September 2016 Block Lotto

For the month of September, we're doing the Twizzle block by Buttons and Butterflys. (at time of post, this pattern is free from the Craftsy site) @eyecandyquilts posted her version on Instagram and we decided this would be a fun skill builder block. How many of us have done half-rectangle triangle blocks? Hm? Update: Here … Continue reading September 2016 Block Lotto

October 2016 Block Lotto

This month, we'll be working on curves. But these are gentleĀ curves. Fabric provided by the guild is a light grey Kona solid (thank you, Karen for cutting and making templates). From your stash, use a brightly colored solid to coordinate. Karen M. picked out this month's block and was inspired by Verena's simply colorful blogĀ about … Continue reading October 2016 Block Lotto

July 2016 Block Lotto

First, Apologies for the lateness of this post! This month's Block Lotto is a nine-patch that's a PLUS! Material provided: Kona Dahlia or Kona Heliotrope Material from your stash: neutral low volume Finished block size: 12" Instructions: Option 1: Low Volume Cross From purple: cut 4-41/2" Squares From low volume neutral: cut 5 - 41/2" … Continue reading July 2016 Block Lotto

June 2016 Block Lotto

This month's Block Lotto is a tiny dip in the world of improv piecing. The basic block is Crosscut Blocks by @aquilterstable (link to incredible tutorial). Our colors are Kona Denim for the background and fabrics that coordinate with Kona Pomegranate and Kona Sprout. In addition to the background fabric you received, you'll need 1" strips of coordinating … Continue reading June 2016 Block Lotto

May 2016 Block Lotto

May's Block Lotto is a pattern from Molli Sparkles, called Jagged Little Pill. The guidelines: Use Kona Steel provided as the background and choose fabrics from your stash that coordinate with Kona Red and Kona Aqua. Cutting instructions and block construction can be found on Molli Sparkles Tutorial Page. Bring your finished block to the … Continue reading May 2016 Block Lotto