Sew Let’s QAL – Block 10

We are in the home stretch for this QAL and I am so pleased to share my version of Laura Piland’s Button block. (of Slice of Pi Quilts). We are in the third segment of this mystery quilt along with the last 4 blocks to be released. The first block was released on March 12 and the last will be released on August 27th. Then you will have a month to finish it up – details below!

Now, back to this great block. We can count on Laura for simple but imaginative blocks! You would expect nothing less from Laura, would you? But, as a host for this segment, my job is to help you with a few hints to make things go smoother. Let’s get to it!

Hint: Pin on the Discard Rings. This way you can cut around those piece easily.

Hint: Label as you cut out your pieces. It is important to know which piece of fusible belongs to which grouping.

Hint: Clip together the labeled pieces. I liked having the circle and rings together.

Other than that, I think you are good to go! Below you will find the other hosts and the links to their take on this block.

Segment 3: July 16th to September 10
Full Time Hosts for Quilts:

April Adams @ Janda Bend Quilts
Becca Fenstermaker @ Pretty Piney Quilts
Bobbi Bridgeman @ Snowy Days Quilting
Sherry Shish @ Powered by Quilting
Full Time Hosts for Small Projects:
Abbie Danahy @ Sparkle On!
Jennifer Fulton @ Inquiring Quilter
Karen Thurn @ Tu-Na Quilts, Travels, and Eats
Sandy Maxfield @ SandyStar Designs
Segment 3 Small Projects Host:  
Kathleen @ Kathleen McMusing

Calendar of Events

July 16th – Block 10: Laura @ Slice of Pi Quilts 
July 30th – Block 11: Becca @ Pretty Piney Quilts
August 13th – Block 12: Sandy @ SandyStar Designs
August 27th – Block 13: April @ JANDA Bend Quilts 
and Segment Project and Quilt Setting Suggestions
September 10th – Segment 3 Prize Winner Announced!
September 24th – Grand Prize Winner Announced!

Segment 3 Prizes

To be eligible to win a segment prize, you need to make all of the blocks from that segment. You just need one picture with the last 4 blocks finished to enter. Share a photo or photos of your blocks (in a single post) to be entered. Entries will be open from 12:00 am August 27th  to 11:59 pm September 10, 2019 (Eastern time). There are three places you can share your blocks to be entered in the drawing:  our facebook group, instagram and the linky party.    

And there is a Grand Prize, too.  I will post more about that later.  For now, enjoy the block.  

Coming Up on the Blog:
Sew Let’s QAL Block 11
Rainbow Rectangles
Dream to Reality

Linking Up With:
Lets Bee Social #275


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  1. July 16, 2019 / 12:28 AM

    Hi Kathleen, I love your bold colors choices for the Button Block. It makes for a striking and fun block!

    • July 17, 2019 / 7:28 PM

      I’m enjoying the batiks this time around!

  2. July 16, 2019 / 11:17 AM

    Love your rich button colors!

    • July 17, 2019 / 7:35 PM

      Thank you, Sandy, I am enjoying the batiks this time.

  3. July 16, 2019 / 2:33 PM

    Hi Kathleen! Great tips – the sound like they come from experience which always helps me. I am not at all surprised that this block is designed by Laura. And it really represents a button so well. ~smile~ Roseanne

    • July 17, 2019 / 7:27 PM

      Oh indeed – more experience than I’d like to admit! It is a great little pattern.

  4. July 17, 2019 / 10:35 PM

    Your block is stunning! That purple fabric is just gorgeous. And I love the tip to clip the pieces for each button together.

    • kathleenquilts
      August 2, 2019 / 8:05 PM

      Thanks, Bobbi. I do love it when the tips are inspiring.

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