Saturday, April 20, 2013

birthstone block: round cut {pattern now available}

After all the amazing (and humbling) feedback from the "crystal" side of my sea crystal + plaid quilt, I finally got my batoot in gear (extra shout out to jeifner for the motivation!) and put together the round cut birthstone block pattern (available for immediate download for $5 on etsy and craftsy).

Sample gem designs for January-December modern birthstones:
garnet, amethyst, aquamarine, diamond, emerald, alexandrite, ruby, peridot, sapphire, tourmaline, citrine, blue topaz 

princess cut version is in the works and should be released within the next week or so.  Thank you all for your kind and thoughtful words.  Hope you enjoy ;)

- Sarah

P.S.  Does anyone know what's up with the new bloglovin'? Have you updated? What's that all about?

Edited to add:  For anyone who thinks I've lost it {ahem, Mareen ;)}, lately when I check my bloglovin' feed on my laptop, there's a prompt at the top of the screen asking me to "Try out the new Bloglovin'" (clicking through takes you to this beta site).  But alas, I thought I was already signed up for the new Bloglovin'?(!) Oh well, I've signed up for something and you can follow me here (wherever "here" happens to be now!):

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  1. New bloglovin'? What are you on about? Obviously I'm totally behind the times...

    Love the if only I actually liked my birthstone..bloodstone? though, apparently some think it's that'd be apt.. ah well, I'm rambling...

  2. Holy wow this is amazing!!! Might have to make my first Craftsy purchase.

  3. What a neat pattern! I'm in bloglovin, but I guess I don't use it that much cause I'm not sure what you're talking about, haha!

  4. This is *such* a beautiful pattern--I'm glad you've released it on Craftsy! Best of luck with it!

  5. I am searching every link I can find for this pattern and none of them have this pattern. I LOVE the birthstone blocks. Can you help??????? PLEASE

  6. Birthstone block info can be sent to me at I really want these patterns.

  7. When will this be re-released? My daughter wants to use it for her 4H quilting project.

  8. I have been desperately searching for you birthstone block pattern. I find where you state it's available on Craftsy but it's not there. Please help.


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