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Block 8

BlockBase Sew Along – Block 8 Link Up!

Posted 02-01-2013 by | Posted in: Block 8 BlockBase Sew Along

So which block did you choose- #1407a or #1401? I choose #1407a. I thought about doing an alternative coloring from the way the block appeared in BlockBase, but I just couldn’t resist those little spools! I may have gotten a little crazy with my fabric choices, but it’s nice to see some bright colors on these dreary winter days. 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 8 photo at any time. But for those

BlockBase Sew Along – Block 8

Posted 01-21-2013 by | Posted in: Block 8 BlockBase Sew Along

Welcome to Block 8 of the sew along! This time I’m going to give you a choice between two blocks: Block #1407a OR Block #1401 Essentially these two blocks look the same. But you’ll notice that the first block has set-in seams, while the second does not (therefore making it easier to piece!). However, I’m not just giving you the option to construct this block in a two different ways, I’m using this as an opportunity to show you a nifty tool in Block Base! *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.* Open BlockBase and click the Search by Number tool. Type in 1407a and click Search. The block appears on the Search Results tab. Now we’re going to try out a tool we haven’t used yet during the sew along. Click on