We’re really excited about our Valentine Sew Along this week and we’d love to have you join us. Four Therm O Web designers have created applique blocks for you that will be shown over the next four days. All the blocks are 10 ½” x 10 ½” unfinished and can be made with fat quarters and/or scraps. Patterns will be available with supplies and instructions. You’ll have plenty of time to applique and stitch the blocks before February 14th when we’ll share four projects and patterns using the blocks. You can make one of the projects or all four…it’s up to you! Once you finish your blocks, we’d love to see them on Instagram with the tag #thermowebsewalong

Valentine Sew Along

Designers for our Valentine Sew-Along:

Carol Swift
Amy Chappell
Carla Henton
Amy Warner

Making the Valentine blocks are a breeze when using EZ Print Lite Sheets or Heat n Bond Lite, Iron-on Adhesive. The EZ Print Lite Sheets use an inkjet printer so there’s no tracing. So easy! If you’d rather trace your designs, Heat n Bond Lite, Iron-on Adhesive is the way to go. Both products have a protective paper that easily peels off when you’re ready to apply the designs.

Valentine Lock and Key by Carol Swift, Just Let Me Quilt
Unfinished block size is 10½” x 10½”

RECOMMENDED SUPPLIES:

Heat n Bond EZ Print Lite, Iron-on Adhesive
Aurifil Thread, 40wt/50wt
Oliso Purple Iron (Purple makes ironing more fun!)
Embroidery thread

FABRIC NEEDED:

1 white fat quarter
4-5 miscellaneous fat quarters and/or scraps

CUTTING INSTRUCTIONS:

Cut 1 – 11” x 11” fabric square, Background ((Blocks sometimes shrink a bit when applique is applied so this will be trimmed to 10½” x 10½” after applying applique)

APPLIQUE/SEWING INSTRUCTIONS:

Step 1: Prepare the applique patterns using HeatnBond Ez Print Lite Sheets; follow package directions.

Step 2: Iron adhesive pieces to the wrong side of fabrics following package directions.

Step 3: Cut out applique pieces. Peel off paper liner from the backs of applique pieces. Place applique, adhesive side down, on the right side of the fabric. Press according to package directions until the entire piece is bonded. Let cool.

Step 4: Sew around edges using a straight, zig-zag, or blanket stitch.

Step 5: Embroider lines to hearts and key

Step 6: Trim block to 10½” x 10½”.

You can find the PDF pattern for the Valentine Lock and Key block HERE.
Come back tomorrow for the next block in our Valentine Sew Along!

5 Comments on Valentine Sew Along

  1. joan
    January 23, 2019 at 10:49 am (3 months ago)

    Sweet Valentines quiltie! The key is a perfect addition!

    Reply
  2. Mary
    January 29, 2019 at 6:39 pm (3 months ago)

    That is so cute. This will be a fun hop.

    Reply
  3. Betsy Lewis
    January 31, 2019 at 8:26 am (3 months ago)

    It is lovely Carol. Thank you for sharing

    Reply

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