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Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks

100 Blocks Cover

Last week I got some really exciting mail. This is the latest issue of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks (vol 5). It is a collection of patterns for 100 different quilt blocks, designed by various quilters/designers/bloggers. When I was flipping through the magazine, I recognized a lot of names and I’m sure you will too. So…not only am I super happy to tell you I have a block in this issue – but look, that’s my name on the cover! (Right by my good friend Lee!) In case you are wondering, that’s me, Faith Jones. :)

100 Blocks Me!

My block is called Diamond Mine and is #474 inside the magazine. They had us sign our name on the actual block which I have never done before. I kept thinking “Really? Write my name ON the block?” Despite all my elementary teachers’ best efforts, I just have horrible handwriting. You can see it in the bottom pink section.

100 Blocks Inside

And here is the block at my house before I mailed it off…

Diamond Mine Quilt Block

When I was designing the quilt block, I mocked up a couple of ways you can layout your blocks for a quilt top.

This issue of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks officially goes on sale May 8th. I hope you will check it out at your local bookstore or craft store!

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35 Responses to “Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks”

  1. 1
    Amy says:

    It’s a great block Faith, congratulations. I think writing on fabric is hard too and I would have freaked about having to do that!

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    Katie B says:

    Really cool, Faith!

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    Kaelin says:

    Congrats Faith – that’s awesome! I love the bright summery colors you chose :)

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    Carrie says:

    woo hoo! great job!

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    Carol says:

    Fun happy cheerful block!!!
    Would be great to work on these at a summer beach getaway.
    Thanks for sharing!

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    Terry says:

    Faith – congratulations !! Always nice to see your name is print — give the publication some depth and diversity — you are awesome – Terry :)

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    Roxanna says:

    My buttons are popping off for you! What an honor, and to think I knew you before you became famous. Or did I?…. I am smiling just for you! Gonna buy the magazine — I didn’t realize until today that it was a series of magazines.

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    quilterbell says:

    That is fantastic Faith!, congratulations!!!!!!!

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    Julie says:

    So exciting!

  10. 10

    Congratulations! I love your block, the design on the bottom right is awesome, I love the effect of the diamond sitting on the grey diamonds.

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    sandyb720 says:

    Congratulations!!! I am very happy for you and will get it when it comes out!

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    I’m so excited for this to hit the stands. I’ll probably be standing outside Barnes and Noble waiting for them to open. Cool block. And I’m so happy to “know” you and Lee!
    P.S.Wanna autograph my copy? You know, to practice your signature…

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    LizA. says:

    Congrats. I really the the super crisp loom of the solids. The white and gray background is very effective.

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    I hope to be able to find this book. So many familiar names, it will be a treasure to own.

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    Lee Ann L. says:

    Congrats on getting into the magazine. This fantastic!

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    Cecilia says:

    Congratulations on your block! It is beautiful.

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    Donna says:

    Congratulations! What an exciting day you had! It must be a special treat to see your name on a publication that isn’t a bill! (HA HA!) Love the pattern and the fabrics are such a happy combination.

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    Wien says:

    Congratulations, Faith!
    I’m your fan :)

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    Elnora says:

    Congratulations! So exciting, eh? Lovely block.

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    Lesley says:

    Love your block! Congratulations!

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    svetlana says:

    Congrats, Faith! Wonderful block.

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    Angela N. says:

    Your block is so amazing!!! Glad they chose it!

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    Congratulations! I’m going to have to look for that, now! Your block is lovely, and so is your signature. You should see mine — I’m sure if my handwriting was every analyzed, they’d lock me up as a serial killer for sure! ;-)

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    Reena says:

    Very good Faith! i will look forward to seeing it…

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    Franziska says:

    I like the block layout on the right. That would be a nice quilt. I don’t think I can purchase the magazin over here but I like looking at yor block.

  27. 27

    Congratulations! What a great block!

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    Rachel says:

    How exciting to have a block in a book!! There are a lot of names on that list of people whose blogs I follow!! i just may have to check that one out!! :) :)


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    Mary says:

    Faith, the block is great. I love the colors. You are in great company on the cover. Congratulations!! Mary :-))

  30. 30

    Congrats Faith!! Amazing as usual!

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    VickiT says:

    Great block Faith. LOVE the colors you used. Congrats on being in this issue.

  32. 32

    I love your block! Amazing color choices too. : ) And I had to laugh when you talked about signing your name on the block … I seriously sat with the pen poised over the fabric for like 5 minutes before I got up the nerve to WRITE on my block! Fortunately I used lots of dark fabric so it’s hard to see my sloppy signature. LOL.

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    Jeanette says:

    loving that block!!!

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    Cathy Killiany says:

    This book has so many amazing possibilities – thank you for the chance to get a copy!

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    Kara says:

    That is truly so exciting! Congratulations!!

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