This year I am participating in the Chelmsford Quilt Guild block exchange. They made this activity geared for beginners because in years past the "exchange" activities intimidated less experienced quilters. Basically, I had to pick a block design, make one block, write up the instructions, and submit it to be passed around from month to month - and in April I will get a bunch of blocks from people.... Meanwhile, I have to make a different block each month for other people. I will post a picture later of the block I have to make this month. I am excited- but we'll see what the ladies do with mine- it might be difficult because the quilts they all make are very "country."