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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Blogger's Gadgets acting up again, Block #44 and We Have a New Mystery Quilt and it has a name........

Blogger's Gadgets are acting up again-
the image Gadget won't put up a picture 
of my Deal of the Week
So, I'll make it part of my post for awhile.


This week we have a pattern BOGO on
Lilly's Hearts Throw and the Lilly's 
Hearts Mini.
You can get them both for one price 
by clicking here.


NOW FOR MODA BLOCKHEADS 2
Block #44 is Candy Stripper
by Vanessa Goertzen.  


You can go to her blog 
to download the pattern 
by clicking here.

I loved reading all of the
names you all submitted 
for my quilt.
I wish they all could have won.


But unfortunately that's not 
the way it works.
I had to choose one and I did.
I chose "Living the Good Life"
submitted by Loretta Waterman 
on February 7th.
That name seems to sum up what I
was trying to say with the quilt, as 
 did quite a few of the other names submitted.
So Thanks to each and every one 
of you who commented
Loretta, if you will email your
snailmail address to 
janpatekquiltsinc@gmail.com
Tammy will mail you a block each month.
I hope everyone gets as much enjoyment out
of the quilt as I will.

Meantime, Happy Day Before 
Valentine's Day and
  lets go see what 
the other designers 
have done with Vanessa's block -

Lynne of Kansas Troubles
Barb & Mary of Me and My Sister
Brigitte Heitland of Zen Chic
Vanessa of Lella Boutique
Betsy Chutchian
Stacy lest Hsu
Laurie Simpson of Minick & Simpson
Sherri McConnell of A Quilting Life
Lisa Bongean of Primitive Gatherings
Corey Yoder of Coriander Quilts
Carrie Nelson of Moda's Cutting Table

Jo Morton of Jo's Quilts probably won't be posting
in Blockheads much except when it's her block
 but you might just want
to drop in and see what she's doing.

If so, click here.

Have a good week ladies.



Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Block #43 & Mystery Quilt 2019 needs a name


Block #43 is 
Mosaic by Brigette 
of Zen  Chic.



You can get to her page
to download the pattern
by clicking here.

And this is the 2019
Mystery Quilt



It is 56" x 74"
and at the moment it
doesn't have a name.
Lately coming up with names
has turned into the hardest part
of designing quilts.
So again this year I'll have a
contest to see who can come up
with the name I like the most.
Just print your choice for a name for
the quilt in the comments section
and next week I'll choose one.
The winner will get all of the blocks free
so be sure to think up a good one.

AND!!!!


Be watching Moda's Blog and mine
in the next few weeks.  I'll be having
 a drawing for another free Blockheads
book when my next blocks posts
and Moda is having giveaways of
the books + designers fabric.


Meantime you can go see what 
the other designers 
have done with Brigette's block -

Lynne of Kansas Troubles
Barb & Mary of Me and My Sister
Brigitte Heitland of Zen Chic
Vanessa of Lella Boutique
Betsy Chutchian
Stacy lest Hsu
Laurie Simpson of Minick & Simpson
Sherri McConnell of A Quilting Life
Lisa Bongean of Primitive Gatherings
Corey Yoder of Coriander Quilts
Carrie Nelson of Moda's Cutting Table

Jo Morton of Jo's Quilts probably won't be posting
in Blockheads much except when it's her block
 but you might just want
to drop in and see what she's doing.

If so, click here.

Have a good week ladies.



Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Block #42 - Kind of - Well really 2 somewhat versions

I think that I have made it plain over
the years that piecing is not my first choice.


One of the reason I prefer appliqué is that with
pieced blocks you have to pay too much attention -
you can't just relax and sew.

The top block is the first one I made.
The bottom block is how Carrie designed it.

You can go to Moda's blog and download
the pattern by clicking here.

It's a really neat block and I think I put mine 
together automatically -but wrong- because my way
there is a pieced star in the block.  
We all know how much I love pieced and
appliquéd stars.  
If you want to make the block my way just sew 
the top, bottom and side sections between 
the corner squares in backwards - or upside down.

And speaking of stars -

This is Star Gazing.
It's our "Deal of the Week" - The kit 
is on sale for 20% off this week.


You can go to my store to buy the kit 
by clicking here.

Then you can go see what 
the other designers 
have done with Carrie's block -

Lynne of Kansas Troubles
Barb & Mary of Me and My Sister
Brigitte Heitland of Zen Chic
Vanessa of Lella Boutique
Betsy Chutchian
Stacy lest Hsu
Laurie Simpson of Minick & Simpson
Sherri McConnell of A Quilting Life
Lisa Bongean of Primitive Gatherings
Corey Yoder of Coriander Quilts
Carrie Nelson of Moda's Cutting Table

Jo Morton of Jo's Quilts probably won't be posting
in Blockheads much except when it's her block
 but you might just want
to drop in and see what she's doing.

If so, click here.




Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Moda Blockheads Block 41 & Lilacs

Linda's Lilacs to be exact.
The kit for the quilts is
our Deal of the Week
at 25% off.
With all of the snow outside,
we thought a little lilac would
be welcome.


You can get your kit for 
Linda's Lilacs by clicking here.

Block #41 of Moda Blockheads 
is Bella Spinners by
Barb & Mary of Me & My Sister


You can go to their blog to 
download the pattern by
clicking here.

