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Around the Block | Round Robin Quilt Block 4

Around the Block | Round Robin Quilt Block 4

The block today is the Ohio Star designed by Tessa of The Sewing Chic.

She is one talented lady gals— her design and style is very clear in her patterns and tutorials.  She keeps thing simple and breaks down the steps so even beginners can sew along.

You will find her blog delightful and her projects inspiring.

OHIO STAR QUILT BLOCK

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Tessa’s thoughts on the quilt block~

My favorite quilt blocks are stars. My left brain likes the symmetry and angles and my right brain enjoys the symbolism – they make me think of childhood wishes, imagination and adventure. I chose the Ohio Star because it is a very traditional block, but looks just as great today in modern fabrics and bold colors. I like the versatility, too as the overall look can be changed depending on the placement of colors and prints.

This is part of the Round Robin Quilt Along Series-– for previous blocks and for the schedule of designers….clickety click here.

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Materials needed:

  • dark center fabric
  • light background fabric
  • medium/dark hour glass block fabric

Learn how to make perfect quarter square triangles while sewing this block up!

Ohio Star Quilt Block by Tessa

It’s your turn to sew the Ohio Star Quilt Block

*Hop on over here for the complete quilt block tutorial*

Get to know Tessa a little better:

After 30+ years of garment sewing, I converted to quilting a couple of years ago after discovering the flourishing market of modern cotton fabrics. I began blogging in April of 2012 to share my quilting journey and connect with the inspirational on-line community. My style is hard to define, as I like both the bold, modern quilts and sweet, flowery vintage quilts. As long as it is has an element of “pretty”, I am all over it! I have spent the last 20 years as a stay at home mom of three kids who are now 12, 18 and 22. As my nest empties one by one, I am finding more time to devote to quilting and blogging and am enjoying every moment.

You can find out more about Tessa here:

blog – http://www.thesewingchick.blogspot.com
facebook – TessaMarieHandmade
pinterest – TheSewingChick
instagram – @thesewingchick
Flickr – thesewingchick
Twitter – @thesewingchick

Now for – the Giveaway– 

Winner of last weeks prize: Gwen Pro congrats!  She posted this Applique Flower quilt block:

This weeks Giveaway is provided by—

They will be providing 1 fat quarter stack {8 fat quarters!) from the fabric line: Boutanique Dark-

How do you enter?  You will need to upload one image of your quilt block to the flickr group.  Winner will be announced next week with the next quilt block.

For all the Quilt Blocks in the Round Robin- Clickety Click here.

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