Well here we are on week five.
Time flies when you're having fun!
Are you ready for block five?
to download the free pattern:)
Sew Simple Shapes
And grab your
Cozy Christmas fabric!
And let's build a snowman!
Here are my
fabric picks for this week.
Cut all of your pieces
according the cutting guide.
Cut your 7" background square.
Cut a 1" wide strip and
prepare it for the scarf:)
Trace your pieces onto the interfacing.
You may choose to trace your B-13 piece
with one in reverse like I did for this block...
Or trace them both the same
like I did for my snowman pillow.
It works both ways!
clip the inside curves
on the scarf ties like this...
And the cleavage on
the top of the heart.
I show all of these steps in the
Place the bottom of the snowman 3/4" up from the bottom edge.
Trace your snowman face
you place it 1 1/4" down
from the top edge.
The heart goes in the bottom center oval.
Press the left edge of the scarf under 1/4" and place like this.
You can trim just trim off the other end
without pressing under
because the scarf ties will cover it...
Now he's ready for appliqué!
I used all six strands of my
I used a backstitch to embroider the arm, earmuff and carrot nose.
I used a crosstitch for each of his eyes.
I used two of my
for his cute little earmuffs:)
I trimmed up my block to 6 1/2" square and
made my flying geese and half square triangles.
I used the white sparkle print
border for this block:)
Meet your new Cozy Snowman!
He almost makes me ready for snow.
I said almost.
I love seeing your blocks on my
Keep them coming...
you are doing great!
My house fills up with snowmen collections come Christmas decorating time - so this is an extra special block! Also as I 'touch' each Cozy Christmas fabric piece to make this quilt - I'm also cutting and sewing on your 'Town Square Quilt' from your Quilty Fun Book. I always wanted to make this one too!
Your little snowman is precious thanks for making life a little happier.
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