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Congratulations!

First Place, $25 gift certificate: Amy Buchanan

Second Place, fat quarter bundle: Megan Brittain

Thank you to everyone who voted and everyone who made a quilt block for our Victoria’s Quilts Canada quilt.

Saturday Surprise

Registration has begun for 2015, our fifth Saturday Surprise “Block of the Month” club class.

We are considering offering three class times (9:30 AM, 10:45 AM, 12:00PM) next year.

Visit the store to fill out a registration form, indicating your class time preferences and secure your spot in the Saturday Surprise club by paying the $20 +HST registration fee.
• Fabric kits with printed block assembly instructions and teacher demonstration will be provided at each month’s class
• Sew your quilt block at home
• Arrive on time and attend the one-hour class the following month with your finished block and receive the next month’s kit for free

Skill level: Confident beginners and beyond.

It’s Time to Vote

We’ve received some more beautiful quilt blocks!

This time, quilters were invited to use any technique to make a 12” quilt block. Up to two additional fabrics of their own were allowed to be included in addition to the fabric provided.

Take a look at the blocks (click on a block to enlarge), find your favourite and then scroll to the bottom to vote. Remember to come to the store this week, see the blocks in person and vote once more.

Voting takes place Tuesday, November 18 – Saturday, November 22.

  

   

   

   

   

   

First Place winner will receive a $25 gift certificate to Homespun Designs Quilt Shoppe & More!
Second Place winner will receive a “Flower Power” 4-piece fat quarter bundle.

The submitted blocks will be assembled into a quilt which will be donated to Victoria’s Quilts Canada, which provides handmade quilts to people with cancer in Canada.

(It may take a minute for the poll to load. If you can’t see the poll below block 19, try refreshing the page or clicking to enlarge any of the blocks and then returning to this page.)

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Quilt Block Challenge

Kits are now available for Homespun’s Fall Quilt Block Challenge!

Pick one up at Homespun for $5 (including tax).

This time, use any technique to make a 12 ½” quilt block (finished size will be 12” square). Up to two additional fabrics of your own may be included in addition to the fabric provided. (Must be 100% cotton fabric.)

Feel free to add embroidered embellishments by hand or machine, using cotton thread or embroidery floss. The quilt block must be free of buttons, charms, or detachable embellishments

Return quilt block to Homespun Designs by 4:00 pm Saturday, November 15.

Limit of one quilt block submission per kit purchased.

Voting takes place Tuesday, November 18 – Saturday, November 22.

Blocks will be available to view in the store as well as posted anonymously online.

First Place winner will receive a $25 gift certificate to Homespun Designs Quilt Shoppe & More!
Second Place winner will receive a “Flower Power” 4-piece fat quarter bundle.

The submitted blocks will be assembled into a quilt which will be donated to Victoria’s Quilts Canada, which provides handmade quilts to people with cancer in Canada.