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The blocks and colors shown below make up the 2018 Block of the Month program for the Valley Quilter's Guild in Palmer, Alaska. Click on the block names or photos to go to the block instructions. This grouping of blocks is made of designs representing states significant to the Education Committee members. All links go directly to the blocks on their respective websites or open a YouTube video.

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At the 2017 December Membership Meeting, the Education Committee presented the 2018 Blocks of the Month in a special program. All blocks and quilts were made by the Education Committee. You can see pictures of this fun event in the Education Gallery.
 
Reminders
Each month you can make up to two of the designated block or two sets if the pattern creates two blocks, to submit for the monthly block drawing.
 
The block sizes vary each month! All submitted blocks must equal the unfinished size listed under each block and follow the example blocks color layout unless noted.

January - South Dakota

01 Jan

Note: Pinwheels can twirl in any direction.
Unfinished Size - 12 1/2"
Light Fabric - White
Medium Fabric - Gold
Dark Fabric - Blue

February - Minnesota Stars

02 Feb 

Unfinished Size - 12 1/2"
Background - White
Colors - Maroon & Gold

March - Rocky Road to California

03 Mar

Unfinished Size - 12 1/2"
Background - Striped fabric that goes with Red
Color - Red

April - Alaska Homestead

04 Apr 

Unfinished Size - 10 1/2"
Background - Yellow
Color - Two Blues

May - Beehive for Utah

05 May

Unfinished Size - 10 1/2"
Background - Cream
Color - Four Yellows & Black

June - Pennsylvania Parade

06 Jun

Unfinished Size - 12 1/2"
Colors - Parade Yellow, Purple & Black

July - Oklahoma Twister

07 July

Unfinished Size - 12 1/2"
Background & Medium Fabrics - Scrappy Whites
Dark Fabric - Scrappy Blues & Reds

August - Nevada

08 Aug 

Pattern Correction: Cut four 2 1/2" medium fabric squares instead of one.
Unfinished Size - 9 1/2"
Colors - Light, Medium, & Dark Purples

September - Ohio Star

09 Sept

Unfinished Size - 12 1/2"
Light - Cream
Dark - Fall Colors

October - Oregon

10 Oct

Unfinished Size - 10 1/2"
Colors - Dark & Light Greens

November - Colorado Beauty

11 Nov

Unfinished Size - 12 1/2"
Background - White
Colors - Yellow & Dark Blue

December - Michigan

12 Dec  

Unfinished Sizes - Large Block 9 1/2"
Background - Christmas Fabric
Ribbon - Red

February Membership Meeting

Things to Bring

  1. Name Tag
  2. Fat Quarter - Stripe Fabric
  3. Block of the Month
  4. Service Items
  5. Bucket List
February Block of The Month


02 Feb

February Fat Quarter - Stripe Fabric

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