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BlockBase Sew Along – Block 7 Link Up!

Posted 01-18-2013 by | Posted in: Block 7 BlockBase Sew Along

It’s Block #1774 link up time! We started 2013 out with a doozy—65 patches in this block! I’ve been making my sew along blocks in two sizes- 5″ and 10″. I think you can guess which size I choose for this block. I promise block #8 will be a bit more tame! 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 be the photo of your block). If you have a blog, make sure to add your site too. If you wrote a post for this block, please link directly to that post. Let’s visit each others’ blogs and all get to know each other! You can link up your Block 7 photo at any time. But for those who link up by Monday, January 21,

BlockBase Sew Along – Block 7

Posted 01-07-2013 by | Posted in: Block 7 BlockBase Sew Along

I hope everyone had a nice holiday season and is ready to jump back into the sew along! Block #1774 *Remember, if you’re keeping all your sew along blocks in the same project, open the project now so you can add this new block.* Let’s try out one of the Search tools we haven’t used before. Click the Search by Keyword tool. In the drop-down menu under Search Category, choose Nature. In the box below, scroll down and choose Weather. Click Search. There are 37 weather-related blocks in BlockBase. Our block also goes by the name Thunder and Lightning, which explains why it shows up in a search for weather blocks! Click on the #1774 block to select it. Click the Print Block tool and choose your pattern type. Type in your  finished size (BlockBase adds the seam allowance for you). Preview your printout and then click Print. If you’re