Coming Soon – Server Maintenance

Coming Soon – Server Maintenance

Improving the castle where the Block Lotto lives The hosting provider for blocklotto.com will be updating our server in a few days. It is planned for MAY 8 and should last no more than 3...

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Coloring Sheet

Coloring Sheet

This is a two-for post: a coloring sheet for anyone who wants to play with quilt layout ideas for this month’s blocks, also a test post because someone was getting an error when they tried to upload an image 64 Tee Blocks to color Here’s the link to a printable coloring page (PDF) – Modified T Quilt Coloring...

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Ready, Set … Mail

Ready, Set … Mail

If you made and posted Twin Sisters blocks last month, you should have email from me with the mailing info. As usual, if you didn’t get the email or find any errors, be sure to let me know ASAP. Thanks in advance for mailing promptly so that Carol and Peggy can get started on their quilts! And Thanks again to Kathie for her great idea and taking care of the Block Lotto in...

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Tee Hee – May’s Block is Here

Tee Hee – May’s Block is Here

This month’s block is a variation of the traditional T block.Block directions are here:Modified TThe tag to use for posts about this block is Tee To make the most efficient use of fabric and technique, we’ll be making it in mirror image pairs from your choice of solid or tone-on-tone fabric + a contrasting light. The maximum number of blocks you can enter this month is 5 pairs (10 blocks). Making this block is an exercise in...

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March Mailing Info has been sent

March Mailing Info has been sent

If you are one of the 25 quilters who made and posted Wings of Spring blocks in March, you should have received email from me with the mailing info. If you didn’t receive it or found a mistake on the mailing info sheet, please let me know ASAP. Mistakes happen and I am human. Here’s one of my ideas for using Nann’s block, adding some plain background squares in a random arrangement. I called it Kaleidoscope–the name for...

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Sherry V’s First Blocks

Sherry V’s First Blocks

Sherry and I have been going back and forth this week, getting things set up for her. In case she has problems logging in or posting the photo of her two blocks, I wanted to make sure she met the deadline, so I’m posting for her. Welcome to the Block Lotto,...

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*You have Mail*

*You have Mail*

I suppose you have to be someone of a certain age to remember the origins of that greeting … and maybe to recognize Zippy who appeared on television in public service ads to introduce zip codes in the US starting in July 1963. I have emailed everyone who made blocks last month with the mailing info. As usual let me know ASAP if: You made blocks but didn’t receive the email from meAny of your info is incorrect I apologize for the...

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Block Lotto Catch-up

First, THANK YOU NANN for taking control of the Block Lotto for March. I love the Wings of Spring block. Because of some upcoming changes in my life, I am looking for a volunteer to lead the block lotto in April–do you have a 6-inch block idea that you think would be great for us? Let me know. Last, for those who are wondering where the mailing info for the February Alternate 9-Patch blocks … I am working on it. The winners have...

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