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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.


Choice: MARENGO       ROCKET       SHADOWS  


          This year our theme is SHADES OF GREY.

Marengo: shade of grey (black with grey tinge). Sometimes the color is described as the color of wet asphalt, but we made it modern country. 

Rocket Metallic: purplish tone of grey. The color "rocket metallic" was formulated in 1999. We added a dash of metallic copper for our “Rocket”.

Shadows: Soft and discreet in the background.

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

  • The blocks will not be distributed earlier than 6pm on the first Thursday.
  • Stay for new tips and hints on the new block and at that time you will receive the next block fabrics and instructions. *These are at scheduled times, see bottom of the page.

If you follow the above simple rules, your other blocks will only cost $4.99 each, 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 to get your 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. 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!

First night demos are at 6:00, 6:30, 7:00, or 7:30 Thursday Jan 9th. First morning demos are at 10:30, 11:00 or 11:30 Friday Jan 10th - choose the best time for you. Thereafter you can drop in anytime on the first Thursday of the month between 6:00 pm and Friday at 6:00 pm to pick up your block.  The Demos are at 6:00, 6:30, 7:00 and 7:30 PM on Thursday and 10:30, 11:00 and 11:30 on Friday.

 In February and for the rest of the year it is a drop in event – just come at the demo times listed.

We are making 9 1/2” unfinished blocks with Jaybird Quilts “Sidekick” small ruler. You can pre-pay for your “Boo Boo Bundle” ready for January pick up. (There is a limited supply).

 Marengo 2020 BOMShadows 2020 BOMRocket Metallic 2020 BOM