Sunday, May 1, 2011

Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks Blog Tour

     Nothing like trying to learn something new at the very last minute, but life does get in the way most of the time.
     I am proud to have a block in this vol # 3 of the magazine.    I am on the list for the blog tour for Monday, May 2, 2011.       Quiltmaker's Blog  has a complete list of everyone who is participating in the blog hop.    
         There are lots of give aways all week on the Quiltermaker's Blog - - Quilty Pleasures Blog
Quiltmaker | Quiltmaker  - - http://www.quiltmaker.com/index.html  and the blogs of others in the blog hop.

     Here is the cover  - - -                                 Join me for the Quiltmaker's 100 Block Blog tour  May   2-6, 2011.


 My block is called "Around the Block.  It is an optional illusion block once you start putting the        blocks together.     I hope you will have fun with it.
Want to win a ccopy of the Quiltmaker's !00 Blocks ???
Just leave a comment on this post to be entered  !!! 

ARound the block  square and a wall hanging layout.

Directions for piecing the square will be found in the magazine.

for the wall hanging you will need 
Background fabric - -   1/2 yd
for the small triangles and borders - -   3/4 yd
for the long diamond - -  1/2 yd
and for the center square - - 1 fat quarter

Please excuse the ruffness of this post, as I am learning how to do all of this, a new blog, posting to the blog and also the hardest thing was figureout out how to get phots onto the blog.   I promise  I will get better at this.



57 comments:

  1. It is a great block! Congratulations! And so exciting that you started this blog. Wish you will have lots of fun with it! Would love to win a copy of this great magazine!Thanks so much!

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  2. Thanks for the opportunity to win the 100 blocks. I am excited.

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  3. Congrats and thank you for the chance to win a copy of the mag. I love the block you designed!

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  4. Congrats on being in this special magazine...great block! It looks like a great one to make!

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  5. Cute block! Congrats on being in the magazine. Blogging is fun, good luck with it. And thanks for a chance at winning.

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  6. I always love these 100 block magazines because they have so many new ideas. Congrats on being a part of this!

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  7. Good luck with the new blog! Love your block and would love to win a copy of this magazine!

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  8. You're doing a great job of blogging... nice picture. Love your block and WOW, a chance to win a copy of the magazine?! Nice!

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  9. I love your block! I'll be following your blog too! I have a feeling you will be inspiring us often!

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  10. Congratulations on having your block in the magazine!! I love your block!

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  11. congrats! on the magazine and your new blog. Have fun with blogging.

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  12. I love optical illusion blocks- how they make such interesting quilts.

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  13. I love the idea of optical illusions and can't wait to see your block in color. Great job on posting and congratulations on all that's come your way.

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  14. Very pretty block. Thank you for the opportunity to win a copy of the magazine. Mary

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  15. Congrats! and THANK you for the chance to WIN! cute block

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  16. Happy Happy Day for you! Congrats!

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  17. Very nice block...Congrats!

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  18. I love you block. It has nice spring colors and a great design. It makes me smile and inspires me to get busy on my current project. Thank you

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  19. Would be great as a baby quilt....did I mention I have a first gdaughter:) hahaha!!!

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  20. Congratulations! I find optical illusion blocks so intriguing, and yours looks challenging as well as fun. Can't wait to see how I can work it. Thanks for sharing.

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  21. Congrats on the new blog and on being chosen to be in the magazine. I would love to win so I can keep my set complete. Thank you. Take care and God bless, Cory

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  22. What a great block. I can see using up some very busy fabric paired with solids. Congratulations, you deserved to be printed in Quilmakers new 100 blocks. Dstsh

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  23. I love your block. Congrats on being in 100 blocks!

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  24. I like your block, very exciting for you I am sure.

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  25. Lovely block! and congratulations on starting your blog. Thanks for a chance to win.

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  26. Thank You for a Chance to Win a Magazine and Most of all I Love your Block

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  27. Blogs can be addicting so just set your hour to work on it go for it. Congratulations on your block design and being #3. Love the chance to win a magazine.

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  28. congratulations on your published block! it looks wonderful as a wallhanging!

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  29. Looks like it is spinning.

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  30. Thanks for the sketch of the block and the quilt. I love the illusions you can create when you join blocks.

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  31. I was one of the testers for this block. It went together smoothly. Great block.

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  32. Congatulations on being featured on the magazine. Your block looks wonderful. Welcome to the Blogland! Thanks so much for the chance to win a free copy of this great book.
    Hugs

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  33. Love how you made this blocks. It looks great. Congratulations!

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  34. I love this block! Blocks that are an optical illusion are my favorite. Congratulations on your inclusion in the publication.

    (I'm a new blogger and I feel your "pain")

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  35. I love pinwheels and this is a great takeoff of them

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  36. Thanks for a Chance to Win a Magazine, and I Love your Block! Congratulations!

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  37. Congratulations on your block being published. I like the modern or traditional flexibility that this block has -- and your sketches to share the process. Plz enter me into the drawing.

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  38. The block itself is lovely, and the illusion of the pinwheel that pops up when you join the blocks is fantastic!

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  39. Nice block, I love pinwheels and I'd love to win the book!

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  40. Congratulations for producing a great block with loads of potential. It's a star!

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  41. Welcome to the world of blogging! I really like your pinwheel block~

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  42. An optical illusion block how fun is that!!! Congratulations on being a new blogger and having your block in the magazine. Thanks for a chance to win.

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  43. Great block! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  44. Really nice block. Congratulations!

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  45. Congrats on having a block in the new mag. Love the block. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  46. I like the cool look of the quilt made from your block. Congratulations on having a block in the magazine.

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  47. You are doing a great job blogging for being new at it. Great block!

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  48. Love this block, and your drawing is very helpful. Congrats!

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  49. Very fun block! Don't be too hard on yourself about blogging - no one is born knowing how to do it, are they?

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  50. Welcome to blogging! I've been around for a little while and I'm still learning. Congrats on getting into the magazine. And, thanks for a chance to win.

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  51. I can see a lot of possibilities with your block. Congrats on getting it in the magazine.

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  52. This would be lovely in pastels or brights for a baby quilt. Great block!

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  53. I love your block. Congrats on being featured in the magazine. Being from the Maryland area, I love your Maryland quilt too!!!

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