Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Quiltmaker 100 Blocks Blog Tour

 Today is my day on the Quiltmaker 100 Blocks Blog Tour! 


I'm excited to finally get to show you my block!  I used Joel Dewberry's Modern Meadow along with some gray solid fabrics.  It is Block #285.


Some of you who did the Jelly Roll Quilt Along may think it looks vagely familiar.  That's because the block I designed for the JRQA was the inspiration for this block.  Here is my Jelly Roll block:


I added some cornerstones in the nine patch to add a repetative element.  I made a quilt using sashing between the blocks to echo that repetative element one additional time.  You can see another picture of my quilt on page 21 of the same magazine in the Designer's Gallery!


You can create your own sampler quilt from this magazine.  It will be in quilt shops next week.

Leave a comment below for a chance to win a copy of this fun magazine!

And check out others on the tour today:


Thanks for stopping by!

128 comments:

Lee Ann said...

I guess I'm first! I love this block! I have to say that it's more interesting than your jelly roll block. Don't hate me for saying that. :-) And, congrats for getting in this magazine! Awesome!

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

I made the inspiration block and love your new take on it!

Martina said...

Lovely, I like your block!

Mary said...

Great block. Love the colors too. Love your sampler blocks. Thank you for sharing

robin said...

Very nice block! :)

Debbie said...

What a great design your block makes. Gray is on my list of 'must do' quilting. Thanks for sharing a great block.

Karen said...

Love the Joel Dewberry fabric. It is such an intersting block. At first glance it looks like a regular 9-patch, but it has far more detail. With the solid sashing it lets the fabric shine.

rjk said...

I have loved those magazines and look forward to getting the 3rd. the block is so inspiring.

Mary said...

I can't decide which of your blocks I like best. Congrats on being featured in the magazine.

Cory said...

I really like this block. Thank you for sharing it. Take care and God bless, Cory

Sandi P said...

Nice block and a great quilt.

Jennifer said...

It reminds me of a block I did in a workshop several years ago. It makes up so cute with the secondary designs when the blocks are joined.

LizA. said...

This will. Be a great block for using up scraps.

Gene Black said...

Wow, the block really does great as a full quilt with sashing. I see some wonderful secondary designs.
I would love to win a copy of this magazine.

FML Crochet said...

Congrats on having a block in the magazine!

Karen S. said...

Love the block, and especially your idea for a sampler quilt from the blocks in the issue. They certainly look great on the mug!

marieinaugusta said...

oh WOW!I can see possibilities with this block!!! Can't wait to try it out.

gill said...

Great block! It looks really good en masse!

SherryB said...

This block is very versatile...I can see it done in a controlled colorway and scrappy, my favorite. Can't wait to see your block in the magazine---congratulations!

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paulette said...

I love both these blocks!! Well done!
Paulette

Anonymous said...

I have really enjoyed the Jelly Roll Sampler as well as the Layer Cake Quiltalong. Now, you have entered a block and this sure makes a great quilt. I would love to enter to win 100 Block, Volume 3. So many talented designers as well as so many blocks to make. Thank you.

Sandi from Sonora, CA
sandit1@sbcglobal.net

Maryjo said...

Great block...love your choice of fabric too! Will look forward to the directions for it!

Shelley Haines said...

One of my favorites so far! Love how that looks in the quilt. Congrats!

KaHolly said...

Congratulations on having your block published!! I am so excited for you! ~karen

Shannon said...

What a great block. I love all the little squares.

Linda in PA said...

I like your block. Thanks for showing it in a full quilt setting. Thanks for a chance to win a copy of this magazine.

Mary said...

Love the repeating element! Thanks for sharing your Block. Hope I'm a winner of the Magazine so I can make a sampler too!

Catskill Quilter said...

Nice block! I love how "complex" it gets when you group a bunch of this block together!

Dee said...

Congrats, cool block - gotta love Dewberry.

Linda said...

I really like your block. It makes a great quilt.

A.J. Dub. said...

I love the quilt made with your block. Yours is one of my favorites so far.

TheStylishHome said...

Thank you for showing the quilt....takes the block to a whole new level.

Toby Lischko said...

Konda, Congrats on being in the magazine. Love your block! Don't include my name in the drawing!

Beverly said...

Love your block and thanks for a chance to win 100 Blocks. Congrats for making it in the magazine!

Lisa Marie said...

