July Block – Juicy Delights

Many years ago when I was a nipper my mother used to search the shops for strawberries for my birthday which is at the end of June but quite often they weren’t ready and I had to wait until July before the strawberries were in the shops.  Now you can get them at any time of the year but I have never bought imported strawberries for my birthday – nothing is as good as a British strawberry;  sharp, fragrant and juicy!  For me July is the month of the strawberry and this inspired the July block.

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May Block – Fragrant flowers

Please forgive the week’s gap – now we are bringing in the May. If I remember correctly  this  means to bring in the mayblossom – so this little block with its delicate flowers is just perfect.

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I hope you are enjoying the blocks – next week marks the halfway point.  After that I will post the border and sash instructions for everyone to complete the wall quilt.  Until next week….

January Block – Snowy Weather

Let’s hope this doesn’t encourage the snow to come!  Most people’s holiday breaks are finished now and travelling to work is such a pain in the snow. I know it does look pretty though…..

This delightful snow couple are holding little twiggy hands and  looking lovingly at each other.  Ahhh!

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I have a little hanger I made a while ago which is a perfect size for  a mini-quilt from each block.  If you would like to do this too you can download the instructions.

PTY Mini Quilt instructions

Each month’s blocks finish the same size so you can use these instructions for any or all of the months.  Maybe next week you’ll get a picture!

Good stitching.