We're getting close to the end
but we're not quite there yet.

So lets go see what 
the other designers 
have done with their block -

Lynne of Kansas Troubles
Barb & Mary of Me and My Sister
Brigitte Heitland of Zen Chic
Vanessa of Lella Boutique
Betsy Chutchian
Stacy lest Hsu
Laurie Simpson of Minick & Simpson
Sherri McConnell of A Quilting Life
Lisa Bongean of Primitive Gatherings
Corey Yoder of Coriander Quilts
Carrie Nelson of Moda's Cutting Table

Jo Morton of Jo's Quilts probably won't be posting
in Blockheads much except when it's her block
 but you might just want
to drop in and see what she's doing.

If so, click here.




Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Love, love, love & Block #40

Block #40 is
Ribbon Star by Lynne 
of KT Quilts.  I just love star 
blocks and this one is
particularly awesome.
You can go to Lynne's blog 
to download the 
pattern by clicking here.


We're shoveling out from Winter Storm Gia
and trying to prepare for the next one so
this going to be really short.


The DEAL of the WEEK is the Moda Love Kit (20%off).
I can't get pictures to upload on the "Gadgets" on my 
sidebars for some reason.  It says my url is incorrect?????
If anyone know how to correct this or how to get
in touch with Blogger, please email me
at janpatekquiltsinc@gmail.com.

I really love (no pun intended)
this little quilt with it's little house,
stick trees, birds on a branch and 
of course stars - 
Lots of my favorite symbols.
You can click here to purchase the kit.

I'm much better at designing quilts than I am 
at dealing with computers and Blogger. :)

So grab one, then lets go see what 
the other designers 
have done with Lynne's block -

Lynne of Kansas Troubles
Barb & Mary of Me and My Sister
Brigitte Heitland of Zen Chic
Vanessa of Lella Boutique
Betsy Chutchian
Stacy lest Hsu
Laurie Simpson of Minick & Simpson
Sherri McConnell of A Quilting Life
Lisa Bongean of Primitive Gatherings
Corey Yoder of Coriander Quilts
Carrie Nelson of Moda's Cutting Table

Jo Morton of Jo's Quilts probably won't be posting
in Blockheads much except when it's her block
 but you might just want
to drop in and see what she's doing.

If so, click here.









Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Block # 39 and Happy Almost Valentines Day

Block #39
 Bordered Granny Block
by Corey Yoder.
You can go to her blog to download 
the pattern by clicking here.


And it's almost Valentine's Day.
This is Lilly's Hearts Mini Quilt
Size 36" x 36"


and this is Lilly's Hearts Wallhanging/Throw.
Size 50" x 60"


Kit's for both of these quilts are 
on sale this week for 20% off.
We put both kits on sale because we only 
have a few of each so if you want one you
might want to hurry.

So grab one, then lets go see what 
the other designers 
have done with Corey's block -

Lynne of Kansas Troubles
Barb & Mary of Me and My Sister
Brigitte Heitland of Zen Chic
Vanessa of Lella Boutique
Betsy Chutchian
Stacy lest Hsu
Laurie Simpson of Minick & Simpson
Sherri McConnell of A Quilting Life
Lisa Bongean of Primitive Gatherings
Corey Yoder of Coriander Quilts
Carrie Nelson of Moda's Cutting Table

Jo Morton of Jo's Quilts probably won't be posting
in Blockheads much except when it's her block
 but you might just want
to drop in and see what she's doing.

If so, click here.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

The first post of 2019

And lots of things are happening.

First there is the drawing for
the awesome book by Martingale 
on Blockheads 1.


The random number generator picked Joan 
who said "I am just relaxing and watching old TV series.  
I'm going to sew on some ufo's and other projects".

Joan, if you will call Tammy at 816-632-7632 or email her at
janpatekquiltsinc@gmail.com and give her your
snail mail address, we'll send you your book.  
Congratulations.

If you didn't win but want to get your very 
own copy of this great book,  you can click here.
As a consolation prize, it's on sale 
for 15% off this week only.



The Blockhead 2 Block last week was Dreamy,
an 18" block by Sherri Mc Connell.
You can go to her blog to 
download the pattern
by clicking here.


And the Blockheads 2 block this week is 
Anchor Point by Lisa Bongean.
You can go to her blog to 
download her pattern by clicking here.

These are the blocks I've done so far
for Moda's String Along.


If you want to join the fun and
make your own String Quilt you
can find out how by clicking here.
I'm learning something new and that is 
always a great way to start a new year.

Come back Friday to see more about it.

So now lets go see what the other designers 
have done with the blocks -

Lynne of Kansas Troubles
Barb & Mary of Me and My Sister
Brigitte Heitland of Zen Chic
Vanessa of Lella Boutique
Betsy Chutchian
Stacy lest Hsu
Laurie Simpson of Minick & Simpson
Sherri McConnell of A Quilting Life
Lisa Bongean of Primitive Gatherings
Corey Yoder of Coriander Quilts
Carrie Nelson of Moda's Cutting Table

Jo Morton of Jo's Quilts probably won't be posting
in Blockheads much except when it's her block
 but you might just want
to drop in and see what she's doing.

If so, click here.