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Hand Pieced QAL: Grand Prizes Revealed!

Hand Pieced QAL: Grand Prizes Revealed!

Can you believe that we are almost to the end of the QAL? It’s time to turn those gorgeous blocks you’ve been piecing into a quilt top, if you haven’t already! But no worries, we’ve given you lots of time to catch up on blocks […]

Hand Pieced QAL: Sashing and Quilt Top Assembly

Hand Pieced QAL: Sashing and Quilt Top Assembly

It’s week 10 in the Hand Pieced Quilt Along–are you ready to put together your quilt top? The full tutorial for two different settings are over on Patty’s blog, Elm Street Quilts. I can’t believe how fast this QAL has gone! It has been so […]

Hand Pieced QAL: Week 9 Link-up

Hand Pieced QAL: Week 9 Link-up

This link-up will be open for one week – until Thursday, March 28 (4 am EST/1 am PST).  You are welcome to share any and all of the blocks you completed this week. When this link-up closes, a new one will open (magic!) so please […]

Hand Pieced QAL: Emmeline Block (Block 9)

Hand Pieced QAL: Emmeline Block (Block 9)

It’s the last block of the Hand Pieced QAL! Can you belive it? Our final block is called Emmeline, because it’s a little bit fancy, just like the character from Friendship Album 1933. It has been so fun to see all the different versions of […]

Hand Pieced QAL: Week 8 Link-up

Hand Pieced QAL: Week 8 Link-up

This link-up will be open for one week – until Thursday, March 21 (4 am EST/1 am PST).  You are welcome to share any and all of the blocks you completed this week. When this link-up closes, a new one will open (magic!) so please […]

Hand Pieced QAL: Bess Block (Block 8)

Hand Pieced QAL: Bess Block (Block 8)

It’s week 8 on the Hand Pieced Quilt Along, and today we are hand piecing  the Bess Block. Bess is a no nonsense widow in the novel Friendship Album 1933, and a character that I relate to the most (because she has teenage children, not […]

Hand Pieced QAL: Week 7 Link-up

Hand Pieced QAL: Week 7 Link-up

This link-up will be open for one week – until Thursday, March 14 (4 am EST/1 am PST).  You are welcome to share any and all of the blocks you completed this week. When this link-up closes, a new one will open (magic!) so please […]

Hand Pieced QAL: Eula Block (Block 7)

Hand Pieced QAL: Eula Block (Block 7)

Welcome to week 7 of the Hand Pieced Quilt Along. Patty and I named this block Eula, after the accomplished quilter in Friendship Album 1933. I envy Eula in many ways, but mostly because she makes a mean chocolate cake.  As usual, this block is […]

Hand Pieced QAL: Week 6 Link-up

Hand Pieced QAL: Week 6 Link-up

This link-up will be open for one week – until Thursday, March 7 (4 am EST/1 am PST).  You are welcome to share any and all of the blocks you completed this week. When this link-up closes, a new one will open (magic!) so please […]

Hand Pieced QAL: Florence Block (Block 6)

Hand Pieced QAL: Florence Block (Block 6)

It’s week 6 on the Hand Pieced Quilt Along, and today we are hand piecing the Florence Block. Florence is the wonderfully inspirational entrepreneur in the novel Friendship Album 1933.  The instructions for this week’s block are over at Patty’s blog, Elm Street Quilts.  Hand […]