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Hello Friends, Happy Monday and Happy Week to you! It’s #puzzleSAL check-in #1 is TODAY!
Please use hashtag #puzzleSAL when posting your progress pictures on social media so that I can find you.
WE ARE HERE –>>> 8/1: Row 1 Blocks, and sew blocks together to complete Row 1.
8/8: Row 2 Blocks, and sew blocks together to complete Row 2.
8/15: Row 3 Blocks, and sew blocks together to complete Row 3.
8/22: Row 4 Blocks, and sew blocks together to complete Row 4.
8/29: Row 5 Blocks, and sew blocks together to complete Row 5.
9/5: Breather and Catch up!
9/12: Row 6 Blocks, and sew blocks together to complete Row 6.
9/19: Sew together pieced rows.
9/25: Make border blocks, and complete quilt top!
Here is my first row sewn today. Click HERE to purchase the pattern PDF.
Now, let’s do a quick study of the blocks… this is a ONE block quilt. One block always uses 3 fabrics – one fabric for the main puzzle piece, and two fabrics for the adjoining puzzle pieces. So you will have (7) pieces cut for the main puzzle piece, and (1) piece each for the two adjoining puzzle pieces.
The layout is made possible with two block orientations. There is the vertical orientation, and then there is the horizontal orientation. Both orientations alternate each other when sewing the blocks together.
If you look at the quilt center image above, the FIRST block on the FIRST row is VERTICALLY ORIENTED. So you would have to think about the adjoining left and right puzzle pieces for the other two fabrics.
The SECOND block on the FIRST row is HORIZONTALLY ORIENTED. So you would have to think about the adjoining top and bottom puzzle pieces for the other two fabrics.
So I just cut my pieces as I go after I decide the main piece fabrics plus the two adjoining fabrics.
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I am happy to be part of Doug Leko’s TABLETASTIC! 3 Instagram Hop! Please pop on over to visit Doug on Instagram to see who else are on the hop. Tabletastic! 3 book is available for purchase HERE.
For my hop, I made the Portobello block for a table mat. It was a fun block to put together, I can see this block easily turn into multiple blocks for a runner, table topper or even a queen-sized quilt!
FOR THE GIVEAWAY:
Doug is giving a copy of his book to any US address. Please leave a comment between now and 8/6 and tell what size projects you love to make. Winner will be announced on 8/8!
That’s it for now, my Friends! I hope you have a great week.
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