Are you ready for block #2?! Time for another free quilt block! PLEASE NOTE- I realize that there is A LOT OF INFORMATION IN THIS POST! PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO READ THROUGH IT ALL- Answers to most of your questions will be found in this post. Thanks!!

The second block for the Happy Little Things Free Block of the Month was sent out a short time ago. If you are signed up, please check your email for your pattern. (Please note- sometimes it can several hours for the email to reach your inbox. If you don’t have it yet, please be patient and check back a little later.)

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If you are NOT signed up yet, please fill in the box in the upper right side bar of THIS PAGE to get your FREE block patterns! NOTE- THE PATTERNS ARE NOT ON MY WEBSITE OR BLOG- YOU MUST SIGN UP TO RECEIVE THEM BY EMAIL.

Just ONE MORE THING- Please download and save the files to your computer immediately, so that you can find them when you need them. Don’t rely on trying to find the email with the links later- As many have found, emails tend to get lost, even when you put them in a special folder :)  As this event grows larger with more and more participants, it gets more difficult for me to reply to emails requesting that I re-send the patterns. THANKS SOOOOOO MUCH!!!!

Let’s get this party started!

The second block features this cute little tulip flower. This is the Cottage colorway, with a machine appliqued flower:

For the block piecing, we are doing Half SQUARE Triangles (HST’s), which we do quite often in quilting. Don’t let this intimidate you, it’s actually pretty fun!! I’ve created a tutorial and cheat sheet to walk you through it- I think you will find this super helpful!! Click HERE for the HST tutorial.

Members of The Art of Home Club also have the option of making bug blocks with exclusive Members Only patterns! Click here to learn more about The Art of Home Club! This block is an example of the Desert colorway.

**PS- We still have a FEW fabric kits available! Get yours now before they are sold out! You can choose from the Cottage or Desert Colorway!! Click here!

 

We LOVE seeing your blocks! Our Sew Quilty Friends Facebook group has been super active this year- I think we’ve got at least 200 different block photos there (and counting!!!) (You will notice some ladybug designs, they are from The Art of Home Club BONUS designs as mentioned above.) Here is a collage of some of them:

You can share your photos and/or see others’ photos here:

~~Sew Quilty Friends Facebook Group– Our Facebook group has been around for about 2 years now, and it is a ton of fun! It’s also a great place to ask questions about the BOM, or any quilt related questions. Join here and post your photos.

~~Instagram– post your photos to Instagram and tag #HappyLittleThings and mention me @JacquelynneSteves

~~Pinterest– use hashtags #HappyLittleThingsQuilt and #HappyLittleThingsBOM   See all of my photos here on the Happy Little Things Board 

***Even if you don’t choose to post your photos, please visit the sites above to see everyone’s work! It’s really a lot of fun!

OK- we gotta talk prizes! ‘Cause this is really great!!

This month’s prize is an Aurifil Designer Thread Box! The retail value of this prize is $50 US, and it’s open to U.S. and International entrants! Woo hoo!!!

Please visit the featured bloggers to enter the giveaway over on their blogs! (There is no giveaway here on my blog, you must visit the blogs below to enter).

You will love visiting the bloggers above- not just to enter the giveaway, but you may also be inspired to try a different technique or color combination- I know that they have really inspired me!!

We will be having FABULOUS giveaways this year! I am really excited about the prizes we are offering, you are going to LOVE them! Here are our sponsors- please visit their websites and see all the quilt-y and sewing goodness that they have to offer!

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OK peeps- It’s time to go make some blocks!!

 

 

 

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