Tuesday, October 4, 2011

How about another quilt-along?

When I celebrated my first blogiversary last weekend, I saw that a lot of you are interested in another quilt-along, and well, I happen to be getting involved in another one!

Have you ever wanted to make a Christmas quilt?  I'm really happy to tell you that starting at the end of this month, Sara of Sew Sweetness is hosting a 12 Days of Christmas Sampler Quilt Along, with 12 different bloggers each contributing a 12.5" block tutorial, spread over six weeks, including yours truly.

The quilt top will require 12 fat quarters, or 1 layer cake.  You're more than welcome to also use various scraps, including non-holiday fabrics in festive holiday colors!  In addition to that, you will need approximately 1.5" yds of a neutral solid of your choosing for the sashing.  Here's the schedule for the quilt-along, and I do hope you'll join in!

Oct 25 - Julianna @ Projektownia Jednoiglec
Oct 27 - Sara @ Sew Sweetness
Nov 1 - Kaelin @ The Plaid Scottie
Nov 3 - Jennie @ Clover and Violet
Nov 8 - Elizabeth @ Don't Call Me Betsy
Nov 10 - Riel @ The Q and the U
Nov 15 - Jennifer @ Ellison Lane Quilts
Nov 17 - Lindsay @ Lindsay Sews
Nov 22 - Jessica @ SewCraftyJess
Nov 23 - Sarah @ Fairy Face Designs
Nov 29 - Heather & Megan @ Quilt Story
Dec 1 - Kim @ My Go Go Life

There is also a '12 Days of Christmas' Sampler Quilt Along Flickr Group for you to join in! We'll be sharing our fabric choices, completed blocks, and questions along the way! Hope to see you around for the quilt along!!


  1. That will be fun! I’m looking forward to the blogposts and the flickr group!

    I just finished my kaleidoscope quilt-top!

  2. I might be in! Do we get any sneaky previews of what the top will look like?? Excited!

  3. I'm super excited to see the block you created :)

  4. This sounds great! I didn't get into all the sampler fun this summer, but I really want to try this as making a Christmas quilt has been on my list forever! Hoping I can get some other things finished before this gets started!

  5. Sounds great...any previews of what the quilt blocks will look like? Inquiring minds want to know...I would love to make a Christmas quilt.

  6. Excellent! Ask and we shall receive. :)

    I'll be following along to find some extra blocks for my Sew Beautiful Bee quilt!

  7. Awesome! I've been wanting to start a new project AND do a Christmas quilt, so this takes care of both!

  8. There's some crazy talent in that list! So sure. Sign me up!

  9. ah, this just might be the trick to getting some of my holiday sewing accomplished! i just ordered a layer cake and will be excited to start on the 25th!!!

  10. I follow seven of those twelve blogs - and I'm so tempted! But will my piecing skills be accurate enough? I've already had to pull out of two other block "swaps" because of a lack of accuracy!


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