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Classic meets Modern Quilt Along: DECEMBER - The Christmas Star block

Monday, December 1, 2014

Hi all!

It's December!

The weather is colder, holidays are around the corner. It's the final month of the Classic meets Modern QAL (boo hoo!) and I thought we'd go out with a bang.

I have been sketching and working this block for quite a few months; I knew I wanted to do a star block of some kind, and I like the look of this one and how it turned out.

It's a little bit of cutting, and has a few small pieces - but it's beautiful, and totally worth it.

I've done two options again for this month, but as always, I love to see what your spin is on this block - fabrics, colors, composition - have fun with it - that's the name of this game!

Want to play along? Previous month's directions are posted in the right side bar.

As always, have a blast. Feel free to share a button or your block or a link back to this blog. Share the love.
Sew at Home Mummy

And if you're posting on Instagram, we're using the hashtag #classicmeetsmodernqal

The block setting diagrams are being drafted as we speak - I have sketched them all out and am currently trying to figure out how to diagram them on Publisher, lol.  Hang tight on this one.

I've been in contact with a very special quilty friend who has offered up a gorgeous giveaway for those who complete their quilt tops by the early New Year - I'll keep you posted on this one.

Make sure to link up your blocks below from your Flickr, Instagram (new!) or Blog sites :) We all love to see them!

{CLICK HERE for the December Classic meets Modern Quilt Along - THE CHRISTMAS STAR - block instructions!}


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  1. Very nice, going to add this to my to be sewn list! December is going to be busy!

  2. Very Pretty and your color choices are neat

  3. Lovely! I wasn't going to make anymore blocks as I now have 12, but this one is a beauty! Looking forward to seeing your setting examples, Linda

  4. Love it!!! Can't wait to get caught up and make this beauty!!

  5. What a great block! So pretty.

  6. Hi, I have just discovered your site and these wonderful blocks - thanks so much for sharing. I hope to make this quilt and have put it on my list. Also, I signed up for your newsletter.
    perry94022 at hotmail


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