Learn to quilt by joining one of these six Quilt Block of the Month programs that you can participate in during 2021! Quilt of the Month Challenges for 2021!
Did you know that March 20, 2021 is National Quilting Day? It’s a day sponsored by the Quilt Alliance and the National Quilt Museum. 2021 marks the 29th anniversary of National Quilting Day. You can participate by downloading a free copy of the World Piece Quilt Pattern from the Fat Quarter Shop.
So, I thought it would be fun and appropriate to share a round-up of 6 quilt block of the month programs for 2021 that you can easily join. Some of these programs have already started, but that doesn’t really matter. Which is one of the many reasons that these quilting programs are so good. You can join at anytime.
6 Quilt Block of the Month Programs for 2021
I’m sure there are a lot of quilt of the month programs available for free that you can participate in for 2021 and years to come. In fact, if you know of a quilt of the month program that you’d like to see included in my list, please leave the information in the comments below and I’ll be glad to add the information.
Whether you’re new to quilting, just learning to sew or have been quilting for years. There’s something about participating in a quilt of the month program that is so rewarding. A lot of the programs include written tutorials, video instruction and even private Facebook groups that you can join to share your progress, find inspiration and get or receive help along the way.
What is a Block of the Month Program?
What is a Block of the Month Program? A block-of-the-Month program, commonly called BOM, is a quilting club that you can join to make a quilt top in a specified amount of time, usually months. Some programs, like the ones listed here, are free to join and some have a subscription fee.
Of course, you’ll have to purchase fabric or use fabric from your stash, thread, batting and dust off your sewing machine and join one of these fun programs!
Supplies Needed to Participate in a Quilt Block of the Month Program
Depending on the particular quilt block of the month program that you choose to participate in, your supplies list will vary. All of the programs will have a materials, supplies and even an equipment list that will tell you exactly what you need to have on hand to get started with your quilting project.
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Here is my list of recommended quilting tools and supplies to have on hand:
- Ideal Seam Gauge by Sew Very Smooth
- Seam Guides
- Rotary Cutter
- Cutting Mat
- Quilter’s Ruler
- Sewing machine
- Walking foot
- ¼” foot
Please be sure to refer to the specific program that you join for a complete list of supplies, tools and materials.
Aren’t these some great and beautiful quilt block of the month programs? I really wish I had time to join all the quilt block of the month programs!
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Til next time…
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