Love your block. It looks very modern and graphic with the fabrics you used, but could probably made to look more traditional if that was someone's preference. I think that's great!

Lindy said...

Moose quilts, Moose quilts...just saying that makes me smile. Great Site. Thanks!

Julie in WA said...

Your block looks very modern, especially made up in contemporary fabrics. I am wondering just how small those tiny squares are!!!

Sallie said...

nice block! Thanks for the chance!

WoolenSails said...

Another great block and I love the idea of being able to mix the different blocks to make a sampler.

Debbie

Joanna said...

Nice block. I also like your idea of using the blocks in the magazine to create a sampler quilt.

Tina said...

Both of these blocks are great!

Laura said...

I love the secondary pattern the block makes when put together! Congrats!

SubeeSews said...

Beautiful
Gray is my favorite color.
Wait...is it a color?
Nevermind...I love gray!
pick me!
XOXOXO Subee

Erin said...

Love your block and the fabrics you chose!

The Village Queen said...

Fun block, very versatile. Congrats and thanks!

krisgray said...

How cool to have a block in this pub!

Nancy D. said...

I really like this block. All these neat blocks in the magazine. Congrats!

Lynne in Hawaii said...

Very crisp, clean block and I just love the secondary design that comes out in the quilt!
bgailey@hawaii.rr.com

Wendy said...

I really like your use of the cornerstones in the nine patch ... very classy :) Congratulations on your inclusion in the magazine!!! and thank you for this chance to win a copy!!

Ann said...

This is a great block!

Carrie P. said...

Fun block! congrats!

Cecilia said...

I like your block, the corner stones add just that little bid of compelxity to it.

schmidt1016 said...

What an outstanding block! And the perfect choice of fabrics. It is part traditional and part contemporary. Very cool!

Leslie S. in MN
esclante at comcast dot net

Julia said...

Great looking block! Congrats on being in Vol 3 and thanks for giveaway. So much talent in that magazine, can't wait to see the whole issue

Madeline said...

since my nickname is moose, i have to like your website. I would love to have this book, and plan on visiting your site again, now that i have found it.

lpnjam@aol.com said...

Like to see the same block in different color choices, really fuels the imagination

DianneB said...

I love how this block translates to a gorgeous quilt. Hmmmm... I hope it is jelly roll friendly!

Jen said...

Congrats! Great block, I love how it comes together in a quilt!

mblittle5 said...

Neat block. thanks for the chance to win.

Sharon said...

Great block. I like scrappy blocks.

mlcquilts said...

Great block. I'm looking forward to the book.

Jeanne said...

Love your block! Congratulations on being in the magazine.

dwright33055 said...

great block, thanks for sharing,i like,this quilt rather then the other one and love the secondary design you get

Stray Stitches said...

Wonderful blocks!! Congratulations for getting them in the magazine. Thanks for the opportunity to enter the giveaway.

Danielle said...

Wow! What a fun magazine! That could keep me busy for awhile!!! Your block is very pretty!

Christie said...

Congrats on getting your block in Vol. 3! I really like it!!! HUGS... and stitches

teachpany said...

The block sashing and cornerstones really adds a great touch to the whole quilt. Great idea. Thanks.

Anonymous said...

I would do your block with bright colors.
Cindy W.
cwcavy@hotmail.com

Stormy Days said...

Love your block and the Joel Dewberry is perfect with it. Thanks for the chance.

QBG said...

Great block. Thanks for sharing.

Lee said...

Congrats on your block. I like your choice of fabrics.

SewLindaAnn said...

I love your block. I've been really into using different color solids more often and this is perfect for it!

Quilting_Chris said...

Very pretty and I really like the layout of the block into a complete quilt. Congratulations for getting your block into the magazine and thanks for a chance to win.

lynnquiltsalot said...

Your block is so inspirational; you can use up your stash for a scrappy look. Love that!

Marcia W. said...

Congratulations on being selected for QM 100 Blocks v3 Now I have another idea of what to make with the Modern Meadow I've slowly collected! Thanks for the inspiration.

Becky said...

Love your block, but I liked the onoe you tweaked.Congratulations on having your block in Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks Vol. 3.

Patty D from NC said...

Thanks for a chance to win.

Congrats on being published

Carol said...

Very unique block. Love the way it repeats in the setting. Congrats on being chose for the magazine

Kaye M said...

What I liked about your block is that you used some solids! we seem to have gotten away from solids and its nice to see them returning!

