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Block of the Month 2006
9-9-9
9 Patch blocks - 9 Months - 9 Blocks

designed by Susan Druding for Equilters.com & QFaD

1-March  2-April  3-May  4-June  5-July  6-August 
7-September  8-October  9 - November, The Last Block
 

About this Project - All Nine Blocks are now up!

Time to share photos! I've received one finished quilt top photo so far, I'd love to have more to show. Just the blocks or the assembled top photos are welcome!
Email to
me at quilting -at- equilters.com.

The idea for this Block of the Month series came up in our Quilting Forum at Delphi (QFaD for short) and I decided to design a quilt which would be easy enough for novice quilters, but fun for more experienced quilters.

The size will be a queen size quilt when you are done.

The finished size of the quilt with a 3" border would be 90" x 102". The blocks are 12" blocks.

All blocks will be based on the 9 patch and each block will have directions posted to make each block, so with more than one way to assemble them.

I have a page of fabric ideas - there are theoretically 12 different fabrics used for the quilt. But, you could use less and if you love the scrappy quilt look as I do, you can pull from your stash, trade with friends and use as many fabrics as you wish to fill in the various colorways and contrasting fabrics.

Watch for the Gallery to see what fabrics other quilters have used in their BOM quilts.

There are 5 sample quilt top layouts to give you an idea of how the final quilt could look (this is not a Mystery Quilt so I'm showing you the end now).
See the Quilt Tops HERE.

I also am posting a linear version of the quilt for you to print out and color in with colored pencils to help your planning. I'll put it up on a web page, but also on a PDF page for easier printing.
Linear version of Quilt Top for coloring is here

A quilt top layout showing where the blocks are placed is here.

I hope to see photos shared of your blocks as you go along as well as quilt top photos!  Even the fabrics you choose laid out to share ideas would be fun to see and I'd love to post those.

This page will act as an INDEX as the 9 blocks go up and also as you send any photos of Work In Progress!

Isolated Fabrics in the 12 areas are shown here in diagrams

BLOCK #1 - Simple Nine Patch (March)

Block #2 - Shoo Fly Block (April)

Block #3 - Grecian Square (May)

Block #4 - Maple Leaf (June)

Block #5 - Contrary Wife (July)

Block #6 - Hourglass Block (August)

Block #7 - Arkansas Snowflake (September)

Block #8 - Ice Cream Cones (October)

Block #9 - Ohio Star (November)
The Final Block!

 

I hope you enjoyed the 9-9-9 BOM Project!

We have some Blocks Photos to share
- we'd love to have more in the BOM2006 Gallery

Susan Druding

Quilting Forum at Delphi (QFaD)
Come and visit!
It's free to join and full of friendly,
lively quilt discussions and swaps.
We'll be talking about this BOM 2006 project, too

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http://forums.delphiforums.com/quilting_forum

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our Quilting Forum at Delphi (QFaD),
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copyright 2006 Susan C. Druding - www.equilters.com
This BOM series is not to be reproduced without permission - Guilds or Quilting Groups may ask for guidelines for use by email to quilting -at- equilters.com