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More Block Heads 3 and Tools!

Today I was able to work on a couple more blocks for Moda' Block Heads 3. I was waiting on some green fat quarters to arrive and they are here. Time to get sewing!

I was able to complete blocks 2 and 3.  I got out my Bloc-Loc rulers and went to town. I have come to appreciate the better quality of blocks I get when using them. They are very easy to use. To see videos of the rulers in action, go here.

Today I used my 2.5" square and 1.5" x 3" flying geese rulers.

Flying Geese block ready to trim

My HST ready to cut in half

HST ready to trim

After trimming
Need a smaller size than 2.5"? No problem! Trim two sides and then align to size need. Trim the remaining two sides and you're done!

Re-aligned for smaller block size
Here are the two completed blocks. Look at all the half square triangles (HSTs) and flying geese I needed. This is why I used my Bloc-Loc rulers.

Block 2 - Sunshine Star by Sherri McConnel / Block Size 8"

Block 3 - Crown and Star by Betsy Chutchian / Block Size 12"
Block Heads 3 is up to week 20 and I only have five done. I need to keep sewing. If only I didn't have to work. Sigh.

Have a great week!






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