2014 Lotto Block Index

2014 Lotto Block Index

This post will be updated throughout the year with the list of blocks we make in 2014.  Blocks this year will be one of three sizes: 7-inch square 7 by 14-inch square 14-inch square   January – Double Chevron Double Chevron Quilt Block Pattern  Double Chevron blog posts   February – Bead-on-a-String Bead-on-a-String Block Pattern Bead blog posts   March – Star Chain Star Chain Block Pattern  Star Chain blog posts April  – Triangles in a Square Triangles in a Square Block Directions  Triangles in a Square blog posts   May – Diagonal Bars Diagonal Bars Block Pattern  Diagonal Bars blog posts June – Sunrise Summer Sunrise Guidelines with links to templates Sunrise block related blog posts July – Spokes Spokes  Block Pattern Spokes blog posts August – Little Windows Little Windows Block Pattern Little Windows blog posts September – Sweet Dreams Sweet Dreams Block Pattern on Quilter’s Cache Sweet Dreams blog posts October – Woven Bars Woven Bars Pattern Woven Bars blog posts November – Easy X Easy X Block Pattern Easy X blog posts December – Big O Big O Block Pattern Big O blog...

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2013 Lotto Block Index

2013 Lotto Block Index

In 2013, we made these 6-inch by 9-inch rectangular blocks for the Block Lotto. January – Tall Shoo Fly Shoo Fly blog posts Tall Shoo Fly Directions   February – Low Volume String Heart String Hearts blog posts String Heart Block Directions   March – Steps Variation Steps posts Steps Block Directions    April – Bird       Bird Block posts Bird Block Directions   May – Trio of Geese Trio of Geese blog posts Trio of Geese Block Directions    June – Tall Ship       Tall Ships blog posts Tall Ship Block Directions   July – I-Spy House I-spy House blog posts I-Spy House Block Directions   August – Tall Star  Tall Stars blog postsTall Star guidelines   September – Boomer and Boomerette       Boomer-Boomerette blog postsBoomer Back-to-School Block   October – Oak Leaf Oak Leaf blog postsOak Leaf Block Directions    November – Banded Basket Banded Basket blog postsBanded Basket Block Directions    December – To be announced December 1    Stripes blog posts Stripes Block...

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2012 Lotto Block Index

2012 Lotto Block Index

In 2012, we made these 9-inch blocks for the Block Lotto. January – 9-inch Eclipse blocks All the Eclipse blocks Eclipse variation guidelines February – 9-inch Heart Sampler blocks (Quilter’s Choice) Heart Sampler guidelines March – 9 inch Scrappy Triangles blocks All the Scrappy Triangle Blocks Scrappy Triangle Guidelines April – 9-inch Hot-Crossed 9-Patch blocks All the Hot Crossed 9-Patches Hot Crossed 9-Patch Tutorial May – 9-inch Liberated 5-point Stars All the 5-Point Star Blocks Slash Star Directions June – 9-inch Simplified Schoolhouse blocks All the Schoolhouse blocks Schoolhouse block Directions July – 9-inch Silly String blocks All the Silly String blocks Silly String Block Directions August – 9-inch Jacob’s Ladder blocks All the Cool Ladders Jacob’s Ladder Block Directions September – 9-inch  3-D Flower blocks All the 3-D Flowers 3-D Flower block Directions October – 9-inch  Split Star     All the Split Stars Split Star Directions November – 9-inch  Improv Mug     All the Mugs Block Pattern December – 9-inch  Star-Crossed       All the Star-Crossed blocks...

