Block of the Month

Pride and Joy by Kim Diehl

Size: 64½" x 64½" 
Start Month: Immediately
Length: 6 Months
Cost: $34.99 per month (shipping is available for $6 per month)


Designed by Kim Diehl, the Pride and Joy block of the month features Kim's latest fabric collection called Helping Hands.  Our block of the month kits will include the same fabrics used by the designer and shown in the picture above.  We do not make substitutions. Each month you will receive a pattern and the fabric needed to complete that part of the six month series. Your final kit will also include the fabric needed to bind the quilt. Backing may be purchased separately and four yards are needed.


Solstice by Fourth and Sixth Designs

Size: 63" x 71"
Start Month: Immediately
Length: 6 Months
Cost: $29.99 per month (shipping is available for $5 per month)


This block of the month contains batik fabrics for the quilt top and binding.  The fabrics are part of the Solstice fabric collection designed by Fourth and Sixth Designs for Island Batik fabrics.  The pattern for the edge painted applique project is also included in the kit.  Backing is not included and must be purchased separately (4 yards are needed).  The fabric in our kits are the same batiks used by the pattern designers.  We do not make substitutions.  Shipping on the block of the month is $5 per month.  A coordinating Aurifil thread kit is available as an optional item.  Regular price is $ 132 for the 12 spool set of 40wt thread.  You may purchase the thread set for the special price of $105 when purchased in conjunction with the Solstice kit.   The thread set includes 12 large spools of 40wt 100% cotton thread in the following colors: 2260, 2692, 2630, 2625, 2021, 5024, 4012, 2975, 2335, 1158, 6726, 2370.


Bertie's Winter

Size: 28" x 34"
Start Month: Immediately
Length: 4 Months
Cost: Please call or e-mail the shop for pricing.


The Bertie's Winter pattern series from Bonnie Sullivan depicts Bertie enjoying the winter season. Each month you will be sent a pattern and the fabric you need to complete a portion of the quilt. The fabrics used in the quilt are all super soft Maywood Woolie and Shadowplay Flannels designed and selected by the designer, Bonnie Sullivan. This project also includes a button and bead pack to embellish your finished Bertie's Winter quilt. Bonnie has included bonus projects for each of the four patterns to show you other ways to use the same designs. Your final month's kit will also include fabric for the sashing and binding. A collection of coordinating Valdani 8 weight pearl cotton is available to BOM participants at a special price of $15 for the 4-pack of thread (regular price $22). Backing may be purchased separately.
Block of the Month Program Overview
Blocks for any block of the month project can be picked up at the shop starting on the 1st of each month or we'll be happy to ship them to you. When you register for any of the block of the month programs, you'll be agreeing to have your credit card charged each month if you have not picked up the block prior to the 15th of the month. Blocks being shipped will be sent between the 10th and 20th of each month.
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