Monday, June 16, 2014

Marcus Fabrics Friends & Companions Sew-Along


We have big news to share! On August 1, the Marcus Fabrics Friends and Companions Sew-Along will begin and we're part of it!

Here are the details we can share now:

* The quilts is 60" square and features 8" blocks. Here's a sneak peek at the Marcus Fabrics we're using from Paula Barnes' Companions line:

* Fabric kits will be available so you can make the quilt just like ours. Pre-order your kit now and we'll ship it on July 18 so you are ready to start sewing on August 1.

* If you prefer to put together your own fabrics, here are the yardage requirements:

* For Blocks:

¼ yard cheddar print
½ yard light print #1
1/6 yard red print #1
¼ yard black print
1/6 yard blue print
⅓ yard olive green print

* For Quilt Setting and Borders:

1¾ yards red print #2 for outside border
1¼ yards black print for alternate block, inside border and binding.
1⅛ yards light print #2 for alternate block
1 yard olive green print for setting corners and triangles.

4 yards for backing

* There will be PRIZES each week!!

Ready for the schedule? Here's the line up starting August 1.

8/1     Pam Buda ~ Heartspun Quilts

8/8     Paula Barnes ~ Red Crinoline Quilts 


8/15   Sarah Maxwell ~ Homestead Hearth

8/22   Pati Violick ~ Marcus Fabrics 

8/29   Gloria Parsons ~ Olde Green Cupboard

9/5     Nancy Rink ~ Nancy Rink Designs


9/12   Mary Ellen Robison~Red Crinoline Quilts

9/19   Dolores Smith ~ Homestead Hearth  

9/26   Lisa Shepard ~ Marcus Fabrics 

10/3   Red Crinoline Quilts ~ Quilt Revealed! 

We hope you're excited about this Sew-Along and will join in. If you follow each of the blogs above by email, you'll get a reminder about the each week's post so you don't miss a thing. Remember, order your fabric kit today so you'll be ready to sew along! 


Penny from S.C. said...

Is there a way to follow your blog via e-mail? Thanks

Alicia Key said...

yes, I'm looking for the "follow by email" link also. Wouldn't want to miss the sew-along!