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BlockBase Sew Along – Block 1 Link Up!

Posted 10-12-2012 by | Posted in: Block 1 BlockBase Sew Along

Is everyone ready to show off their first block from the sew along? I’m so excited to see everyone’s fabric choices! Here’s mine: Fabrics used: Yellow Floral: Peacock Lane by Violet Craft for Michael Miller Fabrics LLC.; Yellow Stripe: Taza by Dena Designs for FreeSpirit Fabrics; Blue: Lark by Amy Butler for Westminster Fibers Inc.; Green: Girls World Vibe by Jennifer Paganelli for FreeSpirit Fabrics; White: Calypso by Maywood Studio I hope we see lots of variation among the finished blocks. It’s a fairly simple block, but there are lots of possibilities for different looks, just by changing the fabric placement. I worked up a few other versions of this block in EQ7, using the same fabrics: To Link Up Your Photo Scroll down to the comment form at the end of this post. Fill in your info and make sure you select an image for your comment (this will

BlockBase Sew Along – Block 1

Posted 10-01-2012 by | Posted in: Block 1 BlockBase Sew Along

Welcome to the first week of the BlockBase Sew Along! The first block we’ll be making is #1336! For this first block, we’ll go over the basics of finding a specific block in the software and printing the pattern. Open BlockBase and click the Search by Number tool. Type in 1336 and click Search. Voila! There’s our block. Since we’re just getting started with this sew along, let’s start a project where we can save all our blocks as we go along. Click the Add to Project tool. Now click the Save to Project tool. Type in a name for your project and click the Save button. [By default, BlockBase projects are saved here on your computer: (My) Documents > My BlockBase > bb_prj] Now click the Project tab at the bottom of the screen. Click block #1336 to select it and then click the Print Block button. You’ll see