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BLOCK OF THE MONTH

Chair

Laura Mott

Who We Are

Any current GQCCC member is welcome to participate!

How It Works

  • Each month, the Block of the Month chair selects a block pattern.  The pattern has been constructed with fabric to check the accuracy of the block prior to being published.
  • New block patterns will be announced each month at the general meeting and made available to members through the website, email, and the newsletter.  You can make as many blocks as you wish each month, but only one drawing block entry allowed per person. Winner takes all!
  • Enter your block for the drawing by placing in the designated envelope in the Farmhouse, mail to the GQCCC address in the directory, or turn them in at an in-person general meeting. Drawings dates will be announced, but generally will be at in-person general meetings.
  • You can also keep the blocks for your own project - complete this year’s blocks and make a quilt from them. You could coordinate your fabrics or make it scrappy. Or use patterns from past years to make a quilt, and consider donating to the Quilts to Share and Patriotic Quilts programs -- they are always looking for donation quilts!

BLOCK OF THE MONTH ARCHIVE


Looking for the latest Block of the Month pattern?

Maybe you remember a favorite block from the past you would like to make again?

How about some inspiration?

Visit the Block of the Month archive (members only) by clicking the button below!

BOM Archive

40th ANNIVERSARY BLOCK ARCHIVE


The GQCCC 40th Anniversary BOM Program was coordinated by Ann Gimbel and ran from Feb 2013 to April 2014.

Each block commemorates a natural or historical connection to GQCCC.  Browse through the block pattern pattern PDF to learn the story of each block.

Click the button below to access the block archive (members only).

40th Anniversary BOM Archive


WEATHERVANE BLOCK


Early in its founding, GQCCC adopted the classic Weathervane block as its logo.  The colors have changed over the years, but the characteristic contrasting color on the southeast corner has been constant.

Volunteers at the annual quilt show are required to wear aprons with this block, to identify themselves as members to assist visitors.  Below are three patterns that can be downloaded to construct blocks to adorn an apron (members only).

Weathervane Block - Traditional

Weathervane Block - Paper Pieced

Weathervane Block - Half-square Triangles

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