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Year of Spools 2023 BOM - Sew Spool Series

Updated: Apr 26, 2023


I'm so excited to be sharing something new. After I released my Sew Loving block last month I had several wonderful quilters reach out to me asking if I could do some sort of Block of the Month incorporating spools. At that moment, I was so overwhelmed with the idea; I just had to ponder on it. After a couple of weeks thinking it over and designing the monthly spool blocks, I decided to move forward with the idea. Designing all the blocks was really fun and really helped me decide if I could move forward with the BOM. I didn’t know if I could design a spool themed block for each month, but it turns out, I can! I can’t wait for you to see them all. This is going to be SEW much fun! I hope you join along. Keep reading for more details about the BOM and how you can purchase the Sew Loving and Sew Lucky blocks.


Year of Spools BOM:

I am so excited to announce my new BOM Sew Spool Series called, Year of Spools. This BOM series will feature a monthly themed block incorporating a spool into each block. Each month I will release the PDF pattern instructions for the block and in December 2023 I will release some fun free settings for you to turn your blocks into a quilt or other fun quilty projects. Since I’m starting this now, I realize that I have missed the January block. I will release the January 2023 block when I release the December 2023 block and settings, so you will have a full set of 12 blocks. I’m really excited about this BOM and I cannot wait to see my Year of Spools quilt come together this year.


Here’s how it will work:

Each month (or a couple of weeks before the new month) I will release a 14” finished themed monthly spool block pattern that will be available as a low priced PDF on my website. In my monthly newsletters I will announce when each block will release and maybe even show a little sneak peek of the block. We will have to see. I will also announce each new block on my Instagram and Facebook page right before it releases. You can collect all of the blocks or just your favorites, is up to you. This is a fun low pressure BOM!


Email List:

While you do not have to sign up for this BOM, you will need to sign up for my email list in order to receive the 15% off coupon on each of the blocks, for the release dates, sneak peeks, and free settings. You can sign up for my email list here: CLICK HERE


Blocks Released:

January – *will release December 2023

February – Sew Loving #sewlovingblock

March – Sew Lucky #sewluckyblock


To purchase the Sew Loving Block:



To purchase the Sew Lucky Block:

UPDATE TO THE SEW LUCKY PATTERN:

IF YOU PURCHASED THE PATTERN BEFORE 3/8/23 YOU NEED TO MAKE AN UPDATE TO YOUR PATTERN.

STEP 13: MEASURE DOWN 1/2" FROM THE SEAM, NOT 1/4"


COUPON NOW EXPIRED! To save 15% off the Sew Lucky Block, sign up for my email list now. You will be directed to a new page. The coupon code will appear at the bottom once you have filled out the form. Enjoy!


Coupon Details:

The coupon will expire on 3/10, so don’t wait.

The coupon can only be used on the Sew Lucky PDF.

*You will need to sign up for my email list in order to get the coupon code. Already on my email list? No worries still fill out your information so you can get the coupon code. You will not receive my emails twice. I usually send emails two or three times a month. They are packed with goodies, sneak peeks, and coupons!


For my Sew Lucky block I used the Emma fabric collection by Sheri and Chelsi for Moda Fabrics. This fabric released a few months ago and still should be fairly easy to find in your local quilt shops.

Fabric Requirements:

White: 1 – Fat Quarter

Light Green: 1 – Fat Eighth

Green: 1 – Fat Eighth

Grey: 1 – 5” square or scraps


Be sure to share your monthly block progress using #yearofspoolsbom

And tag each of the blocks #sewlovingblock #sewluckyblock


Any ideas what the April block will be? It’s super cute.

Comment below with your thoughts!


Happy Quilting

Heather Briggs

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