Sew Alongs

BlockBase Sew Along Clarifications

Posted 09-26-2012 by | Posted in: BlockBase Sew Along

We’ve had several questions regarding the upcoming BlockBase Sew Along, so I thought I’d post answers here on the blog for everyone to see. How do I sign up for the Sew Along? No official sign up is necessary. Just visit the blog on Monday, October 1 to find out which block we’ll be sewing first. On Friday, October 12, visit the blog again to post a picture of your finished block. New blocks will be posted every two weeks, on Mondays. The only requirement is that you own the BlockBase software and have it installed on your computer so you can print the patterns for the blocks.   I have an older version of BlockBase, can I still participate in the sew along? Yes! We republished BlockBase in August. It is not a new version. Those who already own BlockBase should not purchase it again. The product is the

BlockBase Sew Along Announcement!

Posted 09-25-2012 by | Posted in: BlockBase Sew Along Contests

BlockBase is BACK! We’ve republished* BlockBase and now we’re ready to have some sew along fun along with all of you! (*This product has been republished. It is not a new version. Those who already own BlockBase should not purchase this again. The product is the same. But you can still sew along with all the BlockBase newbies!) About BlockBase BlockBase is the CD-ROM version of Barbara Brackman’sEncyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns and it’s jam packed with over 4300 block patterns. And the best part is you can print the patterns for these blocks at any size you want! BlockBase also includes a wealth of historical information for each block. You may find that the beautiful modern block you saw on a blog recently was actually first published in the 1930’s! As the saying goes, “Everything old is new again,” and quilting is no exception! How the Sew Along Works

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