July Block of the Month

LIghtning Zigzags

We have another minimalist block this month named Lightning Zigzags.   The tutorial by Jenn Of All Trades is very clear with great pictures. The blocks go together quickly and measure 3.5 inches square. Because this block is so easy and simple, please make four to six blocks (roughly the equivalent of one 12 inch block).

The background should be royal blue to navy blue and the strips should be yellow, yellow orange or orange.  Prints or solids are fine.  

Kona colors that could be used in this block are:

Background blues could be:

Background blues palette

  • K001-454  Prussian
  • K001-455 Riviera
  • K001-458 Storm
  • K001-412 Nautical
  • K001-90 Pacific
  • K001-25 Ocean
  • K001-1215 Marine
  • K001-1243 Navy

Lightning Strips could be:

  • K001-84 Persimmon
  • K001-449 Sunny
  • K001-450 Torch
  • K001-400 Carrot
  • K001-26 Canary

Lightning strips palette

You can easily make all six blocks in less than 30 minutes.  Have fun making these little jewels.

~ Beth Schnell and Shelly Recicar, BOM Activity Council