Day #3 of the Blog Tour featuring Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Vol. 8 to be released November 19th and we are more than halfway through!
Join me and the Quilty Pleasures Blog as we get a sneak-peak of some of the blocks. Friend Quiltmaker Magazine on Facebook and you can see these and other blocks.
Each day the Blog Tour features pictures of Blocks and shares links to the Blogs of several of the Block Designers.
Click on the Designers to visit their Blog to hear them tell about their Block & thoughts behind the design. Many Blogs will give you a chance to comment and win a copy of Volume #8 or other great prizes.
Today’s Featured Designers:
Please follow the instructions on their posts to be entered in their giveaways.
- Helen Stubbings
- Celine Perkins
- Melva Nolan
- Martha Walker
- Susan Nelson
- Jennifer Schifano Thomas
- Cheryl Brown
- Mary Sanderson
- Sandi Colwell
- Cinzia White
- Melissa Harris
- Cindy Lammon **
For more chances to win, visit today’s sponsor blogs:
My Tested Blocks
My group tested 13 of the 100 Blocks. We randomly received patterns and didn’t know (and had no choice) as to which techniques we would be testing. All Blocks finish to 12” square (12-1/2” unfinished).
Susan Guzman – Block #704 – Bouclier de la France (Applique)
The Quilty Pleasure’s Blog previewed this block on their post today calling it traditional and modern at once.
This is the block that I made using Susan’s pattern.
Yesterday, Quiltmaker Magazine previewed one of the 100 Blocks on their Facebook Page. I tested this block.
Jo Morton – Block #747 – Dutch Basket (Mixed Technique/Pieced & Applique)
Half of this block is pieced using HST (Half-Square Triangles) and the other half is Appliqued. My Basket is brown and cream and features blue/purple flowers-
I made a block from 1 of the listed Featured Designers.
Cindy Lammon – Block #790 – Watermark (Pieced)
When made into a quilt using only this block, the corner squares create a secondary design of a Four-Patch. See an example of this on her Blog.
My Block would have a Cranberry/Emerald Four-Patch with the Blue/Gold Square in a Diamond floating between –
There are more blocks to share, but for now, go check out the Featured Designers. Maybe you’ll find a block you might want to make! Sign up on their Blogs and you may win a copy of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks, Volume #8.
Join me tomorrow and I’ll share more of the blocks I’ve made.