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Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks Volume 12


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


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. 




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

Harding Hill Designs 100 Blocks Vol 12 Layout 9

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. :-)





Awesome quilt variations - love it!


Interesting concept to take one block and use it in multiple ways.

Pat K

Love how you can take your blocks and use them in so many different configurations.

Susan H.

Love you new block, and I think I have another book added to my must buy list! Thanks!

Katie T

I love all these combinations! The pink is especially rich.

debbie rhodes

The all the different options... thanks your block could be a favorite...

Victoria Miner

It's really interesting to see all the different layouts that can be done with one block.


Fascinating. The possibilities are absolutely amazing and gorgeous too. Can't wait to do some experimenting. kathleendotlutzatcomcastdotnet

Joyce Carter

I love all the different options of using your block. Congratulations and thanks for sharing.

Diantha Howard

Wow - so many possibilities from one block!

Angelia L.

Congratulations! Great block....so many possibilities!


Dude, Crazy how one block can be used to many different ways. I don't even know how you ladies do it but you always amaze me, year after year.

Vicki H

Congrats for being in the magazine. I love blocks that can be used multiple ways.

Sue in Scottsdale, AZ

Fun block with lots of possibilities.

Helen LeBrett

I love your idea of taking one block and "remixing" it! What a great idea with so many options!! I may "need" your book! :-)

Debbt E

Great block! Sooo many ways to use it - thanks for sharing :)
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Donna Joy

Amazing how one block made with different colors and adding black can change how a quilt will look. Wow, inspirational.

Kaye M.

It was fun to see how versatile your block is! It can be made up in so many great designs, but I think my favorite is when it is set on point.

Lisa Marie

Oh, this block is great -- it could really use up some scraps! It made me laugh that you said there have been comments about mayonnaise. I've never before left such a comment, but I did buy some mayonnaise today. Need it for sandwiches when there is leftover Thanksgiving turkey. So now I can say I've left a comment about it!

Lori Smanski

Congratulations, what a fun block. I love the variations that this block has. I especially love the pinks.

Lori Smanski

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Rhonda D in KY

The different layouts are great...lots of possibilities.


Like blocks that have a variety of setting possibilities.

Brenda Hulsey

This block is so simple but looks amazing in the different layouts!

Pat D

Love blocks with many possibilities!!!!!!!! A great idea.

Auntie Clark

I like all of the layout options that you show.


I like the look of the on point setting the best. Thanks for sharing.


This is a very interesting block. It would make a great scrappy quilt which is my style. Thanks for sharing.


Oh, I loved all the different layouts you shared - so much inspiration!

Diane O

Love your block and the layout options are awesome!! Thanks. Diane O

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