would ride…our last ride was to Downtown Appleton, for Octoberfest a couple of months before he left us…being on my bike reminds me of him.

I saw a horse…IMG_2017

I saw a slew of Dodge Challengers???  By the time I got my phone out..logged on…video…I missed a bunch, but you get the idea…there probably was over 35…. and yes…I ride on the wrong side of the road sometimes….If I’m going to be hit I want to see it coming….

I sat a bit and visited with Larry….no I did not know him…but I do now…IMG_2013

 

I saw two deer cross the road…you can just see their tails in the green pasture…if you look real hard.

 

I know this post has nothing to do with quilting…I think it is important for you to know that I and I know some of you also like to do other things besides stitching….but I look forward to my time after my adventures to sit and stitch…because I do that for Fun as well…

I was almost home when I spotted something…I have been lusting after these miniature white iris’s for years in a yard that I pass on the way to the grocery store…The couple was outside so I stopped and asked if I could harvest some of them this fall…he said…I’d better get them now…so ok….I peddled my butt home and went back to get me a bucket full…they came from that far tree underneath of it…IMG_2022I will show you them when I do a post on the garden…of where I planted them…

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I was cashed at the end of this…(I slept great that night!)  I got a little muddy as well…just like a kid.IMG_2015IMG_2014It does’nt look as impressive in the photo…must have dried bit…but I had to wash down my bike and myself….IMG_2021

after this… I went to the nursery…and on the way I saw another deer, an albino, run right across the street in front of me full speed…image_d41b8ee6-7581-475b-81ab-92b0dc2a4088.img_2050

I also had a fun outing last week with my sister…if was our Sister Birthday…the day we first met, last year…Read the Story HERE…     She surprised me with a all day trip to Upper Michigan,  Bond Falls…IMG_1944IMG_1945

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I wanted to walk all the way across….but…probably not a great idea…IMG_1939 2

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This is the lake above the waterfall on the other side of the road….

We also stopped for lunch and a little retail therapy…supporting the little shops that have been closed for so long. we wore our masks…I also wanted to see what the stores were doing to keep their employees and customers safe, our CA and WI stores are opening soon….BTW…my Sister loves helping me spend my money and hers!  Do you know someone like this?

Tell me what you are currently doing for fun…with the world as it is now….has your world changed?  Is it somewhat getting back to “normal” or are you still in extreme social distancing….

I hope this post give you some ideas to Find ways to “have fun”….we all need to step away from the TV…

however it may look…get outside, nature is amazing….I find so much joy in it…

all for now…Lisa

 

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Moda Block Heads 3 -Block 20

Moda Block Heads -Block 20

Moda Block Heads 3/ Lisa Bongean Top US Quilt BloggerJoin us each Wednesday for our Moda Block Heads! Here is block 20!

Moda Block Heads 2 -Block 20
Lisa Bongean / Moda Block Heaeds 3 Block 20-Contribution

Read on if you want to hang out here for a little bit…if not…here is your printable pattern:

CLICK HERE TO PRINT PATTERN

HERE ARE SOME QUICK TIPS:

STARCH first off!  Most Important…If you need to learn about starching go HERE for STARCH VIDEO

https://lisabongean.com/christmas-carol-mystery-sew-along/

I like to cut my pieces to size unless they are HSTs or Square in a Square units…for this Moda Block Heads-Block 20 pattern the directions are written for flying geese with the sew and flip corner method…Not my favorite, so here are my cutting measurements for my 4″ block.  I also am using Triangle Paper to make perfect 1″ HSTs

Here is a video/post on how the Triangle Papers work.

https://lisabongean.com/christmas-carol-mystery-sew-along/
Cutting for 4″ block- with no sew & flip corners

https://lisabongean.com/christmas-carol-mystery-sew-along/And sometimes when you get to this point you need to adjust a little….https://lisabongean.com/christmas-carol-mystery-sew-along/This looks better with a more contrasting center….

Here is an idea of what I’m working on for a layout…Just playing so far…but liking how it is turning out…the setting directions will be offered later this summer…

https://lisabongean.com/christmas-carol-mystery-sew-along/I am “in love” with my stack of 20 blocks…Moda Block Heads are so much FUN!https://lisabongean.com/christmas-carol-mystery-sew-along/

If you are looking for some more things to be involved in I have a couple of options here…

Pieced Summer Blocks of the Week  will be rolling out the week of June 8th.

