We are nearing the end of the A-B-C Challenge. It isn’t to late to join the fun. The challenge is still going strong and in the home stretch! Bring your ABC Blocks for July to the July 7 meeting. These blocks should start with S & T

S blocks:

  • Sarah’s Choice 12″ (from Quilter’s Cache)
  • Sawtooth Star (from Around the Block)
  • Schoenrock Cross 14″, paper pieced  (from Quilter’s Cache) 
  • Scottie Dog 10″ (from Quilter’s Cache)
  • Scrappy Star 6″ (from Quilter’s Cache) 
  • Square on Square (from Around the Block)
  • Snail’s Trail (from Around the Block)
  • Spiderweb 6″ or 12″ block (from Quilter’s Cache)
  • Steps to the Altar (from Around the Block)
  • Sugar Bowl (from Around the Block)
  • Summer Winds (from Around the Block)

Some examples of T blocks are:

  • Tallahassee 8″ or 12″, paper pieced  (from Quilter’s Cache)
  • Tea Basket 12″ (from Quilter’s Cache)
  • Tea Leaf (from Around the Block)
  • Thousand Pyramids 12″ (from Quilter’s Cache)
  • Thrifty (from Around the Block)
  • Tippecanoe and Tyler, Too 12″ (from Quilter’s Cache)
  • Towers of Camelot 12″ (from Quilter’s Cache)
  • Trees in the Park 12″ (from Quilter’s Cache)
  • True Blue (from Around the Block)
  • Tudor Rose 12″  (from Quilter’s Cache)
  • Turnstile (from Around the Block)
  • Twinkling Star (from Around the Block)
  • Twister (from Around the Block)

Below are a few of the many block resources available to inspire you:

  • 1000 Great Quilt Blocks by Maggi McCormick Gordon
  • Around the Block with Judy Hopkins: 200 Rotary Cut Blocks in 6 Sizes by Judy Hopkins
  • Around the Block Again: More Rotary Cut Blocks from Judy Hopkins by Judy Hopkins
  • The Civil War Love Letter Quilt: 121Quilt Blocks Inspired by Love and War by Rosemary Youngs
  • The Farmer’s Wife Sampler Quilt: 55 letters and the 111 Blocks they Inspired by Laurie Hird
  • Japanese Quilt Blocks to Mix & Match by Susan Briscoe
  • Judy Martin’s Ultimate Book of Quilt Block Patterns by Judy Martin
  • Modern Quilt Blocks: 99 Quilt Blocks from your Favorite Designers by Susanne Woods
  • Once More Around the Block by Judy Hopkins
  • The Quilter’s Album of Blocks and Borders by Jinny Beyer (out of print)
  • The Quilter’s Album of Patchwork Patterns: 4044 Pieced Blocks for Quilters by Jinny Beyer (2009) – you NEED this book if you don’t have it.
  • Quilter’s Cache website

So, go forth and make blocks. You can do it. Have fun, use great fabric. Enjoy!