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Fish Tail Block // February 2018

The Kona Fabric Club bundles for February 2018 have shipped!

This Month's Kona Colors

This month's fabric selections are from the true blue color family, Kona Cotton in Prussian, Delft, Cadet, and Fog.

This Month's Quilt Block

This month's block is called Fish Tail and was designed by myself (Alyssa). This block uses improvisational piecing. It finishes at 6" x 12". You can view and download the PDF version of the pattern below.

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Thank you for participating in the Kona Fabric Club!

Color Inspiration

Here are some beautiful, inspiring pictures I came across on Pinterest that are sure to get you in the mood for some monochromatic true blue sewing!

Have Fun!


Alyssa Lichner

Alyssa Lichner

Creator of Pile O' Fabric

Alyssa Lichner is a graphic designer turned avid sewist. She writes modern quilting tutorials and shares techniques and inspiration on her blog, Pile O’ Fabric. Alyssa has a passion for exploring different techniques and applying them to modern designs. She is thankful to have the opportunity to share these techniques, through her tutorials, patterns, and classes with quilters around the world. She always encourages her readers and students to challenge themselves to try new things and to approach quilting with a fearless attitude.