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Quilt-Along Block 34: Snow Cristal

Celebrate Christmas Quilt-Along and Super Deals for Quilters

It’s the last week of our Celebrate Christmas Quilt-Along. I’m sorry to see it end. It sure has been great fun meeting so many fabulous designers and seeing all the gorgeous blocks they’ve designed and that you’ve created in the Flickr group.

Block 34, Snow Cristal, has been designed by Joanna of Shape Moth. The Fat Quarter Shop also has a fabulous 50% off Super Deal for you to enjoy too.

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Featured Designer: Joanna – Shape Moth


What is your quilting style?

It depends on the project. I like modern quilts with simple, geometric shapes and bold colours or rainbows. On the other hand, I create art quilts and use batiks there. In my projects I use a lot of raw edge appliqué, paper piecing and sometimes embroidery:



How did you get started quilting and/or designing?

It was purely an accident. I did my first quilt in May 2010 for my friend’s baby. And since then I can’t stop.

Do you have a favourite quilt?

That was my first try on raw edge appliqué. I love wolves and this one became special to me.


Quick and fun questions:

  • Favourite colour: rainbow (my moods for colours change quite quickly)
  • What part of the quilting process do you like the most? Sewing the binding. In an art quilts – creating the appliqué. It’s similar to puzzles.
  • What part of the quilting process do you dislike the most? Free motion quilting. Itself it’s not so bad, but I have really tiny sewing machine and quilting bigger projects can be a nightmare.
  • Chocolate, vanilla, strawberry, or: chocolate. Lots of chocolate ;)
  • Favourite super hero or comic book character: I’m more an anime/manga fan, and my favourite is Alucard from Hellsing.
  • Most exciting place you’ve travelled: Paris.

Block 34 – Joanna’s Snow Cristal

Here’s Joanna’s Snow Cristal block. It will look gorgeous in many different fabrics. Head over to her blog to download the paper piecing pattern and learn how to put together this unique block.

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Share Your Photos

Upload your completed blocks to our Flickr group for a chance to win some adorable buttons from Button Mad – Incomparable Buttons. One winner for each of our quilt-along blocks will be randomly chosen. You have three weeks to complete Joanna’s Snow Cristal block to be eligible to win.

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This post was published on November 29th, 2011. Post topics: Free Projects, Special Features. Post tags: .

2 Responses to “Quilt-Along Block 34: Snow Cristal”

  1. rosi de soto says:

    Mis felicitaciones sinceras son trabajos realmente maravillosos, me hace mucha ilusion el seguir aprendiendo para asi algun diía poder realizarlos igual de bellosa, saludos.

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