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Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32547
Phone: (850) 243-8261
Email:
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Block of the Month


Block of the Month meetings are every 3rd Wednesday at 10am or at 6pm


 Charmed Adventures - by Hoopsisters (On Going)

 

 

 

This beautiful “in the hoop” embroidered quilt can be done in 5”, 6”, 7”, 8” or 9” blocks giving you a size that can be a wall hanging to a bed size quilt. This quilt has many different techniques. You will be doing some paper piecing and machine piecing prior to finishing some of the blocks in the embroidery machine. Most blocks take 30 minutes or less to stitch out. This 10- month BOM began in April 2017 for $18 per month.








Stitcher's Garden - by The Stitch Connection (On Going)

 

 

Join us for this 12 month Block of the Month that focuses on using various stitch techniques and specialty feet on your sewing machine. You will create these beautiful blocks and embellish them with decorative stitch techniques. Kits will be available. This BOM begins in June 2017. First month is $45.00 for all the background, and $14.00 per month for months 2 -12.







It's a Mystery 2017 Bloom Creek Station (On Going)

 Sorry, can’t show you a picture of this one, it’s a Mystery! Bloom Creek Station is using the two great lines this year. The first is Authentic by Sweetwater and will be a Black & White Quilt and the second is a line from Debbie Maddy called Shibori and will be a White & Navy quilt. There are two sizes to choose from Queen 84” x 84” and the Lap 60 x 72. All fabric is purchased up front so you can cut each month. Approx cost $160 for Queen and $115 for Lap. Sign up quickly we will only have so many kits available


Awesome Ocean - by Elizabeth Hartman (On Going)

  Awesome Ocean is a 9 Month Block of the Month program. The Awesome Ocean quilt was designed by Elizabeth Hartman and features her new Reef Collection from Robert Kaufman Fabrics.

This delightful sampler quilt features Elizabeth Hartman's newest animal block designs including Octavian, Salty, Puffy, Angelica, Preppy the Whale, Chuckles, Mr. Manatee, Tony the Turtle and Kelp! All blocks are sewn with simple straight and diagonal seams. No templates or paper piecing required! The Awesome Ocean quilt is made using fabrics from Elizabeth's Reef collection for Robert Kaufman Fabrics, as well as Kona cotton solid coordinates and Essex linen blend. The background fabric is also Robert Kaufman's Essex yarn-dyed linen blend. The pattern includes a fabric chart with easy-to-follow letter and number codes to ensure you can duplicate the fabric placement. Our block of the month program includes the pattern booklet plus all the original fabrics for the quilt top and binding. The 71" x 83" quilt is perfect for a Twin bed or to use as a sofa/large lap quilt.






Bel Canto (Upcoming)

 
Bel Canto means "beautiful singing" in Italian. This program will have your sewing machine singing an opera of its own! From Daniela Stout, this warm, inviting design comes together quickly by using strip sets to make the six different block sets, then finishing instructions and fabrics. In just seven short months, you have a king-sized quilt that will have you singing your own bel canto. It's bellissimo! The finished quilt measures 110" x 110.Cozy Quilt uses 2 1/2" strips and yardage from new Timeless Treasure batiks. The actual colors are Navy, blue, tans, and golds (the picture does not show the true colors). This is a 7-month BOM and will be starting in the 1st quarter of 2018. Cost will be $45 per month.




 

Jingle all the Way – Kimberbell (On Going)

We will be starting this 12-month series in November or December this year. This great quilt comes with choices. You can do the sewing version or the embroidery machine version. We are still waiting for the fabric to arrive. Sign up is available but the specifics and costs aren’t available yet.







 

2018 Embroidered Block of the Month – Hoopsisters (Upcoming)

 Join us in celebrating Hoopsisters 10 year anniversary by doing this 10-month BOM. This quilt is a gorgeous 2 fabric quilt. It is available in 5”, 6”, 7”, 8”, and 9” block sizes. We will be including the border with our program. It will begin around March 2018 and will be $18.00 per month.







Tranquility (Upcoming)

 Tranquility designed by Toni Steere and Jenny Foltz of Wing and a Prayer Design features the Tranquility collection designed by Wing and a Prayer for Timeless Treasures. The palette ranges from aqua to deep sea blues on a foundation of sandy creams and beiges with coral accents. This program includes your pattern and all the original fabrics needed to make the quilt top, borders, and binding. The finished size is 106" x 106". The Tranquility quilt is made using traditional piecing. Helpful tools - the designers used the Creative Grids Ultimate Flying Geese Ruler and they like the no-slip feature it provides when squaring up geese. They also found the Creative Grids 4 1/2" Square Ruler helpful for squaring up block components. 

For the 12 month program you will be charged $22.95 per month. This block of the month will begin in March 2018.