Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Nebula Block of the Month - Background

The Month 10 background tutorial for Nebula is a 2 part series. 

Part 1: Julie reviews the size options for the quilt (now is the time to commit to which size you're making!), the fabric options you can use to make the background, cutting directions for the shapes in the background, & how to piece the background units & blocks together.  

Part 2: Features Julie sewing the quilt top sections + the quilt top.

Additional Background Construction Tips: 

 -Cutting video: Cutting for the Background is done with the Super Sidekick ruler, or the Sidekick

After you finish sewing, share a photo on Instagram and use the hashtag #NebulaQuilt to show us your blocks. We would also love to see your progress posted and shared in our community Facebook Group.


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Looking for a project to help you use up your Nebula scraps?? Join us for the Rock Candy sew along in October & November.


The Journey2Nebula sew along is now available as a self paced skill builder series. Find ease with cutting & sewing shapes cut on the bias, tips & tricks for matching points, and greater accuracy cutting & sewing 60-degree shapes. Complete 8 Jaybird Quilts patterns, all with video tutorial instructions, at your own pace. The tutorials are free to access, all you'll need to complete the skill builder are the patterns & the materials to make them. 

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