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Saturday, January 27, 2018

Spelling Bee Saturday Quilt Along with Fat Quarter Shop


It is Spelling Bee Saturday with Fat Quarter Shop and Lori Holt! I'm excited to be sharing letter M today.  The M block was super easy to piece as Lori's patterns are always clear and well written. My M block finishes at 8.5" x 12.5" (there is a smaller size too at 4.5" x 6.5").  The Spelling Bee Book has 26 letters (upper and lower case) in 2 sizes, plus punctuation, numbers, picture blocks, quilts, and mini quilts...it is amazing...more in a bit!

Let's get ready to start sewing M...




Supplies:

I chose to add borders to my M block to make it a 16" square.  Next, I added a zippered backing so I can use it as a mini quilt or a pillow....I love having options! 



For the quilting- I chose to make loops in the M and stipple the background...I love it. My goal this year is to try new quilting designs!


Sometimes sewing magic happens when using striped fabric for binding...perfectly matched mitered corner....what a happy surprise!


More about the fabulous Spelling Bee Book!

Spelling Bee Book by Lori Holt


Go back to school with Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet’s fourth book. Spelling Bee includes complete instructions for 100 letter, number, punctuation and picture blocks in two sizes (6" and 12") PLUS 18 quilt projects. There are over 190 pages of full color instructions, beautiful photos and general schoolhouse fun. Available here.


Thank you to Fat Quarter Shop for having me be part of the Spelling Bee Quilt Along #SpellingBeeSaturdays ! I love my new personalized mini quilt that matches my daughter's pillow!

Follow me on Instagram @mellierc for more sewing fun!

Have a great weekend!
Melanie

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1 comment:

  1. Great mini for your lovely letter M! The video gets me each time - even now 'after' having the book :)!

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