Block Four: The Penny Arcade
Everyone loves Vacation Time! Pat Sloan is going to give us a guided tour to some inspired blocks this year based on this wonderful theme, and the fourth block is The Penny Arcade! So grab a pocket full of pennies and stroll over to the bells and whistles, fun and games that inspired this block... we invite you to join us as we take a look at the great block design, Pat's inspiration for it, and her video description for this month. But first, feel free to download the pattern and if you missed it, the materials list:
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Pat Sloan on Block Four
Part of being on vacation is doing something I don't normally do. When walking the boardwalk, or taking a cruise, there is always a penny arcade. The fun sounds, flashing lights and spinning wheels inspired my block which is a friendship star set with in a chain.
The difference between my Aqua and Navy this month is the center.
Scroll down to watch my video about the block!
Inspiration from Fun Diversions and Games
I am all about learning and in this video I show you a tip for making sure your patchwork comes together perfectly by 'butting the seams'.
The photo above was from one of my trips where we had great arcade games and loads of things that any vacation should have!
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Pat's Video for Block Four: The Penny Arcade
More from Pat on Block Four
I'm using my 'One for you One for Me' fabric from Moda. Find a list of shops that have my fabric by clicking here.
Visit my blog post for the latest and see all three blocks together!
Also, visit my post about Block 3 where I give you a little insider look by clicking here.
Many of you have joined me at my quilt group on Facebook called Quilt with Pat Sloan. We are sharing our Globetrotting blocks and MUCH MORE! Everyone has been showing the quilts they are working on, asking for help and advice, and having more fun than you can have at any spot on Facebook.. so join me by clicking the link above.
We have a Flickr page for sharing photos. Click the link below to go to the group page and become a group member for free, then you will be able to upload pictures of your own materials selections and the blocks that you create throughout the BOM.
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