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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 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

Tuesday, January 2, 2024

January 2024 Jacob's Ladder blocks in grey and green for Jo-AnneF. 3rd photo shows the seam pressing directions for a flatter block.

What a rich history Jacob's Ladder quilt block has - such a diverse range of names, especially when a 3rd colour is introduced. AKA The Railroad, Trail of the Covered Wagon, Rocky Road to California, Road to the White House, The Broken Sugar Bowl, Road To California, Road To Arkansas, Sunny Lanes, The Underground Railroad.

Sunday, December 31, 2023

 DECEMBER 2023 Starflower block in bright colours for DorothyG

 NOVEMBER 2023 Criss Cross Star block in Summer citrus shades for JanS

 OCTOBER 2023 Greek Cross blocks in "jewel" colours for MeriH

 OCTOBER 2023 Scrappy Criss Cross Star blocks for LeenaL. I included the offcuts.

 SEPTEMBER 2023 Disappearing 4 patch blocks for HelenJ

 AUGUST 2023 Criss Cross Star blocks in scrappy blues on a white background for FionaS

JUNE 2023 - any block in blues on a white background for Meg - Framed Pinwheel Magic, Pinwheel Magic and Circle of Friends.

 MAY 2023 blocks in purples, greens and white for SueA

 APRIL 2023 blocks for Martha - any block in blue and yellow. I stitched 5 minute quilt block, Circle of Friends block.

 MARCH 2023 Entwined Star block in blues for JoAnneN

 MARCH 2023 9 patch blocks in black, grey and white for RuthC

 FEBRUARY 2023 Churn Dash blocks in bright colours for JoyL

 JANUARY 2023 Zig Zag blocks in blue, white and green for CarmenJ

 DECEMBER 2022 Zenith blocks for RobynR

 NOVEMBER Starflower blocks in red and blue Christmas prints for PatriciaF

 NOVEMBER 2022 Log Cabin blocks in blues and greens for ChrisM

OCTOBER 2022 Starflower blocks in CarolK's favourite colours of purple, mauve and yellow.