Category Archives: Practice Blocks

MCM #39 – Using Orphan Blocks

Today I want to talk about orphan blocks. Most of us have some laying around. I have them from making test blocks for the Bee Hive and from testing out a new idea or color combo. I also have several … Continue reading

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FMQ – Practice Run

This afternoon we finally got the thunderstorms and rain our weather people have been promising us, so I thought it would be a good time to tackle, um, practice some free motion quilting. I made a set of placemats and … Continue reading

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Metro Mod Practice Block

A couple of weeks ago I bought a magazine “Quiltmakers 100 Blocks”.  All the blocks are 12″ finished, so it would be good for mixing and matching to make pillows, mini quilts, and of course larger ones. I thought it … Continue reading

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