Bada Bing Bada BOM!

My block of the week challenge is complete- way ahead of schedule I might add!  My only problem is that I can’t lay out the blocks and sashing to piece because Diego the dog is still in residence.  He would find that WAY too much fun, and get dog hair all over everything.  So for now, those blocks will sit in a pile, along with the already pieced (No) Golden Shadows quilt top, which is waiting to be basted for the same reason.

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So, here are blocks 9-12:

photo (74)Block 9 was easy until I went to square it up at the end and realized that one corner was half an inch short.   Rather than undoing the stitching, I just modified the block and added an extra strip:

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Here’s the finished look: image (35)

 

Block 10:

Block 11:

And finally, Block 12:

 

I absolutely loved this process and will definitely be looking for more block of the month challenges- or really, anything with real instructions.  Who knew I would actually enjoy following patterns?  Opening up a world of possibilities…

-Allison

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