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2015 Block of the MonthThe blocks and colors shown below make up the 2015 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 up of original designs from across the web, Education Committee Members, and designs from Marcia Hohn of Quilter's Cache. All links go directly to the blocks on their respective websites or open a PDF.
The blocks pictured were made by the members of the Education Committee.
Each month you can make up to two of the designated block, to submit for the monthly block drawing.
This year the block sizes vary each month! All submitted blocks must equal the unfinished size listed under each block.

January - Snowball by Marcia Hohn of Quilter's Cache

January - Snowballs

Unfinished Size - 12 1/2"
Background - White
Snowballs - Assorted blues

February - Bargello Block by Amy of 13 Spools


Unfinished Size - 7 1/2" x 14 1/2"
Background - Dark Blue (almost Black) Batik
Northern Lights - Assorted Light to Medium Batiks in Blues, Greens, and Purples

March - Alaska by Marcia Hohn of Quilter's Cache


Unfinished Size - 10 1/2"
Background (Color 1) - Pale Pink, Light Blue, or Lavender Batiks
Color 2 - Maroon
Color 3 - White

April - Buena Park Irises by Lyn Brown of Lyn Brown's Quilting Blog


Note: Skip the Corners on the background in the pattern!

Unfinished Size - 12 1/2" x 17 1/2"
Background - Light Blue Batik
Iris - One Light or Medium Purple Batik, and One Dark Purple Batik
Leaves - Green Batik

May - Alaska Homestead by Marcia Hohn of Quilter's Cache


Unfinished Size - 10 1/2"
Background (Color 3) - Off White
Color 1 - Greens
Color 2 - Blue

June - Cabin in the Mountains (Log Cabin Bear) by Ruth Sielaff


Unfinished Size - 12 1/2"
Center - Light Yellow or Green
Log Cabin Strips - Off Whites and Greens
Bear - Brown
Tree - Dark Green

July - Fish a modified version of Marcia Hohn's Fish Block


Unfinished Size - 16 1/2"
Background - Blue Green
Fish Bodies - Red Fairy Frost
Fin - Silver Fairy Frost

August - Violet by Jean-sophie Wood of Black Lotto


Unfinished Size - 12 1/2"
Background - Tone-on-tone White
Flower - Light or medium Blue
Center - Yellow

September - Random Bamboo AKA Scrappy Strips Block (Birch Trees) by HeatherK of Stash Bee


Unfinished Size - 15 1/2"
Background - Dark Green
Trees - Scraps of Blue Greys, Creams, Tans, and Black.

October - Bear Tracks by Marcia Hohn of Quilter's Cache


Unfinished Size - 12 1/2"
Background (Color 3) - White
Color 1 - Bear Print
Color 2 - Something Bears Eat

November - North Wind by Marcia Hohn of Quilter's Cache


Unfinished Size - 12 1/2"
Colors - Two Contrasting Blues

December - Arkansas Snowflake by Marcia Hohn of Quilter's Cache


Note - Additional Download - Paper piecing templates - The templates on Marcia Hohn's site do not print right.

Unfinished Size - 9 1/2"
Background - Tone-on-tone White
Colors - One Purple and one Blue

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
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