July 1, 2022

Modern HST BOM 2022 {July Block!}

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It's July 1, and we're rolling right along! I'm still in disbelief that a month of summer is already gone and 4th of July is in just a few days. 

All of the blocks for the 2022 HST BOM will be 16 patches. (There aren't any bonus blocks this year, but I will be releasing some of the blocks we didn't choose for the BOM throughout the year. They're just too good not to use and will make some awesome quilts!) You can use any size block unit you like, and the half rectangle triangles will be a 1:2 ratio. I am using the AccuQuilt GO! Half Rectangle Triangle Die (3" x 6" Finished) (Just a heads up...this die is on clearance at AccuQuilt, so if you've been thinking about buying it, I recommend doing so! I have a feeling once it's gone, it's gone.) 

Zina is using the Deb Tucker Studio 180 Split Rect Ruler which is available from many online shops including Fat Quarter Shop. With this ruler, you can make multiple sizes of half retangle triangles in the 1:2 ratio needed for the BOM.

For the July block, these are the block units you will need. 

Zina designed the July block, and it's another great combination of HSTs and HRTs.

If you have any questions, feel free to ask in the comments. If you're on Facebook, you can check out my posts and join the discussions on my Facebook page. I'm most active on Instagram, and you can follow my posts @stephjacobsondesigns along with my cohostess Zina @zanymouse. The official hashtag for this year's HST BOM is #modernHSTBOM2022, so be sure to tag your posts so we can find your beautiful work! If you're apprehensive about joining in, check out the hashtag for last year's HST BOM (#modernhstbom2021) to see all the amazing things that were--and still are being--created. The Houston Modern Quilt Guild is using the 2021 HST BOM as their guild BOM this year, and there are some amazing, modern blocks being made. Check them out...#hmqgbom22!


Happy sewing!

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