This week is a pretty easy week. Fifteen 4-patches. No biggie at all! If you are a bit behind this might be a catch up week as well for you. This of course is one of my favorite steps. I like choosing my low volume fabrics more so than any of the others. If you are doing a scrappy low volume background like me and want pointers, there is this post.
This Week’s Sponsor
This week our sponsor is Crimson Confection and Jen is giving away a bundle of low volume fabrics.
To enter to win, post your progress on Instagram using the #badgirlqa and tagging me. You must be following me and @crimsonconfection to win. You can enter as many times as you like.
Like I mentioned above, we’ve got fifteen 4-patches to make this week. Easy peasy, lemon squeezy, right?
I’ve been asked why I chose to make this a 4-patch instead of just a single fabric measuring 12.5″. I don’t like to waste fabric, and if you’ve ever cut a 12.5″ square from a strip then you know there is some serious waste. Yes, I could just toss it into my scrap basket, but by using the 4-patches instead, there’s almost no waste. There’s also the fact that it means more low volume gets included into my quilt. 🙂 This 4-patch background block is also seen in my Little Miss quilt.
Here’s a list of low volumes I used for this week’s blocks: