We're excited to introduce our newest block of the month .... A Prairie Gathering, from Pam Buda and Marcus Brothers fabric.
Isn't it lovely??! As you can see, A Prairie Gathering is a two color, Medallion style quilt. There are blocks in the quilt, of course, but it really isn't a traditional block-of-the-month. During the year long program, you will be making parts of the quilt from the center out. By the third month, the entire center medallion is complete. In a few more months, the flying geese border, and checkerboard border are complete, with each subsequent border being completed as you go through the months.
And, in each quarter, Pam has included short, historical stories about The Sanitary Commission, The Soldier's Aid Society, The Temperance movement, and signature block quilts, all of which used quilts as fundraisers for causes. As you piece your quilt, you'll "journey the threads of time" creating a family heirloom just as your quilting ancestors did!
And it's a big boy, Edith -- 88" x 100" - yea! Our program includes the pattern and fabrics each month to complete each portion of the quilt. This block of the month will run from February, 2015, to January, 2016. The monthly kits will be available on the 20th of each month, priced at $24.98 per month. For our mail order customers, there will be a shipping fee of $5.95 per month. We will automatically bill your credit card each month by the 20th.
As always, there is a $24.98 registration fee that will be applied to your last month's cost next January. And we always ask that you remember that once you sign up, it's a 12 month commitment - almost like a quilt on lay-a-way.
If you'd like to sign up for A Prairie Gathering on line, just go to our website here. We'd love to have you join us!