However, I love your blog and seeing all the quilts. Reviewed in the United States on June 25, 2017. Sure am enjoying your blog. Heavily appliquéd blocks of flowers & leaves, birds & butterflies, animals and fruit. Fat Quarter Shop features the latest fabric collections from top designers including Judie Rothermel. This pattern is a tribute to the many women who quilted during the Civil War period. Congratulations! No more. Ive done both not a big fan. I really wanted to do the Civil War Tribute quilt, but was already doing another BOM and could not afford 2 at once. I don’t mind making a sampler quilt but when I do, I want to piece the blocks and get them finished, not drag out the piecing for month at a time. Oh, and I am participating in Kim Diehl Whatnots Club and one is my Dirty Dozen project for October. Pre-Cut Baby Quilt 40 " x 47". So thankful!! I want to see it first though. I do like doing quilt alongs and the occasional mystery quilt. A star was quilted into the pentagon center with stippling in the background to allow the stars to stand out. 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. It relaxes me, and lets me be creative in other ways. Comment by Mary Moore ... i love this quilt. What a beautiful quilt Jo! I tend to agree with you about BOM. 4.8 out of 5 stars 124. Please try again. Each pattern block is accompanied by a historical tribute to the woman who created the block design. Congratulations on finishing both civil war quilts! Help support this blog by doing your shopping using the link below. See more ideas about civil war quilts, quilts, civil war quilt. Thank you for sharing. Love the monotony of the same ole block one after the other …or improvise my own quilts. I’ve only finished three of them. The Civil War Tribute by Judie Rothermel by Marcus Fabrics In stock and ready to ship! I’m usually enthusiastic for about the first six months and then I’m done with it. That said at the end of the year, I had fallen behind. So happy that both are finished! I spent 50 years working and meeting deadlines. Get the best deals on civil war quilt patterns when you shop the largest online selection at It has 150 quilt patterns to signify 150 years since the Civil War. I did make a sampler quilt of sorts I found 7 patterns that played nicely together. I did that class from 1997 to 2010 and enjoyed every minute. Fold both your borders and quilt in half to find the middle and mark this spot with a pin. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Ending Today at 2:42PM PST 3h 31m. free quilt pattern courtesy of Moda "In From The Cold" free quilt pattern courtesy of Moda "And Sew On" free quilt pattern courtesy of Henry Glass Fabrics "2wenty-Thr3e" free quilt pattern courtesy of Moda "Woodland Floral" free quilt pattern courtesy of Maywood Studio "Almost a Flower Garden" free quilt pattern courtesy of Robert Kaufman Fabrics I don’t like to make sampler type quilts. The civil war tribute quilt is amazing. I don’t think I would enjoy switching gears to work on a block and then put it away for a month. Kingsized, I hand sewed the blocks, machine sewed the sashings and borders and then hand quilted it. I remember the quilt shop I took the Marti Michel classes at doing that BOM. 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. Lovely quilts! Thanks! I’m so happy for you that the Civil war quilt is finished! I seem to be in the minority as I love BOM and sampler quilts. ( that and moving anything if I want to work on anything else) I can not imagine going a month between…. I need embroidery work on two Lori Holt BOM. The border was a big leaning curve for me then. Shop reproduction era fabrics that have been printed and styled after a historical pattern or quilt. This is an absolutely gorgeous quilt pattern. I purchased the last one on clearance after the program finished and didn’t have a chance to sew along during the program. Yuck. Just assumed you would know what to do. The last one I did was supposed to use different machine feet for each block and there was absolutely no instruction on the feet. It was an interesting and i used prairie/civil war style fabrics. I am like you – don’t like the unfinished projects hanging around. In an effort to just finish it, I decided I was on a roll with hook and bump and that’s what I was going to do. Congratulations! You can keep up or let a few go by and catch up. Almost every one of the shipments was cut incorrectly. I agree with Carol S above, I LOVE blocks of the month! The backing is some I bought at an auction. I went with a friend to her BOM and it seemed more like a sales opportunity for the shop. I did a block of the month quilt using Jen Kingwell’s gypsy wife pattern. I just picked up Block 7 from my LQS and after looking at the cutting directions, I am stumped. Also included with the pattern package are any corrections to the patterns that have been issued to date. Jo, that is one beautiful quilt! In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. 11 thoughts on “ Civil War Tribute Block of the Month ” Lace Faerie October 6, 2018 at 3:04 am. I’m finally using the fabrics that came with it for other projects. 