Can you believe it’s week 7 already?? If you’re a bit behind schedule, this is a great week to catch up. And if you’re ahead of schedule, congratulations! And thanks for posting your progress! It’s such an inspiration to everyone who’s slogging through the less glamorous parts.
We’re finishing off the remaining blocks this week!
How to Quilt Along
Share your progress on Instagram using #glitchalong. That’s where you’ll find the weekly photo prompts, livestreams, and more! Sign up here to be eligible for prizes, and get the weekly emails with tips for the coming week’s fun.
Week 1: Pick your fabric, get your pattern, print your foundations, plan your coloring sheet
Week 2: Cut
Week 3: Make Thick Strip Sets
Week 4: Make Block 1s
Week 5: Make Thin Strip Sets
Week 6: Make Block 2s
Week 7: Make Blocks 3s & 4s
Week 8: Sew blocks into pairs
Week 9: Sew pairs into quadrants
Week 10: Finish quilt top
Make Block 3
You’re a total pro at this half square triangle thing by now! For Block 3, both halves are made with Thick Stripe Triangle Units. Check the Block 3 Combination Table for your fabrics, pin, chain piece on the stitch line on the foundation paper, press, and square up your blocks.
Tip: When your two halves are right sides together, the seam lines for the stripes should line up. Depending on which way your seams were pressed, they might nest to help keep things lined up nicely.
Make Block 4
For Block 4, one half is made with Thick Stripe Triangle Units, the other half is Thin Stripe Triangle Units. Check the Block 4 Combination Table for your fabrics, pin, chain piece on the stitch line on the foundation paper, press, and square up your blocks.
Yay! You have just finished all 64 blocks! Pat yourself on the back and grab a tasty beverage. Next week, we’re tackling offset seams. Dun dun DUN!!!
Remember to share your progress on Instagram using #glitchalong
This week we have 3 prizes of the pattern of your choice from Quiltfox Design!
I started sewing at age 8, when my legs were long enough to reach the foot pedal on my mom’s treadle machine, an old Singer.
When I left my corporate job 6 years ago I turned my ceramic studio into a sewing room and started making quilts as a new hobby.
I shared a few photos in various Facebook quilting groups and quilters immediately started asking for the patterns. Fortunately, my professional background and skills as a software specialist helped me to learn graphic design and other software applications quickly, and in a few month I started my own business as a quilt designer. Though it was challenging at first, I find my new profession very creative and satisfying. I’ve had a lot of success, which I am very thankful for and which I owe in large part to my customers’ satisfaction and their valuable feedback.
Three of my quilts have been featured in the American Quilters magazine, and two are presented in the latest Hoffman California project catalogue.
When I am not quilting or designing quilts I spend time with my husband and our wire fox terrier, who played a part in naming my business Quiltfox Design.
My husband and I divide our time between Switzerland and California, which gives me plenty of chance to visit quilt shows and shops and stock up on gorgeous batiks.
Judit is offering 3 winners their choice of patterns from her extensive pattern catalog. The patterns contains the material requirements, cutting and piecing instructions, quilt assemble guide. The step by step instructions are illustrated with color images and easy to follow.
Head over to today’s Instagram post for the details!