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BlockBase Sew Along – Block 9 Link Up!

Posted 02-15-2013 by | Posted in: Block 9 BlockBase Sew Along

Time to show off those #2901.5 blocks! I don’t want to play favorites, but this may be my favorite block of the sew along so far! Who doesn’t love a good star block? 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 9 photo at any time. But for those who link up by Monday, February 18, 12 noon EST, you’ll be entered in a little giveaway! One lucky winner will receive a priority mail envelope

BlockBase Sew Along – Block 9

Posted 02-04-2013 by | Posted in: Block 9 BlockBase Sew Along

It’s time for Block 9 of the sew along! Block #2901.5 *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 2901.5 and click Search. The block appears on the Search Results tab. Now I’d like to show you how the Export Metafile tool works. Exporting a metafile creates a line drawing of the selected block. Metafiles are resolution independent, so they can be resized without loss of quality. They are great for creating piecing diagrams because you can drag the individual patches apart when you import the metafile into another software application. Click the Export Metafile tool (it’s to the left of the Print Block button). In the dialog box that appears, type in the size and choose whether you’d like to create a