Town Square – Block #1 from my Color Me Happy BOM

I uploaded a video to YouTube showing how to make the Town Square block, it’s block #1 in my Color Me Happy block of the month.

Here is the link to the video https://youtu.be/RHzxgC0CEFs

town-square-block

Starting with 5″ squares

5-inch-squares

or 2 1/2″ strips to create the block!

strips-dark

light-strips

The pattern packet for my Color Me Happy block of the month now includes materials information and quilt diagrams for making the quilt in three sizes!

Lap  57″ x 69″

Twin  71″ x 91″

Queen  99″ x 105″

I’ll be posting a new video every 4 to 5 weeks until all thirteen blocks have been posted.  It’s a fun quilt to make, so follow along on YouTube and make this in any fabric combination you love.

CMH Row Assembly A

The pattern packet can be purchased on my website.

http://www.patspeth.com/patterns.html

Please feel free to share the video link with any of your friends and quilting groups that you belong to.  https://youtu.be/RHzxgC0CEFs

Thank you,
Pat

Pat Speth author of:  Nickel QuiltsMore Nickel Quilts, Amazing Nickel QuiltsNickel Quilts & Borders, and The Big Book of Nickel Quilts

To schedule a Nickel Quilt lecture or workshop contact Pat at the email below.

Email: pat@patspeth.com
www.patspeth.com

Color Me Happy Pattern Giveaway!

Color Me Happy is my Block of the Month.  To enter this giveaway all you have to do is like my Facebook page and like the Facebook post dated Jan. 29th  by noon on Feb. 2, 2015. This giveaway is for one set of the instructions that will include all 13 steps.

I’m spending today assembling pattern packets for Color Me Happy and I thought a giveaway was the perfect way to spread the word about this BOM! As I was putting them together I realized the setting I used for this BOM would be a great way to set the Deli Geese blocks together.

CMH assembly

I love this setting! By adding half-blocks to the rows on opposite ends, it’s an easy and fun way to create more interest in the quilt rather than using just a plain 3 x 4 set.

Then, the assembly method I used is a cinch! The whole quilt is put together in rows, the border pieces are part of the row!

CMH pg 1 pattern front

So for those of you that are stitching up the Deli Geese blocks, give this setting a try. It’s easily adapted to making a larger quilt simply by adding more blocks in each row and more rows to the setting.

Color Me Happy pattern packets are available on my website.

I also offer a Licensing Fee option for shops and guilds, please contact me if you are interested.

Enjoy!
Pat

Pat Speth author of:  Nickel Quilts,   More Nickel Quilts,    Amazing Nickel Quilts,  Nickel Quilts & Borders, and The Big Book of Nickel Quilts

To schedule a Nickel Quilt lecture or workshop contact Pat at the email below.

Email: pat@patspeth.com
www.patspeth.com

Color Me Happy Block of the Month

I’ve spent the morning assembling pattern packets for my block of the month, Color Me Happy.  As I was putting them together I realized the setting I used for this BOM would be a great way to set the Deli Geese blocks together.

CMH assembly

I love this setting! By adding half-blocks to the rows on opposite ends, it’s an easy and fun way to create more interest in the quilt rather than using just a plain 3 x 4 set.

Then, the assembly method I used is a cinch! The whole quilt is put together in rows- the border pieces are part of the row!

CMH pg 1 pattern front

So for those of you that are stitching up the Deli Geese blocks, give this setting a try. It’s easily adapted to making a larger quilt simply by adding more blocks in each row and more rows to the setting.

Color Me Happy pattern packets are available on my website.

Enjoy!
Pat

Pat Speth author of:  Nickel Quilts,   More Nickel Quilts,    Amazing Nickel Quilts,  Nickel Quilts & Borders, and The Big Book of Nickel Quilts
Email: pat@patspeth.com
www.patspeth.com