I have never done a block of the month but I think I will agree with you on the fact o f having to cut out different patches for each block but you know the saying “don’t knock it until you have tried it” so I may have to try it. This is an absolutely gorgeous quilt pattern. The Civil War Tribute by Judie Rothermel by Marcus Fabrics In stock and ready to ship! Looking forward to getting this project started. Luckily one will be have the last block sent out Nov 11 and I can finish that before the year ends. You have a beautiful quilt, enjoy it. Love your quilt! Some people like to work on a quilt at the same time together. they are sooooo beautiful! I really like your civil war quilts. …and with that, I’m heading back to working on fixing my sewing room. I still have some waiting for me to make!!!! Did a BOM once — hated it! Thanks! I’m ok with samplers but I don’t know that I’ve ever done one that wasn’t a bom. Thank you so much for sharing your lives with us, Your email address will not be published. Jo, that is one beautiful quilt! I have never done a sampler quilt yet, although it is one of my favorites to see. Your email address will not be published. I seem to be in the minority as I love BOM and sampler quilts. Civil War Soldier's Cot Quilt This pattern is an easy cot quilt pattern that … The little 6-1/2" blocks scattered around the larger blocks are the Lil' Orphan Scrappy blocks I've been making out of the leftover fabric. Also included with the pattern package are any corrections to the patterns that have been issued to date. It’s beautiful Jo! I do love your quilt,reproduction fabric is my favorite. Nope not a fan! I might do it though as a chance to get to know other quilters in my area if it were done at a shop. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Thank you for sharing. Congrats on the finish! Let you know next year if I like it or not! Civil war tribute quilt. I like the idea of a block of the month, but I rarely stay caught up. By Corliss Searcey - Here’s a fabulous quilt in the style of 'The Bird of Paradise quilt' in the American Folk Art Museum in New York City. The border was a big leaning curve for me then. I’ve participated in about a dozen BOM in the past. This allows me to work on the project at my leisure, but sometimes I loose interest. Congratulations! We had the choice of either going with Marti Michel’s fabric kit or using any fabrics in the shop which the teacher would help us pick out. A-70 Rocky Mountain Quilt: A-77 Civil War Classics: A-94 Old Glory IV: A-95 The Civil War Tribute: A-99 The Civil War Tribute A-107 Civil War Ladies: A-108 Civil War Ladies: A-109 Civil War Ladies A-111 Civil War Ladies: A-112 Civil War Ladies A-113 Civil War Ladies A-114 Civil War Ladies: A-115 Judie Rothermel I’m finding it difficult enough keep up with the Dirty Dozen challenge. Comment by Mary Moore ... i love this quilt. What more could a girl want?? So curiously, I’d love to know if you are like me and don’t like block of the month projects or if you are someone who loves them…of course, there is no wrong answer!! I prefer to collect the patterns and see what it will look like before starting them. ! Bought extra civil war reproduction fabric online and in Gettysburg, PA. Congratulations on finishing both civil war quilts! Block-of-the-Month Program News. I love traditional patterns and fabrics. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. I’ve done two of hers. I’ve decided to do it as a BOM, mostly as a trick to keep making progress on it. Pre-Cut Baby Quilt 40 " x 47". I am a “handle it once” kind of person and prefer to work on one project from start to finish. The backing is some I bought at an auction. $20.00. It’s kind of like purchasing a kit. Almost every one of the shipments was cut incorrectly. My friend and I just got the kit, but a couple border fabrics are missing, but am anxious to to the quilt with her. You posed and interesting question. Totally precision die pre-cut I also don’t like projects sitting around waiting for the next installment. Chose a red and green apple fabric for my color base and followed through every row has the same seven blocks in it spacing differently each row. I am THRILLED to have it finished. 