Monday, April 30, 2018

2018 QUBE QAL block 18

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This week’s block is called 5 patch chain and it just uses the regular QUBE set and it’s 1 1/4 sized, just like the sister’s choice block we did as block #12
For this you’ll need dies #2 and #8
and fabric A,B,C and E
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Layer as many layers on the die as your machine allows and with die #2 cut out (1) of fabric A, (8) of fabric B and E
and then cut out (4) of fabric C on die #8
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Start by sewing the 8 sets of small #2 squares together, iron seam open.
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then turn them into 4 patches, if you are using directional fabrics, you may want to lay out the pieces how they are supposed to be in the block and then sew 2 sets of mirror imaged four patches
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You can decide if you want the lighter to be in the corners or a dark square in the corners. Lay out the block like this first and then decide Smile
I have the white in the corners so the darker squares almost look like a circle going around in the block
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Sew the sections together into rows, here you can iron seams open or iron toward the rectangles, it doesn’t matter much
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and here’s the finished block
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and here’s the 4 different QUBE versions. the 8” had directional fabrics so that one took a bit of planning, actually the 12” did too a bit, but not as tricky.
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Have fun!
Here’s last week’s blocks Smile
17connie17debbies17pat10margaret2B17michellew17gill1margaret217lynne17shayne17patty217patty117joanE16margaretb217donna17ginger17senta17joan17debbie17suemc16meegan16donna17margaretb17geraldine

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