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Block of the Month

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Moccasin Block of the Month Club (starts Jan. 2015)  Make classic skill-building blocks, then set them in a fun and funky way.  Instead of setting this BOM in a typical grid, the layout is based on the Japanese X&+ and Sister's Choice Blocks.  Within the framework of the inspiring quilt blocks, we create a stunning asymmetrical starburst to display the individual quilt blocks created each month.

Purchase the complete BOM Pattern Subscription in Print (Hard Copy) or PDF download here.  Begins January 2015.

*BOM Kits will also be available.  More information on fabric & pattern kits coming soon.

The Moccasin Blocks.

Most months participants will make 2 blocks - usually one in the yellow and one in the orange colorways.  In addition to working on traditional piecing techniques (half-square triangles, Flying Geese, Nine-Patch, Rail Fence, Diamond-in-the-Square), this BOM will challenge participants to tackle skill building blocks with strings, curves, triangles, and applique.

Skill level:  Intermediate


The Moccasin BOM contains:

  • 12 Block Patterns in 11 months (1 each month, Month 3 has 2 patterns)
  • Instructions for Assembling the Quilt Top 
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Other Gen X Quilters' BOMs
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 Vice Versa Block of the Month Sampler Quilt Pattern.  (This quilt pattern ran as a BOM Club in 2014.)  Make classic blocks and their inverse, then set them in a modern on-point setting.  Purchase the complete sampler pattern here or buy blocks individually here.

Instructions for 2 sizes provided:
 Lap.  57.5" x 57.5" (9" finished blocks)
 Large Twin  74.5" x 74.5" (12" finished blocks)

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 Sisters' Ten Block of the Month Sampler Quilt Pattern (This quilt pattern ran as a BOM Club in 2013.)  Make 10 classic blocks all named after important women (2 each month for 20 total blocks), then set them in a modern setting.  Purchase the complete sampler pattern here or buy blocks individually here.
Instructions for 2 sizes provided:
 Lap.  60" x 60" (9" finished blocks)
 Large Twin  78" x 78" (12" finished blocks)
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24 comments:

  1. I'm ready! I just received my fabric in the mail. I have been looking for a quilt to use with Kim Schaefer's Flower Doodle line. I think this will do the trick!

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  2. I love the modern layout of the quilt so you can count me in! I have committed to quite a bit in 2013, but as a mom of 3 little girls, the theme really spoke to me. Now to decide what fabric to use. I have Lucky Penny myself, but I may go for a more scrappy look. Can't wait to get started!

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  3. I am trying to make sure I get in more modern quilting...love it but just don't do enough modern quilt sewing...thinking I may try this out!

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  4. This quilt looks great! I really want to stick with a BOM this year, and I think this is just the one!

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  5. Sign me up! I love the layout of this one....thinking my Juggling Summer FQ bundle will do just fine for this!

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  6. I love this! I might be a little behind in fabric selection, but I can't wait to get started. I love the idea behind this as the women in my life just recently inspired me to begin quilting.

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  7. I love this! I plan on using a little of my stash so I can make room to buy more. =o)

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  8. Is anybody else having trouble loading the PDF instructions that are available through PayPal? Have tried all afternoon, just won't load :(.

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  9. Wow, I'd love to get a block of the month quilt pattern. I love quilting. In high school I made all of my friends personalized quilts. I'm still learning. I'm teaching myself.

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    1. Hi Lucy- I tried to email you, but you are a no-reply blogger. hope you see this! Can you tell me what name you downloaded the pattern under? I can resend the file if you are having problems...

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  11. I am having trouble downloading April -- help.
    Mary K

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    1. Hi Mary- Please email me directly at annemarie@genxquiters.com. You are a no-reply-blogger and it is difficult for me to help you troubleshoot here in the comments. Thanks!

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  12. I finally got it all downloaded for April. Thanks so much. Lucy

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  13. My new studio is to the organize my fabric stage. You BOM is the first one I want to
    catch up on. I plan to use my new Riley Blake fabrics. :) Thank you do much for the
    great inspiration.

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  14. Hi -- I'm new to finding Gen X and love the blocks. They are fresh yet charming and perfect to make some give away mini quilts by combining 4 at a time. I'm in on the fun, Jill

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  15. Hi. I'm loving the BOM but I can't download the June tutorial without paying for it. Is this correct?

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    1. Hi. Each tutorial is available for free each month on the blog. Some people prefer to print out their instructions, so for those people, I have made a downloadable PDF version of each month's tutorial available for purchase ($1). Which ever option floats your boat!

      So you can reference the tutorial for free on my site, but in order to download it, you must purchase.

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  17. This is really cool and I love the final quilt! Glad I stopped by the Quiltmaker Blog Hop and found you!

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  18. Hi, I just signed up for your block of the month (cant wait to get started) only to realize that you most likely have a automatic system to sending out emails, only the account that I paid for the BOM with is a shop account. Is there anyway that you can change my email so that it sends to my personal one instead?
    Thank you for your time...
    Sarah

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    1. Hi Sarah- No Problem. Please email me {annemarie@genxquilters.com} with the email address you used for Paypal AND the new address you'd like your patterns to be sent to. I can swap it out for you for the first emailing in Jan. Did you get your Introduction ok? It would be sent to your paypal email....

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  19. Thank you so much for the help, I just sent you and e-mail and yes I did get the instructions ok!

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  20. Thank goodness we have time to figure out our color palettes! I'm having a heck of a time nailing it down!

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