March Update – Mod-Mod Quilt-Along
Because quite a few quilters have already made their Star Chain blocks and assembled their first Module(s), I thought I would go ahead and publish the complete information for the March update.
This month, we add Star Chain blocks to our quilts and assemble the first module. Here are the blocks you’ll need so far
|Star Chain Blocks||1||2||2||3||4||5|
|Double Chevron Blocks||1||2||3||4||6||8|
All Star Chain blocks are combined with a Double Chevron block and three Bead-on-a-String blocks to form the first module of the quilt.
Because the only guidelines for the blocks for your quilts are the ones you impose on yourself, you might decide to:
- make the background dark or light. If you are using a common background fabric, use it for the background in your blocks or the chain.
- change the corners of the star center to background fabric to emphasize the Ohio Star unit.
Here are the quilt layouts for each size, with the Star Chain blocks revealed.
|Small (42-inch square)
4 modules arranged 2-by-2
|Crib (42 by 63-inch rectangle)
6 modules arranged 2 (wide) by 3 (high)
|Throw (63 inch square)
9 modules arranged 3-by-3
|Twin (63 by 84-inch rectangle)
12 modules arranged 3 (wide) by 4 (high)
|Full/Queen (84-inch square)16 modules arranged 4 by 4|
|King (105 inch square)25 modules arranged 5 by 5|
If you are making blocks (or thinking about making blocks), please do blog about it here. Use the category my sampler and the tag mod mod qal. This will make it easy for someone to take a quick look at what others are up to by looking at posts in the my sampler category.
I’ll share the progress on my projects tomorrow.