Vintage Crosses Quilt Sew Along getting started - Sharon Keightley Quilts

Vintage Crosses Quilt Sew Along getting started

March 30, 2020 2 Comments

Vintage Crosses Quilt | Sharon Keightley Quilts

I hope you are all looking forward to getting started soon on the Vintage Crosses Quilt Sew Along. It's going to be so much fun !......

Vintage Crosses Quilt | Sharon Keightley Quilts

After sorting through the list of items that need to be covered in the Sew Along, this is how I have decided to organize the weeks.

Week One: Requirements needed, fabric choices, favourite tools/ notions. 

Week Two: Sewing the Cross Blocks. Tips on cutting your pieces and getting the perfect 1/4 inch seam allowance. Pressing tips. General piecing information.

Week Three:  Applique, tips on turning edges, points, and stitching by hand or machine.

Week Four: Sewing applique blocks together with cross blocks to create the twelve blocks in the quilt.

Week Five: Applique center, tips on how to go about piecing the center of the quilt and creating the applique shapes, stitching the applique by hand or machine.

Week Six: Sewing the quilt blocks together to create the quilt top.

Week seven: Tips on quilting the quilt.

Vintage Crosses Quilt | Sharon Keightley Quilts

I am so looking forward to sharing the Vintage Crosses Quilt with you and chatting about the process of making it.

You can find the Vintage Crosses Pattern here.

You will be able to find all related blog posts on my website here

Share your pictures on Instagram #vintagecrossesquilt or in my Facebook group here 

Keep well and Happy Stitching

Sharon

Sharon Keightley Quitls  Autumn Bouquet Book | Sharon Keightley Quilts

You can find more of my Quilty Ramblings blog posts on all things quilting here

Browse through my downloadable PDF patterns available here

See more of my video tutorials here

To keep up with my blog posts on the Quilty Ramblings blog, sign up to the newsletter below to have my blog post drop straight into your email.

Sharon Keightley Quilts

 

 

 

Related Posts

Sewing Flying Geese method four at a time
Sewing Flying Geese method four at a time
Flying Geese blocks four at a time, this is a great method to use. There are many traditional blocks that use four fl...
Read More
Feathered Star part Two
Feathered Star part Two
Part Two  If you missed part one you can find it here.  Just to refresh, in part one we talked about the notions I us...
Read More
Part One Feathered Star block, tricks and tips I have learnt.
Part One Feathered Star block, tricks and tips I have learnt.
While sewing the Feathered Star block for the Adelicia Sampler Quilt, I learnt a few tips and tricks and would like t...
Read More



2 Responses

Garland
Garland

October 17, 2020

Hello! I could have sworn I’ve been to this blog before but after reading
through some of the post I realized it’s new to
me. Nonetheless, I’m definitely delighted I found it and
I’ll be book-marking and checking back frequently! Camiseta Barcelona

P Mead
P Mead

April 09, 2020

Thank you so much for going on line to help me get started on ‘Crosses’
I bought my kit from you some time ago (actually years ago) and didn’t have the confidence to get started!
Looking forward to the blog! Cheers

Leave a comment


Also in Sharon Keightley Quilts - Quilty Ramblings

Sewing Flying Geese Borders
Sewing Flying Geese Borders

May 20, 2022

How to press a Flying Geese Border ? This is the question I was asked so I have done my best to answer as it is not exactly what you might be expecting to see. Read more to see how I pressed the seams to get nice flat intersections. 

 

Continue Reading

Sewing Flying Geese method four at a time
Sewing Flying Geese method four at a time

April 27, 2022

Making four Flying Geese units at a time is a great time saver, and a wonderful method. I love to oversize the units and trim them down to the correct size for perfect blocks. Read how I go about making these versatile units that I use in almost every quilt I make.

 

Continue Reading

Feathered Star part Two
Feathered Star part Two

March 19, 2022

Part Two If you missed part one you can find it here. Just to refresh, in part one we talked about the notions I use, making templates, sewing and trimming the half square triangle units. Sewing the half square triangle units together to make the first units for the Feathered star block. Read more for part two.

Continue Reading