Sometimes you just need the freedom of improv piecing. You need to be able to wing it and sew without much fuss.
2. Start with a 2″ x 2″ square as your center. It’s fun to fussy cut these but not necessary.
3. Choose a scrap and sew it on the side of the center square, finger press then trim away the excess.
30 blocks require 3 1/8 yards max for backing and batting
30 blocks with 2″ sashing require 4 1/4 yards of backing and batting
48 blocks require 4 yards of backing and battingEach week I’ll check in to see how your progress is going and we’ll have a mid-way check in to stay on track. There are 5 weeks in the quilt-along which gives you 3 weeks to make your blocks, one week to baste and one week to quilt. Sound good? These blocks are quick to make so I think it will be manageable.
Now, check back tomorrow when Maureen will give us some tips on how to make these blocks Quilt-As-You-Go.
Let’s get started!