Presenting the third installment of my 10 month Block of the Month. Starting today, Sept 1, 2017, the patterns for four blocks will be free for one month after which they will got into my online store where they are available for $5.
Blocks for Month 3
You may wonder how I selected the order of the blocks. There is absolutely no rhyme or reason to how the four blocks are grouped each month.
I just started sewing blocks.
When a block was finished I put it on my design wall so I could monitor fabric placement – my goal being that participants could make the quilt with a fat quarter bundle of Vintage 30s Ruby’s Treasures (plus background fabric). I didn’t want to use up one fabric too early in the process leaving none for later blocks.
Since I am alternating my pieced blocks with the appliqued Ruby’s Farm Life and Ruby’s Flower Garden panel blocks I noticed that the green fabrics were dominating so I became more selective about which pieced blocks included green.
Once a block was tested I sent the rough draft directions to a graphic artist (my very own daughter Sarah!) and they got numbered in the order I sent them.
That’s why a group of four blocks has no specific connection.
I’m sewing my blocks together in numerical order but, of course, you may sew your blocks in any order you’d like.
If you have been collecting patterns but haven’t begun to sew yet this might be the perfect month to start because the patterns are relatively simple.
Before you head over to get this month’s patterns read this:
Note: The system for downloading the patterns has been updated. Effective this month when you click on the link you will be directed to my online store. Simply click on the item to put the patterns in your shopping cart then check out following the prompts. Since it’s free payment information will not be collected. Once completed a page will pop up with a link to download the pattern. Click on that link and your pattern should download automatically. You will also receive an email with the same link.
The reason for the change is that I found it was taking me a long time to get the patterns posted due to having to go back to previous social media postings to change the links once the free month was over. This way I will be able to change it in one place which means you will get the patterns on time.
To download 30s Sampler BOM Month 3 patterns click here.
To download the general information about the program click here.
If you missed the patterns for Month 1 you may purchase them here.
If you missed the patterns for Month 2 you may purchase them here.