Bird 1. In which, upon entering "Orange Overload" in the Fall Bloggers Quilt Festival, it occurred to me I might like to make an orange-ish quilt for myself, sometime.
Bird 2. I have been quietly looking for another BOM to link up with, thinking how much I enjoyed the HST BOM with In Color Order a couple years (!) ago.
Bird 3. Ever since the GenQ BOM 2014, in which I did not participate, have loved the idea of reversed blocks. And further, recently came across a quilt in a classic quilt book, Quilts! Quilts!! Quilts!!! that appealed to me greatly, see picture below:
And so it is with great pleasure that I introduce to you my own, private, but happily, open-to-anyone-interested-to-join-me Simply Sawtooth BOM!
Since it is for me, I will endeavor to use only most favorite fabrics, hopefully with a decidedly orange bent. I have pulled several prospective fabrics, but will also leave final decisions to what takes my fancy each month, allowing for future fabric favorites to have a place in the quilt too!
If you might be interested in making your own Simply Sawtooth this year, here is a little info:
for 2 12" finished blocks:
From each of Fabrics A and B cut:
1 7 3/4" square, subcut into (4) 3 7/8" squares,
or 1 strip 3 7/8" x 16", subcut into (4) 3 7/8" squares
1 7 1/4" square
1 7" square, subcut into (4) 3 1/2" squares
or 1 strip 3 1/2" x 14", subcut into (4) 3 1/2" squares
1 6 1/2" square
Using the method where 1 large square and 4 small squares yield 4 "flying geese"units:
Place (2) 3 7/8" squares(B) onto (1) 7 1/4" square (A). Draw a diagonal line from corner to corner. Stitch 1/4" to either side of the drawn line.
Cut on the drawn line:
Cut on the line:
Press, and trim off the dog ears (not shown here, but I did trim!):
Repeat for block 1, making sure to begin with the white 7 1/4" square for the flying geese units.
Voila! Ready and waiting for February! :)
And sew the new year begins!
**these are the most remedial of instructions! Please do not hesitate to ask, if you have a question, I will be happy to answer here, by edit or by email!
First time linking up with Let's Bee Social!Yay!