Our Block of the Month 2020 is Sue Garman's Afternoon Delight with tips by Barbara Black.This video is packed with tips for making the Shoo Fly Block and how to machine appliqué all the fun and exciting parts of our new BOM.
Also, Alex Anderson demonstrates how to prepare hexies using Print & Piece Fuse Light and Oakshott Cottons to create a wall hanging, along with how to apply Swarovski crystals to your quilt.
Alex Anderson shares a fun quilt idea using Oakshott cotton hexagons that are machine appliquéd onto a quilted background. Then it’s time to bling up the quilt using Swarovski crystals for that extra bit of sparkle.
Barbara shares tips for piecing the Shoo Fly block in the 2020 BOM, including how to press to set the seam, nest your strips, and trim it to the perfect size.
Barbara talks about how Afternoon Delight is a skill builder quilt, and gives advice for machine quilting and squaring up the quilt blocks. With 40 different blocks, if your first few are not perfect, they will be with practice and care as you move along.