Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Moda Blockheads II - Block #5

Happy 4th of July

I LOVE the 4th of July. My birthday is the 5th of July. When I was little, my Dad told me everyone in our little town was shooting off fireworks to celebrate my birthday. I totally believed him. And still do! Have a safe and happy Independence Day.

KT Winner

Congratulations Annette - you're the winner of a KT red/tan/navy pack of (8) fat 1/4's to add to your stash. I chuckled about your comment "which one of your kids do you love the most." At my age, my kids joke that the "favorite" will inherit the most quilts & antiques, so they're all vying for the title. So funny!
Annette MacConnell
A favorite? That's like saying which one of your kids do you love the most. Right now I'm most drawn to Zen Chic because I love Grunge, Lisa Bonjean because well because gray is awesome and then there is Laurie Simpson who is using scraps from a variety of Minnick and Simpson lines who I'm totally obsessed with. Tomorrow it might be KT or Me and My Sister or who knows because I'm basically a Moda girl. I guess I'll have to give the answer my kids always use when asked who is Momma's favorite and that is none - because she hates us all the same. ;)

 Please email, including the above info along with your mailing address. Joy will assemble a sampling of fat quarters to add to your Blockheads options.

Blockheads II- Block #5 by Vanessa Goertzen of Lella Boutique

Vanessa's fabric collections evoke a clean, fresh feeling that are perfect for building your decorating palette. Her 24" block this week is simple, but stunning. It would make a wonderful larger quilt. Hmmm, better add that to my to-do list.

Here's my red/tan/navy version of Vanessa's Impact block.You could also do scrappy reds and navys for fun. 

For a classic KTQ option, add a little green and purple to the red and navy. The same multi-tan background works for both.

Click HERE for Vanessa's blog and the instructions for Block #5 - Impact. 

Click HERE for the Blockheads II Directory at Moda.

Visit all the designers for their take on Block #5 - Impact.

Betsy Chutchian

Brigitte Heitland - Zen Chic

Corey Yoder of Coriander Quilts

Jan Patek

Jo Morton

Laurie Simpson

Lisa Bongean of Primitive Gatherings

Lynne Hagmeier of Kansas Troubles

Me & My Sister Designs Barbara Groves & Mary Jacobson

Sherri McConnell of A Quilting Life

Stacy Iest Hsu

Vanessa Goertzen of Lella Boutique

Carrie Nelson


  1. Lynne -- Happy Birthday a day early! Our new granddaughter will be born tomorrow on your birthday. Fun to know she'll be sharing her birthday with a quilting celebrity! Maybe she'll grow up to love the KT fabrics as much as I do. Have a great day.

  2. I hope you have a great birthday and awesome year

  3. Have a fun safe birthday and I want you know i totally love your designs/fabric. And all the fun you have for us.