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Can you believe we’ve come this far! Time just seems to be flying! This month, we will be working on the final 2 blocks of the Sew Sweet Simplicity Free Block of the Month. If you’ve just found us- Welcome! You can still sign up- you will receive ALL of the previous blocks PLUS a bonus tote bag pattern. Just click here to sign up for FREE. Next month, you will get the instructions to put your quilt together.

Now, something very important to share with you- After this Block of the Month event is over next month, the pattern links will be de-activated. So- you will want to save the PDF patterns to your computer, or print them out for safe keeping (I recommend doing both! Just to make sure!) You will have until mid- to late March to save your patterns. I recommend doing it now if you haven’t done so already for all of the previous patterns. PLEASE check the FAQ page for tips on how to download and save the patterns, how to find your patterns if you didn’t get the email, etc. Then, if none of those tips work, please email meDo not leave a comment here to tell me that you have not received your block– you will get a faster response if you email. (The emails with the patterns just went out, so if you haven’t gotten yours yet, please be patient- for some reason, we have found that it can sometimes take up to 24 hours for the emails to hit some inboxes.)

And so…. On to the fun!

All of my photos were taken after the quilting was done. My long-arm quilter did a phenomenal job- I just love both of my quilts! This is my Block 4 in the appliqued version:


And this is my Block 4 embroidered version:


Same exact block, done with different fabrics. By the way- I have LOVED seeing all of your blocks that you’ve been posting on my Facebook page! You should hop on over and take a look- you will be inspired!

If you are making the 6 Block Quilt, you will also be working on your Bonus Block #2. Here is my appliqued version:


And here is my embroidered version:


For those of you who have been asking- yes, I am working on a new Block of the Month for 2015! This one will probably start around May and will run for about 5 months. I will also have kits available- and the fabric is GORGEOUS.


There are 2 giveaways again this month, and both are open to both US and International readers. The first giveaway is two pretty and colorful patterns:

Sew Sweet Simplicity Free BOM-January Giveaway

To enter to win the patterns, please visit the blogs below- you can enter at each blog, so you will have lots of chances to win! (Please note that you can’t enter by commenting on THIS blog, you must go to the links listed below.)  You can also see how the different bloggers have made their blocks- there is so much variety, all of the blocks are different and unique and beautiful!

A Quilt and a Prayer

Lily Pad Quilting

Wedding Dress Blue

Garden Path Quilts

Upstairs Hobby Room

Mountain Quiltworks


Bejeweled Quilts


I am also giving away another fabric mini-kit, which contains precut fabrics to make Block 4- You could use it to make the tote bag, or for a pillow, wallhanging, etc.


For your chance to win the fabric mini-kit, you must comment on THIS blog post:

  • *Answer this question- If Hollywood were to make a movie about your life, who would play you?? (I’m looking forward to your answers on this one!)
  • *One winner will be chosen at random. Giveaway open until 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (New York City time) on Monday, February 2, 2015.
  • *Be sure that your email is included either in your comment, or in your profile. If I choose your name and cannot contact you immediately by email, I will choose another name.

Just for fun- I will answer the question too! When they make a movie about me (you know they will!!!!), I think I will have Valerie Bertonelli play me:


And obviously, my husband would be played by Colin Firth:


Good Luck!!

Have A Creative Day-BOMFlower_JacquelynneSteves