Organizing Last Month’s blocks

Sorry for the delay everyone.  I have sent email to the winners to confirm mailing addresses and asking how many of their blocks they want to keep.  As soon as I’ve heard back from them, I’ll be able to send out the mailing information. Stay...

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Summer Reading correction

If you will be drawing templates for the Summer Reading block, note that the diagonal for the blue top and bottom pieces and the book cover pieces is 4-1/2″, not 4-1/4″.  [The width of the entire unit is 4-1/4″.] I’ve written the correction on the template sheet.  Block Lotto templates correction If you’re printing out the templates from the PDF you’ll be okay. Thanks to Julie W. for asking.  ...

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May winners

3 winners this month. 1st. Myrna 2nd Teresa.dodson 3rd Linda E Congratulations , you lucky ducks. Jean Sophie will let us know posting details etc. May I say a huge thankyou to you all for putting up with a non typing,non techno, quilter this month. I ‘m glad you all liked this block, we ended up with 171 blocks to give away.Not too shabby. Thanks to all the donors too,you really are generous. Massive thanks to Jean Sophie for holding my...

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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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Mailing Information for April Blocks

If you made and posted Noon and Light blocks in April, you should have received email from me with the mailing info. If you made blocks and DID NOT receive the email, let me know ASAP. If you did receive the email, please take a quick look at the information for you in the chart and let me know ASAP if there is an error. As many of us will be mailing blocks to Karen in South Africa this month, please plan to mail early so she gets them in a...

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May’s Block – Variation Rail block

May’s  Block – Variation Rail block

Rail Variation block 6 1/2 inches. This block is to use up your scraps of mid to dark blues and greens. The choice is yours as to how many squares are blue or green. *No light tone or colours please.* Don’t worry if prints are upside down or sideways, that just adds movement to the quilt. For 0ne Block we will need : 6 – 2 1/2 inch squares of blues and greens 1 – 6 1/2 x 2 1/2 inch rectangle of white homespun Using a 1/4 inch...

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April Winners

What lovely blocks you all made.  I put a slip of paper with your name for each block made and placed them in a box. My DH drew two names – 37 blocks to each winner.  And the winners are Karen N and Kristen S.  Congratulations, ladies!  Thank you all for allowing me to host this month.   And thanks to all the participants in this great...

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A reminder about names

This is a gentle reminder to be sure to identify yourself by name in your blog posts … and if you have a common name add something that uniquely identifies you, like Kathie from Allentown or Linda from the Big D. You can set up the display name to whatever you want, but if it doesn’t include your first name, be sure to “sign” your blog posts.  It will help the monthly Block Mom’s construct the list of blocks and...

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April Blocks Posted

April 2018 Blocks Posted This is our tally post for the April 2018 Night and Light Blocks posted. Total Blocks so far:   74   For a chance in the drawing: (58) Angie Nudge     1 Barbara Post    2 Julie Post          4 Kathie L            2 Peggy                4 Margaret R      2 Karen N           6 Nann H            4 Cathy K            6 Christa B          2 Cathy L             2 DesertSkyQ      1 Linda                4 Christa B       ...

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April Block is Here

April Block is Here

Welcome to April at Block Lotto. Let’s use up some scraps! Our April Block Lotto block is the traditional Noon and Light pattern. In keeping with springtime, find a yellow in your stash or scraps that you can use in this block as your background. You’ll need around a fat eighth. The rest of the pieces will be scraps – colors your choice. The finished blocks measures 9” – or 9 ½” unfinished. Here is the link for the PDF file: Scrappy...

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