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Sunday, April 15, 2018

It's the Center of Attention! - Block #15 of 30 Quilt Blocks in 30 Days Blog Hop and Quilt Along

Welcome to day 15 of
30 Quilt Blocks in 30 Days!

This is the halfway point
of our
blog hop and quilt along.

Every day in April there will be one super simple quilt block tutorial for the quilt along here
one designer showing a project with that block on their blog.

30 days of designers 
showing new and different ways to use each of the
30 quilt blocks.

Today's all-star blogger is 
and it's her birthday!!

She's the Center of Attention!!
Today's quilt block is 
Block 15 - Center of Attention

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

Cut 4 squares 3" x 3" - two red / two white
Cut 2 rectangles 3" x 51/2" -  white
Cut 2 rectangles 3" x 10 1/2" -  white

Stitch them together as laid out with 1/4" seams.
Stitch the 4 patch in the middle first, then stitch the small rectangles to each side.
Lastly, stitch the long rectangles to the top and bottom.

Make 30 blocks and rotate every other one,
add a border
what a sweet quilt.

See what our all-star blogger or the day,
made with this block.

And wish her a

Here's another idea for a quilt.
Look how different this quilt is with just a little color swapping.

Yep, that's the same block with just a couple color changes.

I am using Tula Pink's newest fabric collection, 
All Stars to show each block.

And you can win your own bundle of All Stars too.
The giveaway ends April 29th.
I will announce the winner on the last day of the blog hop
April 30th.

Click HERE to enter the giveaway.

Comment on the designer of the day and come back here to enter every day in April
for more chances to win the All Stars fabric bundle.

Here is the full schedule for the Blog Hop and links to tutorials for each block:

Project Designer

April 1st

Block 1- 4 Patch
April 2nd

Block 2 - Double Stuffed
April 3rd

April 4th
Block 4 - Dutch Door

April 5th

April 6th
Block 6 - Tacked Up

April 7th
Block 7 - Stripper

April 8th
Block 8 - Staggered

April 9th
Block 9 - Topsy Turvy

April 10th
Block 10 - Chunky Pinwheel

April 11th
Block 11 - Painted WIndow

April 12th
Block 12 - Broken Cinder Block

April 13th
Block 13 - Reaction

April 14th
Block 14 - Median Strip

April 15th
Block 15 - Center of Attention

April 16th

Block 16 - Bounce
April 17th

Block 17 - Sweet Sixteen
April 18th

Block 18 - Yeah Eights
April 19th

Block 19 - Weave
April 20th

Block 20 - Classic
April 21st

Block 21 - Spot
April 22nd

Block 22 - Cross Walk
April 23rd

Block 23 - Opposites Attract
April 24th

Block 24 - Possibility
April 25th

Block 25 - Camper Window
April 26th

Block 26 - Catching Z's
April 27th

Block 27 - Broken Stripes
April 28th

Block 28 - Stockade
April 29th

Block 29 - Dovetail
April 30th

Block 30 - Slow Tee
You can see all the blocks and quilts in one place:

WOW, we are at the midway point.

Don't forget to wish Kim
Happy Birthday...


Sandal said...

Just discovered your blog and am enjoying the many blocks and designs!

Carol Swift said...

This has been a really fun hop and a great way to learn easy blocks...thanks again, Carla!

Teatime Creations said...

Cute midterm block.

Needled Mom said...

It's almost difficult to see the same block made both of those layouts.

Kathy E. said...

Carla, I have really enjoyed following along to see all of the creative blocks on the hop! I've kept track of several favorites to make. I love the variations shown along the way! duchick at mchsi dot com

Joyful Quilter said...

Great blog hop!