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Quiltmaker 100 Blocks Vol. 9 - Blog Tour

100 Blocks Volume 8 Blog Tour - All Square


Welcome to our day for the Quiltmakers 100 Blocks Blog Tour! I love to be included in the 100 Blocks issues and enjoy all the fun of the blog tour.


100 Blocks Vol 8

 My block for Vol. 8 is called All Square

Harding Hill Designs All Square 100 Blocks Vol 8
All Square

All Square is a really versatile block that can go LOTS of different directions. Below is a straight setting but the middle of each block uses a variety of colors. Great for your scraps! I love the secondary patterns created by the blocks in this layout.


Harding Hill Designs All Square Scrappy 100 Blocks Vol 8
"All Square" Straight Set

 Or, turn the block on point.

Harding Hill Designs All Square On Point Black 100 Blocks Vol 8
"All Square" On Point

A whole new look by keeping the blocks on point but changing the setting and corner fabric. 

Harding Hill Designs All Square On Point Grey 100 Blocks Vol 8
"All Square" On Point

Or, add both vertical and horizontal sashing 

Harding Hill Designs All Square with Sashing 100 Blocks
"All Square" with Vertical and Horizontal Sashing

Another example of two very different looks are the two pictures below. The first is of my block from Quiltmakers 100 Blocks Vol. 5 called Bingo and the second is of a quilt made from the Bingo block. The original block was made with bright, vibrant fabrics. 

Harding Hill Designs Bingo Block 100 Blocks VOl 5

And, the quilt has an entirely different feel with soft, calming earthtones.

Earth Tone Quilt Harding Hill Designs Bingo Block
Bingo Quilt

Like so many other blocks and patterns, the sky is the limit with these blocks. Depending on fabric choices and fabric placement the same block or pattern can look so amazingly different. Which is why we love to build up our stash, right?!?

For this blog tour we will be giving away TWO copies of Quiltmakers 100 Blocks Vol. 8. We will also be giving away 2 patterns from our shop. You can check out the patterns here. For a total of 3 different winners. Simply leave a comment and your email address to be entered. I usually keep the comments open to whatever you would like to share so feel free to let us know anything. Some of the comments from previous blog tours have been really interesting and informative. :-) You can also stop by our Facebook page and "Like" it for another entry. If you are already a facebook fan leave us a comment on our page as your second entry. The giveaway will be open until 11:00 am (CST) on Saturday, November 16th.

Have fun exploring the other blogs on the tour and thank you again for stopping by!  




I love the block and how versatile it is. So many wonderful ways to use it!


What a great block! It is amazing how different it looks in alternate settings. Thanks for sharing.

Doris Quilting Queen

Oh, the possibilities! Who can make just one!

Marca fritzemeier

I like the first layout best. I love the way the bingo quilt turned out. The dancing pattern names are fun.

Beth Patrick

Great block, I love the modern look.


It is amazing how different colors can change the look so completely. Lovely blocks and quilts. Congratulations!


Thank you for the alternative colors/orientation/arrangement of the block in a helps those like me emerging from the clueless club!

Sheryl B

I love your block. Thanks for showing it in so many settings! I did take a look at all your patterns. I saw plenty that could tackle my ever-growing scrap pile!


I love seeing the different variations with the same basic block!

Louise K.

Your block is great and would be a great scrappy block (my favorite). I also like the Bingo quilt block!

Josie Scheckel

Love red black and white quilts your block makes a very interesting quilt as does the block you had in older them both

Karyn Ashley-Smith

I like it set on point! Congrats on being in the 100!

Jenelle Boxberger

I've already "LIKED" you on Facebook. Thanks

Jenelle Boxberger

Congrats and my favorite color combo is red black and white so this block really stands out for me. So many ways to put them together too. Thanks

Nancy B from Many LA

Congrats on being published! LOL!

Pat Wade

Your block seems very useful I can see it working in many situations. Thanks for a helpful and useful tool to adapt to our needs.


Love seeing your blocks and all the options for layout. Thanks for the give away:)


Love your block so many different looks to it. Love the twist and the cupid shuffle. Gorgeous colours to in your quilts.

Happy designing

Jamie Todhunter

Congratulations on having your block in the magazine. It looks great. I really like the different samples on how it can be used.


COngrats on the block! I really like the looks of the brighter fabrics.


A block with many possibilities dependent on the color choice.

Judy Forkner

Love your block!

Judy Forkner

I am now following you on facebook.

Barbara Young

This block looks like it has a lot of design options to it. Great job.

Betty Woodlee

I like you block. The versatility of your block is mind blowing. thanks for the giveaway.


Great Block, thank you for the chance to win.


The possibilities are endless! What a versatile block. Thank you for sharing.


I am always amazed at how changing the color combinations of a block can create a totally different look.


Ooops! Forgot my email addy.

Susan in OK

I'm already a foller.

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