Quilt Along

Introducing the Sisterhood Quilt!

Sisterhood small quilt

 

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We are so excited to announce our Quilt Along for 2022! Tammy and I worked hard on an amazing sampler quilt called Sisterhood. The quilt celebrates the supportive and wonderful women in our lives and we can't wait to share it with you!  So...we are hosting a Sisterhood Quilt Along!  Woot woot!

 

Starting in April 2022, we will sew our quilts together. There will be weekly newsletters with tips and video tutorials for some techniques; there will be 3 different sizes you can make and a few giveaways for those on the newsletter list. 

 

Don't miss out on the fun! Sign up today!

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Sisterhood: The Quilt

The Sisterhood quilt celebrates women who have been an important and influential part of our lives. Mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters, daughters and friends who are our support system.

 

Women who have supported us, nurtured us, laughed and cried with us. Women who we value and love.

 

We have taken 30 quilt blocks and renamed them with the names of all these wonderful women. In the newsletters during the quilt along, we will share a little story about each of these women that have shaped and influenced us.


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Sisterhood Quilt Along - Why Sign Up?

Why sign up for the newsletter?  I'm so glad you asked!  

Because the newsletter will give you:

  • Helpful tips 
  • occasional videos delivered straight to your mailbox
  • Fun giveaways
  • Backstory - story of women of the blocks
  • Encouragement and inspiration to keep up with project

 

After signing up, you’ll receive a newsletter full of fun tips, techniques and back stories each Thursday from April 21st through June 23rd.  As a bonus, we will send a newsletter on April 7th with tips for organizing your fabrics and your sewing space as you get ready for the quilt along.  

But wait!  There's more!

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Sisterhood Quilt Along Giveaways!

We have some wonderful sponsors - Aurifil, Island Batik, Oliso, Schmetz, Studio 180,Warm Company - and will be periodically giving away terrific prizes from these companies to quilters that are signed up for the newsletter at the time of the giveaway.  

 

Drum roll -  our first giveaway is April 7th.  If you sign up for the Sisterhood Quilt Along Newsletter (click here to sign up) by April 6th, you will be entered to win a fabric stack from Island Batik!  The Island Batik fabric stack is a luscious ½ yard bundle of the 12 fabrics used to make the blocks.  The winner will just need to add their background of choice!

 

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Sisterhood FAQs:

  • Do I need to purchase the quilt to participate?
    • You are welcome to sign up for the quilt along and enjoy all of the useful technique demos and information, but you will need to purchase the pattern to make the quilt.
  • What is the cost for the quilt along?
    • It’s free to sign up for the newsletter series.  But…..if you want to make the quilt, you will need to purchase the pattern.
  • What tools do I need?
    • The pattern includes instructions to make the blocks using standard rotary rulers, but there are also Studio 180 friendly options.  Choose the method and tool that works best for you.
      • Recommended Studio 180 Tools:
        • Tucker Trimmer 1
        • Wing Clipper
        • Split Rects
      • Not required but VERY useful
        • Square Squared
        • Tucker Trimmer 3
        • V Block 
        • Magic Wand
    • For ALL quilters, it is strongly recommended you have rulers that have ⅛” markings

 

Skill Level: Intermediate

 

While the pattern is written for the intermediate quilter, this pattern can be

A wonderful skill builder for the quilter ready to take on the challenge.  The 

  Blocks range in complexity, but use many common units.  Helpful tips and  

Video demonstrations will be part of the quilt along (another great reason to sign up!)

 

Setting

The Sisterhood Quilt Pattern offers three different size options, each using the same 30 star blocks.  For the traditional quilter, we have designed a charming lap quilt that finishes at 67” x 80”.  There are two more contemporary layout options, each with some negative space.  One finishes at 83” x 93”, while the largest is 90” x 94”.  And of course, any of them can easily be made larger by simply adding borders!

 

The Sisterhood Quilt Pattern

You will need to purchase the Sisterhood quilt pattern (available in print or pdf) to be able to make the quilt.  We had hoped to have the print pattern available now, but it is backordered.  We are happy to accept preorders now!  Patterns will ship as soon as they arrive.

Early Bird Sign Up:

Purchase by April 21st: $32.00

Purchase during the Quilt Along: $36.00

Regular Price (starting June 30th): $42.00

 

Click here to purchase the print pattern (preorder)

Click here to purchase the pdf pattern (preorder)

 

International Customers:  

Please use one of the Etsy links to purchase the pattern.  We will post the links to purchase the PDF pattern once available.

 

Sisterhood Fabric Kits

We are working with shops that can provide kits for the quilt.  We will provide links to their website when available.

We are so excited to share our Sisterhood quilt with you, and during the quilt along to share the stories of the women that inspired each of the thirty star blocks.

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Be sure to sign up today so you don’t miss a moment of the experience.  Once you sign up, you will receive a Welcome Newsletter containing a link to a pdf outlining everything you will need to make your Sisterhood quilt.  The Quilt Along Newsletters will start April 21st, with a bonus issue on April 7th covering fabric organization AND a special fabric giveaway.  So sign up now!



Disclaimer:  Please note that when you sign up for the Sisterhood Quilt Along newsletter, you will be signing up for

Kate Colleran Designs’ newsletter, as well as Tamarinis’ newsletter.

 

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