pretty playtime quilts :: bow block

Blog-HeaderIMG_8552 (1024x681)Isn’t this a sweet block? This one came together quite a bit quicker than the Dragonfly block–simply because there were so many fewer pieces.

There was an interesting trimming technique to make the ties, and I confess that my points did not come out perfect. I even remade one of them to improve it, and it came out the same way. 😦 It must be operator error, because I’ve seen others that came out perfect. Oh well, I’m okay with slightly imperfect, so it stays.

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But in the spirit of the constant quest to improve; I purchased a Clearly Perfect Angles sewing machine cling to continue to perfect my 1/4″ seam and make half square triangles a bit easier. I just installed it today (which was super quick and easy). So far so good, but I will report back after I’ve used it some more.

Are you sewing along? How did your Bow block come out?

Hop over and check out Anorina’s blog today!

Week 2 – Erin from Why Not Sew?
Week 3 – Wynn from Zakka Art
Week 4 – Anorina from Samelia’s Mum
Week 5 – Amy from Diary of a Quilter
Week 6 – Renee from Sewn with Grace
Week 7 – Jemima from Tied with a Ribbon
Week 8 – Amanda from Jedi Craft Girl
Week 9 – Debbie from Happy Little Cottage
Week 10 – Tina from Emily Ann’s Kloset
Week 11 – Erica from Kitchen Table Quilting
Week 12 – Kristyne from Pretty by Hand
Week 13 – Heidi from Fabric Mutt
Week 14 – Brigitte from The Family Hearth
Week 15 – Lorrie from Sew Mod Designs
Week 16 – Kristin from They Grow Up Too Fast
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