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Project

All my BOM blocks together

Project Description

What are you most proud of? Actually getting all the twenty blocks started and finished between 4th October and 25th October and catching up with the class. This is my probable layout. I'm quilting all the blocks separately with instructions from Leah Day's tutorial "Free Motion Quilting a Sampler" by the "quilt as you go" method as I think it will be easier for me to wrestle with small pieces rather than a large quilt as I've done before. Although I've sewn a border round most of the blocks, the last few have only two sides done as I ran out of the purple sashing fabric and have had to send away for some more. Never mind - I've plenty to get on with while I wait for the postman! What advice would you give someone starting this project? You'll learn an enormous amount from Amy's course if you're a beginner, or even if you're not., The videod instructions are so clear - she makes everything look so easy and her charming personality comes over so well. Don't worry if you've only just downloaded the course - it's yours for ever and it really doesn't matter when you start or finish as you can access it at any time and as many times as you want - and it's FREE!

What you will need

  • Mainly leftover pure cotton fabric from previous projects - Fabric Freedom's "Pure Velvet" and "Perfect Palette" plus cotton thread

Q&A with patz in suffolk

Janette Draper asked:
That is really pretty in the purples! Love it!!!
patz in suffolk answered:
Thank you! They look a bit more blue in the photo, but they really are purple - especially the sashing.
martij30 asked:
I love all the purples together, I can't believe you got this all done in less than a month!
patz in suffolk answered:
I didn't do much in the way of housework! Never mind - housework will still be there when I'm long forgotten! Thank you for your kind comments.
Maree2012 asked:
I am so behind! I have to do June blocks to October blocks yet. Your quilt is gonna be beautiful when you get it all done! I have also enrolled in Leah Days class. Hope you don't mind I am gonna follow your projects.
patz in suffolk answered:
Thank you - that's a real compliment! Don't worry about being behind - the tutorial will still be there, no matter how long it takes you! Good luck, and I shall be very interested to see how you're getting along!
banjolady asked:
What a regal quilt. It's beautiful
patz in suffolk answered:
Thank you - I just hope I don't spoil it with my free motion quilting!
JudyLCarter asked:
Your quilt is beautiful...purple is my favorite color and your use of it in this quilt is just awesome! Keep up the good work...
patz in suffolk answered:
Thank you - I think purple is a very popular colour, lots of people seem to have it as their favourite.

Skill Level

Intermediate