Block of the Month

Saturday saw the first of Mays ‘Block of the Month’ this month Chris is teaching us the ‘Ohio Star’ (it’s her favourite block) A good block for practicing your quarter square triangles. the results looked fantastic…

Helen's Ohio Star

Helen’s Star

Tina's Ohio Star

Tina’s Block (sorry it’s a bit blurry)

Sandra's Ohio Star

Sandra’s star in a teacup setting

Judith's Ohio Star

Judith’s Star in a teacup

Last Saturday was the April Roll-over Quilt class and Chris was really putting the ladies to the test – 40 nine patch blocks, 6″ blocks at that, so cutting 1 1/2″ strips and after sewing the strips together, sub cutting them up into 1 1/2″ units – it certainly kept them quiet! The finished results were stunning…..

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Love the fabric used in Helen’s nine patch block, it seems to sparkle!

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Helen K’s in lovely Autumnal colours

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Jane’s block ready to join together

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Anthea’s block

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Alison’s block

Did you notice that those blocks where also in an ‘Ohio Star’ setting, I told you that it was Chris’s favourite!

I’m at a workshop with Jan Hassard on Sunday, organised by Staffordshire Patchwork & Quilters – ‘Dazzling Diamonds’ I’ll let you know how I get on.

Until next time                                                                                                                                                   Happy sewing x



2 thoughts on “Block of the Month

    1. jane2267 Post author
        Hi Guilitta,
        This post is showing this years block of the month, it is not available to download.I like to show how the classes are going in the shop.
        The Turnstile Star is the May block and June’s ‘Quarter Square Star’ block will be coming soon.
        Sorry for any confusion caused.
        Best wishes



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