Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 7

Another day, another blog tour! It’s a busy week around these parts. So last summer or fall (I can’t remember, to be honest) I decided it would be fun to submit an original block to Quiltmaker’s newest edition of their 100 Blocks magazine.
Well, Volume 7 hits newsstands next week and I am excited to have my block in the issue!
My block is called All Roads Lead Home and you can find it on page 68  I went with something a little more modern for my block. I think it’s pretty nice on it’s own but…

I REALLY like it as part of a complete quilt. I need to make one of these quilts out of real, live fabric now!

This issue is full of quilty-inspiration. A huge variety of blocks in all different styles by some very creative people. Quiltmaker Magazine is giving away a copy of this latest volume. If you’d like the chance to win one, just leave a comment on this post. Giveaway closes on Monday, May 6, at midnight MST. A winner will be randomly selected and notified.  GIVEAWAY CLOSED.
Winner:   Cindi said…
I love your block. Did you get the quilt finished? I’d love to see what you’ve done.

For links to other stops on the tour and chances to win other fabulous prizes, visit the Quilty Pleasures blog.


  1. says

    I love this block! You could of called it &quot;Follow the Yellow Brick Road&quot;, too! LOL<br />Congratulations! It&#39;s a great block! Thanks for the give away!

  2. says

    I am completely new to sewing and quilting (read: haven&#39;t made the first one yet, but doing LOTS of research). I would LOVE to win this magazine. It would definitely be a great &quot;jumping off&quot; point.

  3. says

    I just fell in love with your quilt. This is so pretty and will look so lovely on my bed. A copy of QM 100 Blocks, Volume 7 would sure come in handy. There are so many gorgeous blocks that I want to make, yours included. Thank you for being a part of this tour and giving me a chance to win.<br /><br />Sandi Timmons

  4. says

    The block is wonderful! I love the aqua and gray with the white background. I&#39;m anxious to see a print in as part of the block, too. It amazed me to see blocks come together for the secondary pattern to pop.

  5. says

    Another great block with secondary pattern possibilities. Hmmm, I need to make a baby quilt and I could see &quot;I spy&quot; fabrics fussy cut into those center squares! Love it!

  6. says

    I really enjoy seeing your blocks put together in a quilt. It&#39;s very inspirational. <br /><br />Thanks for the chance to win your giveaway.

  7. says

    I love this block. I, too, love the modern fabrics and how this would look as a quilt. Cannot wait to get my hands on an issue of this! Thank you so much for sharing it with us.

  8. says

    I never would have guessed that your block multiplied would make that quilt. Amazing to see the secondary patterns come alive. Quilting is like magic! :-)

  9. says

    Sharon Green<br /><br />What a wonderful name for this block. I am looking forward to seeing all of the blocks, but this one is something I will be trying for sure!

  10. says

    What a great looking block Amy. It looks like it would be fun playing with all sorts of different fabrics and colors. Congrats for being in Volume 7.

  11. says

    Congratulations on having your block published. The name of the block is wonderul and it block looks great as complete quilt. Thanks for the chance to win! All Roads Lead Home is a winning block!

  12. says

    The block by itself is really nice–but, you are right, in a quilt layout it really packs a punch. This would be fun to play with using different color schemes and values.<br /><br />LizE

  13. says

    All Roads Lead Home is a great looking block and one that I think I might use for my son&#39;s quilt since he seems to have finally found his way in the world and back home.

  14. says

    Your blog appears to be very popular and I can see why. I have really enjoyed reading it. Love your block and choice of colors.Know it will look great in a complete quilt.

  15. says

    I have enjoyed seeing all of the Blocks in the Volume 7 blog tour. Thanks for showing how it looks in a sample layout. Thanks for the chance to WIN!

  16. says

    I love the name of your block and that it&#39;s a good choice for a fussy cut block. I can see making it with Christmas fabric.

  17. says

    Wow Amy! I was going to comment even before I saw the giveaway…! The block you made is awesome and I love the name :) so very sweet. Great job! And the magazine looks cool, too.

  18. says

    Love your block and the colors you chose. Your setting for a complete quilt is very pretty too. It would be fun to play with it and combine it with other types of blocks as well.

  19. says

    Love your block! This would work perfectly for the &#39;I Spy&#39; quilt I&#39;m collecting fabric for. Hmmm. Is also a perfect pattern for a &#39;Family Album&#39; quilt with lots of printed photos. You&#39;ve inspired me!! Thanks so much for the block and the chance to win.

  20. says

    Great Block and really stunning in the quilt sample you gave us. Could be used in traditional and modern fabrics – really nice. Thank you.

  21. says

    Love your comment about making a quilt out of real live fabric! I spend so much time playing in Electric Quilt, I have to make special trips to my stash room to see what real live fabric looks and feels like! LOL

  22. says

    Great block! I have been looking for a block to make a quilt to donate to our local Rescue Squad and this one is it! I love the name of it, too! Congratulations on having your block published!!