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. Like you, I love the speed and simplicity of making the same block over and over! Reminiscent of a scrap quilt from the 1800s. Not me, I want to get it pieced and move onto the next project. Your quilts are lovely! Matching pin marks, pin your border to your quilt top every three or four inches, easing in … Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Or if one or more of the blocks are made with extra, unnecessary seams I become disappointed in the quality of the project. Takes all the creativity out of it. I’ll be starting my first BOM in January. Can’t throw it out it was an expensive one . so i got to see the fabrics in real time not a photo on web. Feathers in the outer blue star points help the center area to look like one big star. I should finish up the top for a Christmas gift for my sister this weekend and can work on my DD project. I’ve been wanting to start that pattern for a long time, and it’s now up on the top of my list. I also participated in a LQS Marti Michel BOM. I decided I wasn’t interested in making this quilt so I removed the patterns and added the fabrics to my stash. In addition to owning the Schoolhouse Quilt Shoppe for 30 plus years, I am the author of several quilting boo ks featuring miniature and traditional patchwork patterns. But, I did tell you it is lovely when done. BOM is not a good quilt method for me. I am so thankful to have these done. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. I’m not a fan of sampler quilts at all, but your Civil War Tribute is one I DO like. You should be proud of it. 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. Better play it safe and not try one. 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You have a beautiful quilt, enjoy it. Slowly, I am revealing them. 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. From shop farmersattic. There was a problem completing your request. The Big Book of Civil War Quilts: 58 Patterns for Reproduction-Fabric Lovers. What a beautiful quilt Jo! The first published work documenting an oral history source was in 1999, and the first publication of this theory is believed to be a 1980 children's book. How can you cut sixteenths? Well done ! ! I like the idea of a block of the month, but I rarely stay caught up. Jenny Doan demonstrates how to make the Tavern Blues Civil War Quilt created by Bonnie Blue Quilts using a quilt kit. I decide what pattern/ project I am going to do, and then I do it. It was something I could cut out ahead of time and take along and get stitched up in one evening. These two quilts have been grinding on me for a LONG TIME. That’s so funny- I love making sampler type quilts- making the same block over and over again makes me bored- I at least need a color difference to keep me interested! I've been working on some more blocks for the Civil War Tribute quilt. Years ago I bought a pattern that was originally sold as a BOM, but by the time I was at that shop, the BOM was over and they were just selling the entire set of patterns. I guess that’s what makes the wold go round- we’re all different! FREE Shipping by Amazon. It is absolutely beautiful! Trudging along with them was just plain no fun. Reproduction Fabrics. Even though they sent out new directions, I was usually already done with the block and had to request more fabric which in the end did not match what I already had. I currently have 4 bom quilts waiting to be finished. So, I just quit the series and gave it away. I have no patience. I told you at the beginning of the month I went a little crazy with running quilts through the long arm. I do love your quilt,reproduction fabric is my favorite. I love the look of a sampler quilt, but I’m with you and don’t really enjoying doing a different block each month or having it sit around all year. I waited to share this until Kelli was here so I could get pictures of both of us with both of the quilts. Commissions from your purchases help keep this content free. Your question might be answered by sellers, manufacturers, or customers who bought this product. Civil War Tribute Quilt Pattern – A Strip Piecing Quilt Pattern – 93” x 102” Quilt - The Civil War Tribute Quilt Pattern is a RE-COPY PRINTING of the original pattern. Guess I’m not too fond of samplers….lol. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. One other thing I learned doing this quilt, don’t do BOM. I really like kits; no leftover fabric. I have used it for 26 years on bed. 5 out of 5 stars (8,802) 8,802 reviews $ 9.99. Apr 18, 2013 - Fat Quarter Shop’s Jolly Jabber quilting blog about the latest trends in quilting like new fabric collections, quilt patterns, quilt kits, quilting tutorials and fabric sales. Your quilt is beautiful! Love love love this quilt! I have a question that maybe someone can help me with. I so enjoy reading your blog and hearing about what you and your family are up to. Quilt historians and scholars of pre-Civil War (1820-1860) America have disputed this legend. I have other things to do (like walking) along with quilting, so I only spend a certain amount of time sewing during an average day. Your email address will not be published. 