I've always been attracted to the idea of a block of the month, although I've never participated in one. In fact, Easy Street was my first group participation of any sort. My blog travels brought me in touch with Country Threads and they are sponsoring a block of the month sampler. Each month you make two blocks: one large (12 inches) and one small (6 inches). Here's my first installment:
Unlike the mystery quilt, you get to see an example of the finished product up front. They're are several alternative finishes though.
In the meantime I'll enjoy hanging them around my sewing room...I mean studio.