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How to JOIN quilting block swaps Australia

Hello and thank you for visiting. This is a community group for all Australian quilters to join or just follow. Membership is FREE and you are partnered each month and we make each other a 12 inch quilt block based on our preferences which we swap. (12.5 inches raw edge to raw edge) The emphasis of the group is on friendship and sharing. To find out more or register to join email me on quiltingblocks@hotmail.com This purpose of this blog is to chat and showcase blocks and quilts made by members, kind of like a show and tell . Yours in stitching, Sue



Saturday, January 4, 2020

Cushion Swap - Granny Square design

Cushion Cover swap using Granny Square quilt block - my swap partner Robyn R requested red and white fabrics.


2020 - Courthouse Steps

January 2020 Courthouse Steps block in scrappy white, Christmas reds and greens for Amy S of U.S.A.




December Domino

December Domino block for Cheryl J Giffard whose request was mid-green "ladder" with pink and grey on the outside. I have shown the back of the block for those ladies that struggle with pressing seams in the right direction to get a "flat" block. 


Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Ohio Star for Carol King

Carol King requested Ohio star in purple, mauve and yellow-gold for November swap.



October 2019 - Courthouse Steps

Julie Jose requested Courthouse Steps in 1930s fabrics with scrappy grey fabrics for the October 12" swap.


Wednesday, September 18, 2019

September 2019 swap

Wendy Spicer was my September B Group partner whose request was Churn Dash in 1930s fabrics on a solid white background.


Wednesday, August 28, 2019

August 2019 swap with Roma Groth

Roma's swap request was Card Trick block in Burgundy and Pink florals on a cream tone-on-tone background.



August 2019 swap with Robyn Callaghan

Robyn's swap request was Folded Corners block in Blue, yellow with dark block folded corners on a cream tone-on-tone background.


July 2019 swap with Carmel Grashuis

Carmel's request for July 2019 was Folded Corners block in greys, yellow on a solid black background.


June 2019 swap with Rosalee Hoysted

June 2019 swap blocks for Rosalee Hoysted whose request was ShooFly block in blue on a solid white background.




May 2019 swap blocks for Pam McDonald

May 2019 swap with Pam McDonald whose request was Friendship Star in blue and yellow.



Monday, April 8, 2019

April swap blocks for Kerrie Shalley

Kerrie requested "scrappy" Friendship Star quilt blocks with a solid white background. The last photo of 3 blocks together shows the "secondary" pattern that the joined blocks will create when stitched together.




Monday, February 25, 2019

Funky Chicken applique

Another block stitched for Heart2Heart Quilts - this time a "Funky Chicken" applique


Sunday, February 24, 2019

Frisky Fox applique

I stitched this Frisky Fox applique using fabric scraps - it is a block for Heart2Heart Charity Quilts.