Archive for May, 2017

May 2nd, 2017

Bella Skill Builder Quilt Along: May

by Julie Hirt

I think this month is my favorite block to date!  The ease of the Quilt in Day Small Flying Geese Ruler totally rocks.

Bella Builder May 2 627handworks

I’m the first to admit I’m not perfect.

Due to NO fault of the pattern (I had one of those days where I needed to step away from the sewing machine) my blocks are incorrect. I cut my ‘geese’ at 7″ squares rather than 7.5″ squares.  I’ll either remake these or add a strip of fabric to the length and make it work.  Sometimes those mistakes are great reminders to see in a quilt.

Bella Builder May 627handworks

These are a lot of fun and I love the unique method of construction.  Youtube Tutorial is here.

The Bella Monthly Builder patterns are updated here at the Fat Quarter Shop blog. You can join in at any time!  Would love to see your blocks on Instagram – just tag me @juliehirt.


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