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BH5 – Group 2, Block 28 – Chelsi Stratton

BH5 – Group 2, Block 28 – Chelsi Stratton

Written by: 
Anna Dineen


What do you get when you cross a star block with a blooming flower block? You get Morning Glory, Block 28 of Blockheads 5, Group 2! Morning Glory is a lovely block by this week’s featured designer, Chelsi Stratton. With plenty of options for playing around with fabric and color placement, Morning Glory will positively bloom in your Blockheads project!

You can find this week’s pattern here: BH5 – Group 2, Block 28 – Morning Glory by Chelsi Stratton

Follow along with Chelsi!
Instagram: @chelsistratton

If you’re new to Blockheads, here are a couple of quick things to know:

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(Looking for a little more information about Blockheads? You can check out the Blockheads 5 archive HERE.)


Lissa is hosting our video tutorial for the Morning Glory block this week! Her video is packed with really helpful tips and tricks for making this block and working with HSTs, so be sure to check it out! You can watch this week’s video below:


Are you ready to see our blocks?

Lissa is using Nantucket Summer for her blocks.

Alison is making a fall version in 12” blocks and a patriotic version in 6” blocks. I just love the fabrics she chose for her blocks this week!

Now…off you go to press, cut, and sew! And don’t forget to share your blocks with us in our Facebook group or on Instagram (#modablockheads5)!