Monday, June 25, 2018

2018 QUBE QAL block 26

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Block #26 is a big one it’s 1.5 sized and uses the QUBE and the companion angles set
It’s called an Arkansas snowflake (don’t ask me why or where that name came from, I just know the name from EQ)
You’ll need dies #1 and #4 and #13 and #14 from the angles set.
then fabrics B,C and E
With fabric C cut out (4) of #1 and (4)right side UP and (4)right side DOWN of die #14 (works well to fold the fabric, then you get half of each.
With fabrics B and E cut out (2) EACH of #13 and (2) each of #4 (I know that most of the die sets have #4 as a big square cut diagonally twice, just put the two extra pieces aside for later, we might use them or we might not…
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start by sewing the #14 triangles to the sides of the #13 triangles, iron the seams open! and also sew two sets of #4 triangles together- to make a QST block
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Finish the triangle in a square blocks and the center QST block
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I laid out the pieces are started sewing together rows
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Then sew the block together
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like this, still ironing the seams OPEN!
QUBE QAL block 25
Here’s the 4 versions together
the 12” qube version is HUGE (18 1/2”)
notice the 9” version- top right, I used a directional fabric so with the #4 cut outs I removed the two side pieces so the fabric would be facing the same direction in the block.
QUBE QAL block 25
here’s the alternate block
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and here’s the blocks from last week’s participants
25anns25dianas25bettyd16pamela25suem25connie25deborah25carolyn25senta25michellew25margaretb25donna25diane25sheryl
Have fun!

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