Hope you have been inspired to learn new skills!
Chapter 13 is the 'finishing' chapter, but I also wanted to show you the airplane block that is available on the DVD that comes with the book.
The propeller is easiest using paper piecing. The rest can be done that way too. It might be over complicated doing it with templates, but regardless of you chosen method it comes out pretty cute. I will ultimately make it into a pillow.
There are many layouts that we have created as suggestions or ideas on what you can do with the blocks once you have made them. So many that they didn't all get into the book or on the DVD, so we're sharing them for free on our website.
www.skillbuildersampler.com provides information and resources for the layouts, where to post your own block and project photos on flickr, and other resources about the book and projects that have been made.
If you're just stopping by for the first time in this hop and want to see what the other IBAs posted about during this hop, here is the list with their specific blog post and one illustration of what they did.
Bloggers are by Date, Chapter, Name, Blog
Oct. 9 – Ch. 1. Basics - Leila Gardunia - co-author - http://sewnbyleila.blogspot.com/2015/10/you-can-quilt-building-skills-for.html
Jersey Shore fabrics.
Oct. 12 – Ch. 2. HST - Tammy Silvers
Florida Oranges fabrics.http://tamarinis.typepad.com/tamarinis/2015/10/you-can-quilt-blog-hop.html
Love this idea--it is a body pillow! Pamela is working on a tutorial to show us all how any three 12" blocks can be made into this. You will likely see it on her blog in the next few days. We will be adding the link on the skillbuildersampler site as soon as it is ready.
Like the new Island Batik Fabrics? Check for them at your local quilt shop. I've got the Meadow collection that is used in my Woven Braid quilt and have more bolts arriving next week.
Don't forget ...we are having a giveaway of books and fabrics. This is only open to US Residents.
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What type of quilt layout or setting for 12" blocks (how many blocks? how many rows, columns, on point?) would you like information about? Maybe we'll just create it and add it to our skillbuildersampler site. Thanks for stopping by.