Jan. 31st, bowtie blocks and other projects

I enjoy making the bowtie blocks with light weight fabric for the center.I sometimes get fabric in with a pile of material that is to light to use for quilts. I like it in these blocks for it adds to the block without a lot of bulk.

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here is a finished block.

here’s is how I do it . I pick out my block fabric.

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Then I fold the light fabric in half with the right side of the fabric showing.

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then I sandwich it in between two of the pieces..with the open side of the folded piece with the top of the sandwich pieces.

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sew the seam,and open.

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lay down the other two blocks. here you see the green on top so you will lay the green down first with the right side of fabric up.

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sew seam then open it up again..

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then pull the block seams together.. opening up the light fabric,match the seams and pin.

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sew the last seam,and open again..and thats it with a little pressing.

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I did get a scrappy top done this week.This is fabric from the 70’s

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more later and then I will show the tops finished.

Happy sewing,friends! Deb

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4 thoughts on “Jan. 31st, bowtie blocks and other projects

    1. Deb Post author

      Thanks, Kerry! They were missed cut pieces of fabric and I was able to get a block out of them better this way. Sure used up a lot a scraps. 🙂

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