If you’ve been following Man Sewing for long, you know I love working with The Burst Block. (Check out the entire Burst Block playlist HERE.) My Burst Block Template makes construction simple, and there are so many cool ways to put these blocks together, I can’t help but rebuild this quilt every once in awhile. This week’s Gator Quilt is my newest Burst Block creation, and with this fun, twisty layout, you don’t have to worry about lining up seams!
In 1905, an eleven-year-old boy accidentally invented the popsicle. He had intended to make a batch of flavored soda, but he left the concoction out in the cold all night and it froze solid – stir stick and all. Luckily, the unexpected result was even better than the original plan! When I first started designing this week’s quilt, I had a pretty clear picture of what IRead More →
We’re bursting at the seams at Man Sewing to share this Burst Block Quilt Tutorial with you! The Burst Block is super versatile. You can play with different colors and layouts to get the exact look you want. Download the Burst Block Diagram: http://mansewing.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/burstblock.pdf ( This diagram is NOT to scale, so keep that in mind if you try printing it. The raw block will be 10×10″, so you won’t be able to print a ‘to scale’ pattern.) At first glance, this block might seem a little bit intimidating, but give it a chance! It’s tons of fun and hopefully this tutorial will make you feel likeRead More →