Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Blocking Swatches for the MHK Program


A short how to on blocking swatches.

Those of you who attended the 2011 OYW to the Master's Day at either the Minnesota or North Carolina TKGA shows will recognize the swatches.




Acrylic swatches don't block well:


























Problems with tops bottoms and selvedges:



























Overblocking:













This doesn't work. It scallops the edges and leaves pin holes.











Correctly done:



































































































Sometimes you attract helpers.



1 comment:

  1. Great pictures. Thanks for posting them.

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