Parcheesie: Blocks Complete!!

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Parcheesie quilt blocks – Aqua

Parcheesie quilt blocks – Yellow

Parcheesie quilt blocks – Red(ish)

Parcheesie quilt bocks – Green

Although it seemed like forever, I really enjoyed putting these blocks together, the seams nested beautifully and I couldn’t be happier with the results. The next step is to create the scrappy sashing which will be 2″ x 2″ blocks sewn together using 2 1/2″ strips, there are also two borders on this quilt. I’ve ordered the fabric to finish this quilt so there won’t be any delays. I still haven’t received the backing fabric for my Fleurs Bleu quilt which I ordered awhile ago.

You can see April’s original Parcheesie quilt here.

As mentioned at the beginning of this project, I was going to use Mettler 50wt thread but I instantly found it too thick, like Gutermann so I switched back to Aurifil. I have some Superior Thread’s Kimono Silk and So Fine threads on their way to me, hopefully I won’t have to wait too long.

Which thread do you use??

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10 thoughts on “Parcheesie: Blocks Complete!!

  1. Those are really nice blocks! As for thread, I’m terrible. I use the cheap stuff. Mostly Coats, but I recently bought some off brand thread and it’s terrible. Like sewing with fishing line. I have been reading so many people use Aurifil, I’m going to have to look into them.

  2. These are so lovely, Tabatha – and such beautiful craftsmanship. You’ve done yourself, proud! Looking forward to the seeing them all together, too! Thanks for sharing.

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