STITCH with Lisa Bongean is our Facebook group that has started up during our #StayatHome time…lots of videos and Live Chats each week…join the fun!

Build some Houses with us…join the House SEW-along with a free download from our CA store!

Christmas Carol Mystery Quilt Along- Wool Applique     A new block will post today!

Here is the list of ALL the Moda designers partitcipating in Moda Block Heads 3 make sure to visit them this week to see their Block 20, if you have not already done so.

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Moda Block Heads 3 Lisa Bongean/ Top US Quilt Blogger

Moda Block Heads 3- Block 19

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Block 19 by Zen Chic

We are already at block 19!   Time flies SO fast!  Another paper pieced block…I know I could have been a little more creative with my colors/prints…but sometime simple is OK too!  I hope you enjoyed my version of Moda Block Heads 3 Block 19 Compass Point by Brigitte…from Zen Chic

CLICK HERE TO PRINT PATTERN

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All the block so far…

Here are all my blocks so far! I am going to start parking them into my layout…and we begin the working on the setting if you are interested in making it the same as me…The directions will be coming this summer. 

Have a Happy Memorial Day Weekend!  Lisa

Here is the list of ALL the participating Moda designers partitcipating in Moda Block Heads 3 make sure to visit this week if you have not already done so.

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2020 Summer Blocks of the Week!

 

 

General Information on how the 2020 Summer blocks of the Week work:2020 Summer Blocks of the Week/LIsa Bognean Top US Quilt Blogger

HERE IS ALL INFO YOU NEED, THAT JESSICA HAS PUT TOGETHER FOR OUR 2020 SUMMER BLOCKS OF THE WEEK…ALL OF YOUR QUESTIONS SHOULD BE COVERED HERE…PLEASE READ IT ALL THE WAY THROUGH...I KNOW READING STINKS BUT IT HELPS US SAVE TIME WITH QUESTIONS THAT WE HAVE ALREADY ANSWERED.  Also keep in mind, these are photos and the actual projects look, much, much better in real life…Lisa.

 

         A lot of you have done one of our Summer Blocks of the Week with us in the past, we ask all of you to read over the information carefully in case it has changed from the last time that you did this program with us.  Like most of our Summer Blocks of the Week this will be a weekly commitment from all of you, we will start shipping the Summer Block of the Week, the week of June 8.  This year our EPP and our Pieced SBOW will be a 14 Week commitment and our Wool one will be a 15 Week commitment.  When you sign up for your Sunmer Block of the Week, you will need to ask yourself if you would like to pay monthly or pay in full.

         If you are paying monthly, we will be charging you as soon as you sign up for your first set of blocks, after that your card will be charged on the 5th of each of the following months for the duration of the program.  This allows us to start shipping your blocks on the first of every month- instead of having to wait until a certain day when our billing cycle completes.  It may look like it is going to charge for more, but it is not.

         If you would like to pay in full, you will be charged at the time of purchase as well, and this will be for all of the blocks and shipping. If you are paying in full, you will receive a FREE week as our “Thank You” for only having to run your credit card one time! We have a Pricing section for each project for you to see what each week’s price is so that you can fully understand our pricing of the Summer Blocks of the Week.  Weekly paying is ONLY for those that are picking up their blocks in our Shops.

All pricing is without tax.  If you live in Wisconsin, there will be tax added on to your SBOW and items purchased to go along with the SBOW.

The sooner you order the easier it is for us to know what to cut/package for…If a bunch of  you sign up close to the first ship date we may not have your block ready and will ship with the next one.  I am sure you can understand why this may cause an issue…

Pieced SBOW-LakeHouse or Homestead scrappy

Our Pieced SBOW is a little different than what we have done in the past.  This year you have 2 different color options to choose from.  We have our Lake House Scrappy and our Homestead Scrappy.  Our Lake House Scrappy will be a “controlled” scrappy quilt, meaning it will only be using the colors that you see in the pictures.  Our Homestead Scrappy is not going to shy a way from color; we are going to use every color under the rainbow using reproduction fabrics.  It will use more of the whites and creams for the Lights in the blocks, versus using more of the tans.  Both of these quilts will finish up at around 72”x81

Pricing: Shipping included

Per Week: $21 ($18.00 (Pick up only)+ $3.00 Shipping) Paying Monthly: $98.00 (For 3 months)

Pay In Full: $273.00 (one week FREE)

5.5 yards Backing Fabric: $56.20  

Thread option: $10.20

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Lakehouse Scrappy Pieced verson, stitched by Lisa Bongean.

