Win a Copy of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 6

What? Your candidate didn’t win on Tuesday? Or maybe he did? Either way, YOU could be a winner. We are giving away a FREE copy of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 6.

We were lucky enough to get a sneak peak at Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 6 — and there’s something for everyone. In fact, you will love the huge variety of blocks — from twists on the traditional to gorgeous appliqué to new and modern creations that you’ve never seen before. We spotted three blocks that show the huge variety you’ll find in this next collection of 100 blocks.

If you love scrappy style, why not try this block designed by Anita Grossman Solomon called Kaleidoscope Log Cabin. It combines traditional strip piecing techniques with paper piecing for what looks to be a quick-to-sew block to use up your growing scrap pile. (You do have a growing scrap pile, don’t you?) We love the randomness of the fabrics that went into this block. But note that the fabrics are dark on one side of the block and lighter on the other. There are probably many different ways that this block could be assembled into a quilt.

Or do you gravitate towards quilts that are more modern and geometric? Don’t you love this new block by Carolyn Beam, the creative editor at Quiltmaker magazine? Her block is called Disappearing Act and it’s a great block for featuring some unique fabrics — especially a focus fabric as the center square. Believe us when we say that this looks a lot more complicated than it is!


Of course we all love appliqué blocks, and this Prairie Flowers block by Peg Spradlin includes a twist with the prairie points that surround the appliqué design. Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 6 also included an example of how to quilt this block. We agree with them that it is a great design for trapunto quilting to add texture and dimension to the quilt. And did you know that you can easily do trapunto quilting using Handi Quilter’s longarm machines?

To have an opportunity to win a copy of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 6, simply leave a comment at the bottom of this post before midnight on Wednesday, November 14th to be part of the fun. Just hop over to the Quiltmaker blog, Quilty Pleasures, to see all of the blocks. And, of course, to find more chances to win.

Good luck! We’ll announce our winner on Thursday, November 15th.

**Update: No more entries! We announced our winner on 10/15. Thanks everyone who joined in the fun.**



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161 Responses to Win a Copy of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 6

  1. Nancy Danish says:

    What a great book I would love to have it my in my sewing room to look at and find more quilts to make.

  2. Dianna Swinney says:

    Need a creative idea for a quilt for my grandbaby coming in June. This book would be a good place to start the search….

  3. Michelle Bump says:

    I love quilting!

  4. Karen says:

    The blog hop was a lot of fun. I found many new blogs to bookmark and have discovered Quiltmakers magazine!

  5. Mary Cliff says:

    I love the way blocks are presented in this magazine. I can’t wait for the new one to be released.

  6. Marianne Anthony says:

    Beautiful quilt blocks.

  7. Beth B says:

    Thanks for the chance to win! Love the variety of blocks.

  8. DebrafromMD says:

    I love the Prairie Flowers block. I can see that going into my next project.

  9. Diane Joe says:

    These are amazing blocks. I’ve been quilting for 27 years, but I can always use a book that will renew my creative juices.

  10. Deb Bryner says:

    What a fun way to use my investment in my quilting future!!! I do have an extensive collection of fabric, I could use some more ideas to create memories. I love to quilt with my Fusion. Life without Quilting ~ I don’t think so!!