Choose Among Several Pretty Blocks for Holiday Projects

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Many Will be Wonderful in Non-Seasonal Projects Too!

A charming block depicting a mug is one of several beautiful blocks available as part of Moda Bakeshop’s “Countdown to Christmas” extravaganza. For 2018, a variety of designers created blocks in red and white that can be used in any project you have in mind.

Instructions were provided after Christmas for setting ideas for a quilt made from the year’s blocks. Learn more about the Countdown here.

Cup of Cheer Block Pattern

The mug block is just one of several blocks that can be used for more than a holiday quilt. Since each block includes instructions for two sizes, 6″ and 12″, they can be incorporated in many different types of projects. Plus, they will be wonderful in non-holiday colors, as well.

The mug block was designed by Mona Phelps.

Click here for the free “Cup of Cheer” block pattern here.

Dala Horse Block Pattern

A second block also caught our eye as well. This charming horse can be used in baby quilts and more. Embellish solid fabric with embroidery if you wish, using the template found here, or choose a pretty print. It was designed by Nicola Dodd.

Click here for the free “Dala Horse” block pattern.

Wreath Star Block Pattern

Of the more traditional blocks the Wreath Star designed by Jen Daly is one of our favorites. While it’s stunning in red and white we can easily imagine it in other color combinations.

Click here for the free “Wreath Star” block pattern.

There are several other wonderful blocks to choose from several years of Christmas Countdowns. And they’re all free. Click here to scroll through all of the “Christmas Countdown” block patterns.


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