Vintage Crosses Quilt Sew Along getting started

March 30, 2020 1 Comment

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

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1 Response

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

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