GOALS are to build our
(1) increasing the difficulty of the blocks as the year goes
(2) highlighting a particular skill or technique each month.
General Guidelines &
Blocks will not be collected this year. Do what you'd like with
your blocks Make a quilt and donate it to one of our projects,
give it away as a gift for Christmas or another occasion or keep
it for yourself. It is your choice.
Each month bring your block
to the guild meeting and add it to the display of blocks so we
can all see the eye candy. The monthly deadline will also help
you complete this project by the end of the year.
The full sampler with consist
of 12 blocks given out December 2015 - November 2016. Instructions
for the setting and borders will also be provided in November
2016 to provide you time to finish your quilt before the end
of the year.
Fabric requirements will
be provided for each block (if you are doing scrappy) and the
yardage for the full quilt (if you want to use a collection).
Instructions will be provided
for 3", 6", 9", 12" and 15" finished
blocks. Full quilts using the provided setting will be:
14" x 17-1/2" for 3" blocks
- this would be quite challenging
27-1/2" x 34-1/2" for 6" blocks - nice wall hanging
41" x 51-1/2"" for 9" blocks - small lap
or crib quilt
54-1/2" x 68-1/2" for 12" blocks - lap quilt
68" x 85-1/2" for 15" blocks - twin bed quilt
Or use more or fewer blocks, for
Nine 9" blocks would be 41" x 41" - wheelchair
Twenty-four 6" blocks would be 34-1/2" x 48-1/2"
- small lap or crib quilt
Twenty 12" blocks would be 68-1/2" x 82-1/2" -
twin bed quilt
Nine 12" blocks would be 54-1/2" x 54-1/2" - lap
Four 6" blocks would be 20-1/2" x 20-1/2" - wallhanging
Diagrams will be shown
in gray tones. You will need to pick your own color scheme.
The gray tones will give
you an idea of the placement for dark, medium and light value
Color samples and other
settings will be posted on the website.
Have fun and enjoy the
Either Bonny or Jan (or
both) will be at each Open Sew to answer any questions. They
are both also available via phone or email to assist.
A step-out display will be available for each block at both guild
meetings and Open Sews.