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LOTTO 2014 - September

Posted by k8orlando (My Page) on
Mon, Sep 1, 14 at 16:43

Welcome to the September LOTTO!

The lotto is open to all and new quilters are encouraged to participate. You will learn much and have fun doing it. Participate in as many or as few lottos as you want, but even if you don't like the current month's block think about doing at least one. It's good practice and the winner will appreciate your efforts! Typically, the winner receives enough blocks to complete a nice size quilt. It could be YOU!

September - ANIMAL - Wild Duck block in animal prints with off-white. This is a fun block with an interesting secondary pattern. Try to use either two distinct animal prints, so the block pattern shows up, or use a dark solid for Color #1. (Color #1 is shown as dark green with a spiral in the image.)

This is the block:

Link to Wild Duck Block

Here's our inspiration picture! Let's make these blocks WILD!
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This is the striking pattern you get when the blocks are put together:

The details:
- Each month there will be a designated block or theme; you can send 1, 2 or 3 blocks.
- All blocks must measure 12.5inches x 12.5inches with no more than 1/4" variation.
- Please include name, mailing address, forum name and $1 to cover postage for the winning blocks (Any money left over at the end of the year will go towards prizes!)
- If possible, either attach your name to the back of each block or write your name in the seam allowance with a fabric pen so the winner knows who made the block. This is not a requirement, just a request.
- All blocks received by the last day of the month will be included in the lotto drawing, unless you request that your name not be entered. Some months you might want to participate, but don't really want to win the blocks. That's OK.
- You have 1, 2 or 3 chances to win, depending on how many blocks you've sent in.

Mail your block(s) to Valarie [littlehelen]. She will manage the collection of blocks and dispersal to the winner. If you need her mailing address, you may request it by sending her a message at littlehelen at comcast dot net.

Happy quilting!
(Next month - FIRE!)

This post was edited by k8orlando on Mon, Sep 1, 14 at 23:26

Follow-Up Postings:

RE: LOTTO 2014 - September

Such a fun block...

RE: LOTTO 2014 - September

Here's my block.

RE: LOTTO 2014 - September

Val and Lois! These are gorgeous! What a great start to the month!

RE: LOTTO 2014 - September

Ok Lois...I never thought I'd say this, but that block of yours is sexy...can quilting have sexy blocks? lol... Is that a QQOTD?
Love it!

RE: LOTTO 2014 - September

It's the animal print, Val. That usually makes anything sexy! lol


RE: LOTTO 2014 - September

Val, I think you've been sequestered in your sewing room for too long. LOL George Clooney and Denzel Washington are sexy, but the Wild Duck block???

RE: LOTTO 2014 - September

.....y'all need to get out a lil more.....(but, I will say, the blocks look way better than I thought they would!!!)

RE: LOTTO 2014 - September

Blocks done...three for thee, and one for me! This one was interesting........

RE: LOTTO 2014 - September

Those look great, Beth. Good job.

RE: LOTTO 2014 - September

Bumping back up as a reminder on these sexy blocks!

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