New Year New Goals

I wanted to do a block of the month this year.  My goal is to have that be the only new quilt I start this year while I finish up some UFO’s.  We’ll see how that goes.  I looked at several block of the months being offered and decided on the Patchwork Barn by Edyta Sitar offered by The Quilt Show.


At first I was going to try to use fabrics from my stash.  I thought I would do more of a rainbow colored quilt using batiks.  These are the first two blocks I made up.



This would be okay but one of the things I like about the quilt is the calming quality.  I think the batiks might work but given the batiks I have it would not be calming.  Then I came upon these fabrics from Craftsy.   I can’t wait for the fabrics to arrive.



Are any of you working on blocks of the month?  I would love to see which one and why you chose it.

Happy quilting.





8 thoughts on “New Year New Goals

  1. Wow. Did you pick the greys individually or were they a group? I agree they would be calming. But loved the batiks just not for this project.


  2. Ok … the colors you picked I think will look great … and yes much more calming. Block a month … is challenging but you can do it … yes you can!


  3. Love the color way you chose!!! It appeals to the calming effect you are looking for!!! Hope to see the quilt when you are done…. good luck, it is beautiful


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