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2011 Lotto Block Index

2011 Lotto Block Index

In 2011, we made these blocks for the Block Lotto. January – 10-inch Stacks blocks All the Bright Stacks Stacks Block Directions February – 6 x 8-inch String Hearts blocks All the String Hearts String Heart Block Directions March – 8 inch Disappearing 4-Patch blocks All the D4P Blocks D4P Block Directions April – 6-inch Modern Clover blocks All the Clover blocks Modern Clover Directions May – 9-inch Pineapple Blossom blocks All the Pineapple Blossoms Pineapple Blossom Directions June – 6 x 9 inch 3-Patch Rectangle blocks All the 3-Patch blocks 3-Patch Rectangle Directions July – 8-inch (ish)  Liberated Checkerboard blocks All the Checkerboard blocks Liberated Checkerboard Directions August – 8-inch Violet blocks All the Violet blocks Violet Block Directions September – 8-inch  Curved Rail blocks All the Curved Rails Curved Rail Directions October – 8-inch  Quilter’s Choice blocks All the Sampler blocks Block Guidelines November – 12-inch  Scrappy trips blocks All the Scrappy Trips STATW Directions December – no lotto...

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2010 Lotto Block Index

2010 Lotto Block Index

In 2010, we made these blocks for the Block Lotto. January – 8-inch Tic-Tac-Toe blocks All the Tic-Tac-Toes blocks TIc-Tac-Toe Directions February – 6 inch high “love letters” (free-pieced word blocks) All the Love Letters Word block Info March – 9 inch Scrap Strips Pairs (for a Log Cabin Quilt with Attitude) All the Scrap Strip Squares Block Info April – 8-inch Wonky Fly blocks All the Wonky Fly blocks Wonky Fly Directions May – 7-inch Reeds blocks All the Reeds blocks Reeds Directions June – 6 x 8 inch Liberated Basket blocks All the Basket blocks Liberated Basket Directions July – 8-inch Fireworks blocks All the Fireworks blocks Fireworks Directions August – 9-inch Log Cabin Rose blocks All the Rose blocks Rose Block Directions September – 8-inch Liberated House blocks All the House blocks Wonky House Directions October – 9-inch Variable Star blocks All the Variable Stars Star Block Directions November- 12-inch Sampler blocks with String Corners All the Sampler Blocks String Corners Directions December -6-inch wide Free-Style Trees blocks All the Tree Blocks Basic Tree Block Directions Adding Complexity to your Tree...

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2009 Lotto Block Index

2009 Lotto Block Index

In 2009, we made these blocks for the Block Lotto. They are all 6 inch blocks (finished size.) January – Plaid Bow Ties More Bow Tie photosBow Tie Block Directions February – Heart in a Snowball More Heart Block PhotosHeart Block Directions March – Jeweled Flying Geese Variation More Geese Block PhotosGeese Block Directions April – Thrifty More Thrifty Block PhotosThrifty Block Directions May – Floral Cactus Pot More Cactus Pot Block PhotosCactus Pot Block Directions June – 30’s Sampler Blocks More Sampler Block Photos July – Oklahoma Boomer More Boomer Block PhotosBoomer Block Directions August – Log Cabin More Log Cabin Block PhotosLog Cabin Block Notes September – Asian Star (aka Sawtooth Star or Square and Points) More Asian Star Block PhotosStar Block Directions October – Milky Way More Milky Way Block PhotosMilky Way Block Directions November – Spool Block More Spool Block PhotosSpool Block Directions December – Polka Dot More Polka Dot PhotosPolka Dot Block Notes The number and diversity of blocks we’ve made over the years is really quite remarkable. To see all the Lotto Block Index posts, follow the label Quilt Block Index. There is also an illustrated alphabetic list of all the blocks we’ve made with links to the block patterns on the Block Patterns...

