Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Third Wednesday of August: SOW-A-LONG day

Hi everyone,
I hope you are having a great week and are all caught up. It's time for the next three blocks in our Sow-A-Long.


Background:   Cut (6) 2" squares, cut on the diagonal ONCE
Dark:                cut (6) 2" squares, cut on the diagonal ONCE
We are making 12 hsts, 1-1/2" unf, 1" fin.

Background:   cut (4) 2" squares, cut on the diagonal ONCE
Dark:                cut (4) 2" squares, cut on the diagonal ONCE

Background #2:  Cut (2) 3" squares, cut on the diagonal ONCE
Dark #2:               Cut (2) 3" squares, cut on the diagonal ONCE

Each unit, when sewn together, should measure 3-1/2".


We are making 4 sets. For each set:

Background:   Cut (2) 2" squares
Dark:                Cut (2) 2" squares
You are making 4 hsts, 1-1/2" unf, 1" fin.

Background:  Cut (1) 2" square, cut on the diagonal ONCE
                         Cut (1) 1-1/2" square
Dark:               Cut (1) 3" square, cut on the diagonal ONCE (you will have one extra triangle)
                        Cut (1) 1-1/2" square

You may decide to rearrange them in different directions, as in the Barrister's Block!


Background:      Cut (4) 1-1/2" squares
Dark/medium:    Cut (4) 1-1/2" squares
These are the directions for TWO sets of 4-patches.  You need a total of 5 sets---
two sets:  background/medium
two sets:  background/dark
one set:    dark/medium

Background:     Cut (1) 3-1/4" square, cut on the diagonal TWICE
Dark #2:            Cut (2) 3-1/4" squares, cut on the diagonal TWICE
Medium #2:      Cut (1) 3-1/4" square, cut on the diagonal TWICE

Piece together to make 4 quarter square triangles, 2-1/2" unf, 2" fin. Be careful of placement so that background is on the outside and medium #2 is surrounding your center 4-patch.

That's it for this week! These blocks are looking awesome. I'm so glad that everyone is enjoying this process.

Have a great rest of the week. Be back  with new blocks on Sept. 5, by which time I will have a new granddaughter!! I'm still hoping my daughter will want to give me Ryan after her baby is born...even temporarily!

Love to you all,


  1. The blocks look great! I actually laughed out loud about about your daughter giving you Ryan! Too funny.

  2. I laughed at the Ryan remark as well ... I remember telling my sister she could just give me her kids (she had 3 WONDERFUL ones) and continue to "manufacture" a new batch for herself ... being an aunt (or grandmother) is SOOOOOO much fun ;-)

  3. These are a great bunch of blocks, Randy. If I can finish quilting the donation quilt today I may get the previous set cut out and be able to sew late at night while tending the grands this weekend. Then I can dig into these next week!
    Your comment about Ryan reminded me of the story my MIL tells. She was the seventh child born to her parents. Upon her birth, her childless aunt showed up with a suitcase of baby things expecting her sister to give her this child, since she already had so many. Needless to say, that did not happen.

  4. These are just gorgeous, Randy! Congratulations on the birth coming up of your grand baby...what a wonderful thing to look forward to!!

  5. I am not doing your Sow Along (too many other things going) - but wanted to say I always like the fabrics you have in your blocks. They are great!


  6. love the blocks this week! I'm bringing out the feather weight! cheers, CW

  7. Love, love, love these!!! Your fabric choices are great and I'm sure the instructions are fantastic too. Can't wait to get started on these! Thanks for all your hard work. Amy in Wisconsin

  8. I LOVE SOW-ALONG WEDNESDAYS! Thanks Randy - another great three-some.

  9. Oh how exciting Randy......I hope all goes well with the birth
    and you have a lovely pink bundle to nuzzle real soon.
    I do hope the big brother adjust to it all easily.
    I just finished the last group of blocks......they sure were fun.
    Now on to the next batch. (come by and see them posted on my blog :0))

    Happy Sewing

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