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RBD Block Challenge - Block 5

Welcome back to week 5 of the Riley Blake Designs Block Challenge. Are you joining in with us? There are so many great quilt blocks to create and sew together and we are having so much fun!!! What a wonderful way to bring quilters together!

This week's block is designed by Christopher Thompson of the Tattooed Quilter

What is the RBD Block Challenge?

It is a weekly free mystery block pattern hosted by Riley Blake Designs. There are (16) new and unique 10" quilt blocks designed by 16 Riley Blake Design designers (including myself)! It is fun and free and the final quilt is a surprise!!!

Every Tuesday, a NEW block pattern is released, except the last Tuesday of the month when we take a moment to catch up, get inspired and really enjoy all the awesome work happening on the Block Challenge around the globe!

Here are the links you will need:

Follow along on Instagram with the hashtag #rbdblockchallenge


Block 5: Sundial by Christopher Thompson of the Tattooed Quilter

Block 5 of the #RBDBlockChallenge is designed by Christopher Thompson of the Tattooed Quilter and is called Sundial.

You can download the FREE block pattern HERE.

I made mine using a combination of a new RBD fabric line called Misty Morning by Minki Kim and some coordinating RBD Basics (see my fabric list at the bottom of this post).

I am continuing with the stitching details and did some outline hand stitching in my background fabrics. It gives the block so much texture and personality. I hand sew these embellishment stitches BEFORE I assembled the blocks into the final quilt and before I quilt it. It really just sets of the block nicely. I am looking forward to seeing all the blocks together in the mystery quilt!

Quilting together is all about community, friendship and creativity. I hope you can join us and share your progress. Please use the hashtag #RBDblockchallenge.