Monday, April 1, 2024

2024 April Monthly Color Challenge Block

 This block does not make me feel blue.

Our challenge this month is inspired by tropical fish. Such beauty lays under the water, it's hard not to be inspired.

This month our color is red and we look to the Electric Blue Hap for our inspiration.

From Modest Fish: Electric blue haps have been one of the most popular African Cichlids in the aquarium community due to its coloration. It’s long, slender-body can grow up to 7.9 inches in length and depicts intense eclectic blue coloring and dark blue vertical bars. These are active, territorial fish that’ll fight until the death if given the opportunity.

I love the red of this fish. I bet seeing a flash of red in your tank would be so pretty.

I'm using Benartex's "Burlap" fabric line. I love the texture of the fabric, sooo much.


Our featured blogger this month is:

Gail - Quilting Gail

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Ready for the  block? I love a good star block, don't you?

Join the Quilt and Learn with Patterns By Jen Facebook group (make sure to answer the questions so I know you are a real person 😉) where you will get a lot of support and questions answered! If you aren't on Facebook you can also follow Patterns By Jen on Instagram. Use #2024MonthlyColorChallenge when sharing so I can be sure to see your block.

I hope my feed is swimming in blue this month!

Ready to get the pattern? Go to Payhip and download it now! The block is free for the month of April! Each set of instructions includes a "How To" video.

It's too late to receive the January through April block instructions through email, but you can still sign up to have the May - December Monthly Color Challenge blocks (and the layout!) sent directly to your inbox. Sign up HERE.


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