Category Archives: Block of the Month

February 15, 2015

Block 2 Now on Store Site

The second block in our Kansas City Star Quilts block-of-the-month project is called Summer of ’51. This colorful block reflects an eventful summer as chronicled in the diary of a teenage girl. Shelly Pagliai of Wien, Missouri, designed the quilt, Hazel’s Diary, which tells the story of her mother, Hazel Ilene Hyde, who was born Continue Reading

January 19, 2015

2015 Block-of-the-Month Quilt Debuts

This year’s Kansas City Star Quilts block-of-the-month project has a 1950s look, with appliquéd wildflowers over pieced blocks. The quilt is 92 inches square. Shelly Pagliai of Wien, Missouri, designed the quilt, Hazel’s Diary, which tells the story of her mother, Hazel Ilene Hyde, who was born Sept. 19, 1936. Hazel’s parents gave her a Continue Reading

December 23, 2014

A ‘Poppies’ Quilt Display

As part of the centennial observance of the start of World War I, The Kansas City Star and the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial in Kansas City are offering an opportunity for quilters to exhibit completed versions of  Where Poppies Grow … Remembering Almo, the 2014 Star Quilt, at the museum in Continue Reading

December 21, 2014

Block 12 Now on Store Site

Here is the 12th and last block in Kansas City Star Quilts’ 2014 block-of-the-month project, a tribute to those who served in World War I. This block is called Heavenly Puzzle. Where Poppies Grow … Remembering Almo commemorates the Great War, which started a century ago, in July 1914. Denniele O’Kell Bohannon of Louanna Mary Continue Reading

November 16, 2014

Block 11 Now on Store Site

Here is the 11th block in Kansas City Star Quilts’ 2014 block-of-the-month project, a tribute to those who served in World War I. This block is called Mother’s Dream. Where Poppies Grow … Remembering Almo commemorates the Great War, which started a century ago, in July 1914. Denniele O’Kell Bohannon of Louanna Mary Quilt Design Continue Reading