You know how you see a new Block of the Month project and think "Oh, it's only one block per month. I can do that."
I'm sure I'm not the only quilter who has eight BOM projects underway. I've spend all weekend catching up on my Blocks of the Month. Being a "visual" person, I listed all of my BOMs on my project white board:
The Twisted Amish, 3D Sampler and Patchwork Party projects are one, two and three years old respectively. I've been working on the Farmer's Wife for three years -- but now that Marti Michell has written a conversion chart for the blocks to use her templates, it is going much faster.
Six blocks this month:
The Patchwork Party BOM also uses Marti Michell's templates. I love her technique, the pieces fit together like a dream!
Here is the latest Designer Mystery block:
I'm so glad I went ahead and pieced all the setting blocks. Two more months and this one will be ready to put together and quilt!
Here is one of the two block parties I joined this year at Ruth's Stitchery, Ryokan:
The newest in my BOM gallery is "Vintage Memories," using a gorgeous new collection by Marcus Brothers, "Gallery in Red and Blue" by Faye Burgos. I'm not a "blue" fan, but I had just finished a red and white quilt, so I decided to go with the blue colorway.
I'm hoping that having the list right there next to my cutting table will encourage me to keep up with all these BOM projects this year! For additional accountability, I'm linking up to Sinta's BOM Rehab at Pink Pincushion.
Only two more days to get your February UFO photos in for the parade!
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