4.8 out of 5 stars 124. Just beautiful! I used my own fabric but had to wait on a new block pattern to arrive each month. Quilt historians and scholars of pre-Civil War (1820-1860) America have disputed this legend. Kelli’s had baptist fans on hers and I really dreaded doing them again. Remember that each month’s pattern includes historical details of a particular Civil War battle, combining both the northern & southern viewpoints. Arrives before Christmas. Good job Stitchers!! What a beautiful quilt Jo! I worked sometimes 10 hour days and sewed with friends on Friday night. BOM is not a good quilt method for me. I've had several requests to share the pattern … So, I just quit the series and gave it away. This pattern is a tribute to the many women who quilted during the Civil War period. Please share in the comment section what you like. Came out pretty good. May 2, 2020 - Explore Kathy Parks's board "Civil War Quilts", followed by 672 people on Pinterest. Or if one or more of the blocks are made with extra, unnecessary seams I become disappointed in the quality of the project. Bravo on finishing a lovely quilt! Unable to add item to List. I’m with you on sampler quilts ,I’ve made so many in my quilt classes,I think teachers like to do them because it gives them something to teach each week. I don’t like doing block of the month or sample type quilts either. I've been working on some more blocks for the Civil War Tribute quilt. Our Civil War Tribute Block-of-the-Month Has Begun! I lost interest and momentum waiting a month for the next block pattern. The quilt design theory is disputed. Block-of-the-Month Program News New! It's in stock! Yes, the pattern is exactly what I was looking for!! That is my least favorite part of quilting. This Civil War era pattern utilizes 4 1/2″ Ohio Star quilt blocks to make this 54″ by 74″ quilt. Yours is just beautiful and I love the quilting on it-everything is perfect! I sometimes will save up four of five months worth and then work with them until I am bored with that one and then work on another…four or five months later I am ready to start up again and then finish…that way there is always something in the pipeline. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Special thanks to Paula Barnes and Bonnie Blue Quilts for graciously working with us to provide this instruction. Except for my first pregnancy, I always lost 20 lbs in the first trimester due to 3x a day puking. I’m usually enthusiastic for about the first six months and then I’m done with it. Now I’m doing a Fig Tree Summertime picnic and Coriander Christmas. Kirk mentioned that quilts can also tell the story of the Civil War, particularly from the point of view of slaves. Slowly, I am revealing them. Find answers in product info, Q&As, reviews. Barbara Brackman has monthly BOMs that are free, well done, interesting, and fun. ( that and moving anything if I want to work on anything else) I can not imagine going a month between…. Required fields are marked *. Your quilt is beautiful and quite an accomplishment. See more ideas about civil war quilts, quilts, civil war quilt. We’re thrilled at the response to our block of the month program, from quilters and retailers alike. I learned a lot about fabrics and good piecing on it. Jenny Doan demonstrates how to make the Tavern Blues Civil War Quilt created by Bonnie Blue Quilts using a quilt kit. Fold both your borders and quilt in half to find the middle and mark this spot with a pin. I did my hook and bump motif on this. Beautiful quilts, Jo! Takes all the creativity out of it. Also included with each month pattern is a history lesson of the block’s subject from Civil War History. Remember the ladies talking about the 1\16 of an inch and was so glad I didn’t sign up for that one!! I do like doing quilt alongs and the occasional mystery quilt. I did make a sampler quilt of sorts I found 7 patterns that played nicely together. Paperback $27.99 $ 27. In my early days of quilting, they were great as a learning challenge, but now I am with you…I like the repetition of the same blocks. Well done ! I’ve only done a mystery quilt for a month, a new clue came out weekly and that was easy, but I’ve never done a block a month, until next month when a sampler kit comes I hope I love it! Finished size is 93" x 102". What I hate is the fact that when I am in the groove so to speak I have to wait till the next day to continue on. Trudging along with them was just plain no fun. Ending Today at 2:42PM PST 3h 31m. At Marcus, we've got so many exciting, beautiful BOM programs available; we created this page to give you easy access to general announcements, updates, creative tips and more. I quilt at our dining table so I want to really get on a sewing roll when I set everything up, to piddle around with a single block. She gave me the money for Christmas with the instructions I was to make a quilt for myself. I’m a bit like you, I’m enthusiastic when I get started but I usually tire out by the end and then the blocks sit in a box! Your question might be answered by sellers, manufacturers, or customers who bought this product. I have never done a block of the month and I don’t like to make sampler quilts. Two reasons. Like you, I enjoy the meditative aspect of sewing similar blocks until I have them all. I laughed at your comment about thinking you were cheating! And I like the size on my queen bed in the winter as it cover the blanket so well. Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. Civil War Tribute Block of the Month 2010 Ring the bells and wave the flags, Mary is the first person to stop by to show off her Civil War Tribute Block of the Month quilt top and it is absolutely stunning – way better than the picture!! They also depict other popular patterns used in 1862, and in successive years, until the Homestead Act was repealed in … I must admit, many Projects waited until I retired to get finished, but I have been successful to get at least one finished a year since then. Guess I’m not too fond of samplers….lol. However, I love your blog and seeing all the quilts. I am not even good at “downloading and saving” the pattern each time its published untill I get them all for the project! I am just now doing, my first ever, a day by day sew along the Moda Stitch Pink and while I am actually enjoying the different blocks each day. I also participated in a LQS Marti Michel BOM. I am participating in both right now. Such great accuracy. Still sitting in a box; never did put it together. The last one I did was supposed to use different machine feet for each block and there was absolutely no instruction on the feet. The quilt is 115″ long and oh my, that’s a lot of quilt! The civil war tribute quilt is amazing. Get the best deals on civil war quilt patterns when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. I tried a monthly project for a Christmas Quilt and was pretty disappointed. I finished Kelli’s a bit ago…then this one stalled. My first BOM was a “Piecing the Past” BOM. I’ve found something out about myself as I did this…. But, I did tell you it is lovely when done. a member of my local q group started this as a BOM. It goes perfectly with the top. If I come across it some time I will pull it to the top of the pile. Different fabric choices for me. Can’t throw it out it was an expensive one . News Journey To America 2020. The diamonds that form the tumbling blocks measure 1 3/4 inches per side. I can’t wait! I don’t like blocks of the month either. It’s so satisfying to finish old projects. You are purchasing the pattern only and does not include any fabrics or other materials (other than the patterns). Hi-Today I was bringing a friend to a LQS we haven't been in for about a year and hanging on the wall was a civil war tribute quilt..I forgot the designers but the LQS wouldn't sell us the pattern, you had to buy a KOM and then go from there..long story short, it was VERY expensive but we both thought it would be SUPER fun to re-create a similar quilt. These two quilts have been grinding on me for a LONG TIME. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. it would soon become a lost cause I fear. I’ve never regretted my decision, I don’t piece quilts that tell you to sew in 16ths of an inch dimensions. I love using my Marti Michel templates. I’ve decided never to do boms or a mystery again. I have 2 BOM kits with material. Discover the history of the Generals of the American Civil War by sewing quilts that depict their lives, families and careers. I haven’t yet done a BOM. I just picked up Block 7 from my LQS and after looking at the cutting directions, I am stumped. Both quilts are lovely! Two are at the sashing stage, one needs more blocks completed, and one isn’t even started. I want to see it first though. I agree with Carol S above, I LOVE blocks of the month! I’ve been wanting to start that pattern for a long time, and it’s now up on the top of my list. I lose interest in block of the month type projects. The picture below is what the finished quilt is supposed to look like. Feathers in the outer blue star points help the center area to look like one big star. A wonderful Civil War era bassinet quilt in perfect condition. I’m finally using the fabrics that came with it for other projects. Your quilts are lovely! Yours turned out beautiful but all those tiny HST>. Congratulations! Or I fall behind due to life or vacations, see the layout and don’t like it, draw up my own, but don’t finish because the extra fabric I need is sold out. Finished size is 93" x 102". You’ve done a terrific job. They’re beautiful. It turned out great, with a great feeling of accomplishment. I understand why bloggers like them though.