Wednesday, January 12, 2022

S.N.O.W. Day... "Project 1"

I'm using the 7.1/2 inch "X" BLOCK  ruler/template by Quilt Queen.
I cut 3 @ 3.3/4 inch fabric strips for the blocks with 1 x centre I SPY  block...

After piecing them into a 9 patch block... I used the ruler & lined up the solid lines on the seams & cut the block. There are 3 different lines to choose from which gives 3 different looks.

 Fabric placement also changes the look of the finished block/quilt design.
AND you use all cut off pieces too. They make a great border OR another block...

Once cut... you can turn the blocks various ways... & I like #2 for a border...

I made 4 blocks using the same fabric BUT with different I SPY centres.
I reversed the X Block for 2 of the blocks so I could make my chosen design.

I think the layout below would make a really great table runner... 
& you could use up the off cuts in the borders as well... NO waste...

I LIKE this ruler 👍 & will use it again for sure.
I'll either follow the included layout OR add a border to each 4 block section😏.
This will eventually be a charity quilt for a child.
I hope you EnJoYeD the first S.N.O.W. day...

Turid has added something to S.N.O.W... click HeRe... to go check it out...

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13 comments:

tubakk said...

So nice. What I really love is that you can use the cut offs. I hate to throw anything away, and actually never do it.

Fiona said...

YOurs looks lovely..... great ideas showcasing (and using) the ruler ..
Hugz

Maria said...

An interesting block using the ruler… they will make a great kids quilt.

Vireya said...

That's cool! I'd seen quilts that looked like the block you made but had no idea they were relatively simple to do.

Janice said...

What a great idea to use an eye spy block in the centre. It will be a very effective quilt.

dq said...

OH wow! This is a great tutorial and a fun and adorable quilt!

ButterZ said...

It is a great block. Even better you are able to use the offcuts

Susan said...

Great work Cheryll - one day I will gt to mine..maybe

My Sister Made Me Do It.... said...

Oh wow! What fun......the 4 blocks look amazing in the layout you used. And I really like the colors you chose. Good job!

Karen S said...

That is fascinating. Great demo.

Frédérique said...

Great tuto, for a beautiful result. I love the final layout!

Narelle said...

So clever and I love the idea of a S.N.O.W. day ... I have a feeling I have an X block ruler somewhere.

June D said...

Nice looking block - and really like the use of the cutoffs too! Will come back to see the finish! : )