Thursday, December 18, 2014

EBook = Playing with Boston Blocks

Playing with Boston Blocks

Here is one of my ebooks I have available for sale. 
The price on my website is $10.75 for a PDF version
Printed copies are $20.00 which includes shipping. 
http://www.patchworkbyrhonda.com/catalog.php?category=23

This is my Playing With Boston Blocks ebook

You can see a preview of some of the pages here
http://www.bitsnpiecesworkshop.com/pages/PreviewofBostonBlockEBook.php

in it you will find my directions for making the Boston Block and then you'll find lots of my original quilt block designs. I show you how to use placement of blocks and how to use color in the blocks to make your own quilt blocks plus lots more. There are also several project ideas for using the Boston Block method.




Tuesday, December 9, 2014

This is my method for making Kansas Dugout blocks. I love using this to make some wonderful quilt blocks. Here are a few of my own designs using this "block"http://www.patchworkbyrhonda.com/pages/KansasDugoutQuiltBlocks.php

Sunday, November 30, 2014

December 2014 Piece & Cut BOM

Another quilt block designed by Rhonda. Piece & Cut is my shortcut method to piecing. This is a 12 1/2" unfinished quilt block
You can make it larger or smaller by using a different size template

                           Hearts in a Spin

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You will need a 2 1/2" template to make these. If you don't have one you can pm me and I will send you one. 

This one uses Boston Blocks and HSTs 

To make this quilt block you will need to make the "Blocks"
http://www.patchworkbyrhonda.com/pages/HalfSquareTriangles.php

http://www.patchworkbyrhonda.com/pages/BostonBlocks.php


You'll need to make these:

4 Bostons with Burgandy 
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8 Bostons with Pink
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8 Half Square Triangles
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8 Half Square Triangles
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4 Blue Squares
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4 Pink Squares
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If you have any questions don't hesitate to ask. There are no dumb questions!! There are only questions that you don't know the answer to.

Have fun!

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Boston Block Pictoral

Here is a pictoral of how to make a Boston Block. If you have any questions you can email me at patchesbyr@yahoo.com

This is one of my Piece & Cut method shortcuts. This makes piecing fast and easy. You get dramatic looks with easy piecing!

 Once you've learned how to make these blocks you can use them to make quilt blocks.

 You can see my BOM for Nov in a previous post on here. It is 2 posts back.
 You can also find more quilt blocks I designed that you can use here -
    http://www.patchworkbyrhonda.com/pages/BostonQuiltBlocks.php

 This works well for using up scraps. If you don't like so much "waste" ( I reuse it into other blocks so no waste) you can cut out squares and cut them into triangles to make these. I think it takes more time to do but if it is important to you to not use more than you need then you can use the squares version.