Kathryn said...

You show it's hip to be square. Kathie L in Allentown

Judy W said...

I love plaid-looking blocks. This is very versitile and I would love to use it in a quilt!
Judy

p1aceboeffect said...

Love the Modern Meadow block. Congratulations on being featured in the magazine.

jennhgray@gmail.com

Mama Said Sew said...

I love the bloggy book tour! I'm finding lots of lovely inpiration and new blogs to read. Congratulations on having your block chosen.

Pat V. said...

I love how this looks done up in a quilt!

Colleen said...

I had the second block sent to me in a swap and I love it!

Linda K said...

Having fun on this blog tour! Thanks for the chance to win. Love seeing the quilt made with your block, too.

jillquilts said...

Oh wow!!! I really like how the quilt of your blocks looks. I might just have to add that to my To Do list!

Carol Sc said...

Your fabric choices make this really interesting. I think it will be fun to play with different combinations --- lots of possibilities.

VickiT said...

This block in the picture you did of the full sized quilt with the added things is awesome. Love the block alot. The colors you chose I think would even be good for a quilt for a man.

Congratulations on being in Issue 3!

shortseam said...

I like the block interesting has a nice twist. Congratulations getting your block into the mag.

Sheri said...

Very creative. Love it!

KatieQ said...

Great block!

Janet said...

Great block! and I love your fabric choices.

jybquilter said...

Another intriguing block design. I really like this one!

Duff said...

what a great secondary design! I love your fabric choices ☺

JoyceM said...

Congrats for being included in the 3rd ed of 100 Quilt Blocks mag. Love your block.

Annie of Blue Gables said...

I really love the corner stones within the corner stones, especially when I see the whole quilt made up. Really cute
~a

~Kathleen said...

Very neat block and choice of fabrics. Thanks for a great giveaway.

Carolyn in Kentucky said...

Love the cornerstones added to the blocks.

Quilter Kathy said...

There are just not enough hours in the day to enjoy all these blog posts! What a fun block!

Jill said...

Love your block. Can't wait to get my hands on this magazine!

Ariane said...

I love your block!! It's gorgeous!!!

quilt cookie said...

great idea for a scrap quilt.

mtnhomequilter said...

so pretty! looks easy to do too! Dana.
nelfamily at windjammercable dot net

Cindy said...

Love the block....love the secondary design. Congrats for being in the magazine.

Nancy said...

Great block - and thanks for the giveaway!

Barb said...

I really like the way some blocks create secondary designs.

Deb said...

Konda, I LOVE your block! Yes, I did the jelly roll quilt, and this particular block was one of my favorites!! Congrats on being in the book!

Cat said...

This looks great. Thanks for sharing such a great design.

MARIKA said...

Very beautiful block ,thank you opportunity that it is possible to prepare it if I win it :)

Evelene S said...

I love your block and the fabrics you chose. I would really love to win a copy of the magazine.

kwiltnkats said...

Nice design. I like the smaller repeated version in the center. Sandi

jrt14 said...

What a unique block. It makes me think of the pictures with a reflection that keeps getting smaller.

GeeGee said...

Great block, congrats on being published! I would love to win the magazine.
P.S. I enjoyed making the jelly roll and still working on the layer cake; delay in finishing due to other commitments.

Erika said...

Love the block and love the secondary design.

Deb said...

Congrats on your block in the book.

Cloudmom said...

Congrats on your block! It looks like a way to use up some scraps.

debbie said...

Nice! I think I'd like it with scrappy centers too! Thanks for sharing your designs and ideas on your blog.

purtercat92 said...

Congrats on this great block, glad to finally get a look at it. Now looking forward to being able to make it! Thanks for all you do and all the fun you give us too!!

Nancy Sue said...

I really like this block!! Congrats on being feature in Vol. 3 :)

amy dame said...

i love your block - and i think it would be amazing in colours like your jelly roll block as well.

thanks so much for the chance to win, i can't wait to get a copy and start playing!

GailM. said...

Nice block!

Hilachas said...

Congratulations for making the magazine again. Thanks for the opportunity to win a copy.

just4bees said...

can"t wait to get a copy, nice job

Amy said...

Congrats on having your block in the magazine! Very cute.

Pauline said...

Great block- it looks fabulous repeated in the quilt!

annmarie said...

Great block & the quilt design really shows it off. Thanks for the chance to win the magazine.