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