Mailing Info for May’s T-Blocks

Mailing Info for May’s T-Blocks

If you made and posted Modified T-Blocks last month, you should have email from me with the mailing info. Because these were made in pairs, I am asking that you send them in pairs. So, for example, if you made 6 blocks (3 pairs), you’ll be sending 4 to one winner and 2 to the other. As usual, please take a look at your info to make sure I didn’t make any mistakes and let me know ASAP if I did....

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Va Va Voom – It’s June

Va Va Voom – It’s June

I’m calling this a Vee block–accepting that you all may think my imagination has run dry as I move from last month’s Tee block … There are lots of ways to construct it, and I’ll post more about that later, but let’s start by considering Paper Foundation Piecing. You can download the paper foundation pattern here: Vee Block Foundation After you print it, be sure to measure to confirm that the outside square in the...

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*** May Winners ***

*** May Winners ***

We made and post 94 blocks this month. The winners, chosen by the random number generator site random.org are … Kathie – 48 blocksMyrna – 46 blocks Kathie and Myrna can expect email from me later today. I’ll try to get the mailing info out to everyone sometime this weekend. And for our JUNE blocks, here’s a hint: Think...

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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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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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May Block List

I hope this month’s block suits you to a Tee and this list will grow quickly. Total blocks – 94 Barb P – 4 (donate)Cathy K – 10Cathy L – 10Elizabeth – 10Jackie – 8 ** Newbie **Karen N – 6Kathie L – 6 ** Winner **Margaret – 4Myrna – 8 ** Winner **Nann – 10Peggy – 4Robin – 6Teresa – 6 Vivi –...

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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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Twin Sisters Block Count – April 2019

The following Twin Sisters blocks have been posted on the blog as of April 29 and will be entered in the April 30 drawing, or donated if so indicated. There are currently 77 blocks for the drawing and 11 blocks for donation. There are still a few days to enter yours! For the drawing: Barb K. 2 Barbara P. 4 Carol 2 *** WINNER*** Cathy K. 9 Elizabeth 9 Julie W. 6 Kathy S. 4 Linda W. 4 Margaret R. 4 Marsha 3 Nann 9 Peggy 4 *** WINNER*** Robin 4 Su...

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April 2019 block – Twin Sisters

April 2019 block – Twin Sisters

April’s block is going to be a two-color block of blue and white. The block name is Twin Sisters. While I love scrappy quilts, two-color quilts are also a favorite. This month’s block incorporates both because the winner will be able to make a scrappy blue and white quilt. The fabric guidelines are below and included in the print-friendly  block directions. Twin Sisters Instructions Fabric Guidelines: Background – The...

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March winners!

Thanks to Sophie for keeping the spreadsheet more carefully than I. The Random Number Generator did its thing and, randomly, the winners are K’s: Karen B — 39 blocks; Kathy S. — 39 blocks; Kathie — 40 blocks. Congratulations to...

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