50 thoughts on “ Quilt Finish: Civil War Tribute ” Donna T October 16, 2020 at 12:54 am. One of them has been Civil War Tribute. No samplers or block of the month quilts for me! Like you, I enjoy the meditative aspect of sewing similar blocks until I have them all. A blog reader said to me that I would appreciate the quilts more once they were done…she was so right. Yours is just beautiful and I love the quilting on it-everything is perfect! I usually used my Kansas Troubles. I have never done a block of the month and I don’t like to make sampler quilts. It was my Christmas/ birthday present from one of my nieces. The result is a beautifully detailed quilt measuring a generous 100" x 112." I love the monotony of making block after block. I did a BOM calendar quilt. $4.60 shipping. We have two pattern sets left and two kits with paterns. It’s beautiful Jo! Jo and Kelli, It’s warn but still usable. I would never have attempted by myself. The shop that did it has been gone 5-6 years….. you know the rest of the story. I’ve gone the other route and I end up not liking them Sometime I don’t start it until I have all of the months. I do like doing quilt alongs and the occasional mystery quilt. And in this one there was no extra fabric to buy if you mess up cutting you have to find another fabric that might match. they are sooooo beautiful! It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. I have never done a block of the month and I don’t like to make sampler quilts. This pattern is a tribute to the many women who quilted during the Civil War period. A popular convention in Civil War quilts is to use 6 inch or smaller squares to create a much larger quilt. 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. A wonderful Civil War era bassinet quilt in perfect condition. Beautiful quilts, Jo! This allows me to work on the project at my leisure, but sometimes I loose interest. For a large quilt like Civil War Tribute, fold in half again and mark the quarters with pins as well. And My sampler type quilts felt rather chaotic to me. Barbara Brackman has monthly BOMs that are free, well done, interesting, and fun. I signed up for every Thimbleberries BOM. I've had several requests to share the pattern … Please try again. I’ve never been good at those monthly projects . This Civil War era pattern utilizes 4 1/2″ Ohio Star quilt blocks to make this 54″ by 74″ quilt. I’m in my seventies so that may have something to do with my answer, but I don’t think I would like block of the month. I had an excellent teacher and learned so much. You posed and interesting question. I'll have the Lil' Orphan Scrappy pattern available for sale at the shop soon. I have one now sitting in a box That needs to be done. I dont like BOM because I dont like to attend the monthly meetings at the LQS. Arrives before Christmas. I used my own fabric but had to wait on a new block pattern to arrive each month. Our Civil War Tribute Block-of-the-Month Has Begun! I’ve found something out about myself as I did this…. Please share in the comment section what you like. It was fun seeing how different the blocks would look with different fabric choices. a member of my local q group started this as a BOM. Get it as soon as Thu, Dec 24. Oh…what a relief to have these finished!! I enjoy BOM programs mainly because they come with fabric and instructions. I have 2 BOM kits with material. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Very pretty quilt. She gave me the money for Christmas with the instructions I was to make a quilt for myself. I have a friend who gifted me this very same kit when she moved and was downsizing her stash. If I come across it some time I will pull it to the top of the pile. I understand why bloggers like them though. Kelli’s had baptist fans on hers and I really dreaded doing them again. Softcover Book, A Country's Call, Quilt Patterns, Civil War History, Reproduction Fabric Quilts, Antique Reproductions, Country Threads farmersattic. Finished size is 93" x 102". They’re beautiful. I like the small bits of building blocks over the course of a month and also splitting up the cost! I currently have 3, yes 3, BOM projects in various stages. 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 do like sew a longs. And I like the size on my queen bed in the winter as it cover the blanket so well. I’ve decided to do it as a BOM, mostly as a trick to keep making progress on it. My mission right now!!!! Each block pattern has clear instructions on cutting fabrics and assembling each block. I have never done a block of the month, tho my guild had offer them over the years. 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. So happy that both are finished! Find answers in product info, Q&As, reviews. Doesn’t it feel great to have this big one done. 2 kids and several moves later, I finished it. Civil War Soldier's Cot Quilt This pattern is an easy cot quilt pattern that … Here we are…two of us and two quilts…See?? I’ve participated in about a dozen BOM in the past. Vintage Chains Quilt Pattern This is a quilt pattern with prints that were popular during the Civil War era.