  23. says

    Love the block and quilt! I&#39;m thinking low volume background with favorite fabric fussy cut in the center! If I don&#39;t win a copy, I am going to have to pick up my own! Thank for a great block!

  24. says

    &quot;Congratulations!&quot; I am enjoying visit to your<br />web page. Your block looks like it would be<br />quickly cut and assembled once fabrics were<br />chosen.

  25. says

    I really like this block! I&#39;ve been looking for a block/quilt pattern to highlight some favorite fabrics. I&#39;d been considering a square in a square, but I may go with your block instead; the lattice-work look is really striking.

  26. says

    Your block would be great to showcase a special fabric. I like the name of the block because home is my favorite place to be.

  27. says

    Congratulations Amy! I love the block and even though it isn&#39;t a real quilt shown it does show that this block will make a beautiful quilt!

  28. says

    Great block! I like the quilt layout too. Congratulations on having your block included in the magazine. Thanks for the chance to win.

  29. says

    This is a great block Amy. So many possibilities of colour &amp; fabric design. Thanks for a chance at the give-away!<br />mgw070 at shaw dot ca

  30. says

    You have created a beautiful block. I like the way it comes together in a quilt, too. Congratulations on getting published! And thank you for a chance to win Vol 7.

  31. says

    Cool block! I really like the effect they have when put all together into a top. Congratulations and thanks for the opportunity to win!

  32. says

    Congrats on your block being in the magazine! I like the block &amp; the way it looks in the quilt – and such a good name for it. Thanks for the chance to win.

  33. says

    I have to admit I wasn&#39;t crazy about the block on its own, but wow, do a bunch of them and I love it. I guess I just don&#39;t have the vision to see one block and imagine a whole quilt. I&#39;m glad you provided the visual.

  34. says

    I really like the quilt. It is very suitable for a man or boy&#39;s quilt, which is rare. Using a fussy cut center with a theme or a plaid and it will be loved by the guy in your life.<br />congrats on the published block!

  35. says

    well this is a fun block that could be so much fun combined with others, or also itself like you showed an example of….I love the secondary designs that show up when blocks are set together. I need to do more of that.<br />congrats on the magazine and it<br />it&#39;s been so nice to stop by again!

  36. says

    Love love your block, congrats in getting in QM 100 blocks magazine, I love them all. Thanks for the chance to win a copy of the magazine.

  37. says

    I am enjoying this blog tour so much. Not getting as much quilting done, but lots of inspiration. When I saw your block I thought it was interesting, but when I saw the block in your quilt design, my first thought was of argyle socks or sweaters. It&#39;s got such a modern vibe and think it would be stunning in the golds and greys shown. Might have to put it on my list of TO-DO&#39;s. Thanks

  38. says

    I like your block and the yellow fabric makes me think of yellow brick road in Oz and Dorothy&#39;s journey home. Thank you for a chance to win.

  39. says

    I love this block. It has such a nice look to it. I love the lines in it. Congratulations on getting your block published.

  40. says

    I really like your block, so pleasingly angular &amp; geometric looking. The fabrics that you used are lovely too. Thanks for the chance to win.

  41. says

    Congrats on the block! I love the blue and gray one the best! But I&#39;m partial bc they are my fave color combo right now! Thanks for the chance to win :)

  42. says

    It&#39;s so much fun &quot;meandering&quot; through all these blogs. Such marvelous things to find along the way. I can only hope to make more quilts after I finish the blog hop.

  43. says

    I just love this quilt block! It would make an beautiful quilt with all the blocks the same or an awesome scrappy quilt with all different blocks! I would love to make s quilt with it! Dee

  44. says

    Congrats on getting your block published! And thank you for the opportunity to win. I think this book would provide quite a bit of inspiration!

  45. says

    Your block is great and something I would like to try. This is always a fun magazine to have, I will be sure to buy one if I don&#39;t win.

  46. says

    Love this block! Not only does it have the best name ever!!!, but it really looks complicated when you look at the quilt layout. If I whip this up in jif, hubby will be impressed. Dont tell him how easy it is. Adding it so my summer quilting list! Congrats on the block and being in the issue!

  47. says

    I like your block a lot. It will really help me utilize fabric I don&#39;t want to cut into little pieces. Thanks for your contribution to the 100 Blocks. swalker287 (at) aol (dot) com

  48. says

    This is the perfect block to make using fabrics you love so much that you can&#39;t cut into it…<br /><br />…believe me, I have a bunch on those kinds of fabrics!!!

  49. says

    What a striking block and love the name you gave it! Looks beautiful made into a quilt.<br /><br />Thank you and Quiltmaker for a super giveaway and a chance to win.<br /><br />usairdoll(at)gmail(dot)com

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