                               Lake House Scrappy

What do you receive each week?

Each week you will receive 12-lights and 12-dark fabrics in your kit, and will make 5-6 blocks.  Which means you will be doing a total of 72-9” Finished blocks! Each week will feature a different “setting” square in the middle of the block.  Meaning one week it could be a star that you do in the middle of the block, and the following week you might do a churn dash in the middle of the block. There will be NO Finishing Kit needed for this quilt; you will have everything you need to finish this quilt minus the Backing Fabric, as that is optional.

                         Homestead Scrappy

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Homestead Scrappy Pieced version pieced by Amy Hoefler.

Some things to consider:

We did not do a Supply Kit for you this year because if you have done our Pieced SBOW in the past a lot of the products we recommended are products we recommend now.  So take a peek at our Related Products at the bottom of the Pieced SBOW page and see if there is anything there that you don’t have and would like to use.

We encourage you to use the Itty Bitty Eighths Ruler in either the 3”x7” or the 6”x6”, they are perfect for cutting your pieces.  The Charming 5”x15” Eighths Ruler is also a great one to use when you are sub cutting your larger piece of fabric.  We also have the NEW Magic Pins available, they are amazing to use with heat resistant comfortable grip handles.

Backing Fabric:

You are going to need 5.5 yards of backing fabric to complete your quilt. If you would like to purchase it from us we are extending a 30% discount on your backing fabric, which means that instead of paying $66.00 plus shipping, you will only be charged $56.20 and that includes shipping! Just let us know in the comment section what color you would like, and we will pick out an amazing one for you! Most of you know how much I (Jessica) love picking out backing fabric for you.

Click HERE to order Homestead Scrappy

Click HERE to order Lakehouse Scrappy

 

Interconnected- our English paper pieced

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Interconnected, English Paper Piecing, stitched by Joanne Blank

Interconnected is our hand pieced English Paper Pieced project for this Summers Block of the Week.  Joanne used the same color palette that Lisa used in her Lake House Scrappy Pieced Quilt.  Your quilt will finish approximately 72”x87”.  This is a perfect size for you to make 2 smaller quilts out of this project if you would like to.  This quilt is based off of one of Lisa’s antique quilts.  We actually had to have templates specially made up for us for this quilt.  The pieces are much larger than they have been in the past and we felt that this quilt was also different than anything we have ever done. 

Pricing: includes shipping

Paying Weekly: $18.00  

         ($15.00 (Pick up only)+ $3.00 shipping)

Pay Monthly: $84.00 (for 3 months)

Pay In Full: $234.00 (1 week FREE)

5.5 yards Backing Fabric:  $56.20

Papers: $60.00

What do you receive each week:

Each week you will receive the fabrics to create a portion of the quilt.  The fabric quantities may vary from week to week, because this is a scrappy quilt we might be using some of our many scraps that we have here at the warehouse to put into the kits.  You will not need a Finishing Kit for the quilt; you will receive all the fabrics needed to create the top of the quilt and binding.  If you would like to order the backing fabric, there will be an option to do that as well. Because of the template/papers being a specially produced for us, I am sorry but we will not be able to tell you the size of the pieces.  Thank you for understanding. 

Some things to consider:

Supply Kits:

As I said in the Pieced SBOW I do not have a supply kit for you.  We have some suggestions that will help you in your EPP journey for this quilt.

         *Small Wonder Clips (10 pack) $6.95

         *Sewline Glue Refills probably 5-6 packs $3.95/pk

         *Sewline Glue Pen $7.95

         *Jeana Kimball’s Foxglove Cottage Milliners Needles $3.60

         *Aurifil Gray 5004 for all piecing $14.00

So take a peek at our Related Products at the bottom of the Interconnected SBOW page and see if there is anything there that you don’t have and would like to use.

