Pam, Just Get It Done Quilts has a few YouTube videos on colour theory that you might find very helpful with your fabric selection. I have compiled a list of 27 Sew Alongs, Quilt Alongs, and Quilting Challenges for 2020. I can create a safe and secure invoice and then send you the patterns directly. Isn't she the best!? Oftentimes the competitions are not open to quilters outside the USA. Definitely! Most of these prizes are open internationally! My friend, Caitlyn, spent an entire weekend listening to audiobooks and watching movies while helping me hand quilt. Here at SQ you will find free sewing tutorials, product reviews, basic how-to’s, design inspiration, and quilt patterns geared toward you – the chic, modern quilter! By signing up for the Suzy Quilts newsletter you will get updates on the sew along. Join us as we sew up one block each month from the 2020 QP Sampler Quilt pattern included in the Quilter’s Planner Magazine. I’m ready to give it a whirl! I Google the website given but got a lot of other people’s information. When you don't have time to hand quilt all by yourself, you bring in your friends to help! and ads from which Pat receives payment or compensation. Although, for me its all about the sense of belonging and connecting with other quilters, it is disappointing to find out after the start of a sew along that you cannot win a prize if you are not in the States. I hope my ideas translate well to this pattern. Looking forward to giving this a try! It's time to Shine! Oh! The new year is just two weeks away, and that means that a whole host of new quilt-alongs (and sew-alongs) are about to begin! I am so excited to be joining a second QAL with you!! This week we are sewing the first leaf section for the vase – this block goes between the flower blocks. Check back here on the blog for weekly prompts and answers to comments. The primary skill involved in making this quilt is improvisational cutting. Looking forward to the shine quilt along. Sometimes I recommend products, and if you click on those links, I may earn a small commission. Some are free, and others have a fee to join or require you to purchase a pattern in order to participate. Sign Up for the Newsletter, Get a Free Pattern! This is the first one – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DxxKfjfNtq4&t=335s. Grow and Thrive were our previous quilt patterns and quilt alongs (check out the sew along tab for detailed, week-by-week information on those) and in a few weeks I will announce our final pattern release – Gather. Each month we’ll add more tips and tricks below to help you as you make your own version. After that, your level of involvement is completely up to you. Looking Forward to the Shine sew along – this will be my first time! Please consider this when you view this site. So please use our links as much as possible. Whether you’re a newbie or seasoned sewist, there’s sure to be something for you to enjoy. Hand quilting is such a beautiful way to finish a Shine quilt. |. Starting September 23, 2020 we will launch the final sew along of the year featuring the Shine quilt pattern. } else { --Pat & Gregg.♥. Pingback: Shine Quilt Sew Along: Week 1: Pick Your Fabric - Suzy Quilts. Fabric as required by the pattern (see below). You can learn more about that here. For now, we are SHINING! Grow and Thrive were our previous quilt patterns and quilt alongs (check out the sew along tab for detailed, week-by-week information on those) and in a few weeks I will announce our final pattern release – Gather. Please note that when you use our affiliate links to purchase products you are helping support the free patterns and activities that Pat offers. Each year, it seems, I find out about these quilt-alongs a bit too late. Oh that’s very weird! I hope that makes sense! Triangle Jitters Quilt Pattern (Download). Haven’t completed the transaction yet, but will keep trying. Basically, a SQ sew along is when a group of the coolest and most talented people in the world get together virtually (a.k.a. Once again your “alluring arts” (remember that phrase from Lady Catherine de Berg in “Pride and Prejudice”?) Shine is the third design in a series of four quilts that represent the four seasons in a year. Pick a Jelly roll pattern you like from the list below. I purchased the Shine pattern but cannot find the video where I can watch you make the block. ***Jelly Roll Sew Along Nov 30 to Jan 4 ***. if ( permalink == url ) { By the way, trying to purchase the pattern and getting Chinese characters on the credit card payment page on paypal. ***Jelly Roll Sew Along Nov 30 to Jan 4 *** I am excited to have a fun and relaxing Jelly roll so sew together for December. When you buy from our affiliated partners you don't pay anymore than if you bought somewhere else, and sometimes you may even get a better price. var query = window.location.search.substring(1); 2020 Block of the Month Sampler Quilt Sew Along. Hello Thanks for stopping by and don’t forget to say, “Hi!” in the comments! Watch my video to see some sample blocks for the Ripples! This will be my first improv quilt…….and I am old, but willing to learn new tricks. I love your completed projects and the examples that others have posted using this pattern. Instead of cutting traditional straight strips, in this design, we vary the width of our strips to create completely unique blocks. I am excited to have a fun and relaxing Jelly roll so sew together for December. For a full tutorial with video, check out this blog post - How to Hand Quilt. } However, I’ll definitely “star” this one as I’m really into improvisational style quilts and this one looks especially awesome. If you participated in our other community sew alongs, you know the drill. You can get sewing support and help along the way by … Your email address will not be published. But I'm getting ahead of myself. I am new to this creativity outlet – could you recommend resources that can help me with how to select colours and pattern sizes? I am excited. url = url.replace( /#/, "" ); window.location=permalink+"?pintix=1"; } else if ( query != "pintix=1" ) { Last week in the sew along we sewed up our three flower blocks – they turned out so cute! } We've got some amazing prizes for you! have really tempted me, Ms. Suzy. New to sewing? var e=document.createElement('script');e.setAttribute('type','text/javascript');e.setAttribute('charset','UTF-8');e.setAttribute('src','https://static.typepad.com/.shared//js/pinmarklet.js?r='+Math.random()*99999999);document.body.appendChild(e); If it’s still giving you trouble today, send me an email at suzy@suzyquilts.com. Could you please send me the info for the tutorial. This is my first sew along and first experience with an improv pattern. You have such a gift for selecting fabric. Some of them will run the whole year and introduce you to a variety of skills and techniques, while others are a few months long and guide you through a specific pattern. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *. See our full FTC Disclosure here: https://shrsl.com/2lfzm  I'm going to use one of the ones in the photo. Pick a Jelly roll pattern you like from the list below. For now, we are SHINING! online) and sew the same pattern (Shine) over a set amount of time. P.S. The primary skill involved in making this quilt is improvisational cutting. This is one of the ways I’m able to support myself and continue writing free content. The really exciting thing is that with an out-of-the-box pattern, like this improv design, nobody has to muddle through alone. Each week we will go into more detail about these prizes and our wonderful sponsors, but here's a taste of what to look forward to! It is the Prim and Proper Quilt Sew Along Week 2 and this week we are making sweet little leaf blocks! Is this true of your sew along? var e=document.createElement('script');e.setAttribute('type','text/javascript');e.setAttribute('charset','UTF-8');e.setAttribute('src','https://static.typepad.com/.shared//js/pinmarklet.js?r='+Math.random()*99999999);document.body.appendChild(e); Also check out our Facebook group and Instagram for more tips. ♥ We appreciate all you do to support us. We have weekly "assignments" and post our progress online for everyone to see! My first try with an improv pattern as well. And prizes! Thanks Phyllis Prom. There will be lots of support via Instagram, Facebook and through this very blog. I’m so sorry about the hassle! I'm doing one of the above. 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