Recent Posts by Kristin Gassaway

    Ruby BOM – Month 11

    Well, we did it! We’ve made it to our last four blocks of this quilt. Hooray! Before we get to the other blocks, Let’s talk about block #18. Some of you probably don’t know, but all my quilts are designed first on the computer using ...

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    Ruby BOM – Month 10

    Congratulations! This month we will be making the last of our Irish Chain blocks. Wahoo! This means we will have made a whopping 25 of these blocks – enough to make a quilt in their own right. We can probably make these with one hand tied behind our backs by ...

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    Open Skies BOM – Month 3

    Hi everyone! Before we begin with the month 3 blocks, let’s chat about a couple of things. A few of you have asked questions about the scant ¼” seam allowance I suggest in the patterns, and it seems (no pun intended!) to be throwing some of you off. All ...

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    Open Skies BOM – Month 2

    Hey friends! It’s been so fun to see everyone’s first blocks on the facebook group. Keep up the good work! This month we will be doing just two blocks, and 8 sashing strips. Our two new blocks have one thing in common – Square in a square units. Personally, I ...

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    Ruby BOM – Month 9

    It’s me again! This month we will get to make another four unique blocks, and this time three are repeats, and one brand spanking new. Since by now, we should all be pretty familiar with the techniques used in these blocks, I decided to skip over the ...

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    Open Skies Block of the Month – Month 1

    Welcome, everyone! I’m thrilled that so many of you have decided to join me in sewing up my latest Block of the Month quilt! Some of you may have already sewn some of my previous BOMs, but I suspect many of you might be new. Each month I’ll be posting a little tutorial blog here, with tricks and tips to help you create the best quilt possible. And with this BOM we will also be adding some extra content over ...

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    Ruby BOM – Month 7

    Hello friends! This month we get to make another 4 unique blocks. Yay! And once again, some of them may look a little familiar. That’s because three of the four blocks for this month are ones we’ve sewn before. The only block this month that is brand spanking ...

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    Ruby BOM – Month 6

    Hi everyone, and Happy New Year! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday and got some time to enjoy the sights and sounds of the season. Christmas time is my absolute favorite! As for my family, we tried something completely different this year, and spent Christmas with our extended family on a Caribbean cruise, courtesy of my very wonderful and generous father. We had planned it way back in March, thinking we would be post-pandemic by now. We were a ...

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    Ruby BOM – Month 5

    Welcome back, and Happy Holidays everyone! I hope during this season that you all get to take a little time for yourself, and hopefully some of that ‘me’ time involves quilting. As for me, I’m still working on getting up the last of my Christmas decorations. My ...

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