Pumpkin Quilt Block

November 01, 2021 3 Comments

Quilt Block Mania Pumpkin Quilt Block

Hello!!

Have you heard of Quilt Block Mania? If not, you're in for a treat! It's a monthly collaboration of an amazing group of quilt pattern designers where each one creates a new, FREE* (yes, FREE) pattern based on a monthly theme and color scheme. At the beginning of each month, each designer shares their block along with where you can find the rest of the blocks in the series. It's a wonderful opportunity for you to discover new designers and to try different techniques. Enjoy!

This month's theme is Food. For me, November equals pumpkins so I pulled out my graph paper and started sketching. I came up with this sweet, plump pumpkin and had such fun sewing it together. I think you'll love it too. It's beginner/intermediate friendly and gives more experienced quilters the chance to fine tune their piecing skills. The block measures 12.5"x12.5", unfinished. Each of the blocks in the series are the same size, so you can combine blocks to put together your own food-themed quilt or pick and choose your favorites. (scroll down for the list of designers and links to their patterns)

Pumpkin Quilt Block by Cristy Fincher

I used fabrics from the Ombre Fairy Dust collection by V & Co. from Moda to make my Pumpkin block. You can certainly use any fabrics that you have, but if you want to make your own with V & Co. Ombre fabrics, I put together a little Pumpkin Fabric Kit that you can buy separately. You can also choose your favorite ombre collection: Ombre Fairy Dust (my choice!), original Ombre, and Ombre Confetti.

Use the discount code: PumpkinBlock to save 10% on your .Pumpkin Fabric Kit.

Pumpkin Quilt Block with Ombre

Pumpkin Quilt Block fabric kit

I also put together a fabric bundle inspired by November's Quilt Block Mania color scheme. The colors are gorgeous and rich. Use it to make your own coordinating blocks from this month's designers, or for any upcoming project. You can use the same discount code to save 10% on this bundle. Enter the code PumpkinBlock at checkout.

      November Quilt Block Mania fabric bundle
The Pumpkin Quilt Block is now available in my shop. You can find it here:

 

Check out the blocks from these amazing designers:

Hot Dog Quilt Block by Carolina Moore
Corn off the Cob Quilt Block at Scrapdash
Pumpkin Pie by Appliques Quilts and More
Ice Cream Cones by QuiltFabrication
Citrus Wedges by Patti's Patchwork
Peppers at Blue Bear Quilts
Pineapple at Duck Creek Mountain Quilting
Strawberry by Mom and Me Quilting Co.
Home for the Holidays by Inquiring Quilter
Red Delicious at Perkins Dry Goods
Pumpkin Quilt Block
Little Lemons by Love Sew Modern
Sew the Carrots Go Round Block at Patchwork Breeze
Cake Quilt Block at Masterpiece Quilting
Avocado at EvaPaige Quilt Designs

Quilt Block Mania
*My own designs for Quilt Block Mania will be free during the month that they were designed for. When the next month's pattern is released, the previous one will be available to purchase in my shop.



3 Responses

Linda Kerschner
Linda Kerschner

December 07, 2021

Cute pumpkin!

Zenia Rene
Zenia Rene

November 02, 2021

Oh, this is such a fun block! Thank you for this FABULOUS Freebie! And for links to other fabulous freebies!

Lori Smanski
Lori Smanski

November 02, 2021

this is wonderful. thankyou. and it looks easy. i love easy and pretty

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