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Are you a Blockhead??
Blockhead. noun block·head ˈbläk-ˌhed  A quilter who likes to make a wide variety of quilt blocks, who probably collects books filled with quilt blocks, who has lots of random quilt blocks but still wants to make more.

Does this sound like you?

We are participating in the Moda Block-of-the-week Event. Six of Moda's top designers have teamed up to create 48 individual blocks that will be published weekly.


Blockhead Week 16
This week’s block is Betsy's Best Block from Jan Patek.

Here we are at Week 16 with a fun applique by Jan Patek!  **Jan has a pattern revision on her site, there is a mistake in the directions** Hope you are all caught up!  Enjoy!    
Link to Block #16 - Betsy's Best Block Jan Patek

Blockhead Week 15
This week’s block is T Block from Jo Morton.

Busy Busy! Sorry for the delay!
  Jo Morton is this week's designer and on her website is the link to pattern and a very nice pictorial tutorial. Say that a few times. Stay "COOL" and enjoy!    
Link to Block #15 - T Block Jo Morton

Blockhead Week 14
This week’s block is Square in a Square from Betsy Chutchian.

Are you all caught up? Did you know there are almost 12,000 followers on the Blockhead Facebook site. There are a LOT of worldwide Blockheads. You are in good company! Square in a Square is a block with so many options. Her instructions and tips are on her
blog. Link to Block # 14 - Square in a Square. Enjoy!

Blockhead Week 13
This week’s block is Bowtie Quartet from Lynne Hagmeier.

Lynne has a cute block photo uploaded onto her blog site, as do all the designers. You may want to visit the sites for inspiration – Link to Block #13 - Bowtie Quartet here.
Carrie Nelson has a simple tutorial on her blog entry for this block.
Finish this block and you will be ONE QUARTER of the way done with the blocks! Enjoy!

Blockhead Week 12
This week’s block is Puzzled from Carrie Nelson.

Before you download the pattern – there is a tiny update-correction-clarification – Piece E should be labeled Dark #1.

The block instructions are on Carrie's blog here. The block in the Patriotic Colors is Lisa Bongean's? Be sure to go to the designers' blogs for the alternate blocks (in case you want to substitute designs). Enjoy!

Blockhead Week 11
Lisa's Star from Lisa Bongean

An easy block this week! I suspect Quilt market is the reason. Whew, these past blocks are beautiful but challenging. Jo Morton has ironed the seams to her block open, check out her blog and the back of her block.o
This is the link to LisasStar! And Jo's journal. Remember, each blog will have links to all the designer's blogs. Enjoy!

Blockhead Weeks 1-10 are in the Blog Archive below