Tag: EQ8 Block Spotlight

Charming Crocus

Each month EQ8 initiates a Block Spotlight. For March, it was a very simple block, the 8-Grid Chain. This is a block that you may have used on an Irish Chain quilt or as a good connector block on a quilt. I wanted to do something to jazz it up a little. The first thing, […]

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Fanning the Flames of Love

February seems to be all about spreading love to our special someone as well as to others around us. The symbol of that love is often a heart. In keeping with this theme, EQ8 used the Striped Heart as this month’s spotlight. To be honest, it isn’t my favorite heart block (I am a bit […]

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Comets?

At this time of year, the mention of comets usually makes one think of one of Santa’s reindeer. In this case, it is December’s EQ Block Challenge! This is a contemporary foundation pieced block. As you could probably guess that making this block with traditional piecing or even templates would be difficult to get perfect […]

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Design Challenge – Checkerboard

Each month I participate in the EQ8 Block Spotlight, which challenges me to use a new block from their collection. The more unusual blocks are easy to make eye catching, because they already are interesting! The true challenge is making something splendid from a block that is relatively ordinary. That was the case this month […]

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