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Block 2 ~ Power of Nine BOM

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Block of the Month 2015…

Block 2 is DONE!

block of the monthWe are working on block two of this quilt…

block of the monthHere is the comparison with the solid version… doesn’t this look SO different?

modern block of the monthI used this block 2 color diagram for keeping me on track with my colors and to get a rough draft of my quilting for this block.

block 2 bom color diagram

General Notes for getting started:

Press your fabric and get out all those folds/wrinkles.

Square or trim your fabric so you have a straight edge to work with.

Remove selvages before you begin.

Test your 1/4″ seam for accuracy.

Carefully press as you go with a dry iron and avoid dragging your iron around on your pieced unit to keep from distorting any bias edges.

Ok!  Let’s get going!  Get your pattern and cut all your pieces.

For step 1 place two A squares right sides together and draw a diagonal line down center of your top square, we are making some half square triangles…

block of the month quilt a long

Sew down both sides of line using 1/4″ seam.

block of the monthCut on center line ~

block of the monthPress two half square triangles open and make your second set (for your 4 corner blocks).

Next, for C/B blocks, place long edge of C piece on short edge of B piece.

block of the month quilt a longPress

block of the month quilt a longRepeat on opposite side…

nine patch quilt BOMPress open and repeat for second set

block of the monthAssemble Block
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If you’re following the Quilt as you Go method… Go ahead and Quilt Your Block! Check out the quilt as you go tutorial for more information if you missed it.

quilt as you go block I love how easy it is to quilt one block at a time!!

2015-01-04 001 037 logo I think I’m a bit addicted to this method.

quilt as you go methodquilt as you go block 2Thanks for quilting along with me!  Here is the back side :)
quilt as you go tutorial

Want to follow along?

Here is the full Power of Nine Quilt Pattern in my shop.

Want to make a single block?  Find the Block 2 Pattern here on Craftsy.


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