I'm so pleased to invite you to participate in the first Marcus Fabrics designer sew-along called.....
Friends & Companions
For ten consecutive Fridays, starting August 1st, you'll get to see the blocks, and receive block instructions from each designer by visiting their blog. Oh, and there will be prizes, too!! No doubt some of our gorgeous Marcus fabrics will be given as prizes. Perhaps a surprise or two as well!
Our quilt features selected prints from Paula Barnes' Companions collection.
Would you like a kit to make your quilt just like ours? Sure thing! (Quilt setting designed by Paula Barnes of Red Crinoline Quilts)
I will have a limited number of kits available until July 7th or until they're all gone, so don't delay!!
If you'd like to order a kit for the quilt top and binding click here.
You can also choose your own fabrics if you'd like. Here's the yardage requirements:
1/4 yard cheddar print
1/2 yard light print #1
1/6 yard red print #1
1/4 yard black print
1/6 yard blue print
1/3 yard of olive print
For Quilt Setting & Borders:
1 3/4 yards red print #2 for outside border
1 1/4 yards black print for alternate blocks, inside border and binding
1 1/8 yards light print #2 for alternate block
1 yard olive green for setting corners and triangles
4 yards for backing
Quilt size: 60" x 60"
Block size: 8"
Here is the designer and blog schedule for our Friends & Companions sew-along. Be sure to save the dates and please pass this news along to all your friends!
8/1 Pam Buda ~ Heartspun Quilts www.HeartspunQuilts.Blogspot.com
8/8 Paula Barnes ~ Red Crinoline Quilts www.RedCrinolineQuilts.Blogspot.com
8/15 Sarah Maxwell ~ Homestead Hearth www.HomesteadHearth.Blogspot.com
8/22 Pati Violick ~ Marcus Fabrics www.MarcusMentions.com
8/29 Gloria Parsons ~ Olde Green Cupboard www.OldeGreenCupboard.Blogspot.com
9/5 Nancy Rink ~ Nancy Rink Designs www.NancyRinkDesigns.com/blog
9/12 Mary Ellen Robison~Red Crinoline Quilts www.RedCrinolineQuilts.Blogspot.com
9/19 Dolores Smith ~ Homestead Hearth www.HomesteadHearth.Blogspot.com
9/26 Lisa Shepard ~ Marcus Fabrics www.MarcusMentions.com10/3 Red Crinoline Quilts ~ Quilt Revealed! www.RedCrinolineQuilts.Blogspot.com
In preparation for our sew-along and to be sure you don't miss a thing, I highly recommend visiting each blog now, and enter your email address in the "Follow by Email" icon. That way you'll receive each blog post via email, which you can then print and take to your cutting board and sewing machine.
Oohhh...I'm so excited to begin!
P.S. To "Follow by Email", you will receive an email from each designer to verify your blog subscription. You must click the link given in the email to complete the process. Easy, breezy!