I have been reading "State Fair" by Earlene Fowler with Starwood Quilter Book Club
I have started making the blocks that have been mentioned on this site.
Not only do we read the book, chat about the book but Susan also puts up relevant quilt blocks for us to make. Most of these patterns are free and downloadable.
6" State Fair Sunflower block
8" Hole in the Barn Door
12" Chisholm Trail
7" Mystery Quilt block.
10" Writers block. (I had a bit of trouble with this block but it still looks ok)