Backing Fabric:

You are going to need 5.5 yards of backing fabric to complete your quilt. If you would like to purchase it from us we are extending a 30% discount on your backing fabric, which means that instead of paying $66.00 plus shipping, you will only be charged $56.20 and that includes shipping! Just let us know in the comment section what color you would like, and we will pick out an amazing one for you! Most of you know how much I (Jessica) love picking out backing fabric for you.

Click HERE to order INTERCONNECTED!

Wool-Summer block of the Week

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Live a Thankful LIfe, Wool Applique on Moda Flannel, Stitched by Lisa Bongean

This year Lisa is finally doing a companion quilt to her Summer Primitive Garden.  Live a Thankful Life is the Autumn version of A Primitive Garden. We have talked a lot about doing this quilt over the past couple years and we are finally going to make it happen!  The blocks will be done on Lisa’s Moda Flannels, some are from older lines, and a few are from Lisa’s New Farmhouse Flannels II line coming out in July.       

Pricing: including shipping

Paying Weekly: $35.00

         ($32.00(Pick up only)+ $3.00 shipping)

Pay Monthly: $131.25 (For 4 Months)

         Yes, if you divide $131.25 by 4 weeks it comes to be $32.75 per week.  But you have one payment that is for 4 weeks, but you are only getting 3 weeks of shipments because of it being 15 weeks long. Hope that makes sense.

Pay In Full: $490.00 (1 week FREE)

5.5 yards Backing Fabric:  $ 63.62

 Thread Kit:

         With case:  $152.00      

         With out case: $147.00

Some things to consider:

Once again there is no Supply Kit put together this year.  This is all a la carte for you to pick and choose what you need.

  • Needle Threader $2.00
  • Fray Check $4.50
  • Needles #22, Embellishment, #24  $6.00 each
  • SAS2 Lite packages
  • White Clover Pen $6.75
  • Featherweight Heat N Bond

Take a peak at our Related Products at the bottom of Live A Thankful Life page and see if there is anything you would like to use.

Thread Kit:

This is what we are calling a “starter” thread kit. This will actually be most of the threads that you will use, but because we are not completely finished with the quilt, we just don’t know if there will be a few that Lisa will add.. You can order your Threads Kits as a complete set, which we advise as you will receive a better price, but if you so choose to purchase them separately you can do so.  A list of threads used is posted below.  You do have the option to have this put into a thread case for $152.00 or to have it with out a case for $147.00

 

#8        
0126 or 135 P5 P9 P11 0154
         
#12        
5 67 195 813 1315
8122 H205 H210 0178 0775
P2 P3 PT2 0506 0217
0511 180 0122 0513 0503
H212 0518 822    

Backing Fabric:

You are going to need 5.5 yards of backing fabric to complete your quilt. If you would like to purchase it from us we are extending a 30% discount on your backing fabric, which means that instead of paying $71.50 plus shipping, you will only be charged $53.52 and that includes shipping! Just let us know in the comment section what color you would like, and we will pick out an amazing one for you! Most of you know how much I (Jessica) love picking out backing fabric for you.

Just a Little More Paper Work and you will be all set to order:  Please remember to read carefully as there is a lot of information packed into the next few paragraphs.

 Click HERE to ORDER- Live A Thankful LIfe

Will there be a Freebie this year included with your 2020 Summer Blocks of the Week?

2020 Summer Blocks of the Week/LIsa Bognean Top US Quilt Blogger
Peek at our 2020 FREEBIE BLOCKS, stitched by Lisa Bongean

We always have a Freebie! This year if you are participating in one of our SBOWs, you will automatically be getting one of our Freebies with your blocks each week. There will be the same amount of blocks in your Freebie no matter if you are doing a 14 or a 15-week program.  Another words, if you are in the 15-week program you might not get a Freebie in the last week.  We will post a thread kit as soon as we have all that info…So this is an awesome bonus!

If you are not participating in our SBOW this year but still would like to receive the Freebie, you will need to make a purchase of $30.00 or more, each week in store or online that the SBOW is running.  If you miss one they can be purchased for $5.00 a piece.

