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Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks Volume 12

Hello! 

I'm happy to again be included in Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks issue! I hope you enjoy the blog tour and all the creativity, fun, and giveaways that go along with it! You can check-in each day here

 

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Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks Vol. 12

 

My block, which is below, is made with the newest collection from BasicGrey for Moda called Mon Ami, along with some grunge. It's a fun, charming collection. 

 

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When I was at Quilt Market in May I met Allison Black from BasicGrey. She stopped by my booth after noticing my love of BasicGrey. I had my newest book, One Block Remix at market and three of the quilts in the book and in my booth were made with different BasicGrey collections! I'm always drawn to the beautiful artwork and fresh colors of their fabric. 

 

Harding Hill Designs Diamond Drive - One Block Remix
Diamond Drive from One Block Remix made with Persimmon from BasicGrey

 

Harding Hill Designs On The Horizon - One Block Remix
On The Horizon from One Block Remix made with PB & J from BasicGrey

 

Harding Hill Designs Zigged Paths  - One Block Remix
Zigged Paths from One Block Remix made with Fresh Cut from BasicGrey

Our book, One Block Remix, has 10 different quilt patterns all using one block. It was fun to play with one block to see what new shapes and designs are created by moving and shifting the block, along with using different fabrics. I've also done that with previous blocks in Quitmaker's 100 Blocks for the blog tour which you can read about here, here, and here. I can spend hours moving things, or changing colors. Many times the results can be surprising! I've done the same for my latest block. The first layout is a straight forward layout. The block creates a secondary pattern that carries though the quilt.

 

Harding Hill Designs 100 Blocks Vol 12 Layout 1

 

Add some vertical sashing and it's a whole new pattern.

 

Harding Hill Designs 100 Blocks Vol 12 Layout 2

 

Now, flip some of the blocks for a new pattern.

 

Harding Hill Designs 100 Blocks Vol 12 Layout 3

 

Or, turn the blocks on point

 

Harding Hill Designs 100 Blocks Vol 12 Layout 4

 

I turned the blocks on point and changed the colors to a monochromatic color scheme.

 

Harding Hill Designs 100 Blocks Vol 12 Layout 5

 

Below the blocks are again on-point but I swapped out the setting triangles and corners with white.

 

Harding Hill Designs 100 Blocks Vol 12 Layout 6

 

Lots of possibilities with just one block! 

 

Harding Hill Designs 100 Blocks Vol 12 Layout 7

Harding Hill Designs 100 Blocks Vol 12 Layout 8

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Harding Hill Designs 100 Blocks Vol 12 Layout 10

 

Or, as a table topper or small play mat

 

Harding Hill Designs 100 Blocks Vol 12 Layout 11

Harding Hill Designs 100 Blocks Vol 12 Layout 12

 

Or, a few blocks can make a great table runner.

 

Harding Hill Designs 100 Blocks Vol 12 Layout 13

Harding Hill Designs 100 Blocks Vol 12 Layout 14

 

Thanks again for stopping by and checking out our block! Leave a comment below for a chance to win one of two copies of the new issue. And, head over to Facebook and like our Harding Hill Designs page, or leave a comment there if you've already "liked" us for another chance to win. You can tell us anything in the comments. We love to hear from you! In the past we've talked about mayonnaise, moms, and of course quilting in the comments. It's always fun to read the comments!  

Cheers and Happy Quilting!

Edit, 11/20/15: I just realized I forgot to add information about the end of the drawing. Comments left before Sunday, November 22, 2:00 PM CST will be eligible. :-) Thanks!

Edit, 11/22/15: I've emailed the winners for their contact information. The winners are Dana G. and Lori S. :-)

 

 

Comments

Jen B

Great block, I love all the different options you showed for it too.

Podunkpretties.blogspot.com

So many great layout options! Thanks!

Anita

I like the amount of different variations of designs this quilt block gives!

Beth T.

This is an interesting pattern with great possibilities.

Irene

Infinite possibilities!

Martina

That is such a fun block!

Allison Evrard

I am always amazed at how many different designs can come from one block! Just beautiful!

Diane

What a great and easy block for using up scraps.

Emily C

I love all the different color combos you have posted.

KT

Love seeing all the different possibilities you show with your block--looks like a fun one to play with. Thanks for the chance to win!

Eileen

This block has lots of possibilities....lots of fun...simple beginning to a complicated end!
Eileen in Spain

Michele

Nice to see all those variations. Reminds me that I need to get out EQ7 and play.

usairdoll

Great block! Love seeing all the different layouts.

Congratulations on being chosen for Quiltmaker's 100, Vol. 12. Awesome giveaway.

usairdoll(at)gmail(dot)com

Lynn D in NC

What a great way to get variations on quilt designs using one block. I love it.

Patricia

Wow, so many different quilts from one block!
patsystitch@gvtc.com

Annmarie

Great block - sew versatile! Love the multi color results.

Darlene Krystal

those are really cool...the chain link look is awesome.....!!

Diane

Diamond Drive is a fabulous quilt.

Beth at Quilting Hottie Haven

Very fun!

sharon

Love the quilts that this block makes--almost like curves from squares

Diane Harris

So much inspiration here! Thanks for joining us on the Volume 12 Blog Tour!

Diane at Quiltmaker

Amy Lause

That is a gorgeous block! Love all of the combinations you provided. Thank you!

Loris Mills

Congrats on being in the new volume of Quiltmaker 100 Blocks. I love seeing all the new blocks from designers. So much inspiration!

Cecilia

Congratulations! Your block is great, thanks for showing so many different layouts.

Bonnie

Very interesting block with so many variations! Thanks for sharing.

Nancy D

Great block, so versatile! Can't wait to get my hands on one of the magazines.

Karen in Breezy Point

Fun block--so many possibilities!

Lee Ann L.

Thank you for showcasing the blocs in a variety of settings. How cool is that?!?!?

Doris McCarty

I liked on Facebook!
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Doris McCarty

I'm loving the multiple layouts!
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