Choose Joy

A BOM Quilt from April 2019 - March 2020

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Choose Joy - Block of the Month Quilt!

    • How to Download and Use the Choose Joy Block-of-the-Month Pattern

    • Choose Joy Block-of-the-Month Quilt Yardage Requirements

  • 2

    March - Borders (and your quilt top is done!)

    • Intro

    • Step 1 - Cutting

    • Step 2 - Sew the Triangles in Pairs

    • Step 3 - Trim the Triangle Pairs and Sew them Together

    • Step 4 - A Little Bit More Trimming

    • Step 5 - Sew on the Side Border Pieces

    • Step 6 - Add the Squares and Sew on the Top and Bottom Border Pieces

    • Choose Joy BOM Quilt - Downloadable Border Instructions

    • Choose Joy BOM Quilt - Downloadable Finishing Instructions

    • Choose Joy BOM Quilt Certificate of Completion

  • 3

    February - Sashing

    • Sashing Intro and Cutting

    • Step 1 Make the Quilt Rows

    • Step 2 - The Choose Joy Row

    • Step 3 - Sew the Rows Together

    • Choose Joy BOM Quilt - Downloadable Sashing Instructions

  • 4

    January - Choose Joy Applique Panel

    • Choose Joy Applique Panel Intro

    • Step 1 - Tracing the Applique Templates

    • Step 2 - Fuse the Applique Design Pieces to the back of Your Fabric

    • Step 3 - Arrange and Fuse the Pieces to the Background Panel

    • Step 4 - Applique stitching

    • Choose Joy Panel Applique Instructions and Templates - ALL

  • 5

    December - Mosaic Block #13 (with HST's)

    • Mosaic Block #13 (with HST's) - Intro!

    • Downloadable 2 inch HST Paper Printable

    • How to Use Optional HST Paper - Step 1 (printing)

    • How to Use Optional HST Paper - Step 2 (sewing)

    • How to Use Optional HST Paper - Step 3 (trimming)

    • Mosaic Block No. 13 Step 1 - Arrange your Half Square Triangles

    • Mosaic Block No. 13 Step 2 - Chain piecing the HST's into Rows

    • Mosaic Block No. 13 Step 3 - Sew the Rows Together

    • Mosaic Block No. 13 (with HST's) Downloadable Instructions

  • 6

    November - Boxy Windmill Block (make 2)

    • The Boxy Windmill Block - Intro!

    • Step 1.1 - Mark and Sew for Flying Geese

    • Step 1.2 - Cut Apart and Sew Again for Flying Geese

    • Step 1.3 - Cut Apart and Trim for Flying Geese

    • Step 2 - Piece the Flying Geese to Squares

    • Step 3 - Sew the First Unit with a Partial Seam

    • Step 4 - Add the Last 3 Units

    • Step 5 - Finish the Partial Seam

    • Boxy Pinwheel Block

  • 7

    October - Mosaic Block (make 2)

    • The Mosaic Block - Intro!

    • Step 1 - Prepare the Strips

    • Step - 2 Cut the strips into triangles

    • Step 3 - Sew the Triangles Together

    • Step 4 - Press and Trim the Little Squares

    • Step 5 - Sew the Little Squares into a Block

    • Mosaic Block

  • 8

    September - Flying Geese Block (make 2)

    • The Flying Geese Block - Intro!

    • Cutting Details

    • Step 1 - Mark and Sew

    • Step 2 - Cut Apart and Sew Again

    • Step 3 - Cut Apart and Trim

    • Step 4 - Sew the Geese in a Line

    • Step 5 - Add the Side Strips

    • Flying Geese Block

  • 9

    August - Spool Block (make 2)

    • The Spool Block - Intro!

    • Spool Block Instructions with HST Template

    • Downloadable HST Paper Only

    • How to Use Optional HST Paper - Step 1 (printing)

    • How to Use Optional HST Paper - Step 2 (sewing)

    • How to Use Optional HST Paper - Step 3 (trimming)

    • Spool Block Step 1 - Cutting

    • Spool Block Step 2 - Arrange pieces and sew rows

    • Spool Block Step 3 - Join the Rows

  • 10

    July - Monkey Wrench Block (make 2)

    • Monkey Wrench Block - Intro

    • Monkey Wrench Block Downloadable Instructions

    • Monkey Wrench Block Overview and Rulers

    • Monkey Wrench Block - Cutting

    • Monkey Wrench Block Step 1 - Sew the Center of the Block

    • Monkey Wrench Block Step 2 - Add the First Two Triangles

    • Monkey Wrench Block Step 3 - Trim and Add Two More Triangles

    • Monkey Wrench Block Step 4 - Trim to a 4 1/2'' square

    • Monkey Wrench Block Step 5 - Add the Medium Sized Triangles

    • Monkey Wrench Block Step 6 - Trim to a 6 1/8'' square

    • Monkey Wrench Block Step 7 - Add the Large Triangles

    • Monkey Wrench Block Step 8 - Trim to a 8 1/2''square

  • 11

    June - Orange Peel Block (make 2)

    • The Orange Peel Block - Intro!

    • Orange Peel Block - Materials

    • Orange Peel Block Step 1 - Tracing

    • Orange Peel Block Step 2 - Pin and sew the interfacing to the fabric

    • Orange Peel Block Step 3 - Cut out and press the orange peel shapes

    • Orange Peel Block Step 4 - Make the background block

    • Orange Peel Block Step 5 - Fuse the appliqué pieces to the block

    • Orange Peel Block Step 6 - Sew the appliqué pieces to the block

    • Orange Peel Block Downloadable Instructions

    • Orange Peel Template

  • 12

    May - Art Square Block (Make 3)

    • The Art Square Block - Intro!

    • Art Square Cutting

    • Art Square Block - Step 1

    • Art Square Block - Step 2

    • Art Square Block - Step 3

    • Art Square Block - step 4

    • Art Square Block Downloadable Instructions

  • 13

    April - Rail Fence Block (make 2)

    • Our Rail Fence Block - Intro!

    • Step 1 - Sew the strips together.

    • Step 2 - Cut little blocks.

    • Step 3 - Sew the pieces together.

    • Rail Fence Block Downloadable Instructions

From our members...

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