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For schedule and events during 2018 monthly calendar- visit the Calendar of Events here.


The Sampler of 2018

A YEAR long sampler. It is inspired by an antique quilt.  You’ll be sewing 2 blocks per week –there is a fun twist to the blocks as well! Finished size- 92 x 97

Schedule: posted Tuesdays January 2018 – January 2019

SAMPLER PATTERNS: Read more here….

SAMPLER FORUM & GROUP: read more here…

The Scavenger Hunt BOM

Scavenger Hunt Quilt Along— 60X72  This quilt is part mystery.  The layout is a double nine patch surrounding mystery quilt blocks.  Each month you’ll be given the link to the quilt block on the guest designers site to sew.  It will be fun to visit other sites and even though the layout will be the same, you can choose where to place the block in the quilt. Plus, there are two options for the outside border- dark or light.

Schedule: once a month, Wednesday. Mystery is revealed on the designers blog. January 2018 – December 2018



The Guest Designers

These 12 designers will be sharing an exclusive pattern – 1 per month PLUS be sharing a block for the Scavenger Hunt BOM.

  1. Lori Lee Triplett 
  2. Kirsty Cleverly- Bonjour quilts
  3. Shelley –coras quilts
  4. Chris Dodsley –made by Chrissie D
  5. Carolina Moore- Always Expect Moore
  6. Lauren Nash- transient art 
  7. Tammy Silvers- tamarinis
  8. Joanne Hillestad-  the fat quarter gypsy
  9. Sarah J Maxwell fearless with fabric
  10. Emily Breclaw- the caffeinated quilter 
  11. Jennifer Jangles- jennifer jangles 
  12. Lorna McMahon- sew fresh quilts

Read more …

2019 - what's coming!

Mountain High

This year long block of the month features 8 large quilt blocks, a fun sashing and setting blocks with simple borders. 

  Finished size 63″x87″ it’s great for using your stash or sewing up with a specific fabric line. 

Schedule: posted Tuesdays January 2019 – December 2019


MOUNTAIN HIGH FORUM & GROUP: read more here…

Night Sky BOM

Each month you’ll hop from designer to designer gathering 12 blocks that will fill in the mystery spaces.

Along the way, the setting blocks will be published for this 70″ quilt, making it easy to keep up and finish by the end of the year. 

Schedule: once a month, Wednesday. Mystery is revealed on the designers blog. January 2019 – December 2019

NIGHT SKY PATTERNS: Read more here…..

NIGHT SKY FORUM & GROUP: read more here…

The Guest Designers

These 12 designers will be sharing an exclusive pattern – 1 per month PLUS be sharing a block for the Night Sky- part mystery.

  1. Diane – Butterfly Threads Quilting
  2. Amy- amy barickman
  3. Cherry – Cherry blossoms quilting
  4. Kelly-  My quilt infatuation
  5. Brooke- Silly mama quilts
  6. Beth- Eva paige quilt designs
  7. Becky-  Bobbin in quilts
  8. Sherry – Powered by quilting
  9. Amanda- Jedi craft girl
  10. Jo – The crafty nomad
  11. Joanne – Canuck quilter
  12. Diane & Audrey – The cloth parcel

Read more …

Swaps, Challenges & Extras

We will be having 3 swaps:  pincushion, orphan quilt block and make your own charm pack swaps.  You can choose to participate in one or all, or none (that’s fine too, but we would love you to join us!)  It’s a great way to get to know a few individuals in the group and of course, get a surprise in your mail box as well!

Challenges: scrap busting, orphan projects, and donations.  These again are opportunities for your to participate, but aren’t required.  The ‘rules’ of the challenge will be announced during that specific month.  Those who decide to play along – we’ll have some fun giveaways as well.

3 fun projects –– including 2 pillows, a signature quilt and possibly a special swap linked to this one- AND of course a Mystery Quilt (no reveal till it’s over!)

2018 Calendar

  1. Announcing of 2019!!

    December 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  2. Mystery Night Sky Materials List

    December 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  3. Mountain High BOM

    December 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Be a Project Lead

We are so excited to have you help us with the projects in the group!
The project lead is an opportunity to get the pattern early, share your progress with the group, feedback on the pattern, putting your own style / voice into the project.

Read more here….

Let's spotlight you!

These spotlights will be featured in the weekly Sunday email for members as well as in the facebook group. AND- for our thanks for helping us out and sharing a little bit about you, your name will go into a quarterly drawing.
Depending on the response- all entries might not be used (but you’ll still be entered into the drawing)

Read more here…


Look for 3 challenges during 2018! Topics will be shared for the challenges as well as how you can participate.



Share pictures, ask questions, meet others – there is always someone there!

Participate in our community:

in the site area or

the private fb group


3 swaps will be happening during the year and you are invited to join them! You’ll be provided sign up info as well as the topic and instructions on participation. 


Member Discounts

Enjoy discounts for online shops, magazines, products and more! Plus, watch for giveaways as well!


Patchwork Planner

You can save the planner to your computer, print the pages you want and build a journal you’ll actually use. 

Read more….

Bonus Projects

Mini quilts are going to be the bonus projects this year! Each will feature a new technique – including reverse applique, embroidery, english paper piecing and scalloped borders. 

Read more…