Thanks Margaret for last Hourglass

My last Hourglass blocks arrived from Australia today. Thank you Margaret, they look terrific. I’m looking forward to putting these together. There are so many setting possibilities. A final thanks to all the Block Lotto participants in 2019 and prior years. It’s been great...

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Hourglasses from many today

Thanks to Carol, Karen, and Peggy for the hourglass blocks that arrived today. I love them all. Your notes say how much you will miss Block Lotto, as will I. But the many nice quilts I’ve made for myself and others remind me of what fun we had. Kathie L. Allentown,...

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Four hourglasses

Four hourglasses

As a child I had a small hourglass and loved to watch the sand slip through the tiny opening. I think there will be many interesting ways to arrange these blocks. Here is one that I like. Kathie L in...

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Orphans no more

Orphans no more

I found a use for the orphan blocks that I won in February 2018. They made great centerpieces for placemats that I make each year for Meals on Wheels. Here are a few examples that will find their way onto tables this December. Thanks to all who participated that month. Kathie L in...

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Maple Leaves are falling

Maple Leaves are falling

I love fall and a quilt made with these blocks would be wonderful. One thing I like about Block Lotto is that my scraps get purposefully used up. When I picked a scrap of blue and a scrap of brown out of the bin, I decided I’d make as many blocks as I could to use the fabric up. With a bit of piecing to get that last 2-1/2 inch square, I had enough to make 7 blocks. I hope it is a lucky 7. Kathie L in...

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