100 Blocks Sampler Sew Along – Block 8

Hi! Welcome to Block 8 in the 100 Blocks Sampler Sew Along. I hope you’re finding that sewing one block every week is very doable and you’re keeping up with us!

If you need to catch up on any previous posts, check them out here. You can find quilt kits for the 100 Blocks Sampler in our online shop, as well as the digital quilt pattern.

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three versions of the 100 Blocks Sampler

This week, we’re featuring a block called Happy. It’s block #273 from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks volume 3 and was designed by Barbara Groves and Mary Jacobson, the sisters behind Me and My Sister Designs. They design the cutest, most colorful fabric for Moda Fabrics.

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Happy, block #273 designed by Barbara Groves and Mary Jacobson

This block is a breeze to sew with just a square and rectangles.

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Happy, assembly diagram

Here’s our three different versions.

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Happy, three different colorways

We’re excited to have Barb and Mary sewing along with us. Check out their block. As you browse their blog, you’ll notice that they are in Switzerland teaching right now—how cool is that?

And, be sure to visit the other designers sewing along with us:

Lynn Roddy Brown

Jessie Kurtz

Toby Lischko

Send pictures of your blocks to editor@quiltmaker.com.

See you next week for block 9. There might even be a little giveaway involved!

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