 

International and Canadian Orders

In order to keep your shipping costs down when doing the Summer Blocks of the Week, we have to do your shipping a little different.  We will ship your first block out the first week of the program.  After that we will hold your blocks for a 4-week time period, and ship on that fourth week.  This allows us to have just enough money in postage to cover our cost to ship it to you.   If you would like to receive yours weekly, please call the Shop and we would be happy to help you, but please know that it costs us about $10.00 to ship you a package each week. Which means an additional $30.00 would be needed from you each month to get your SBOW out to you weekly.

Facebook Group

 We will be having a Facebook Group again this year. This group is absolutely amazing to keep you motivated, to learn new tricks and to see exclusive teachings from Lisa.  This year we are planning a few Facebook Live posts for everyone to learn from, which will be a lot of fun!  PLEASE make sure that you first are friends with ME, Jessica Holz on Facebook; from there you will need to send me a message to let me know that you are in the SBOW and would like to be added into the group.  I will then add you into the Group and you are ready to start participating and asking questions if you have them.  You NEED to be friends with me as it is a CLOSED/PRIVATE group, I am only able to add you if you are my friend.

Also if you avoid facebook for whatever reason…know that you can have an account that you only use for your quilting…it is possible, don’t miss out on this fabulous tool for learning and communication.

Want to know when your package ships?

UPSP Informed Delivery By USPS is available for you.  You just need to sign up online with the USPS if you would like to be informed as to when your packages will be arriving, instead of having to call or email us.  This helps us to focus on the shipping your orders/SBOW/BOM as quickly and efficiently as possible. Once we put it into USPS you will be informed of its journey to you and when you can expect it in your mailbox. This will be for all letters and packages that you have coming to you; this is not a service through us.  This is just an option for you if you want to get notifications about your package, if you do not want this service you DO NOT “have” to have it.

Click HERE to ORDER your Summer Block of the Week

I hope you can decide….it isn’t easy all of our 2020 Summer Blocks of the Week are amazing…We are giving away a $100 shop gift certificate to someone who orders a Summer Block of the Week by midnight 5/17/2020! 

Lisa

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kick’in off the start of the season…

I had a long, great day yesterday…Kick’n off the start of the season…

As we are getting the outside of the Lake house ready for Summer, we added in a little fun too!  It doesn’t take much does it…I thoroughly enjoyed watching the kids play in between, cleaning lawn furniture, wiping down every surface, planting pots, hauling out all the seat cushions…watching Nick finish up his 32 yards of mulching…

Jake and his friend Tyler went on a kayak cruise…Tyler was also a football player if you couldn’t tell…so it was nice for Nick to see him again…and reminisce about the old days when Nick was coaching with Tyler’s Dad, Brad. (who was the head coach and is no longer with us) I can’t believe they can remember details of each play, each game and all that…it’s crazy.

This was hands down the funiest thing to watch yesterday…Little Man teaching O Bug how to play in the sprinkler…I could not pick only one photo for this…so suffer through them all for me please….Kickin off the season/LIsa Bongean Top US Quilt Blogger Kickin off the season/LIsa Bongean Top US Quilt Blogger

Kickin off the season/LIsa Bongean Top US Quilt Blogger Kickin off the season/LIsa Bongean Top US Quilt Blogger Kickin off the season/LIsa Bongean Top US Quilt Blogger Kickin off the season/LIsa Bongean Top US Quilt Blogger Kickin off the season/LIsa Bongean Top US Quilt Blogger Kickin off the season/LIsa Bongean Top US Quilt Blogger Kickin off the season/LIsa Bongean Top US Quilt Blogger Kickin off the season/LIsa Bongean Top US Quilt Blogger Kickin off the season/LIsa Bongean Top US Quilt BloggerIt was only about mid 60’s but…we have hot water in our garage…so warm sprinkler at Mimi & Papa’s!!!

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I hope the dog days of summer come soon and linger on….

the fisherman…and his baby.

