Block A-8 Best Friend is pieced per the directions on page 18.
Leslie – Midwinter Reds by MODA
Leslie says: Be very careful. These pieces are so small that even the most minor discrepancy in your seam allowances will be noticeable. Getting all those little HST’s facing the correct way is a challenge.
Julia – Eclectic Electricity
Julia says: If you choose to cut all the pieces for this (or any) block and come back to it later to put it together, make sure you put the cut pieces in a place where you can find it later. Also, watch out for curious cat limbs in the way of your rotary blade while cutting. Cutting through part of an animal will most likely dull your blade. P.S. Thank you to John Morris for inspiring me not to settle for less than perfect points when I have a good seam ripper and sewing machine at my disposal.
Julie: Elm Creek Quilts; The Giving Quilt
This block was put together by PW Customer Pam H.
When making 4-Patch or 9-Patch blocks, cut the strips on the straight of grain. If only one strip is on the straight of grain, sew with that strip on the top. Much less stretching makes a more accurate block.
Additional block by Lisa K.
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