AMB Mystery BOM Quilt: Winners of Block 8-Leaves of Change

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From left to right- Top Row: Mary Sekula, Patty Dudek, Summer King; Middle Row: Jennifer Stevenson, Laura Johnson, Michelle Stachowiak; Bottom Row: Sue Pecotte

 Happy New Year!  A BIG thanks to all who participated and shared pictures of their entries for last month’s Block 8- Leaves of Change for the AMB Mystery Quilt.  What a colorful collection of foliage we have here!

And now for the winners of Block 8:

Mary Sekula:

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Summer King:

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Sue Pecotte:

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Congratulations, everyone!  I will be contacting you to confirm your shipping address to send your prize.

Block 9 “Lean Toward the Sun of the AMB Mystery Quilt has just been posted yesterday.  Start the new year with a fun quilting project and be sure to share an image of your finished Block 9 by emailing us at info at clothworks dot com or by tagging your photo on Instagram with #AMBMystery.

If you’re just tuning into the Our Land Mystery BOM here on the Works, please find all 9 blocks in the links below:

Find Block 9 “Lean Toward the Sun” here.

Find Block 8 “Leaves of Change” here.

Find Block 7 “Growing Season” here.

Find Block 6 “Canyonlands” here.

Find Block 5 “Amongst The Trees” here.

Find Block 4 “The Mountains Are Calling” here.

Find Block 3 “In Every Desert Hides a Well” here.

Find Block 2 “The Most Perfect Hill” here.

Find Block 1 “View From the Shore” here.

 

 

AMB Mystery BOM Quilt: Block 8-Leaves of Change Block Entries

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Top Row, left to right: Laura Johnson, Mary Sekula; Middle Row: Summer King; Bottom Row, left to right: Jennifer Stevenson, Patty Dudek

The month of December is about to come to an end.  As of now, we’ve received 5 entries for this month’s AMB Mystery block, Block 8 – Leaves of Change.  Since it’s been a busy month with holiday festivities packed in, we’ll give another day to see if any last minute entries trickle in.  Winners of Block 8 will be announced next year….or next week on Tuesday January 3rd, 2017, after the New Year’s break.  There’s still one more day to share your finished Block 8 on Instagram with the tag #AMBmystery, or email your picture to: info at Clothworks dot com .

May we tempt you with some prizes? Have a look below and perhaps this will inspire any last minute creations.

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Now on to the new Block 8 entries we’ve received this past week!

Laura Johnson:

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Jennifer Stevenson:

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Summer King:

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Thanks to all who have shared your AMB Mystery Block 8 entries!  We hope to see a few more shared before the end of the month/year.

Happy Sewing & Have a Happy and safe New Year’s!

 If you’re just tuning into the Our Land Mystery BOM here on the Works, please find the all 8 blocks in the links below:

Find Block 8 “Leaves of Change” here.

Find Block 7 “Growing Season” here.

Find Block 6 “Canyonlands” here.

Find Block 5 “Amongst The Trees” here.

Find Block 4 “The Mountains Are Calling” here.

Find Block 3 “In Every Desert Hides a Well” here.

Find Block 2 “The Most Perfect Hill” here.

Find Block 1 “View From the Shore” here.

 

 

AMB Mystery BOM Quilt: Block 8-Leaves of Change: Block Entries

leaves-of-change-collageAs the busy month of December winds down, we hope you’ve been able to carve out some time to work on this month’s AMB Mystery block, Block 8 – Leaves of Change.  As of last week, (before taking off for the holidays), we’ve received a few submissions from our talented and creative quilters out there!  We’ll post another round of Block 8 entries at the end of this week.  Be sure to share photos by Thursday December 29th of your finished Block 8 on Instagram with the tag #AMBmystery, or email your picture to: info at Clothworks dot com .

Block 8 by Mary Sekula:

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Block 8 by Patty Dudek:

(Head to her blog to see all of her completed AMB Mystery blocks, too!)

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 If you’re just tuning into the Our Land Mystery BOM here on the Works, please find the all 8 blocks in the links below:

Find Block 8 “Leaves of Change” here.

Find Block 7 “Growing Season” here.

Find Block 6 “Canyonlands” here.

Find Block 5 “Amongst The Trees” here.

Find Block 4 “The Mountains Are Calling” here.

Find Block 3 “In Every Desert Hides a Well” here.

Find Block 2 “The Most Perfect Hill” here.

Find Block 1 “View From the Shore” here.

 

 

AMB Mystery BOM Quilt: Block 8-Leaves of Change: Made in America Month

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Welcome to another AMB Mystery Block Monday! Today we’ll take a little break from the quilting and crafting and reflect on the American Made aspect of this project, because all across our land December is the official Made in America month. What better way to celebrate than by making something yourself out of fabric that is not just made, but even grown in the USA? Maybe you can use the scraps from your mystery quilt for a few last-minute stocking stuffers or hostess gifts? Or purchase AMB yardage and precuts as gifts for your quilting friends? It’s a great time of year to look for the American-made label as you shop for holiday gifts. And for those organized folks who have been all done shopping for a month already? How about a New Year’s resolution to support American industry in the coming year?

We hope your Leaves of Change block is going well, and don’t forget to take a picture to send us for the block roundup at month’s end.

Find instructions for Block 8 “Leaves of Change” here.  For a chance to win some great prizes, be sure to share photos of your finished Block 8 on Instagram with the tag #AMBmystery, or email your picture to: info at Clothworks dot com .

 If you’re just tuning into the Our Land Mystery BOM here on the Works, please find the all 8 blocks in the links below:

Find Block 8 “Leaves of Change” here.

Find Block 7 “Growing Season” here.

Find Block 6 “Canyonlands” here.

Find Block 5 “Amongst The Trees” here.

Find Block 4 “The Mountains Are Calling” here.

Find Block 3 “In Every Desert Hides a Well” here.

Find Block 2 “The Most Perfect Hill” here.

Find Block 1 “View From the Shore” here.

 

 

AMB Mystery BOM Quilt: Block 8-Leaves of Change: Crafting with Leaves

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Pinecone Fairy Ornament, photo courtesy of Lucinda Macy of www.willodel.com

This month’s block is all about leaves … how about we “leaf” sewing behind for a bit and explore some holiday-appropriate crafts? We’re in love with these adorable fairies from a blogger based in the Pacific Northwest – Lucinda Macy of Willodel.  Who knew a pine cone, some fall leaves and a couple wooden beads could transform into such a charming tree ornament? And check out these gorgeously-transformed leaves from Kristen Bach featured on blablakids! What an amazing project. With a selection of bright and metallic paints even a toddler could achieve spectacular results. These look gorgeous as standalone ornaments, or could be strung together to make a beautiful bunting or garland. If magnolias are not abundant in your area, other sturdy leaves such as rhododendron would work as well.

Find instructions for Block 8 “Leaves of Change” here.  For a chance to win some great prizes, be sure to share photos of your finished Block 8 on Instagram with the tag #AMBmystery, or email your picture to: info at Clothworks dot com .

 If you’re just tuning into the Our Land Mystery BOM here on the Works, please find the all 8 blocks in the links below:

Find Block 8 “Leaves of Change” here.

Find Block 7 “Growing Season” here.

Find Block 6 “Canyonlands” here.

Find Block 5 “Amongst The Trees” here.

Find Block 4 “The Mountains Are Calling” here.

Find Block 3 “In Every Desert Hides a Well” here.

Find Block 2 “The Most Perfect Hill” here.

Find Block 1 “View From the Shore” here.