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Block of the Month.


The Quiltessential Co. Block of the Month Club runs from January through December. Each year there is a different theme and a different ruler. Ingrid designs 12 blocks and by the end of the year participants have 12 blocks to use in a quilt, a wall hanging, a runner, place mats or whatever other project might be imagined. *If you are from out of town, you can pay for the blocks to be mailed to you. Out of town? We will mail the blocks to you - call the store for details. Want to pay for the whole year and just pick up when convenient? We do that too!

BOM 2021: RULES AND TIPS

This year our theme is VIRTUAL TRAVEL: BRIGHTON BEACH, CAYMAN ISLANDS AND FLORIDA KEYS

The completed block is to be returned by the registrant on the next meeting date to get your reward discount. DURING COVID this is the 1st Friday or Saturday 10:30-4:30 AFTER COVID (1st Thursday of the month between 6:00 – 8:00 pm or 1st Friday of the month between 10:00 am – 6:00)

  • The blocks will not be distributed earlier than stated above.
  • After Covid: Stay for new tips and hints on the new block and at that time you will receive the next block fabrics and instructions. *During Covid demos will be on YouTube. *These are at scheduled times, see bottom of the page.

Sign up and first block $10.50. If you follow the above simple rules, your other blocks will only cost $4.99 each (this is your $2 reward for completing your block!). If you do not manage to keep within the guidelines but still want to stay in the club and receive your block, you must pay $6.99 for your next block package. Upon receiving your January BOM you will receive a “coupon” with two uses. If you are late or on vacation you can “cash” in the coupon and still receive the block at the discounted price.

If for any reason you need to “drop-out” of Block of the month, we do require two months’ notice with payment. If you are away for any reason, we are always happy to keep your blocks for you, please let us know if you are gone for an extended period.

At the end of the twelve months you will have made twelve blocks, and there are optional classes that you can take to finish your quilt, with a variety of sashing and border techniques. If you just want ideas, they will be available, and if you wish to do your own thing with your blocks you can do that too! I design a specific block of the month booklet with at least 15 designs for you to use to finish your blocks into a quilt or project. 

First block and instructions are available starting January 8th at 10:30 am. We have included dates for the next few months but will update everyone on dates when we can meet in person again! These are the times you are to show your completed block (in-person) and also pick up the new one.

February and for the rest of the year until we are safe to meet:

DATES: FEB. 5 & 6, MARCH 5 & 6, APRIL 2 & 3, MAY 7 & 8 … hoping we are normal again!

BAGS – PLEASE RETURN ZIP-LOCKS FOR REUSE
TIPS AND TRICKS FOR THE YEAR CHECK OUT THIS YOUTUBE

Tips and Tricks: YouTube from Creative Grids below:

 


Brighton Beach
Brighton Beach names
Cayman Islands
Cayman Islands
Florida Keys
Florida Keys

 

February 2021 BOM video

2021 JANUARY BLOCK OF THE MONTH
Check out our July BOM YouTube
June 2020 YouTube video
Cut center 3 1/2" not 3 1/4" as stated...sorry!

May 2020 Block of the Month Video
April 2020 Block of the month video
December Block of the Month 2020 video. Check out our new BOM colours and sign up for 2021 see details below.
November Block of the month video


October Block of the Month YouTube
Block of the Month September YouTube to watch

Block of the Month YouTube August 2020