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QnT 1930’s print Bow-Tie USA 2020 green

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QnT 1930’s print Bow-Tie USA 2020 green
Group:Quilts n' Things
Swap Coordinator:perkl8r (contact)
Swap categories: Quilting  Sewing 
Number of people in swap:4
Location:Regional - USA
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Last day to signup/drop:March 15, 2020
Date items must be sent by:May 30, 2020
Number of swap partners:1

QnT 1930’s print Bow-Tie USA 2020 green

3-15-20 thru 5-30-20

--one block

--12” blocks

--1 partner

--this round: mostly green or mostly green background 1930’s reproduction print

[In 2019 we did these as scrappy prints, this year we will do 1930's prints)

Each round we will pick a different colored 1030’s print for the bow-tie and use white or tone-on-tone white for the backgrounds.

Small to medium sized 1930’s prints are best and try to avoid a lot of dark colors: browns, black, etc.


Step 1: From bow tie fabric, cut two 6.5” squares and two 3” squares; from WHITE (background) fabric, cut two 6.5” squares.

Step 2: Use a ruler and pencil to draw a diagonal line from corner to corner on the wrong side of the small 3” bow tie squares.

Step 3: Place those 3” squares on the corner of a 6.5” WHITE (BACKGROUND) square, right sides together with the raw edges aligned as shown. The ends of the pencil line should touch both sides of the WHITE (BACKGROUND) square.

Step 4: Sew along pencil line, backstitching at beginning and end if desired. Use ruler and rotary cutter to cut off excess fabric, leaving a ¼” seam allowance. Press seams in preferred direction.

Step 5: Arrange pieces as shown on picture attached to swap, and sew squares into rows. Press seams and sew rows together. One final press, and your 12” (12.5” unfinished) bow tie block is done!

March = 1930’s green print

April = 1930’s peach print

May = 1930’s yellow print

June = 1930’s purple print

July = 1930’s light blue print

August = 1930’s light green print

September = 1930’s print senders’ choice

October = 1930’s orange print

November = 1930’s light green print

December = 1930’s pink print



perkl8r 02/10/2020 #

PICTURE is red but this month the bow-tie is GREEN.

perkl8r 03/26/2020 #

added more time to send

perkl8r 04/30/2020 #

extended send by date a little more for safety sake

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