Finally the MORE PAPER group arrived in stores and this week we continue working on our mutual Zen Chic Block of the Month sew along project with Block 2. On every second Friday for the next six month I’m going to guide you through the instructions of one of twelve blocks to complete the SPOTTED MORE PAPER BOM quilt pattern. In the preceding weeks, I already provided some tips on how to cut your fabrics and a download link for handy cutting diagrams for every fabric used in the BOM quilt.
Now, we proceed with Block 2, which is a classic pieced one, you would call it a Mosaic Block.
Combine two triangles to create a diamond
You can form the diamond shaped pieces in Block 2 by sewing together two identical triangles from the same fabric and color.
In this case you can even go with the classic method of making a HST: layering two squares right sided onto each other, marking a diagonal line, sewing with 1/4” seam on both sides of the marked line, splitting it along the marked line, pressing open and getting two identical HSTs.
BTW: I have to announce some corrections here (see also the following paragraph): Please cut for piece (A) from your colors 8 squares, splitting to halves (instead of 4) and from the low volumes 16 triangles (instead of 8).
I liked to arrange mine in a kind of rainbow gradient. Can’t wait to see your ideas!
Enjoy sewing the second block of our BOM and keep up with our updates for Block 3, which will be released on Friday, 23th of November.
Sorry, but we have to correct some instructions!
I recently got an email from a shop-assistant cutting and preparing portions for this Block of the Month project. She kindly drew my attention to a couple of mistakes in the cutting instructions. My first thought: “Maybe she has misread something or just misunderstood”. Because, I sewed this quilt following my pattern, two quilters of the Moda team sewed it following my instructions and I always have an editor reading the pattern carefully. So I couldn’t be wrong, could I? But then I had to recognize that she was right with everything she mentioned. For example: I wrote “cut 4 triangles…” instead of “cut 4 squares and split them in halves to recieve 8 triangles…“. Luckily, everybody could still see the correct pieces to cut from the block layout diagram, which is probably the reason why nobody realized these faults before. However, I feel a bit embarrassed about overlooking these mistakes in a pattern, which was sold a hundred of times and I apologize for these flaws. I prepared an ‘errata-sheet’ with all the corrections needed. You can download it here and add it to your pattern.
I love to follow your progress in our mutual sew along! So please, share pictures of your blocks using our hashtag #SPOTTEDMOREPAPER on instagram and join our facebookgroup to see the other quilter’s individual choices of fabrics.
You still need the BOM quilt pattern to join our Zen Chic Sew Along? Follow the links below for all related blog posts and download the instructions right here:
Get the Block of the Month Quilt Pattern
This is a PDF-pattern and not a brochure! Store the file to your desktop computer. I can’t recommend mobile devices for saving the file. (Keep in mind: The download expires after 1 week or 3 attempts)