I’ve just uploaded to YouTube a video on using charm packs in the Big Dipper block. This block is perfect for making the most of those charm packs!
Here is the link to the video https://youtu.be/qNWArRZvGJ4
Using two identical charm packs for the pairs of squares.
Sorting out the squares from each charm pack into the pairs of identical squares. I like to just make a stack of these pairs and sort for my lights, mediums, and darks later.
All sorted into what I considered the lights, mediums, and darks.
And now the fun begins! I start auditioning the fabrics to see which fabrics, when sewn together, might make some great hourglass units. I’ll be combining; lights with mediums or darks, and the mediums with the darks. With this collection of fabrics there is enough color contrast within the mediums that I could combine some mediums together and have hourglass units that sparkle!
With this video I also continue a free pattern offer: When you purchase a book from my website you can receive a free pattern of your choice from any of my published patterns (retail value $10 or less) .
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One free pattern per book purchased. Yes if you purchase more than one book you may select a free pattern for each book purchased!
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Please feel free to share the video link with any of your friends and quilting groups that you belong to. https://youtu.be/qNWArRZvGJ4
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