100 Blocks Vol. 6: Rescue No. 1

Today is a special day! The latest issue of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks is officially on sale!

QMMS 120024 COVER 500 shadow1 100 Blocks Vol. 6: Rescue No. 1You can purchase your very own print copy here or for those who can’t wait for it to be delivered, you can purchase a digital PDF version here!

We hope you had a great time last week during our 100 Blocks designer blog tour. Today we continue unveiling blocks designed by the Quiltmaker staff. Here is my block from Volume 6 – a super cute fire engine, named Rescue No. 1! I just love it. I’m envisioning a whole fleet of vehicles down the road.


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Rescue No. 1

As “Mom” to a 12-year-old son, I often try to design more “boy-like” quilts since they seem harder to come by, so a truck block seemed like obvious choice this time. You may remember my skateboard quilt, Kickflip, which appeared in Quiltmaker May/June ’12 – another great pattern for the young man in your life. My son loves it on his bed.

Rescue No.1 does have it’s share of patches in it, however, the piecing goes together very easily. Take a look at this cutting list!

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I got into a wee bit of trouble around here because my pattern takes up more than the allotted half page – whoops!   icon wink 100 Blocks Vol. 6: Rescue No. 1    The rest of the assembly diagrams are on another page because there wasn’t enough room – but it was too cute to try to simplify it! It helps that I “know people,” ya know?

So for stopping by our Quilty Pleasures blog today, you have an opportunity to win a complimentary copy of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 6 and a much-coveted 100 Blocks mug!

Vol6 mug1 100 Blocks Vol. 6: Rescue No. 1Leave a comment here by midnight MST tonight (11/13/12)  giving a suggestion for my next vehicle block and you will be entered to win. One random winner will be chosen. Good luck! The randomly picked winner is comment #50 Debra Neiman. Congratulations!

About Denise Starck

I am the Graphic Designer for Quiltmaker. I really love what I do and being able to combine my two passions, graphic design and quilting, into every day is fantastic! I've been quilting for over 14 years and enjoy all types of quilting.
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