Friday, September 1, 2017

One Monthly Goal September Link-Up

Welcome to September!

New to One Monthly Goal?  Welcome!  You can read about the event and the rules on the main event page.

Sign up to receive email notifications when the One Monthly Goal linkup is open.  Think of it as a helpful reminder!
My goal for September is to turn these set of blocks into a quilt top and to assemble the back.  Bonus points if basted and double bonus points if quilted!  (See more about these blocks and the quilt here.)

We have three great sponsors for September and there will be three (3) winners this month!

Fat Quarter Shop offers a tremendous selection of fabric, notions, books and just about anything you will need for your project. Consider their Sew Sampler box to receive a monthly surprise delivery of fabric and fun.   Fat Quarter Shop is offering a $25 gift certificate to one lucky participant.

Family owned and operated, Clothworks produces outstanding quality fabric for quilters and sewists who love to create.  Clothworks produces a variety of fun fabric lines, including my favorite American Made Brand Solids. Check out their site and sign up for their newsletter to be the first to know about new lines.  Clothworks is offering a Twilight Laurel Burch Basic 2.5'' strip roll.

I'm very excited to introduce to you to Sam Hunter from Hunter's Design Studio as this month's featured designer.

As a pattern designer, Sam is a champion for helping our newest sewists, and our up-and-comers. She likes to design patterns that can be made with beginners’ skills, but that are more interesting than the usual big block patterns that are offered to our newbies.   (You can see my version of one of her patterns here.)

Quilt and photo credit to Sam Hunter
Patterns: Relatively Dimensional and This Droid is Not For Sale

Quilt and photo credit to Sam Hunter

Sam enjoys wrangling with the puzzles of quilt design: she designs mindfully for ease of construction, and economically for little waste. Sam takes care to list the actual skills needed to make a project and her patterns are full of illustrations to make them easy to follow. She fundamentally believe that quilting should be fun, so tries hard to design and write things that are fun, too. For a deeper read of her Pattern Mission Statement, go here.  And make sure you check out Sam's book Quilt Talk.
You can visit Sam on her BlogInstagramFacebook, and her Pattern Store.  Sam will be offering a lucky winner three (3) pdf patterns of their choice.

Now it is your turn to link up - what is your goal for September?  (A goal could be to finish a quilt but it could also be to attach a binding.  Whatever it takes to help you move forward and make progress on your projects!  And as long as the project involves a needle and/or fabric, you can link up!)

Make sure you visit the One Monthly Goal event page for the specific requirements for links and social tags. 

And remember, to be eligible for the prize(s) by random drawing you must linkup at both the goal setting and the accomplishment linkup in a given month.   (The One Monthly Goal accomplishment linkup will be available on September 24.)

Make sure you add a link to this OMG post so others can follow where you are linking.   Let's make that easy -  just paste this into your post:  

Thanks for linking up!

Have a wonderful day! Patty


  1. Love those blocks! Good luck with your September OMG.

  2. I really like the colors / fabrics in your blocks, Patty. Feels good to be back in the OMG game :) Good luck with your goal.

  3. Those skill builder blocks look amazing and I am looking forward to how you put them all together. Just took a peek at your post about the blocks and yes I broke a needle going through the middle of a bulky pinwheel block on my last quilt as I quilted!!

  4. Go for the double bonus points! Nice fabrics, nice quilt!


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