Welcome to week 2 of our quilt along. Today we are going to sew and we are going to learn a technique called chain sewing. I like to use this whenever I can, because it goes faster.
Some general information first. Use a 1/4 inch seam. I usually use a 1/4 inch piecing foot for my machine. However, one of my machines doesn't have this foot, so I do a test sample and make sure I know where a 1/4 inch is, when I am using that machine.
You will now take the squares you just pressed and sort them so that you have all the same color rectangles with your squares. Take your long rectangles and sew to the top, just the same way you did the short rectangles. Chain piece all squares. After the top side is done, then turn and do the bottom side. Just make sure your rectangles on each square are the same color, because if you don't, you have to make friends with the seam ripper and that really is not fun. Next week we will put it all together and sandwich the quilt. Yay!!!!!
Remember to share your progress by going to instagram and tagging me @kathyskwiltsandmore and using the hash tag #bricksandblocksquiltalong