Welcome to a new year of BLOCK Magazine! We're starting off with a fresh batch of beautiful quilts for you to enjoy. Even though the weather outside might be chilly, there's plenty of color inside to brighten up the winter months. We're looking forward to a fantastic year of quilting with you! Inside this issue you'll find 10 gorgeous quilting and sewing projects, the brand new Talavera Tile sew-along, another fun mystery story set in Quilt Town, USA, and heartfelt stories from readers like you. And, as always, you won't find one single ad. Start the new year off right with BLOCK Magazine and find yourself inspired! Get started by meeting an incredible group of quilters from Gee's Bend, Alabama. They're elevating quilting to an art form with their improvisational designs and we can't get enough. Next up, try a trio of Ohio Star quilts from Jenny, Natalie, and Misty. They each bring their own spin to this historic quilt block. And get ready for Talavera Tile! A sew-along you won't want to miss in bright, beautiful colors inspired by Mexican pottery. Finally, learn foolproof batting tips to help you give your quilts the perfect cozy finishing touch. What will you make with BLOCK Magazine this year? It's all up to you! We can't wait to see what you'll create. Whether you're just starting out or you've been sewing for years, there's something for everyone in BLOCK.