Botanical Beauties BOM
Block 4

Botanical Beauties floral & foliage themed block of the month program. Make these modern quilt blocks / mini quilts. Foundation paper pieced quilt sew along. Available at wholecirclestudio.com

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. Sign up here and you’ll immediately receive all of the patterns released to date.

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 for the Botanical Beauties Block of the Month (BOM). Made with Art Gallery Pure Solids (Burnt Orange) and Decostitch (Cloud).
Block 4 (wreath option) made with Art Gallery Pure Solids (Burnt Orange) and Decostitch (Cloud).
Block 4 (tulip) for the Botanical Beauties Block of the Month (BOM). Made with Specked by Ruby Star Society: Citron & Teal Navy
Block 4 (wreath version) made with Specked by Ruby Star Society: Citron & Teal Navy
Block 4 (tulip) for the Botanical Beauties Block of the Month (BOM)—grid version quilt block. Made with Grunge by Moda Fabrics: Charmed, Key Lime, and Saxony
Block 4 (grid version without optional rounded corners) made with Grunge by Moda Fabrics: Charmed, Key Lime, and Saxony
detail of Block 4 (tulip) for the Botanical Beauties Block of the Month (BOM)—grid version quilt block. 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 for the Botanical Beauties Block of the Month (BOM)—grid version. Made with Sun Print 2021 by Alison Glass: Tuesday/Hydrangea & Crochet/Lawn along with Andover Century Solids: Uniform and Caribbean.
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.

Botanical Beauties floral & foliage themed block of the month program. Make these modern quilt blocks / mini quilts. Foundation paper pieced quilt sew along. Available at wholecirclestudio.com
Want to sew along with us?

Register for the Botanical Beauties Block of the Month here and get the patterns.


Additional links:

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,
Sheri

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