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Grandma Hattie's Knick Knack Shelf Blocks 


 part 8 

Block 13 in the series: A Picture Frame 
(free paper foundation piecing patterns 
    are included for these quilt blocks)

 

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Knick Knack block 13: This little picture frame is empty - ready for you to insert a fussy-cut focus fabric image, a transfer print of a loved one or pet, perhaps an embroidery or cross stitch design? 

This block is paper pieced in one unit - no sub-units to assemble this time. The block should have a 1/4" seam allowance left around it and be sized to match the other blocks in the series. (most are using an 8 inch finished block size, thus 8.5 inches with seam allowances).

The blank picture frame looks like this in line form:

 

Here's a sample of a block in color with nothing in the frame:

But the fun is to insert a transfer photo or a photo printed with direct methods (See articles here on Transfer Printing and Direct Printing if you are unfamiliar with these techniques) and you can have a block that looks more like this one below to put on your Knick Knack Shelves:


for Grandma Victoria's Shelf!


 

 Here's an index to all the blocks in this series.

These blocks are all designed and images prepared by Susan Druding using Electric Quilt software.

Susan
Susan Druding

copyright 2001 Susan C. Druding

  

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