Bow Tie blocks

This one is quick and easy! I’m using the 6 inch finished Bow Tie dies for my GO. It’s a two die set with the triangles on one die and the block that they’re sewn on to on another die. I also have have a 3 inch square die I could use but it’s easier to cut those myself.

That one purple looks pretty dark in the photo … but it’s the light in my sewing room. It’s just not good for photos. Here’s a close up of it.

Right now I’m making 4 blocks from each fabric unless my scrap isn’t big enough so the colors will be mixed up more in the final quilt. I just couldn’t wait to see the blocks up on the design wall.

I’m pretty sure this is the setting I’m going to use. I shared two vintage quilts a few weeks ago that I found on eBay and I’ll eventually make one using both settings I think.

4 thoughts on “Bow Tie blocks

  1. HI Mary, this question is only tangentially about your post. I recently bought a Accuquilt and have been using it to make flying geese. Have you ever used your cubes to make geese? I think I’m using Dies 4 and 5. I’m finding that the right “wing” or second sky piece is a little small and I’m having to finagle my sewing. Did you find this to be so as well? Thanks for your help.

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  2. Ooooh… purdy! Are these from that bag you showed a couple of weeks ago? I love them! Which one of the 2 vintage quilt settings are you going to use? I can’t wait to see this gem all done! WTG!

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