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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

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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

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MBH 3 Stitch Along Quilt Blocks- Block 18 & Christmas Carol Mystery

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

Happy Moda Block Heads 3 Wednesday!  Today’s block is another great quilt Block Moda Stitch along: Bird & Urn BY JAN PATEK!

Click HERE to get Jan’s pattern!

I will be sharing my ALTERNATE BLOCK on FRIDAY!

 

I also want to remind you to go and check out the newest block in the Christmas Carole Mystery Stitch Along! Click the link here….

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Each block is a Christmas Song!

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AWAY IN THE MANGER

So you have two fun and free patterns today…one pieced block and another wool appliqué block

Have a great day everyone…

 
Here is the list of ALL the participating Moda designers for you to visit this week if you have not already done so!
 

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Moda Block Heads 3 Quilt Along Project Block 16 featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean.

Moda Block Heads 3 Quilt Along Project Block 16!

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

Happy Block Heads Wednesday!..Wait…when you don’t follow the rules you have to wait til Friday to post! 

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

Moda Block Heads 3 Quilt Along Project Block 16 featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean.
Moda Block Heads 3 Block 16, designed by Sherri McConnell…pieced by Lisa Bongean

I had to do it..I had to make 4 of these little blocks to make my 4″ block…I have so many little pieces in the blocks that it only makes sense to keep the little pieces all the way…I think this block is a Lisa Bongean’s Dream block…Thank you Sherri for naming it for me!  It is ALL Half Square Triangles…I love the number 3 therefore the HST is my dream unit.

My goal here is to show you how painless it is to stitch these little blocks using Triangle Papers…also keep in mind all my fabrics have been heavily STARCHED.  I think there is a misconception that just because they are tiny that they are fussy…really they are no big deal..

I used a total of 5 blues and one cream.

I figured out I need 16 HSTs A/B of the same two fabrics.( I had two extra when using the Charm Triangle paper shown)

I need 4 HSTs of A/B of each of 4 different fabrics…I used the same cream throught

I need 2 HST of C/D of four colors each…
Moda Block Heads 3 Quilt Along Project Block 16 featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean.I picked out all my triangle papers…

4″ Dream – quilt block was made with all  Indigo Gatherings Fabrics

Moda Block Heads 3 Quilt Along Project Block 16 featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean.Layered the Triangle Papers with my fabrics…light on top, right sides together.

Stitched on all the dashed lines…with a shorter stitch length…I have put together some quick videos….lol

Watch how I cut them apart…

Pressing and sorting…

 

Layout the triangles to form blocks…I do not remove dog-ears at this point.

Chain piecing HSTs…I do not pin them…just match them up…

Flip seams  by finger pressing (it is easy b/c they are starched) and stitch together to form 4 patch HST units

 

Press and then trim all the strings and dogears…then Layout and stitch with larger HST uni… I do not pin.  Layout each block again to make sure you have the orientation right..  Press seams in opposing directions and stitch together to make the blocks…Make 4.

 

 

Press last seam in each block open.  Match up blocks and pin the center and each seam in the blocks and the ends. Stitch last block seam open as well.

 

I got too excited and forgot to video the last couple of seams…but here is the finished block again…

Moda Block Heads 3 Quilt Along Project Block 16 featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean.
Moda Block Heads 3 Block 16, designed by Sherri McConnell…pieced by Lisa Bongean

I hope you liked my quick videos…as you can see my block turned out pretty good!

Click the link below to get this week’s pattern and remember I made 4  of the blocks 2″ to make the 4″ block…the small triangles are 1/2″ and the larger are 1″. 

Click HERE to get Sherri’s pattern!

 
OH! and I almost forgot…the winner of last week’s Moda Block Head Book 1 is…
 
Hildy
I love your block! I just need to make this week’s block for this round 3 … now if we would talk about round 1 & 2 … let’s just say it’s still a work in progress;-)

 
Hildy..I have sent your email to Martingale and they will send you a digital book!
Here is the list of ALL the participating Moda designers for you to visit this week if you have not already done so!
 

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Moda Block Heads 3 Quilt Along Project Block 12 featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean

Moda Block Heads 3 Quilt Along Project Block 12: Hampshire Star Quilt Block

 

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

Happy Block Heads Wednesday!

Here is another great Quilt Block FOR OUR QUILT ALONG PROJECT:  Hampshire Star

Moda Block Heads 3 Quilt Along Project Block 12 featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean

My 4″ Hampshire Star quilt block was made with   Urban Farmhouse Gatherings.  

Again…I LOVE how my quilt along project block turned out…I think this is the smallest block I have ever made with this many tiny pieces…it sure turned out cool…

You will have to go to Janet’s Blog to get the pattern for all the directions.  But the week’s directions do not have the 4″ size…so scroll down for the cutting measurements if you are doing the 4″ blocks.

Thanks Janet for such a fun beautiful block!

Click HERE to get this week’s pattern!

Moda Block Heads 3 Quilt Along Project Block 12 featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa BongeanIsn’t she the cutest?  Can you hear her British accent! I could listen to her talk for hours…Hello Janet…I will miss you this Spring…it’s a long time til Houston!

I pieced the block a little differently than the pattern….

Moda Block Heads 3 Quilt Along Project Block 12 featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa BongeanAs you can see this makes it a little easier and less pieces…only 73, I think… if I can count right.

