Botanical Beauties BOM
Welcome to Block 4 in the
Botanical Beauties 2022 Block of the Month (and Quilt Sew Along).
If you haven’t signed up yet for the Botanical Beauties BOM, it’s not too late to make this Foundation Paper Pieced (FPP) project! Jump in at any time and join the quilt making fun.
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image of tulips is by Ben Schumin is licensed under Creative Commons
I think that Block 4 looks like an abstract tulip.
What do you think? Let me know below. Let’s get started!
In this video I’m giving tips and demonstrations for how to achieve flatter seams when foundation paper piecing using a seam roller, hot iron, wool pressing mat, and tailor’s clapper. These tips are applicable to all
Botanical Beauties Blocks as well as all of your FPP paper piecing projects. Be sure to check it out!
Here are some helpful tips as you prepare to piece your fourth block:
Products mentioned in the video:• seam rollers:
Violet Craft Seam Roller and Wallpaper Seam Roller
Oliso Mini Project Iron
Precision Quilting Wool Pressing Mat
Riley Blake Tailor’s Clapper
Let’s check out some of these blocks…
Block 4 (wreath option) made with Art Gallery Pure Solids (Burnt Orange) and Decostitch (Cloud).
Block 4 (wreath version) made with Specked by Ruby Star Society: Citron & Teal Navy
Block 4 (grid version without optional rounded corners) made with Grunge by Moda Fabrics: Charmed, Key Lime, and Saxony
detail of Block 4 (grid version without optional rounded corners) made with Grunge by Moda Fabrics: Charmed, Key Lime, and Saxony
Block 4 (grid version without optional rounded corners) made with Sun Print 2021 by Alison Glass:Tuesday/Hydrangea & Crochet/Lawn along with Andover Century Solids: Uniform and Caribbean.
Want to sew along with us?
Register for the and get the patterns. Botanical Beauties Block of the Month here
Behind the Scenes: Botanical Beauties quilt
• Botanical Beauties Block 1
• Botanical Beauties Block 2
• Botanical Beauties Block 3
Be sure to share your block progress using the
#BotanicalBOM and #BotanicalBeautiesQuilt on Instagram so we can see everyone’s progress! Do you have questions or tips you’d like me to feature in future Botanical Beauties monthly posts? Let me know below!
Until next month happy stitching,