Postal Office and fees

Karen and anyone living overseas! Don’t feel you have to donate your blocks because of postage; you should hold your head up and participate fully. All of us can take turns mailing out of the country. Each time I mail an envelope or package I marvel that someone is willing to take it from my home town and hand deliver it to my recipient. wherever they live in the world, in just a matter of days/weeks and charge such a tiny bit for the...

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All May blocks so far…

Hi everyone, Here is the latest list for this month of May. Please let me know if I have missed anyone, I may have missed a post somewhere. Barbara Post 6 Marsha.reeves 7 Cathy L.(in LA) 4 Moira Mc Spadden 4 Kathy L (from Allentown ) 6 Margaret .rolfe 6 QuiltLady 10 7 Peggy 4 Cathy Kizerman 9 Myrna 9 elizabeth.clarke 7 Linda.Newman 7 Nann Hilyard 8 Su Kay 123 9 Sue. Kooiman 9 Julianne  9 Kristin.stonham 9 Teresa.dodson 6 Terry 3 Kathy. Snider 9...

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A Rainbow Scraps Idea

A Rainbow Scraps Idea

I think it was Kathie who mentioned using this month’s block to use up scraps.  I thought that was a great idea, then thought about a quilt made from scrappy monochrome blocks and came up with this layout for a 60-inch square quilt using 64 six-inch rail variation blocks and a 6 inch white border.  If you are Zig-Zag-adverse, you could consider it. SaveSave...

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Sophie: Catching Up with all of you.

Sophie: Catching Up with all of you.

A hideous allergy season in Santa Fe on top of some demanding work and health challenges has left me out of the loop.  I woke up early–way too early–this morning, so I’m playing a little catch-up with all of you. First, welcome BETH who not only is joining the Block Lotto this month, but is leading our session! You are a brave woman to make the leap from lurker to leader and volunteer in one fell swoop.  For those that are having problems...

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May block details

Hi, Just adding that we will be capping this months blocks at 9 per person White homespun is simply a plain white cotton fabric suitable for quilting, Kona and other brands are all fine, just no prints please.   Blocks in the draw for this month are. Barbara Post      6           Peggy      4 Cathy Kizerian   9          Myrna        9 elizabeth.clark  8           Linda.Newman   7 Nann. Hilyard    8           Su Kay123       9...

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Last Call for April Blocks – Noon & Light

Hello Quilters! Tomorrow is the 30th and I will be drawing for two winners at 1:30 PM (PDT).  I won’t be near a computer till then. So if you haven’t finished your Noon and Light blocks (or want to add more), you have until 12 Noon to get them posted. In the meantime, please check out the list of blocks donated this month (the link is in At a Glance) to make sure you are listed correctly.  Thank you for...

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Hooray?

Hooray?

I am so excited to have won the Susannah blocks!! (On April 1st. Hmmm.) I love the on point setting and found these 2 diagrams on www.generations-quilt-patterns.com: With and without...

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Last Call for Susannah!

Hi Ladies! Did you think this month would never end?!? LOL – I did! Anyway, tomorrow is the 31st and I will be drawing for two winners at noon (MDT). So if you haven’t finished your Susannah blocks (or want to add more), you have until then to get them posted. In the meantime, please check out the list of blocks donated this month (the link is in At a Glance) to make sure you are listed correctly. We are up to 91 blocks so far. Wow! And...

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Some Scrappy Inspiration

Some Scrappy Inspiration

I was googling images of Oh Susannah quilts and found an interesting blog post with this scrappy version (with blocks set on point) … and a dozen others that were made from blocks donated for charity quilts.   Read more (and check out more of the quilts) here – Scrappy Susannah...

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resizing photo via email

resizing photo via email

 Robin, The first upload seemed to work but then my page would not post. I got out of Block Lotto and go in again as the publishing attempt continued to be trying to upload. This time I went to the media page and clicked on the photo I had loaded from my iPhoto.  I will try to post again and see what happens this time.  Thanks for your help with this. :)Carol  ...

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