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 Comments

  1. Reply

    Amy

    April 30, 2012

    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

    April 30, 2012

    Really cool, Faith!

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    Kaelin

    April 30, 2012

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

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    Carrie

    April 30, 2012

    woo hoo! great job!

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    Carol

    April 30, 2012

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

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    Terry

    April 30, 2012

    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

    April 30, 2012

    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

    April 30, 2012

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

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    Julie

    April 30, 2012

    So exciting!

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    Dolores @ A Labour of Love

    April 30, 2012

    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

    April 30, 2012

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

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    liveacolorfullife

    April 30, 2012

    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.

    April 30, 2012

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

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    diane stanley

    April 30, 2012

    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.

    April 30, 2012

    Congrats on getting into the magazine. This fantastic!

  16. Reply

    Cecilia

    April 30, 2012

    Congratulations on your block! It is beautiful.

  17. Reply

    Donna

    April 30, 2012

    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

    April 30, 2012

    Congratulations, Faith!
    I’m your fan 🙂

  19. Reply

    Elnora

    April 30, 2012

    Congratulations! So exciting, eh? Lovely block.

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    Lesley

    April 30, 2012

    Love your block! Congratulations!

  21. Reply

    Anna Vaughn

    April 30, 2012

    Congrats Faith!

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    svetlana

    April 30, 2012

    Congrats, Faith! Wonderful block.

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    Angela N.

    April 30, 2012

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

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    Rebecca Grace

    April 30, 2012

    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

    April 30, 2012

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

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    Franziska

    May 1, 2012

    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.

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    Debbie-Esch House Quilts

    May 1, 2012

    Congratulations! What a great block!

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    Rachel

    May 1, 2012

    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!! 🙂 🙂

    Cheers!
    Rachel
    http://scrapendipitydesigns.com/blog/

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    Mary

    May 1, 2012

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

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    Maureen Cracknell Handmade

    May 1, 2012

    Congrats Faith!! Amazing as usual!

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    VickiT

    May 1, 2012

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

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    Lee @ Freshly Pieced

    May 3, 2012

    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

    May 4, 2012

    loving that block!!!

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    Cathy Killiany

    May 5, 2012

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

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    Kara

    May 17, 2012

    That is truly so exciting! Congratulations!!

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