We are gearing up the The Great Pixie Quilt Along. I am hosting this fun event with Wendy at The Next Stitch and I do hope we have lots of sewists join and sew along. It will be fun to see all the different looks this fun pattern can have. Since we are close to our start date (October 1!), I am posting here with our schedule and things you should know.
First, you CAN make this quilt! all the piecing is straightforward, with basic shapes like half square triangles, strips and squares. You will recognize some of your favorite classic quilt blocks like shoo-fly, four patch and flying geese.
Our schedule is intentionally slow to make it fun and stress-free. We want you to work at your own pace and have fun and be inspired. Remember, you can stop at any point along the way to make a smaller quilt for Baby or wall hanging. The full size quilt is 71″ square.
October 2017 – Centre star
November -complete the snowball border
Post 6: Snowball border, finished!
December – Shoo-fly blocks
January – catch up and attach shoo-fly border
February – Border 3 Flying Geese
Post 8: The first flying geese borders
March – Border 3 again, More Flying Geese
Post 9: Quilt Along Wrap up The last flying geese borders and it’s almost finished!
Wendy and I are planning some prizes along the way. To be eligible for the prize at the end you must have a completed top (the whole pattern) or a finished mini quilt (shown above, center medallion with first border).
If you are in Australia or New Zealand, be sure and get your pattern from Wendy (Here), or you can get the pdf download here on my website (Here), or ask your favorite local shop to stock the printed pattern.
Thank you, everyone! I am so excited to get started. Be sure and share your progress on Instagram using #thegreatpixieqal (tag me @colorgirlquilts , Wendy is @thenextstitch) or post on my Color Girl Quilts Facebook page. Be sure and check out my last post (Here) to see some color options and links to buy a fabric kit from Wendy.
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