The Patchwork Of The Crosses Quilt by Lucy Boston 2018 Block Of The Month. An exclusive English Paper Piecing BOM programme by Sew and Quilt using Liberty Tana Lawn Fabrics. £19.50/Month + Postage
After the popularity and excellent feedback from our 2016 & 2017 Patchwork Of The Crosses BOM clubs, we running the club for 2018!
What is a Block Of The Month (BOM) and how does it work?
Once you signup below for the 2018 Lucy Boston Patchwork Of The Crosses Quilt BOM, you will be joining our programme starting in January - December 2018. Each month we send you a special box that will feel like you are opening up a gift! It will include fabrics, paper templates and instructions to make your own Patchwork Of The Crosses Quilt.
How much is the BOM club?
For all UK and EU residents the price is £19.50/month + Postage, for 12 months.
For International and European (outside EU zone) the price is £16.25/month (we have excluded the VAT) + Postage, for 12 months.
What's in my monthly BOM kit?
FABRIC: Each month's kit is carefully chosen and curated by Jessie Fincham. To keep things authentic we will be using a variety of Liberty Tana Lawns just as Lucy Boston used for her original POTC quilt, alongside other beautiful quilting cottons to enhance the overall look, which are conveniently pre-cut into strips ready for you to sub-cut as per our instructions. We will be using the premium-quality Art Gallery Elements for the off-white background fabric, it has a wonderful feel to it and works perfectly alongside Liberty Tana Lawns - and we've had excellent feedback on it from using it in previous years club. We are also using a lovely Tana Lawn for the sashing.
PAPER PIECES: Cut and packaged by us in-house, our excellent quality, 100% recycled paper templates will be sent to you in varying amounts each month to make up the exact blocks you require. No need to re-use we provide you with enough for the whole quilt top!
WRITTEN INSTRUCTION SHEETS: A monthly instruction sheet which includes fabric swatches for you to match up with your kit. Easy to read cutting instructions, quilt block diagrams and assembly diagrams. I also send out a periodic BOM newsletter via email, which includes any extra details that need to be covered and detailed fussy-cutting photographs when required.
What is the Patchwork Of The Crosses Quilt?
The original pattern was designed and pieced by Lucy Boston in the 1950's. Lucy Boston was from Cambridgeshire, England. Famed for her childrens book series Green Knowe. In her spare time and created many beautiful patchworks, pieced over papers in the traditional manner. Since her passing in 1990 these patchworks have become legends in their own right.
What is the size of the quilt?
We have adapted the original quilt for the Sew and Quilt 2018 BOM Club by Jessie Fincham. We will have a 4 x 6 block layout which will be an achievable finish and works well for a 12-month club. Leaving you to quilt and finish in your desired style. The finished quilt top will measure approximately 57-1/2" x 86". Each month you will always make two of the coloured blocks, and varying amounts of the other connectors and joining blocks as well as edging pieces. While Lucy Boston fussy-cut almost all of her blocks in the original quilt, it is simply impossible to work this out on a kit basis for every block within an achievable budget, due to the fabric wastage. So we will be doing limited fussy-cutting in some blocks - with extra fabric to achieve this. The finished quilt will still be marvellous and be sure to become a family heirloom to treasure for years to come!
Do you offer acrylic templates?
Yes we do! We have a 2-piece template set available for you at £8.45, please select the option when signing up below.
I'm new to English Paper Piecing, is this acheiveable?
Difficulty: Confident beginner. Assumes a basic knowledge of the English Paper Piecing technique. (I have a very detailed tutorial on my blog if you need guidance). Once you have this practised you are good to go! The instructions are clear, and once you've done a couple of months you will understand the format and you should speed up with practise. We also have a friendly Facebook group with 250+ members who post photo's, advice and spur on the motivation each month!
Do you ship internationally?
We do! Our BOM programme has been very popular internationally. We are now happy to announce we can now offer the BOM payments VAT free! Your new monthly total will be £16.25 per month + Postage. You will be liable for any customs charges or associated fees at your country's border, if at all.
How much is postage?
We charge the actual shipping rates + a small charge to cover packaging to make it as cost effective for you as possible. Shipping rates as follows.
EU: £6.50 (Airmail, Not Trackable) OR £10.50 (Tracked/Signed)*please email me after checkout with your preference
EUROPE NON EU: £8.75 (Tracked/Signed)
REST OF WORLD: £13.00 (Tracked/Signed)
Can you add additional items to my BOM kit?
Unfortunately we can't. Please make a seperate order if you wish to order other items from our shop.
We cannot tailor the kits to your preference. Due to the huge volume of work involved in prepping and packing it is not possible.
When will I receive my BOM kit?
We aim to despatch your BOM kits by the 19th of each month. Delivery times will vary depending on location.
I was on a previous years POTC BOM club, can I join again?
Definately! We would be thrilled to have you join us again. We had a number of people repeat already who wanted to go larger with their quilt top! We are using the same off-white background and Liberty sashing fabric so it will blend seamlessely with your previous quilt.
How and when will payment be taken?
Your card will be charged on the 15th of each month (if this falls on a weekend we will take the payment on the Friday). Your credit/debit card details are not kept on file (we do not see your card details, you enter them on the secure payment page via our payment provider). Your first payment will be debited on the 15th January 2018. The £1 signup fee is non-refundable, it is an enrollment fee. PLEASE CHECKOUT WITH CREDIT OR DEBIT CARD, NOT A PAYPAL ACCOUNT.
Can I gift an annual subscription?
Absolutely, what a great gift idea! Just be sure to enter your own billing details and a different delivery name and address for the recipient.
Can I pay upfront in one payment?
Yes. We have a number of requests for this every year and we are happy to oblige. Please email me: email@example.com to confirm in writing you would like us to take the payment in full.
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