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Bloggers Block of the Month #2

 

 

 

 

 

 

I finally finished Block 2 (designed by Vicki Welsh from Field Trips in Fiber) from the Canton Valley’s Bloggers Block of the Month quilt along and I just love it. I think I might need to make an entire quilt from these star blocks. I’ve made them before, but it’s been awhile. I tend to lean towards very simple blocks (that require little cutting and piecing) but this block reminded me that I need to branch out a little.

I’m still not crazy about my fabric, but I do love the way this block turned out.

And I was glad that Vicki mentioned that she ironed her seams open. I tried that and really liked the way it turned out. The block was so much smoother than what I’m used to.

My quilt block with the seams ironed open.

I may have to iron my seams open more often. It did take a little longer, but I thought it was worth it.

Can’t wait for Block 3!

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