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2008 Lotto Block Index

2008 Lotto Block Index

Here are the blocks we made for the Block Lotto in 2008: January – Light and Dark String Block Pairs More String Block PhotosString Block Directions February – Scrappy Heart More Heart Block PhotosScrappy Heart Directions March – Floral Shoo Fly More Shoo Fly PhotosShoo Fly Block Directions April – Scrappy 16-Patch More 16-Patch Block Photos16-Patch Directions May – Buckeye Beauty Block Pairs More Buckeye Beauty PhotosBuckeye Beauty Directions June – Stamp Basket (with handle variations) More Basket Block PhotosStamp Basket Block Directions July – Quilter’s Choice Sampler More Sampler Block Photos August – Framed Pinwheel More Pinwheel Block PhotosFramed Pinwheel Directions September – Cracker More Cracker Block PhotosCracker Block Directions October – Darting Birds More Darting Bird PhotosDarting Bird Directions November – Amish House More House Block PhotosAmish House Block Template December – Yankee Puzzle More Yankee Puzzle PhotosYankee Puzzle Block Directions The number and diversity of blocks we’ve made over the years is really quite remarkable. To see all the Lotto Block Index posts, follow the label Quilt Block Index. There is also an illustrated alphabetic list of all the blocks we’ve made with links to the block patterns on the Block Patterns...

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2007 Lotto Block Index

2007 Lotto Block Index

These are the blocks we made for the Block Lotto in 2007. They range in size from 6-to15 inches (finished size). January – Double 4-PatchPairs More Double 4-Patch PhotosDouble 4-Patch Directions February – Pinwheel More Pinwheel Block PhotosPinwheel Directions March – I-Spy Snowball More Snowball Block PhotosSnowball Block Directions April – Maple Leaf More Maple Leaf Block PhotosMaple Leaf Block Directions May – Scrappy Basket More Basket Block PhotosScrappy Basket Block Directions June – 9-Patch in a Square More 9-Patch in a Square Photos9-Patch in a Square Directions July – Purple Posy More Purple Posy PhotosPurple Posy Directions August – Asian Attic Windows More Attic Windows PhotosAttic Windows Directions September – Ohio Star More Ohio Star Block PhotosOhio Star Directions October – Batik Sawtooth Star More Star Block PhotosSawtooth Star Directions November – Dutchman’s Puzzle More Dutchman’s Puzzle PhotosDutchman’s Puzzle Directions (No Block Lotto in December) The number and diversity of blocks we’ve made over the years is really quite remarkable. To see all the Lotto Block Index posts, follow the label Quilt Block Index. There is also an illustrated alphabetic list of all the blocks we’ve made with links to the block patterns on the Block Patterns...

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2006 Lotto Block Index

2006 Lotto Block Index

These are the blocks we made for the Block Lotto in 2006. We continued with 10 inch blocks (finished size), made from patterns on the Quilter’s Cache Web site. You can also find all the blocks from this year (and 2005) in the Flickr collection, 2005-2006 Block Lotto. January – Home Circle More Home Circle Block PhotosHome Circle Directions February – Hope of Hartford More Hope of Hartford PhotosHope of Hartford Directions March – Queen Charlotte’s Crown More Charlotte’s Crown PhotosQCC Block Directions April – Johnny ‘Round the Corner More JRtC Block PhotosDirections for Johnny ‘Round the Corner May – Grandmother’s Choice More Grandmother’s Choice PhotosGrandmother’s Choice Directions June – Scottie Dog More Scottie Dog Block PhotosScottie Dog Directions July – That 30’s Thing More That 30’s Thing Block PhotosThat 30’s Thing Directions August – Nine O’Clock More Nine O’Clock BlocksDirections for Nine O’Clock September – Goshen Star More Goshen Star PhotosGoshen Star Directions October – Broken Arrows More Broken Arrows PhotosBroken Arrows Directions November – Hearth & Home More Hearth & Home PhotosHearth & Home Directions We did not make blocks in December, 2006. The number and diversity of blocks we’ve made over the years is really quite remarkable. To see all the Lotto Block Index posts, follow the label Quilt Block Index. There is also an illustrated alphabetic list of all the blocks we’ve made with links to the block patterns on the Block Patterns...

