We have several Block of the Month programs. See below for a photo and brief description of each of these beautiful quilts.
Call us at (518) 767-2040 to register and begin receiving the Block of the Month of your choice.
Friendship Square is a foundation paper pieced Block of the Month program. Each month you receive 1800s reproduction fabric and foundation paper piecing patters to make four 6” blocks. This is an ongoing BOM. You tell us when you want to start and when you want to end. Make anything from a table runner to a king size quilt! Cost: $10 per month. (Pictured below are examples of two paper pieced blocks for one month.)
Perfect for the holiday season with trees, trains and so much more! This quilt was designed by Jason Yenter and uses his fabric line, Peaceful Holiday, from In the Beginning Fabrics. The program includes the book and the fabric for the top and binding. Techniques used include piecing, paper piecing and fusible applique. Includes all fabric for the top and binding. Finished quilt: 81” x 81”; 5-month BOM; $43 per month.
Hattie’s Garden is a gorgeous appliqué project which consists of 21 blocks showcasing 10 different flowers. Ten of the blocks are baskets with flowers and ten of the blocks are flowers from a corner triangle. The center medallion has a basket full of all the flowers used in the other blocks. Includes all fabric for the top and binding. Finished quilt: 70” x 70”; 12-month BOM; $18 per month. Sign up!
This Block of the Month uses traditional quilt block designs but it is also a learning experience. This Freedom Bound quilt honors the story of Hannah Cummings Cotton, her plantation life, her children, and her journey to Ohio, leaving the chains of slavery behind. Monthly, you will receive directions by Denice Lipscomb of Common Threads Quilting and a chapter about slave Hannah Cummings Cotton’s journey to freedom, as well as the fabric you need to complete the block. Finished quilt: 72” x 72”; 12-month BOM; $26 per month. Call to begin working on this gorgeous quilt. Stop by the store to see the quilt in person.
Star Spangled Liberty is an Americana celebration quilt, bursting with patriotic pride! As a unique row quilt, the design features a vertical “quilter’s flag” and six horizontal star rows. The center row features several flag/star blocks and patriotic parade pinwheels, along with the option of appliqued “America” and stars, or more pieced star/flag blocks and pinwheels. The Star Spangled Liberty collection is a beautiful array of assorted red, light and blue prints created especially by Pam Buda for this BOM program quilt. Short anecdotal historical paragraphs are included about early American history relating to the creation of the first Stars & Stripe flag, the Pledge of Allegiance, the National Anthem, and first flag maker, Betsy Ross. Includes all fabric for top and binding. Finished quilt: 75” x 78”; 9-month BOM; $28 per month. Stop by to see the quilt in person. Sign up anytime!
Bird Walk features River Rock Primo Batiks from Marcus Fabrics and was designed by Lisa Norton and Lora Zmak of Material Girlfriends Patterns. This beautiful quilt features a variety of pieced appliqued and paper pieced blocks. The pieced block all have bird names including Duck Track, Bird’s Nest, Hummingbird, Darting Birds, Duck Foot and Return of the Swallows. Includes pattern and all fabrics for the top and binding. Finished quilt: 50” x 60”; 12-month BOM; $19 per month. Begins January 2017.
Combine fabric from the Old Sturbridge Village collection by Judie Rothermel for Marcus Fabrics with a traditional medallion sampler design and you get Mill Girls Holiday! The pattern is by Nancy Rink and includes historian Oliver Rink’s introductory essay on the Lowell Factory System and the Mills Girls who worked there. It includes actual letters written by the Mill Girls themselves. Includes pattern and all fabrics for the top and binding. Finished quilt: 96” x 96”; 10-month BOM; $28 per month. Start this quilt soon so it will be ready for the 2017 holidays!
This is a wonderful block of the month by Kim Diehl! The program features patchwork blocks with classic motifs loved by generations of quiltmakers. Each month for five months, you will stitch a different style house block. In the sixth month you will be piecing the border and assembling the quilt top. The quilt uses Kim Diehl’s fabric line called Katie’s Cupboard. Includes pattern and all fabric for top and binding. Finished quilt: 66 ½” x 66 ½”; 6-month BOM; $34 per month. Sign up anytime!