Block of the Month | Sewing Term

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BOM= Block of the Month

noun

  1. a monthly series designed to build your skill set while stitching together a finished quilt top over the period of time.

Block of the Month can also be called a BOM. This acronym is extremely common place in the quilting world.

Just like the name suggests, each month a new block with lesson is released for the stitcher to sew together. Depending on the instructor, some series will discuss sashing & border options to offer the participants different layout options. At the end of the series, each participant will have a completed quilt top and finish the quilt assembly on their own.

Additional Notes:

Most quilt tops are constructed by sewing together smaller units of fabric called blocks to create a certain layout. A block is considered a stand unit of measure in the quilting world and come in a variety of sizes.

There is no set time A block of the month is a series designed to build your skills while stitching together a finished quilt top.

BOM Stats-

  • Size: Varies baste on the finished layout.
  • How long: BOM series can range from 3 months to 2 years. It depends on the complexity of the course and finished project skill level.
  • What to make: Quick quilts
  • Where to find: Sewing sites like Craftsy, quilt guilds and your local quilt shop.

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