My Favorite Block Quilt Along BONUS - Wonky Star with Free Form Log Cabin Border

Part of the reason I had each of the Block Designers for the ‘My Favorite Block Quilt Along’  created directions for both 12.5” and 6.5” blocks is because I wanted to show you fun ways you can make your 6.5” blocks into 12.5” blocks.  So – here I am with the first bonus option to increase a 6.5” block to a 12.5” block.  IMG_5692I’m going to show you this first option with one of my 6.5” Wonky Star Blocks I made during Week 8 by Fiber of All Sorts.  ***Please note - you could use ANY 6.5" blocks to start this fun technique with.

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I’ve decided to add free form strips to the edges of the Wonky Star Blocks following the method of the Free Form Log Cabin Block, Diane showed us in Week 1.  I randomly cut strips in green and yellows and free form stripped around the sides of the Wonky Star Block until it was about a 13-inch square.  I then trimmed it down to a 12.5-inch square and had a fun ‘new’ 12.5-inch block for ‘My Favorite Block’ Quilt.

Stop by next Tuesday, March 12th for the next block tutorial – a fun Spool block – from none other than me!

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