BOMQAL 2022

 


In 2022, the Knoxville Modern Quilt Guild's annual quilt-along is a block of the month! From February to November, we will release one block pattern per month, and the plan is to make 3 of each block for a total of 30 blocks for the year. (That's a 5x6 block layout of 12-inch finished blocks, putting the finished quilt around 60x72 inches.)


BLOCK #1: GRADUATED GEESE

The first block we've chosen is Graduated Geese, using a free tutorial from the Boulder MQG (thanks quilty friends!) 

The instructions are posted here: https://bouldermqg.com/2018/07/29/august/

If you're using only 2 colors in your quilt, you can make all 3 blocks the same or swap your color placement for variety. For example, here's the block made up in Kona Pond and Peacock:


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BLOCK #2: CHAIN LINK

The second block is Chain Link, using a free tutorial from the Block Central index.

The instructions are posted here: https://www.blockcentral.com/qb-chainlink.shtml

If you're using only 2 colors in your quilt, you can make all 3 blocks the same or swap your color placement for variety.


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BLOCK #3: MODSQUARED

The third block is ModSquared, a free block available to members of the Modern Quilt Guild.

The instructions are posted here: https://community.themodernquiltguild.com/node/6241

Note that the center of the Square in a Square block should be a 3-1/8" square to preserve the points (not 3-1/4" as the pattern indicates).



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BLOCK #4: MODIFIED GRANNY SQUARE

The third block is the Modified Granny Square, a free tutorial created by KMQG Education Coordinator, Sarah Elliott.

The instructions are posted here: https://www.knoxvillemqg.com/2022/05/kmqg-block-of-month-2022-block-4.html



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BLOCK #5: COMING SOON!