Anyone else listen to "Delilah" on the radio? You know the intro.... "Deliiiiilaaaaaaaahhh"? Well, I sing that EVERY TIME I am working on one of these blocks... and I kind of love it. (So does my husband, he just doesn't want to admit it)
If you don't know, the Delilah star of this blog post is a recent quilt pattern by Jen Kingwell. I have been holding on to this block of the month pattern since it started... a year ago. I participated with Amitie quilt shop, receiving a block pattern, acrylic templates and a selection of fabrics each month.
At this point in time (April 2018) the block of the month program is over and the pattern is not available to purchase. I will update this once that changes. UPDATE: Pattern available here!
In an effort to get through the last minute Christmas gift hustle, I realized I didn’t have gift bags on hand for the smaller trinkets. Instead of braving the elements (and putting on “grown up” clothes) I relied on my handy-dandy sewing room for a solution.
Here is a handy calculator to cut the calculation time for binding down SIGNIFICANTLY!!
Simply enter in your quilt and fabric measurements, click "Calculate" and the calculator will tell you how long your binding should be, as well as how many strips you need to cut and how many yards that will require.
I know.... my mind is blown as well.