• tarafau

Traverse BOM: Pluses

Updated: 4 days ago

Hopefully by now, everyone has gotten their fabric! I know the fabric delays for some shops and participants was such a bummer and maybe even kind of anxiety inducing. "How will I get caught up? Will the videos still be available?" I'm here to tell you on this, the beginning of the second (or third-ish) month of the BOM: Do not worry!

There will be several months where the row is pretty easy (including this month!) and will allow time to catch up on past rows. Video content will be available through the end of the BOM, so there is plenty of time to get back on track.

When I was designing this quilt, these blocks were in there from the beginning. As I worked out the design, they changed in size and color, but you can see from this early picture of the quilt that they were one of the few elements that didn't change too much! Though now in looking at this, I sure do miss some of those rows that never came to be...

Suggested Schedule:

  • Week 1: Cut the fabric + start sewing the Plus blocks

  • Week 2: Sewing the Plus blocks

  • Week 3: Sewing the rectangle blocks

  • Week 4: Sewing the row

Monthly Sponsor & Prize

Windham has kindly sponsored this month's giveaway prize, a gorgeous bundle of Ruby and Bee solids! I love these fabrics, as they have a beautiful hand, a lovely drape and come in an assortment of gorgeous colors!

How to Win:

  • Post progress photos of your pluses on Instagram using hashtags #traversebom and #artisancottons.

  • You must have a public Instagram profile to participate so we can see your photos

  • Photo must be posted by November 30, 2022

  • A winner will be chosen randomly in December. Winners will be announced on Instagram and contacted via DM.

  • This month's giveaway is open to international participants.

See you on social media! Part of the fun of a sew-along is interacting with other quilters! There are a couple of places we're loving seeing your BOM progress:

Traverse Block of the Month Sewing Schedule

*links to each month will be updated as they are released.

Questions about assembling the block? Post a discussion inside the Thinkific platform to get help from me! My goal is to respond within 3 business days.

Having technical difficulties logging in to Thinkific? I'd love to help you! Just send an email to info@tarafaughnan.com

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