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Have you signed up for the Free I Love Home Block of the Month yet? No?? Just click here– it’s going to be so much fun!!

Yep, the BOM patterns and sew along are Free! Yippee! Want to get an optional kit to make a quilt just like the one below? Click here.


Let’s talk about fabrics, OK? One of the things I love best about quilting is how many different looks you get from the same pattern, just by choosing different fabrics. It’s always a lot of fun during our BOM events to see what everyone is doing! Today, I thought I’d show you a ton of ideas for making this year’s quilt. These all show a “focus” fabric in the center of the blocks, but of course you can also make the applique or embroidery option (included in the free pattern.)

So, let’s go!! (Get the fabric requirements here.)

Let’s start with Christmas fabrics!

Do you like traditional fabrics? Try something like this:

Are you in the mood for some 30’s fabrics??

I love these clear, refreshing blues:

And also these vibrant oranges and pinks:

Maybe you like a “shabby chic” look:

I happen to love a “cottage-y” style:

And here is a bit of “grunge”:

And some gorgeous modern prints:

Which do you like best? What are you planning to do for your I Love Home quilt?? Tell us in the comments, or in our Sew Quilty Friends Facebook group!