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2005 Lotto Block Index

2005 Lotto Block Index

I restarted the Block Lotto in August, 2005, in response to requests on the quilting forum for more beginner-friendly swaps. Here are the blocks we made those first five months. All the blocks are 10 inch squares (finished size). We used block patterns from the Quilter’s Cache Web site. You can also find all the blocks from this year (and 2006) in the Flickr collection, 2005-2006 Block Lotto. August – Double Wrench More Double Wrench PhotosDouble Wrench Directions September – Watermill * More Watermill Block PhotosWatermill Block Directions October – Strips and Squares More Strips and SquaresStrips and Squares Directions November – Hard Times More Hard Times Block PhotosHard Times Directions December – Farmer’s Daughter More Farmer’s Daughter PhotosFarmer’s Daughter Directions We continued with 10 inch blocks for the block lotto in 2006. The number and diversity of blocks we’ve made over the years is really quite remarkable. To see all the Lotto Block Index posts, follow the label Quilt Block Index. There is also an illustrated alphabetic list of all the blocks we’ve made with links to the block patterns on the Block Patterns...

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2003 Lotto Block Index

2003 Lotto Block Index

All the blocks for the Block Lotto in 2003 were STAR blocks, ranging in size from 8-to-16 inches square (finished size). All the block patterns are found on the Quilter’s Cache Web site. January – Starflower More Starflower Block PhotosStarflower Block Directions February – Laced Star More Laced Star PhotosLaced Star Block Directions March – Army Star More Army Star PhotosArmy Star Block Directions April – Odd Fellows Chain More Odd Fellows Chain PhotosOdd Fellows Chain Directions May – Amish Dahlia More Amish Dahlia PhotosAmish Dahlia Directions June – Hope of Hartford More Hope of Hartford PhotosHope of Hartford Directions July – Christmas Quilt 2001 Block More Christmas Star PhotosChristmas Quilt 2001 Directions August – Prizes Only 2 Photos were recoveredPrizes Block Directions September – Arrowheads More Arrowheads Block PhotosArrowheads Block Directions October – Block photos were lost November – Marcia’s Whirling Star Only 1 Whirling Star block was made (by me)Whirling Star Directions December – Heavenly Stars More Heavenly Stars PhotosHeavenly Stars Block Directions Because of waning participation in 2003, I decided to stop, but offered other Swap hostesses on the quilting forum an opportunity to take over. The one who did continued for part of 2004–if those blocks and photo are available, I don’t have access to them, so there is no Lotto Block Index for 2004. The number and diversity of blocks we’ve made over the years is really quite remarkable. To see all the Lotto Block Index posts, follow the label Quilt Block Index. There is also an illustrated alphabetic list of all the blocks we’ve made with links to the block patterns on the Block Patterns...

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2002 Lotto Block Index

2002 Lotto Block Index

Here are the blocks we made in 2002, the first year of the Block Lotto. They are all 12 inch (finished size) blocks. All block patterns are from the Quilter’s Cache Web site. All the blocks made for Block Lotto 2002 were scrappy ones, with only Light and Dark placement specified in the guidelines. You can also find photos of all the blocks from this year in the Flickr collection, 2002 Block Lotto. January – Snowballs More Snowball Blocks PhotosSnowball Block Directions February – Anvil More Anvil Block PhotosAnvil Directions March – Monkey Wrench (aka Snails Trail) More Monkey Wrench PhotosMonkey Wrench Directions April – Annie’s Choice More Annie’s Choice PhotosAnnie’s Choice Block Directions May – Stamp Baskets More Basket Block PhotosStamp Basket Block Directions June – Ohio Star More Ohio Star PhotosOhio Star Block Directions July – Bow Ties More Bow Tie PhotosBow Tie Block Directions August –Grandmother’s Fan More Fan PhotosGrandmother’s Fan Directions September – Churn Dash More Churn Dash PhotosChurn Dash Directions October – Grandmother’s Favorite More Gramma’s Fav PhotosGF Block Directions November – Saw Toothed Square More Saw Toothed Square PhotosSaw Toothed Square Directions December – Union Squares More Union Squares PhotosUnion Squares Directions The number and diversity of blocks we’ve made over the years is really quite remarkable. To see all the Lotto Block Index posts, follow the label Quilt Block Index. There is also an illustrated alphabetic list of all the blocks we’ve made with links to the block patterns on the Block Patterns...

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