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  • Making my Arrow Crown Block

  • I love to design my own quilt patterns and share them. I am a confessed lover of vintage and reproduction fabrics, my favorite thing to do is applique.

Making my Arrow Crown Block

Hello   I have been busy making my Arrow Crown Block. It has been so much fun, being able to choose and use the lovely fabrics in my own stash. I have taken photos of my construction process for you, so you can see how this lovely block goes together. The first step is to lay your block out in the order you would like. This helps with knowing where all your pieces go when you are sewing. I usually have this laid out by my machine as I am sewing. Then I divide the block into sections, in this case I find the sections that will make this into a nine patch block. This is the first section that I sewed together. These are the flying geese sections in the center of the block. I sewed all four of these sections together. The next sections I sewed together were the half square triangle sections.   These sewn together form this unit. There are four of these units. Next section to sew were the 1/2 square triangle units. These sections create the four corners of the block. Then you need to sew your sections together as you would a nine patch block. Arrow Crown Finished Block   I hope you enjoyed seeing my progress, subscribe to our newsletter to receive your free block pattern each month. I am now planning the fabrics for my next block, I will keep you posted with my progress. I love your comments so please leave me your thoughts. Sharon      

Comments on this post (2)

  • Aug 03, 2016

    This is awesome. I am going to make this block this month, it is beautiful. I look forward to your newsletter.

    — Michelle Costen

  • Aug 03, 2016

    It’s a beautiful block! Thank you for sharing the process with us. I just love the fabrics you’ve used! Perfect together.

    — Sue

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