I'm so excited! I'm hosting my first Quilt-Along
I just love quilts that are easier to make than they look and this is definitely one of them.
Hexagons are really poplular these days and by making them large and by halves, this quilt sews up really quickly and is modern and timeless all at the same time.
The pattern is easy enough for beginners to quilting and will be fun for experienced quilters as well. All you'll need are the basic quilting supplies...a rotary mat & cutting, and your sewing machine.
We'll be starting July 8th with a post about fabric selection, although you can definitely start browsing your favorite fabric shops early to get an idea of what you like. (Most of my black and white fabrics came from here.) Scraps could also work well for this. Then I'll give you two weeks to find or order you fabric and we'll get started with the cutting and sewing of the quilt.
I've made two of these quilts so far...one for the retiring principal from our high school and the other for a fundraiser for Histiocytosis. Our school/town colors are black and gold, so I thought this was pretty classy way to pay homage to the school while still being something that is stylish.
You'll want to be sure to sew along with us, because the directions will be available for free for only a limited time. A week or two after the quilt-along is over I'll be taking the directions off my site, and they will only be available in my shop for purchase.
If you're planning to participate, please leave a comment on this post or send me an email. Of course you can follow along without signing up too. It's just nice for me to know who's planning on joining us. I'd love it if you would also pin this to Pinterest and/or share on Facebook or other social media so more people can join in the fun.
So feel free to grab a button for your blog to let others know about the quilt along. Mark your calendars. (Just copy and paste the code from the box below.)
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