I love a good quilt-along! Quilting has always been about community, and the Retro Tetro Quilt Along will be a great way to bond with your fellow quilters. Support, inspiration, prizes… You won’t want to miss this one!
Retro Tetro Quilt Along
Dates: September 15 through November 23
Duration: 10 weeks
Quilt Sizes: Mini, Crib, Throw, or Twin
We’re going to take it easy, because who knows what 2020 will throw our way next! I have lots of tips and tricks to share with you along the way! And did I mention prizes??
Week 1: Pick your fabrics, get your pattern, plan your coloring sheet
Week 2: Cut, label, and organize your pieces
Week 3: Make Large HSTs
Week 4: Make Block 2 (12 blocks)
Week 5: Make Small HSTs
Week 6: Make Block 3 (10 blocks)
Week 7: Make Blocks 4 (8 blocks)
Week 8: Make Block 5 (8 blocks)
Week 9: Sew blocks and strips into columns
Week 10: Finish quilt top
How to Quilt Along
Share your progress on Instagram using #retrotetroqal. 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.
What You’ll Need
You can buy kits with the paper pattern and beautifully curated fabrics (all the math done for you!) from Purple KATZ Quilting.
Quilt-alongs are a great way to connect with other quilters and make new friends, but sometimes it’s nice to have a little extra incentive to keep you on track! Check out our amazing sponsors!
- Birdie and Dot Fabrics
- Craft de Ville
- The Electric Quilt Company
- Hobbs Bonded Fibers
- LDH Scissors
- Mister Domestic
- Purple KATZ Quilting
- Ruby Star Society
- Shannon Brinkley Studio
- Silly Moon Quilting Co
- Wonderfil Specialty Thread
There will be exclusive discounts offered only in the Retro Tetro Quilt Along emails once we get things started.
I can’t wait to see how your Retro Tetro quilt turns out!