I’m so excited that some of you are wanting to quilt with me!  If you are new to quilting, not sure where to start, or just love sharing in the experience – you are in the right spot!  We will start with the most basic of blocks and proceed to a few more challenging, feel free to work at your own pace too – no pressure :)

My desire is to introduce all the basic, necessary skills for a quilter.  As you see there are 16 blocks, each is 12″ with the sashing (white space between blocks) the quilt finishes at 58 inches square.  

I have the fabrics pictured in the quilt, 1/2 yard of 8 fabrics.  More than enough :)  if you are pulling scraps the largest square we cut will be 7 3/4″, just find lots of scraps that work well together.  2 yards of white, or neutral of your choice. (I got my white – here!)  Eventually when we make a back, you will need 4 yards, and 1/2 a yard for binding – I think mine will be scrappy with the extra bits.

8 – 1/2 yard cuts + 2 yards of white

Other needed items ::
Sewing machine :)
Rotary cutter & mat
Rectangular Ruler
Marking pen or pencil

I have made a button for those participating!

Add it where you like and spread the word :)  I will compile a list of participants from yesterday’s post and this one, and make a list next week so we can cheer each other along!

Are you ready!?  There’s time to shop for fabric, if needed, I plan to post the first two blocks mid-week next week.

Happy Quilting~
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