Sunday, March 01, 2009

I'm Bringing the Block Lotto to Blogland

If you've been curious about this monthly block lotto thing I do . . . but not curious enough to wade through the heavy, clunky interface and hundreds and hundreds of daily messages on the quilting forum, I may have good news for you. I've decided to move the Block Lotto to blogland and invite my friends here to come play along.

The rules are simple. Make a block or as many as 9 to enter, following the rules for fabric and color. Your name is entered in the drawing at the end of the month for each block you make. For complete rules, follow the links in the sidebar for more complete info.

In March, we're making a variation of a Flying Geese block in jewel tones and black, based on an 1865 pieced silk quilt I saw at the Shelburne Museum in Vermont some years ago. Here are 24 blocks that have been made so far by BĂ©atrice, Jill and Michelle.





I'm hoping some of my friends from the Quilt Studio ring will come play and some of my friends in Michigan that I'm missing will come play and some of the lurkers who follow this blog will come play and all of the Block Lotto crowd will continue to come play . . . and that bringing the block lotto to blogland turns out to be the right thing to do.

2 comments:

mamaspark said...

I really like the idea of this block lotto and will plan on joining in at some point. Thanks for making it "blogerific"!!

The Calico Cat said...

How bout, "I'll think about it."

Glad to hear that you are quilting...
(Job? or did I miss that news?)

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