It’s a new month and that means it’s time to stitch up another block in the 2016 Block of the Month Sew Along. Block 7 is Split Geese.
This block will help offer you an alternative to a traditional block. Let’s take a look.
Once you get the basic assembly down for this block, it’s time to get busy. You will need to complete 3 full units.
To help speed my sub unit assembly I stitched all pieces in groups.
Here a few quick tips-
Cutting counts on this block and will be using skills learned in block 6. Take your time during the prep stage. A quilting ruler with 45° like this one will make easy work of the sub cutting process.
It’s best to work this main block as 4 smaller blocks. This assembly style sewing will reduce your sew time by half.
Be sure to nest your seams to prevent bulk and issues during the quilting process.
Remember, the Starry Night Quilt Sampler was designed to showcase traditional quilt blocks with a modern twist and I am so excited to see your quilt blocks come together. Be sure to share them on social media using the #StarryNightQuilt for us to see!
Well, that’s it for now. Don’t forget that I’ll be back next month with a next block in the Starry Night Quilt Block of the Month series. In the meantime, be sure to come find me on social media and share a few pictures of your finished block using #StarryNightQuilt as a tag, I want to see your blocks stitched together!
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