2016 Block of the Month

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Join television host, Nancy Zieman as she shares a new block in this 2016 Quilt Extravaganza on the third Saturday of each month. Each block will use Nancy’s Carefree Curves Template Collection.

2016 Block of the Month Quilt By Nancy Zieman of Sewing With Nancy

Finish Your 2016 Block of the Month Quilt

Twelve short months ago we jumped on this exciting circle and curve quilt extravaganza to make a block of the month quilt. Little did you know it was a mystery quilt and block of the month as each new block was revealed on the third Saturday every month. I’m grateful to have you participate in the … Continue Reading

December Block of the Month | 2016 Adventure Quilt | Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy | Carefree Curves Template

2016 Quilt Extravaganza—December Block of the Month

The twelfth and final block of the 2016 Quilt Extravaganza is here! This month, I’ll share how to make a contemporary quilt block, featuring layered circles on scrappy background fabrics. Use the Carefree Curves Template to create the shapes easily and without setting in any curved seams. Have you selected fabrics and created the strata for your … Continue Reading

November Block of the Month | 2016 Adventure Quilt | Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy | Carefree Curves Template

2016 Quilt Extravaganza—November Block of the Month

Eeek! After this block, there’s only one lonely block left in this year’s 2016 Quilt Extravaganza—Block of the Month!  November’s block is named Meet in the Middle. Unlike the other months, November’s directions will provide enough cut pieces to create two blocks—if you like. Use the Carefree Curves Template to easily create the shapes without setting in curved … Continue Reading

October Block of the Month | 2016 Adventure Quilt | Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy | Carefree Curves Template

2016 Quilt Extravaganza—October Block of the Month

Can you believe that we are already sewing block #10 of the 2016 Quilt Extravaganza?  Quarter Circle Medley varies two different appliqué circle sizes to create an interesting block. Use the Carefree Curves Template to create the shapes easily and without setting in any curved seams. Have you selected fabrics and created the strata for your 2016 Block of … Continue Reading

September Block of the Month | 2016 Adventure Quilt | Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy | Carefree Curves Template

2016 Quilt Extravaganza—September Block of the Month

It’s time for the September Quilt Block of the Month! The ninth quilt block design in the 2016 Quilt Extravaganza is named Opposing Half Circles. As you may have suspected, the quilt blocks chosen for this year’s project are easy to stitch, plus they can be made from your fabric stash. Here’s how to create the quilt block, … Continue Reading

August Block of the Month | 2016 Adventure Quilt | Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy | Carefree Curves Template

2016 Quilt Extravaganza—August Block of the Month

It’s time for your next installment of our Block of the Month challenge. The eighth design in the 2016 Quilt Extravaganza is named Grateful Heart. This block creates great impact, yet can be sewn with ease. Use the Carefree Curves Template to create the shapes easily and without setting in any curved seams. Check out the details in … Continue Reading

July Block of the Month | 2016 Adventure Quilt | Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy | Carefree Curves Template

2016 Quilt Extravaganza—July Block of the Month

The seventh block of the 2016 Quilt Extravaganza is here—I’ve named it Making Waves–it’s an unexpected yet whimsical block. Use the Carefree Curves Template to create the shapes easily and without setting in any curved seams. Have you selected fabrics and created the strata for your 2016 Block of the Month? Check out the details in the January … Continue Reading

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2016 Quilt Extravaganza—June Block of the Month

The sixth block of the 2016 Quilt Extravaganza is here—the Spinning Top. We’ll take advantage of the direction of the sewn strata lines and machine appliqué to give the block the appearance of spinning. Use the Carefree Curves Template to create the shapes easily and without setting in any curved seams. Have you selected fabrics and created the strata … Continue Reading

May Block of the Month | 2016 Adventure Quilt | Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy | Carefree Curves Template

2016 Quilt Extravaganza – May Block of the Month by Nancy Zieman

Hopeful Hearts is the fifth block of the 2016 Quilt Extravaganza! This month you’ll learn how to create heart-shaped wedges that are machine appliquéd to scrappy background fabrics. Use the Carefree Curves Template to create the shapes easily and without setting in any curved seams. Have you selected fabrics and created the strata for your 2016 Block … Continue Reading

April Block of the Month | 2016 Adventure Quilt | Nancy Zieman | Sewing With Nancy | Carefree Curves Template

2016 Quilt Extravaganza – April Block of the Month by Nancy Zieman

The fourth block of the 2016 Quilt Extravaganza is here! This month, you’ll learn how to create a contemporary quilt block, featuring semicircles machine appliquéd to the scrappy background fabrics. Use the Carefree Curves Template to create the shapes easily and without setting in any curved seams. Have you selected fabrics and created the strata for your … Continue Reading

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