Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour Road Rally: Volume 16, Day 4


Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour Road Rally: Volume 16, Day 4

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

Today we are going to continue the tour of a sampling of the designer blocks from Volume 16 of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks. We have blocks from 8 contributing designers. We’re having fun finding the blocks in our guidebook (our copy of the issue) as we continue the tour. If today is the first day you’ve joined our tour don’t miss visiting the blocks from Day 1, Day 2 and Day 3 to see what you have missed.

Are you ready? We’re on the road again for day 4!

Please, don’t drive by the block stops! With each of the blocks we’re giving you a link to the designers’ blog posts so you can learn more about the inspiration behind their block design, examples of quilt designs using the blocks and a lot more. Some designers will give you a chance to win prizes from their blog site; some are giving you an answer to one of the daily questions so you can enter the drawing for one of the grand prize giveaways at the end of the week.

100-blocks-day-1-vol-16-cover-200pxNeed a guide book to give you details about the blocks?
Travel with your copy of Volume 16 of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks. It’s available on newsstands now, or you can download a copy from The Quilting Company by clicking here. Or order a print version here.

Before we join the rally, let me remind to collect treasures to participate in the Rally Souvenir Hunt. If you’ve been participating every day, you can skip over this part. ☺ We’re also giving away 3 grand prizes at the end of the rally. Join the adventure each day for a chance at a grand prize. See details below.

Let’s get on the road for our 4th day of travel. There’s so much to see!
Here are the souvenirs you should look for today.


On the road again!

100-blocks-day-1-block-brunzBlock #1559
Designed by: Cynthia Brunz, Cynthia Designs

Heart Chain is a traditionally pieced heart with four smaller hearts inside it. Cynthia used Quilter’s Linen from Robert Kaufman Fabrics to make her block. The hearts are made with Stitch & Flip units so they are easy-peasy.

100-blocks-day-1-block-colleranBlock #1560
Designed by: Kate Colleran, Seams Like a Dream

Do you see the butterfly in Butterfly Wings? Kate used several fabrics to make her fun block; Hopscotch by Jamie Fingal and Dots (both from RJR Fabrics), Stitch from Timeless Treasures and Harmony from Quilting Treasures.

100-blocks-day-1-block-corryBlock #1561
Designed by: Melissa Corry, Happy Quilting

Isn’t Eight Ball a wonderful block? Melissa made her version with Bella Solids from Moda Fabrics. This block could be the perfect beginning for one of those hard-to-come-up-with-the-idea gifts for guys.

100-blocks-day-1-block-dolingerBlock #1530
Designed by: Abigail Dolinger

Beacons in the Fog – what an awesome block. Abigail pieced hers from prints and batiks from Wilmington Prints. Or you could start with a couple of basics and use lots of scraps.

100-blocks-day-1-block-fuchsBlock #1566
Designed by: Yvonne Fuchs, Quilting Jetgirl

Clasp is a graphic block that will make a striking quilt. Yvonne used Kona Cotton Solids from Robert Kaufman to make her blue and gray version. Can you imagine it in other colors?

100-blocks-day-1-block-garduniaBlock #1567
Designed by: Leila Gardunia

A dark fabric, a medium fabric and a light background fabric; that’s all you need for this easy-to-make block. Leila stitched Rocky Road with fabric from Cotton + Steel Fabrics.

100-blocks-day-1-block-nolanBlock #1581
Designed by: Melva Nolan

Melva adapted the classic log cabin block to make Pumpkin Log. Can it be a decoration for your fall sweatshirt, or perhaps a tote bag or placemats or a table runner? Let your imagination run wild.

100-blocks-day-1-block-wiensBlock #1597
Designed by: Anne Wiens, Sweetgrass Creative Designs

Starshine is a perfect place to fussy cut a special fabric like Anne did with the butterfly print for the center square of her block.

Whew! We’ve made it to the end of our fourth travel day.
Lots more travel fun tomorrow so be sure to …

Join us for Day 5 of the Block Tour Road Rally!

100-blocks-day-1-vol-16-cover-200pxYou 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.

Before you leave, be sure to enter your name for the daily giveaway by clicking the image below and answering the question: What do you like best about our 100 Blocks publication?

100-blocks-day-survey-callHold on! The car is still moving!! Did you enter the daily giveaway?

  • 2 winners will receive a copy of Vol.16, and Tonga Treat pack from Timeless Treasures.
  • 2 winners will receive a copy of Vol.16, and fabric bundle from Island Batik.
  • 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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Comments (5)

  • Rommy v

    I like your Blog tour. All the different styles and designers ….Great !!! . Thank you so much for this fantastic happening on internet

    November 16, 2017 at 10:35 pm
  • Sandy A

    I love all the different techniques that are shown with the blocks, especially the mixed techniques. It give me so many ideas on things to try out!

    November 17, 2017 at 12:57 am
  • Karen M

    My favorite thing about the 100 Blocks magazine is the awesome inspiration!

    November 17, 2017 at 9:51 pm
  • Paige A

    Lovely blocks today! Heart Chain is so creative and perfect for Valentine’s Day!

    November 18, 2017 at 4:24 am
  • Jitka O

    I love blog hops and desiners articles about theirs blocks. I enjoy most pieced blocks.

    November 18, 2017 at 1:36 pm

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