Block of the Month

  BLOCK OF THE MONTH, CHALLENGES & PATTERNS 2017-2018

For a printable copy of this information, please click on this link
Intro to BOM
Blocks 1 and 2
Blue blocks part 1 
Blue blocks part 2-1

***note: when printing templates, ensure that the printing settings are set to 100%, or remove the check from the “fit to page” option.***
Below is a link to some video tutorials to help understand the use of the specialty rulers, and some other helpful tips.
Helpful Video Tutorials

Mini Workshops October 2017

French Braid Table Runner

Half Square Triangle Runners

Table Runner and Placemats

 BLOCK OF THE MONTH, CHALLENGES & PATTERNS 2016-2017

5 INCH SQUARE WORKSHOP NOTES AND PATTERNS FOR MARCH

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pleated-peek-a-boo-block
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starquilt

Block of the Month

Times have changed! No longer are the days when a quilter waits for the weekly or monthly paper, with a Quilt Pattern complete with templates to trace.
What has not changed is the enjoyment that we get from our quilting and the friendships that grow.
Today, it is very difficult to find a common ground for quilters. Because of unlimited information on the internet, many quilters are working at projects on their own. We see that with our monthly Show & Tell.
In an effort to include all members, we encourage you to try some of our suggested techniques. If you do not “Google”, please use our Guild Library or books and magazines that you already own. There are also great classes offered at our local quilt shops.

The Economy Block, also known as Square in a Square is this month’s topic. Here are a few websites to enjoy.
https://catbirdquilts.wordpress.com/2014/01/26/economy-block-any-size-with-cheat-sheet/
http://www.redpepperquilts.com/2013/08/economy-block-quilt-in-progress-tutorial.html
http://www.sewcanshe.com/blog/2015/2/28/classic-blocks-fresh-fabric-for-march-the-economy-block
1000+ images about Fussy Squares & Economy Blocks on Pinterest | Block quilt, Modern prints and Baby eyes

I plan to use this block in my Medallion Quilt. As you will see on Pinterest, this simple block, often made from scraps, can produce many looks, simply by your fabric &color choices.

We hope that you enjoy this new format for Block of the Month! & look forward to future Show & Tell.

Carol & Deb

 

 

 

10 INCH SQUARE WORKSHOP NOTES   from November 2016 Meeting

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using-10-inch-squares-double-slice-layer-cake

Beth Abbott’s 10 inch demos
Disappearing pinwheel sampler quilt pattern
BLOCK OF THE MONTH  2016-2017

This year at Limestone Quilter’s Guild , as a  Block of the Month project, we will be designing our own Medallion Quilts.

It will allow each of us to decide on the style, colours, quilt size, to try new techniques, use variations of quilt blocks, and show what simple math can do for us.

Each month Deb Flood and Carol Garner will guide you through the process.

We have two planning/sewing/help days booked at the Odessa Hall.
The first date is Thursday 29 September 2016.

Please drop by the BOM table from 6:30 to 7 at our meeting to see what we have planned. Sign up for a year of fun – to learn and share tips with fellow quilters.

Together, we will make beautiful quilts!

Carol & Deb

 

 

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5 Responses to Block of the Month

  1. Elaine Munro says:

    In September I was looking for a lug a mug pattern, found your site and downloaded the instructions for your September BOM. I now take my mug in its lovely new holder to both quilting clubs I belong to and to our local SWRI group meetings. We want to give members of the Fife SWRI patterns for lug a mugs and I said I would contact you and ask if you had any objections to our copying your pattern and giving copies to our members. I do hope you will say yes because its the best pattern I’ve seen and far superior to the last one I did! If you do give us permission to use the pattern it will be made clear to our members that it originated in Canada – as, of course, did the WI!

    • Hi Elaine, I emailed the Lug-a-mug pattern writer, Diane Hogan. She gives you permission to share the pattern with your quilt group. Here is what she wrote in her response:

      “Wow! I have absolutely no objections to anyone using the mug carrier pattern or any other BOM pattern!! I actually searched the Internet for mug carrier patterns, found several, and basically took the parts that I liked and modified the pattern until I had one I liked! Nice that she asked permission to use the pattern. Diane Hogan”

      So, there you have it. Thanks for the feedback about the pattern. Send me pictures of your completed Lug-a-mug and I will share them with Diane.

      Thanks

      Ariane Kring
      Webmaster
      Limestone Quilters’ Guild
      Kingston, Ontario
      Canada

  2. Dot says:

    Hello,I just found your site and read about the Lug A Mug pattern,but can’t find it anywhere. Is this still available ?? I sure hope so.
    TIA,
    Dot

  3. Kathryn Breau says:

    Hi

    I recently joined the Limestone Quilters Guild and I am trying to do the Block of the Month – the Cathy Price Quilt pattern.
    I am not able to find the posting/link to get the two patterns that it was said were posted already. The patterns were the Lone Starburst and one other one.
    Could you please advise me of the link/address.

    Thank You Kathy

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