No Words, Just Phenomenal Quilting!

I recently received my 2015 block of the month quilt back from my longarmer, Meloney.  I had to pick my jaw up from the floor more than once as the quilting detail just blew me away!  I am still in the ‘stroking’ stage, not quite ready to bind the quilt.  I just want to admire her work.  Again, there are no words…





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    2015 Block of the Month Quilt – Block 1

    Since February 1st falls on a Sunday (and I don’t blog on Sundays), I’ll introduce you to the “Modern Framed Classics:  Bright and Beautiful” 2015 block of the month quilt, Block #1 today.  Remember, the pattern for this block will be available on February 1, 2015 at

    This is Block #1:


    I hope you join me in making this really fun block of the month quilt this year!

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      Presenting the 2015 Block of the Month Free Quilt Pattern: Modern Framed Classics: Bright & Beautiful!

      This definitely deserves a drum roll……..the 2015 (FREE!) block of the month quilt is live at!  This quilt would not have been possible without my co-sponsors, and Aurifil threads.  I bow to you my favorite fabric pusher and my favorite thread pusher! only has FIVE kits available for this quilt, in the fabrics that I used in my quilt.  If you rush over there and use the coupon code “tammy10” (no quotes), you will get an additional 10% off on top of the already discounted by 10% kit price!

      Here is the quilt we will be working on this year:


      Modern Framed Classics:  Bright & Beautiful, an original design by TK Harrison for

      I hope you enjoy making it as much as I did!

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        A Box for Me, A Box for Me – Whatever Could it Be?

        I saw the FedEx truck pull up to my MIL’s last week, but since I knew I hadn’t ordered anything, I just figured it was for her.  On Saturday morning, my husband showed me a box that was addressed to me…but, I had no clue who it was from:


        I suppose I virtually know folks in Illinois, but that town didn’t stand out in my mind as anyone that I knew – and I had no clue who Diamond Marketing Solutions was nor who had their own shipping department!

        My husband cut the tape on the box for me, and this is what I saw:


        Whoa!  That’s a lot of paper packing – but still, it did not reveal a single clue as to who sent the box and what was in it.  I pulled out the paper to find this:


        Okay, now I had a hint as to what was in the box but I hadn’t ordered any Aurifil thread (I usually purchase mine a quilt shop that carries it)!  My husband then cut the tape on this envelope and out pops some beautiful variegated thread and white thread, 40 wt. for my longarm:


        The next thing to slide out of the box was this:


        Ah yes, I have quite a collection of these beautiful boxes!  When I opened that beautiful blue and white box – more thread popped out!


        And now the light bulb (or spool) finally comes into focus.  These threads are for Aurifil co-sponsoring my 2015 block of the month quilt at!   Look how gorgeous the threads are with the fabric!


        I’ll open an unknown box anytime if it has such beautimous fabric and/or thread in it!

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          2015 Block of the Month Quilt Design for is in the House!

          My 2015 block of the month quilt for has been designed and I have the fabric for it, sponsored by Abbi May’s Fabric Shop.  All I’m lacking is the super-de-dupter Aurifil thread to reach me from Italy.  I am excited about this new design and will have it made before the BOM even starts in January 2015.  The fabric is from the Veracruz line and it is bright and bold – just perfect for this quilt project!

          I merged some modern block designs with some tried-and-true classic block designs to create “Modern Framed Classics.”  Here are a couple of photos of the blocks:


          Block 3 of the “Modern Framed Classic” 2015 Block of the Month


          Block 12 of the “Modern Framed Classic” 2015 Block of the Month

          Stay tuned to both Quilt Therapy and to find it listed on our website!

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