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Xanadu Block // August 2017

The Kona Fabric Club bundles for August 2017 have shipped!

This Month's Kona Colors

This month's fabric selections are from the red color family, Kona Cotton in Wine, Rich Red, Cardinal, and Lipstick. 

This Month's Quilt Block

This month's block is called Xanadu and was designed by Tara J. Curtis of Wefty Needle. This block uses foundation paper piecing and comes together very quickly. It finishes at 12" x 12". You can view and download the PDF version of the pattern and templates below. 

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Thank you for participating in the Kona Fabric Club!

Red Inspiration

Here are some beautiful, inspiring pictures I came across on Pinterest that are sure to get you in the mood for some monochromatic red 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.