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Soft Baby Blocks

Add a handmade touch of wonder for baby by sewing a dozen or more of these poly-fiber-filled play blocks.


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Fuse the Shapes and Letters

To personalize your blocks, add a contrasting half circle, quarter circle, or letter to a side or two using our simplified fusible appliqué technique. To use fusible web for cutting appliqué shapes, complete the following steps.

1. Lay fusible web, paper side up, over patterns. Use a pencil to trace patterns, leaving at least 1/2" between tracings. Cut out fusible-web shapes roughly 1/4" outside traced lines.

2. Following manufacturer's instructions, press fusible-web shapes onto backs of desired fabrics. Let cool, then cut out shapes on drawn lines; peel off paper backings.

3. Press fusible-web appliqués onto 3" fabric squares. Use a zigzag stitch to machine-appliqué pieces in place.