Posts Tagged ‘Block of the month’

Simple Quilt

Simple quilt of squares and four patch. Color placement is key.

Corner Closeup

Light block give the illusion of borders.

Back of quilt

Simple quilting gives a look of lace on the back.

Block of the Month

Block of the Month

Closeup of borders

Closeup of borders

Block Closeup

Feathers to accent the corner setting around the blocks.

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I will be teaching a Block of the Month at Pine Tree Quilt Shop in Salem, NH. The BOM is using the Stonehenge collection.DSCN1185DSCN1188
This BOM was designed by Marti Michell using her template sets B & template set D.  At first I was hesitant to attempt this quilt.  I have never used templates.  I started quilting after the introduction of the rotary cutter.  I like the speed of using the rotary cutter and felt using templates was a step back.  Boy was I wrong.

Marti has a video on her website showing you how to use her templates.  After viewing the video, using the templates seemed lest daunting.  The template have you cut off the corners so lining up the pieces is much easier.  This makes for more accurate piecing and less bulk in your seems.

Some of the blocks I would not want to attempt without the templates.  BOM BlockCutting the dark grey kite shapes, then setting them in the block is easy using the template.

The template sets come with instructions and additional block ideas.  You can use the templates to make many more quilts.

Contact the shop for more information and to sign up for the class.

See you there.


If you can’t find the templates locally, click template set B or template set D to purchase from Amazon

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