Category Archives: Block of the Month

2017 Canada Mystery Quilt 2.0

It’s hard to imagine that we started  this Canada Mystery Quilt in the fall of 2015.  I started a Canada Mystery Quilt group on my Facebook page in November 2015 in hopes that it would encourage everyone to keep up … Continue reading

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Canada Mystery Quilt 2017

Canadian designer Shania Sunga has designed a 13 block Canadian themed quilt to help us celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday on July 1, 2017.  Kits will be released every 6 weeks until April 2017, with a finishing kit arriving in May. … Continue reading

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2011-2012 BOM Reveal

  Twelve months after Maple Leaf Quilters launched the first BOM eight of the thirteen  quilters participating were able to gather on Protection Island to reveal their creations. In September 2011 the theme was revealed as stars and the yardage was given … Continue reading

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BOM: Borders with Cornerstones

The Quilter’s Constellation pictured above measures 52″ square. This was achieved using 13″ blocks & 2 1/2″ (inner) and 5 1/2″ (outer) borders. Through the discussion board I believe we have blocks measuring anywhere from 12″ to 13″ but there … Continue reading

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BOM 8th Star: Martha Washington

Look for the 9th BOM on May 1st. This Martha Washington Star was made using quick piecing for the Flying Geese and HST to make the Pinwheel inside the Sawtooth Star. It was much easier to keep the points doing … Continue reading

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BOM 7th Block: Galactic Star

Watch for next months block on April 1st. This is definitely a very orange star…I’m hoping that by the time I get done the 9th star I will have a colour wheel quilt.  I had very few oranges, just enough … Continue reading

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BOM 6th Block: Amish Star

This month we are going to make the Amish Star with a few HST’s measuring 1 1/2″ and some Flying Geese. It also looks pretty cool with the colours reversed but I’ve kept with the theme of having the light … Continue reading

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Electric Quilt 7 or EQ7

This week I’m putting together the instructions for the 6th block in the Quilter’s Constellation.  It’s a funny thing how one BOM can turn into 3 in one month. This weekend I know at least two quilters who will be making their … Continue reading

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BOM 5th Block: Sawtooth Star

Happy New Year everyone! Hope you all had a very Merry Christmas and we wish you all the best in 2012. If you have been as busy as Joan and I have then I think you’ll like the idea of … Continue reading

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BOM 4th Block: Simplex Star

Since it’s December I’m sure many of you have lots of holiday stuff going on so we are going to keep it simple. This months block is the Simplex Star, a very easy block using HST’s (half square triangles) and squares. … Continue reading

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