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Around the Block | Round Robin Quilt Block 11

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I met Jen last year during quilt market.  In fact we had roomed together for a couple of days.  She is one talented gal.  She has a great eye for color and design.

In addition to designing patterns, she is also the founder of Sew South Retreat.  A 2 day sewing retreat with classes, swaps, and more.  I have heard awesome things about it!

For her quilt block she has chosen to share a ribbon star design.

ribbon star quilt block tutorial | round robin |patchwork posse

What she says about her quilt block~

I love star blocks and tend to be drawn to clean lines and blocks with patterns that let the fabric shine. I also love using solids in my sewing and the bold colors of this block really stand out against the sharp points of the Ribbon Star.   She is also showing you a quick way to sew half square triangles.

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

Round Robin 2014 | 12 designers | 12 Quilt Blocks | patchworkposse.com

Materials needed:

background fabric

3 colors for the block- center, then a color for each side.

ribbon star quilt block tutorial | round robin |patchwork posse

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

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

Get to know Jenifer a little better:

Jennifer Mathis is a designer, modern sewist, and blogger in love with color, fabric and all things beautiful. A Southern girl, mother and wife, she’s passionate about her young family, sewing, and inspiring others to find joy in creating. Jennifer is the founder of Sew South, a modern sewing retreat in Charlotte, NC, and she shares her tutorials, inspirations and experiences on her blog Ellison Lane.

You can follow her here:

Blog: www.ellisonlane.com

Pattern Shop: http://www.craftsy.com/user/372665/pattern-store

Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/ellisonlane

Facebook: www.facebook.com/ellisonlane

Sew South: www.sewsouthretreat.com

Now for the Giveaway 

Winner of last weeks prize:   SHAR  congrats!  She posted this quilt block:


This weeks Giveaway is provided by


Where Woman Create Magazine Package!!!— full of inspiration

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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3 thoughts on “Around the Block | Round Robin Quilt Block 11

  1. Deby at So Sew Easy

    That is some super-accurate cutting and stitching. I’m still not confident enough in my accuracy to tackle quilting, but when I do, this sort of pattern will be top of my list.

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