Wiouwash Trial 5/16/2020
Wiouwash Trail     5/16/2020

After the kids all left, we cleaned up the dishes and off I went on a evening bike ride on my favorite trail…14 miles in less than an hour…not too bad, now if I could take the time to do that everyday!!! I wonder why I feel like I don’t deserve to do this everyday…hmm maybe I can do two things everyday…

Nick was waiting for me to come home…my new plants look great….and when those daffodils and tulips are gone, hopefully those hydrangeas, petunias, and alyssum will be much bigger!  Nick’s mulch job makes my flowers look so much better!

Kickin off the season/LIsa Bongean Top US Quilt BloggerIt’s been a good weekend…and today I will spend time stitching while watching it slow rain all day…Glad I got those plants in!  Take care of yourselves…Time to stitch.

 

Moda Block Heads 3-18 Alternative/ Lisa Bognean Top US Quilt Blogger

Moda Block Heads 3 Quilt Along- Block 18- Alternate

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

Here is another great Quilt Block FOR OUR QUILT ALONG PROJECT:                 Martha Washington

Moda Block Heads 3-18 Alternative/ Lisa Bognean Top US Quilt Blogger Martha Washington 4″ Block

For this alternate block I just picked on of my favorite traditional blocks.  I remember as a new quilter drooling over this block thinking…I wish I could make this block…I knew it was way over my skills at the time.  But guess what?  With stitch-alongs like Moda Block Heads 3 you can build your skills really really fast…

We are so lucky today…with how much exposure we have to all things quilting and stitching…I remember the thing I looked forward to most was my quilt guild meeting where once a month I could get all kinds of inspiration.  Now it is everywhere! I love it of course, but how many of you remember those long days in-between before you would hang out with quilting friends and the two places we had were the guild meeting and the quilt shop!  I am feeling a little down, I just received word another retreat is cancelled for me….I MISS MY RETREATS with my students/friends.

Those of you who consider yourselves beginners I want to share some key things that are going to make you a better piecer…hands down.  It is so cool to be a quilter now…we can teach you so much everyday…

must haves to be a great Block Maker

STARCH YOUR FABRICS

CUT ACCURATELY -make sure you are using great quality rulers, yes some are way better than others.  Make sure you have plenty of light when cutting.  Cutting is so important.

NICE SEWING MACHINE I could not believe the difference in my stitching on a quality machine.  Make sure you can stitch a consistant 1/4″ seam allowance that when you stitch 3 strips of 1 1/2″x 3 1/2″  starched fabric together that middle strip measures 1″ and the whole block measures 3 1/2″. Adjust until it does.  If you can do it with a 1/4″ foot, or you need to stitch up against tape, however that may look.  You do not need to spend thousand and thousands of dollars for a great machine…but make sure it’s great quality.

Nice STEAM iron.…if your fabrics are starched they are pre shrunk…and the steam will not shrink them any further while piecing a block. Flat blocks make flat straight quilts.

These are really the most important, yes, there are many others important things but not quite as important as these…and yes this is my opinion…but watch how easy it is to make a 4″ finished block…I starch, cut everything to the correct size…no trimming down here…I only cut off dog ears when it’s time…and my blocks come out pretty reasonably well!

Here I am this morning making this block…yes…cutting and piecing was probably 20 min at the most…I know the video is  fast but you get the idea…also, I know it is not how fast you can do something…but when you want to make lots of things…time matters for me.  In my groups I am getting things like…I am still working on last years projects…so TIME saving is important!

Sorry this isn’t prettier, but I did add a link so you can print this off easily.

all cut sizes for MBH#-18Alt./Lisa Bognean top US quilt blogger Cutting Sizes for all Block sizes.

Click HERE to print a PDF of this Alternate Block

I have a great new facebook group called STITCH with Lisa Bongean, join us if you are not already a member...Today I am going to do a Facebook LIVE on our Summer Blocks of the Week...this is our biggest best-est Stitch Along we do…We do three kinds…scrappy pieced, wool applique and english paper piecing! If any of these pics below pique your interest…stop by (link above) today at 4pm CST. to see the SBOW blocks…and the FREEBIE!  If you are not on Facebook, I will be doing a whole post here with all the details soon!

 

Happy Friday Everyone…our Friday Give-Away will be during our LIVE event at 4pm CST.

 
Here is the list of ALL the participating Moda designers for you to visit this week if you have not already done so, there may be other alternative blocks.
 

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