Get your glow on with the technique-fusions from Bloc Loc Rulers and learn how to make your star blocks explode! By using several seemingly unrelated techniques and the popular TIS Ruler Set from Bloc Loc Rulers, you’ll be able to make a wide variety of new stars while adding to your quilter’s toolbox of tricks.
Objective: Students will learn six unrelated piecing techniques and then fuse these skills in various combinations to create the incredible, glowing Star Fusion block.
Bloc Loc 4" and 2" TIS Sets (included with price of class)
Rotary Mat, rotary cutter; 6 x 12" ruler with 1/8" markings, fabric marking pencil/marker for light & dark fabrics; stiletto; sewing machine in good working order; general sewing supplies
Background 1 1/4 yard
Multi-color block & sashing print 5/8 yard
Block center square: 1/4 yard total, or (9) 4 1/2" x 4 1/2" squares
Solid fabric total: 1/2 yard
Block 4" TIS: 30" print
Sashing: 3/8 yard coordinating print
Border: 1/4 yard
Husband and wife team, Paul and Janna Thomas co-founded Bloc Loc. Paul, an Australian, was an aircraft maintenance engineer and Janna, an American, is the author of Courtship Quilts; Inspired by the Victorian Language of Flowers, published by Martingale & Co 2005. Janna is a passionate quilt designer.
Now based in Loveland Colorado, Bloc Loc manufactures, distributes and sells their own patent pending products which are new and innovative, made of the highest quality materials by the old fashioned standard of making products which are built tough enough to last from one generation to the next.
In everything they do, they honor quilt making?s rich role in cultures throughout the world.