Hampshire Star 4 ” finished Cutting Measurements

Click HERE for PDF of Hampshire Star 4″ cutting directions…

9- SQUARE IN A SQUARE UNITS-In the center like a nine patch

Center squares 1 1/4″                     Triangles- 1 1/2″ squares cut in half once on the diagonal.                Trim them to 1 1/2″ square at this point. ( the 1 1/2″ is a little big. I like to trim SQinaSQ)

4- FLYING GEESE UNITS– 1- 2 1/4″ square, cut in half twice -LG triangle       4-1 3/8″ squares, cut in half once.  Geese should measure 1″x 1 1/2″ at this point.

4 HALF SQUARE TRIANGLES  I used 1/2″ half square triangle paper….cut dark/light fabric to 1 3/4″ x 3 1/4″.  Stitch according to directions.  If not using TP…cut 2 squares/ light & dark- 1 3/8″ for exact measurements.  Cut bigger if you want to trim them down.  Trim to 1″at this point.

8 RECTANGLES 1″ x 1 1/2″

You will need to determine what is light/dark/medium for your quilt along project fabrics.  I switched the dark and the light from the pattern…

Did you get this week’s free Tulip pattern? CLICK HERE!

Red Tulip Baskets Shown here in the center-2″ blocks…If your here for the 4″ block You will LOVE this 16×19 quilt.

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COMING SOON!   Binding tutorial coming and Redwork Gatherings

Moda Block Heads 3 Quilt Along Project Block 12 featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean What’s coming up?

Today is also the start of another sew-along…Click the link below to get your free pattern!

Click HERE to go to the 2020 Christmas Carols Mystery Quilt Sew-Along! S

Moda Block Heads on my design wall.

Moda Block Heads 3 Quilt Along Project Block 12 featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean Lisa Bongean’s design wall

and then a little bit later on… notice anything different?Moda Block Heads 3 Quilt Along Project Block 12 featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa BongeanI am a lucky girl to get to see this every night…

I hope all of you are making the BEST of our Quarantine, Stay Safe at Home, Isewlation or whatever you want to call this adventure!
 

xxx Lisa

My favorite YouTube for the Corona Virus…Don’t watch if you do not like to laugh…

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Quilting Giveaway featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean

Friday Quilting Giveaway!

 

Quilting giveaway hosted by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean

This week’s quilting giveaway….

is going to be a FREE download.  I want everyone to know how special and vital you all are to the people in your life.  I sometimes think we forget about this.  So… know you are needed and if not now, someday will appreciated for all you do.  With that on my mind I want to give this quilt pattern called Red Tulip Basket to everyone today.

Quilting Giveaway featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa BongeanThis little baby measures 16 “x 18″.  It is sooooooo adorable…the size makes it so you have to look at it and and say…”How small are those pieces?”   Then add Linda’s beautiful quilting and your got yourself a little masterpiece. I know some of you can do this kind of quilting.. and some will do simple cross hatch quilting and it will look good too!  Needs to be about every half inch though….  I am hoping to see this done in some different color ways from some of you.  I myself, will probably make a couple of white tulip blocks.  Maybe a little 4 block quilt.  There are lots of possibilities with this little guy than what you see here….Quilting Giveaway featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa BongeanIf you have your 1/2″ finished Triangle papers you will be so happy.  I hate trying to trim blocks down to 1″.  But if you need 1/2″ Triangle papers we have them.  Remember they are in the small variety packs as well where you have 4 sizes in those.

Quilting Giveaway featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean

Click Here to Print Red Tulip Basket Pattern

No need to leave a comment on the blog this week, unless you want to... I do love reading them… but enjoy this little spring quilt pattern and I hope you ALL have a wonderful weekend!

Stay healthy my friends…

XXX Lisa

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Moda Blockhead 3 Quilt Along Project: Block 6 featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean

Moda Blockhead 3 Quilt Along Project: Block 6

NOTE…MY ORIGINAL POST SOMEHOW DISAPPEARED SO I AM RECREATING IT…it is just the basics…no extra fluff…lol

Moda Blockhead 3 Quilt Along Project: Block 6 featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean

Moda Blockhead 3 Quilt Along Project: Block 6 featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean
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Here are all my blocks so far!

Moda Blockhead 3 Quilt Along Project: Block 6 featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean Below are the triangle papers I use for making HSTs…they are a must for making perfect small triangles…yes you can make them larger and them trim them…but that takes forever!!!!! So this method works the best!  See the videos below..Moda Blockhead 3 Quilt Along Project: Block 6 featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa BongeanModa Blockhead 3 Quilt Along Project: Block 6 featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa BongeanThe following 4 part videos are how I make these little HSTs perfectly!

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Now you will need to know the finished size of you HSTs that will determine what size paper you use…

Here is what to use for our Moda Block Heads 3- Block 6.

If you are making: = size of triangle papers to use

4″ blocks =1/2″ triangle paper

6″ block=3/4″ triangle paper

8″blocks=1″ triangle paper

12″ blocks – 1 1/2″ triangle paper

You can also print this Chart:Moda Blockhead 3 Quilt Along Project: Block 6 featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean

 

 

Here is a rough draft of my layout using 4″ blocksModa Blockhead 3 Quilt Along Project: Block 6 featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean

Please leave a comment to win this prize!  UPDATE…PRIZE WINNER IS JILL JOHNSON!!! (YOOPERJILL)Moda Blockhead 3 Quilt Along Project: Block 6 featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean