Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour Road Rally: Volume 16, Day 3


Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour Road Rally: Volume 16, Day 3


Welcome back!

100-blocks-day-1-vol-16-cover-200pxCan you believe it? We are half way through the Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks blog tour for volume 16. We are really pleased you chose to join us on our road rally. We’ve toured 20 blocks this week so far and have another 9 blocks to share with you today. Our designers are waiting for you to make a block stop at their place to learn more about the inspiration of their design, pick up a few tips and techniques or look at ideas they have for a quilt using their block.

If you missed the first two days of the tour you can still visit the blocks from Day 1 of the tour and see the blocks showcased on Day 2. The latest issue of 100 Blocks is on the newsstand and you can download a copy from The Quilting Company by clicking here. Or order a print version here.

Tours are scheduled every day this week, so set your alarm to join us!

Enter to WIN one of the daily prize giveaways.
Join the SOUVENIR HUNT to enter 1 of 3 Grand Prize Giveaways.

Before we start the tour, check out below for the souvenirs we are looking for today.

Let’s get on the road!

http://www.quiltedblooms.comBlock #1523
Designed by: Paige Alexander, Quilted Blooms

Even though we just started our winter season we are always Waiting for Spring and the beauty of the spring flowers. Paige gathered a lovely bouquet of applique flowers with basics from RJR Fabrics and Cotton + Steel.

100-blocks-day-3-block-breclawBlock #1526
Designed by: Emily Breclaw, The Caffeinated Quilter

Make a Diamond Wreath for a modern twist of a holiday wreath. Emily’s design comes together with English Paper Pieced patches and yo-yos appliqued to a cream background.

100-blocks-day-3-block-brownBlock #1527
Designed by: Cheryl Brown, Quilter Chic

Calling All Monsters! You know who you are! Cheryl pulled out playful to create this fun whimsical design. How could any child be afraid of this little goblin?

100-blocks-day-3-block-hawkeyBlock #1534
Designed by: Meg Hawkey, Crabapple Hill Studio

Bring out your embroidery threads to create the unique centerpiece of Meg’s Halloween Mandala. Meg used Cosmo by Lecien to stitch her intricate design and then finished the block by surrounding it with pieced Flying Geese.

100-blocks-day-3-block-kratovilBlock #1538
Designed by: Debby Kratovil, Quilter by Design

The intricate beauty of Pentagon Wreath is created with fabric. Get this kaleidoscope effect by pairing Debby’s pentagon shape with Kismet and Fabracadabra, both by Paula Nadelstem for Benartex.100-blocks-day-3-block-maxwell

Block #1541
Designed by: Sarah Maxwell, Designs by Sarah J

Sarah created Fancy Frames to surround her fabric line, A Shout, A Whisper, A Text for Marcus Fabrics. Foundation sections give the edges to this block design.

100-blocks-day-3-block-parcelBlock #1529
Designed by: Sharon Denney Parcel, Yellow Cat Quilt Designs

Are you ready for the Galactic Voyager? Another foundation pieced design sets the cats in motion with Sharon’s block design and Cat Lady by Sara Watts for Cotton + Steel and Carkai by Carolyn Friedlander for Robert Kaufman.

100-blocks-day-3-block-parksBlock #1545
Designed by: Jenny Kae Parks, Jenny Kae Quilts

The quiet silhouette of a dainty flower against the soft hues of the setting sun create a unique Ombre Flower. Jenny set her flower apart with Gelato Ombre from Maywood Studio and a Kona Cotton Solid black from Robert Kaufman.

B100-blocks-day-3-block-vandenboschlock #1549
Designed by: Terri Vanden Bosch, Lizard Creek Quilting

Sky Diamonds accent the points of a star in Terri’s block design. Foundation piecing places the shapes of color to create a unique setting.

100-blocks-day-1-vol-16-cover-200pxDay 3 of the blog tour has ended; Day 4 is on the horizon. Come back for tomorrow’s Block Tour Road Rally for more blocks, more designer stops and more prizes!

You can find the pattern instructions to make all the blocks we’ve previewed today in Volume 16 of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks. Purchase your copy here.

Hold on! The car is still moving!!

Have you entered to WIN the daily giveaway? We’ve traveled a long way today. Be sure to enter your name for the daily giveaways by answering the questions “Which of the block stops did you enjoy the most, and why?” and “If the designer awoke one day as a flower, what flower would they choose to be?” by midnight at our Day 3 Entry Form. Winners will be chosen and announced tomorrow. Enter by midnight on Thursday, November 16th. Winners will be chosen and announced Friday, November 17th.

  • 100-blocks-day-survey-call2 winners will receive a copy of Vol.16, and fabric bundle from Robert Kaufman.
  • 3 winners will receive a copy of Vol.16 and quilty goodies from QM and the participating 100 Blocks Vol.16 designers.


Winners of the Volume 16 Day 1 Blog Tour Giveaways are:

  • Melissa T. of Loveland, CO
  • Dawn C. of Afton, NY
  • Mary-Carol S. of Las Vegas, NV
  • Jamie T. of Watertown, NY
  • Sabrina V. of Auburn, AL

Winners of the Volume 16 Day 2 Blog Tour Giveaways are:

  • Joyce M. of Selma, NC
  • Sylia S. of St. Louis, MO
  • Danette S. of Moneesen, PA
  • Penny B. of Cottonwood, CA
  • Mary C. of Walla Walla, WI

Winners of the Volume 16 Day 3 Blog Tour Giveaways are:

  • Kathy P. of Haxtun, CO
  • Diantha H. of Grand Isle, VT
  • Sharon B. of Lexington, KY
  • Deirdre O. of Arlington Heights, IL
  • Jamie T. of Watertown, NY

Winners of the Volume 16 Day 4 Blog Tour Giveaways are:

  • Kris S of Green Bay, WI
  • Gwen R. of Benton, AR
  • Christi S. of Shelby, NC
  • Pam of Ettrick, WI
  • A reader in Mill Spring, NC
  • A reader in Beaverton, OR
  • Debbie R. of Wichita, KS

Winners of the Volume 16 Day 5 Blog Tour Giveaways are:

  • Allison E. of Coopersburg, PA
  • Bobbie C. of Santee, CA
  • KJ in Langley, BC
  • A reader in Carson City, NV
  • Susan S. of Carriere, MS
  • Dana G. of Key Largo, FL
  • Diantha H. of Grand Isle, VT

Winners of the Volume 16 Blog Tour Giveaway Grand Prize are:

  • Judy R. of Beaverton, OR
  • Cindy L. of Oakland, ME
  • Sandra F. of Bakersfield, CA

Special thanks to the following participating designers and sponsors who contributed products for our daily and grand prize giveaways. Click on their name to go to their website to learn more about each of them!


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