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Monday, April 30, 2018

It's the Final Day of the 30 Quilt Blocks in 30 Days Blog Hop and Quilt Along! Giveaway Winner too.

Today is the final day of
30 Quilt Blocks in 30 Days.

It's hard to believe we are finishing today.  It makes me sad to see this blog hop end.

It's been so much fun.

Every day in April there has been one super simple quilt block tutorial for the quilt along here
one designer showing a project with that block on their blog
and the bloggers have been incredible!

For 30 days bloggers
have shown new and different ways to use each of the
30 quilt blocks.

Today is my day to show a project using today's quilt block
but first, here is the block.

Block 30 - Slow Tee

Size Unfinished: 10 1/2" x 10 1/2"
Finished Size: 10" x 10"

Cut 6 rectangles 4 1/4" x 3" - 4 green / 2 white
Cut 2 rectangles 5 1/2" x 4 1/4" - white
Cut 4 squares 1 3/4" - 2 white / 2 green

Stitch them together as laid out with 1/4" seams.
Stitch the center squares together first, then sew the white 4 1/4" x 3" rectangles to the middle unit.  Stitch the green outer rectangles to the large white rectangles and lastly, 
stitch the three rows of units together.

When put together, these blocks make a great quilt.

Since it's my day in the blog hop, I made another layout with 30 blocks but this time I turned every other block. No matching seams that way.   I also used different Tula Pink All Stars collection fabrics.

I used 3" unfinished borders and made the quilt top.

The wind was blowing so hard that the fence was the only place I could take a picture.

I think this will be a perfect graduation present for my niece.
The finished size is 55" x 65".

We've been through all of the 30 quilt blocks.

Have you been quilting along?

Here is my "30 Quilt Blocks in 30 Days" finished quilt.

The quilt was made with all 30 blocks in the order in columns and then 3" borders were added.

This quilt was made with the same blocks moved around a little and a different pieced border.
The fabrics were all scrappy stash fabrics. 
The details on this quilt can be found by clicking HERE.

to all the bloggers
who inspired us with all the projects
practically ran this blog hop without me.

You are ALL STARS!!!

This is the full schedule for the Blog Hop
 with direct links (thanks to Tu-Na Quilts, Travels, and Eats) 
and links to tutorials for each block:

DateProject DesignerBlock
April 1stCreatin’ in the SticksBlock 1- 4 Patch
April 2ndKwilty Pleasures BlogBlock 2 – Double Stuffed
April 3rdSew Incredibly CrazyBlock 3 – Baby in a Corner
April 4thSBD Embroidery and QuiltingBlock 4 – Dutch Door
April 5thWhat About RheemaBlock 5- Surrounded
April 6thQuilted DelightsBlock 6 – Tacked Up
April 7thJoy StudioBlock 7 – Stripper
April 8thJust Sew QuilterBlock 8 – Staggered
April 9thQuiltscapesBlock 9 – Topsy Turvy
April 10thbeaquilterBlock 10 – Chunky Pinwheel
April 11thFreemotion by the RiverBlock 11 – Painted Window
April 12thkrislovesfabricBlock 12 – Broken Cinder Block
April 13thMooseStashQuiltingBlock 13 – Reaction
April 14thQuilts by JoanneBlock 14 – Median Strip
April 15thPersimon DreamsBlock 15 – Center of Attention
April 16thNeedled MomBlock 16 – Bounce
April 17thJust Let Me QuiltBlock 17 – Sweet Sixteen
April 18thLife in ScrapatchBlock 18 – Yeah Eights
April 19thQuarter Inch CrafterBlock 19 – Weave
April 20thSeams To Be SewBlock 20 – Classic
April 21stJust Let Me QuiltBlock 21 – Spot
April 22ndSomething RosemadeBlock 22 – Cross Walk
April 23rdThimblemouse and SpouseBlock 23 – Opposites Attract
April 24thBooks, Hooks, Sticks, etc.Block 24 – Possibility
April 25thWords & StitchesBlock 25 – Camper Window
April 26thTu-Na Quilts, Travels, and EatsBlock 26 – Catching Z’s
April 27thSelinaquiltsBlock 27 – Broken Stripes
April 28thQuiltFabricationBlock 28 – Stockade
April 29thLakeshore StitchesBlock 29 – Dovetail
April 30thCreatin’ in the SticksBlock 30 – Slow Tee
You can see all the blocks and quilts in one place:

If you are making or have made the blocks, we have a Facebook page for sharing.
Click here to join the group.

One more thing...
We have a giveaway winner to announce.

Congratulations to 
Brenda A!

I wish I had more prizes.
The comments have been oh so sweet!

Thanks for following this journey, I hope it was as fun for you as it was for me.