Originally Posted by Baren*eh*ked_canadian
You know, I never knew how fun these could be! They take a few hours, from start to finish including cutting and binding. For a craft fair, have no idea how much to sell them for. I'll make a few more like this and then some hot pads... those should be more fun because you can vary the blocks and the fabrics!
Edit: The sides aren't really crooked, I guess I just didn't lay it down flat on the floor properly...
Originally Posted by jzaaboo
Originally Posted by simpsonfs
Any idea where you got the pattern?
This is a very old, classic pattern. It's 2.5" squares that are sewn together to make a 6.5" unfinished 9-patch. The "snowballs" are 6.5" squares that have 2.5" white squares laid on each corner and sewn diagonally. You cut off the excess fabric and it makes each square have white corners. You sew the 6.5" snowballs alternately with the 9-patches, and viola! 6" finished blocks, and make as many as you need.
Originally Posted by bethc77
I live in Holbrook, MA (near Braintree/Abington/Randolph). Can you provide further information on your trip to Maine if it has already been planned. What are the dates, prices, information etc.