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Block of the Month 2017: Blazing Star
Block of the Month 2017: Blazing Star
Nancy McNally
Celebrate “tradition with a twist”! Our Block of the Month features a spectacular Blazing Star pattern, Boundless fabric and online lessons with designer Nancy McNally. You’ll get everything you need up front so you can work at your own pace. Plus we provide lots of ways to connect with fellow quilters. Make an heirloom -- and maybe a few new friends!
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Grab a friend and some of your favorite block units such as flying geese, hour-glass quarters and 60 degree triangles to stitch together the stunning Les Amis Block of the Month Quilt! Our exotic, floral-inspired collection, Collage by Boundless Fabrics, is perfect for an easy strip-pieced Irish chain that sets off your blocks. And to ensure your project is a success, we've included all the fabrics you need, plus printed and digital versions of the pattern and 6 FREE companion lessons from Shelley Cavanna!
Shelley Cavanna
Shelley Cavanna
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Discover a quilting experience unlike any other! Join Kimberly Einmo to sew a stunning, Craftsy-exclusive quilt with block-by-block guidance.
Kimberly Einmo
Kimberly Einmo
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Bring a beautiful quilt to life with celebrated designer Lynette Jensen!
Lynette Jensen
Lynette Jensen

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