My plans for some outside shots were swiftly abandoned due to the wind ..... can you see my able assistants Andy, Jamie and Poppy holding the quilt down ....... I think some of my neighbours had a little giggle at our antics!
I know from the emails that I've received there were quite a few questions so I thought it would be a good idea to do a Q&A......
What is a Block Of The Month (BOM) Club and how does it work?
A block of the month is a parcel full of loveliness that you will receive directly through your letterbox each month for a year. It will include all the fabrics and if required, English Paper Pieces required for you to sew that months block, plus of course, detailed instructions for how to piece each block will also be included. To support, I will also be sharing tutorials and tips on here.
At the end of the year you will have received enough pretty fabric and instructions to make your very own 'A Little Happy Year' Quilt Top.
How big is the finished Quilt?
The Quilt measures 57" x 72"
How long will the Club run for?
The club will run for 12 months commencing in October 2016 and will run through to and including September 2017.
What techniques will be used?
The quilt combines a mix of Machine Piecing, English Paper Piecing and Applique*.
*I used the Turn Through Interfacing method for the applique, but you could use Needle Turn or Raw Edge.... it is entirely up to you.
Will I receive exactly the same fabrics as used in the sample?
Mum and I will as far as possible send the same fabrics as I used, if this is not possible then rest assured we will send something equally as scrumptious!
What threads did Sarah use?
I used Aurifil 50wt thread to stitch mine, both on the machine and for all the hand stitching. We will be putting together a selection of threads to co-ordinate, more information to follow.
What other supplies will I need?
Applique supplies depending on your chosen method, EPP supplies again depending upon your chosen method (but the papers will be supplied when needed), plus your usual patchwork and sewing related tools.
Can I purchase the pattern on its own?
No, not at this moment in time......many hours have been spent designing this quilt specifically for our inaugural Block of the Month Club......Sorry!
HOW CAN I JOIN?
Places for the club are limited and all our friends and customers from across the world are invited.
If you would like to join, we'll be opening the Club via the website on
Friday 15th July at 7pm GMT
We will be asking you to pay £10 to book your spot. This will be deducted from your first months payment with the balance of the first month due on the 1st October 2016. Subsequent payments will be due on the 1st of each Month. Parcels full of loveliness will be posted within 2 working days of payments being safely received. the first one being sent the beginning of October 2016.
By signing up to the BOM club you agree to take part in the 12 month program and it is non cancelable .
The monthly Club cost including postage is:
UK Club Price ~ £18.50 (Via 1st Class Mail)
EU Club Price ~ £21.50 (Via Standard Airmail*)
International Club Price ~ £23.00 (Via Standard Airmail*)
*Should you wish to upgrade to Priority Mail please do get in touch.
We are sorry, but Vouchers or Coupon Codes cannot be used to purchase a subscription.
The monthly bundle cannot be shipped with other shop orders, we're sorry for any inconvenience!
Phew....are you still with me. Mum and I hope that you will join us in stitching along and if in the meanwhile you have any questions, as always please do not hesitate to get in touch!