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Planet Patchwork Block of the Month, 2012

Silent Shimmer

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Welcome to Planet Patchwork's 2012 Block of the Month, "Silent Shimmer," by Diane Hundley.

Silent Shimmer

Planet Patchwork and Diane Hundley are proud to present our 2012 Block-of-the-
Month, “Silent Shimmer”. This is our 11th BOM, and we appreciate your support of 
these special quilts. Instructions will be posted for one block each month, and border, 
binding and finishing instructions will be published in the month following the last block.
Just as before you are not tied to one colorway but are free to choose your fabrics 
and let you imagination run wild.  It will be interesting to see what you come up with.

The finished size of this quilt will be about 49" x 61".

Yardage is figured using 44" wide fabric and cutting borders from selvedge to selvedge.  
If you choose to make one long piece for the borders you will need more fabric.  
Below is a list of yardage needed to complete your quilt top (main quilt and borders).  
As always yardage is figured at approximately 10 percent more than actually needed.

To make the quilt top only:

(A) Background – Black – 3 1/8 yards
(B) Green – 1/2 yard
(C) Red – 1/2 yard
(D) Yellow – 5/8 yards
(E) Purple – 1/2 yard
(F) Blue – 1/2 yard

Inner & Outer – Pieced borders – 1 yard
Inner & Outer – un-pieced borders – 1 7/8 yard
Middle – Pieced Border - 1 yard
Middle - Un-pieced border - 1 ½ yards

Border Corner Blocks
Purple - 1/8 yard
Red – 1/8 yard
Black - 1/8 yard
Green - 1/8 yard

3/4 yard

Part 1, "Almost Evening"
Part 1, "Almost Evening" (pdf)

Part 2, "Beacon Star"
Part 2, "Beacon Star" (pdf)

Part 3, "Blue Star"
Part 3, "Blue Star" (pdf)

Part 4, "Bright Star"
Part 4, "Bright Star" (pdf)

Part 5, "Confused Star"
Part 5, "Confused Star" (pdf)

Part 6, "Monkey Wrench"
Part 6, "Monkey Wrench" (pdf)

Part 7, "Shining Star"
Part 7, "Shining Star" (pdf)

Part 8, "Spinning Star"
Part 8, "Spinning Star" (pdf)

Part 9, "Tumbling Star"
Part 9, "Tumbling Star" (pdf)

Part 10, "Mosaic Star"
Part 10, "Mosaic Star" (pdf)

Part 11, "Twinkler Star"
Part 11, "Twinkler Star" (pdf)

Part 12, "Variable Star"
Part 12, "Variable Star" (pdf)

Part 13, "Corner Blocks, Borders, Final Construction"
Part 13, "Corner Blocks, Borders, Final Construction" (pdf)



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