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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: Finishing fabrics and designs will be available February - March 2022. We will let you know when we have more details. As we have many shipping problems at the moment, these times are uncertain. We are working on it!


This year our theme is BLACK

"You can wear black at any time. You can wear it at any age. You may wear it for almost any occasion; a 'little black frock' is essential to a woman's wardrobe"....Christian Dior

Choose:  INKY, NOCTURNAL AND SHADE - One block or all three?

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 AM – 5 PM AFTER COVID? (1st Thursday of the month between 5:30 – 8:00 pm or 1st Friday of the month between 10:00 am – 5:00 pm)

  • 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 $10.75. If you follow the above simple rules, your other blocks will only cost $5.49 each (this is your $2 reward for completing your block!). If you do not manage to keep within the guidelines but still want to receive your block, you must pay $7.49 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 pattern ideas 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 7th at 10 am. We have included dates for the next few months but will update everyone on dates if these change.  These are the times you are to show your completed block (in-person) and pick up the new one.

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

DATES: FEB. 4 & 5, MARCH 4 & 5, APRIL 8 & 9, MAY 13 & 14 (if there is a Red Deer Quilt Show), JUNE 3 & 4, JULY 8 & 9 (because of Canada Day), AUGUST 5 & 6, SEPTEMBER 2 & 3, OCTOBER 7 & 8, NOVEMBER 4 & 5, DECEMBER 2 & 3 … things may change if we are normal again!





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