December Block of the Month 2014

Ever have one of those times where you just cannot get motivated to finish something? That is how I felt with this last block for the Block of the Month for 2014.  First of all, I did this local quilt store's block of the month club so I could work with batiks and see what …

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October Block of the Month

Continuing our batiks exploration with another block.  The local quilt store is picking the fabrics and patterns.  This month the pattern is Wyoming Valley, available on Quilt Blocks Galore.  The shop has chosen a dark purple with a red-orange accent.  The same grey background was given to us too. As usual, I don't like the …

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Block of the Month September 2014

This month the LQS picked Wild Waves from Quilter's Cache.  This is a pretty simple block as all of the parts can be chain-stitched each step of the way. The colors chosen by the quilt shop are a really pretty blue/green variable, a darker blue watermark, and the standard grey that has been the background …

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Block of the Month – August 2014

This month's block is Variable Star from Quilt Blocks Galore.The quilt shop chose yellow for the main color this month. You will need the following cuts using my method of chain piecing instead of strippy piecing. It really helps when you are doing these blocks to check the supply requirements at the end before you …

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Block of the Month – January catching up

It has been a while since we started the block of the month, but I had to wait for some missing fabric pieces to be mailed to me. Both kits that I purchased at the third block of the month meeting were missing something. They arrived yesterday, so here goes the first catch up block …

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Block of the Month Quilt Along – March 2014

I like doing quilty things with my buddies, and recently joined a block of the month with two friends.  I joined up without knowing what the color choices were, or what kind of blocks would be done.   It is a 30 minute drive away, so we get to have lots of chat time in …

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