Let’s Bee Social #1
Happy New Year!
Today is the first day of a quilty new year!
I am sew excited to begin this journey with you all. The subject for my first Let’s Bee Social linky party post, is an introduction to my Quilt Along for 2014!
I have posted a schedule on my new Quilt Along 2014 page which can be found just below the blog header. And I have added the quilt along button to my right sidebar. Sure hope many of you will be able to squeeze this quilt along into your busy plans!
So I was thinking of beginning the quilt along the first week of February.
|I don’t know what I did that has caused the one block on the top left to not show as filled in!!!|
This is a mock up of my planned quilt. This is sized 70″ x 85″.
What I am wondering is, if you are interested in participating in the Oblongagonalong, would you wish to make a smaller quilt? These blocks are made from 6″ squares. You would be able to get 7 blocks per WOF strip, and this layout would require 3 strips of each of the 15 prints, or 1/2 yard of each print.
These are some thing that you may want to alter for your planned quilt:
Size of block – You may want to use a larger square to make your blocks
Size of quilt – You may want to make a smaller or larger finished quilt
Layout of blocks – You may want to do a random layout or an alternate pattern
With or without borders – You may wish to add a border.
Here are a couple possible modifications….
This example is using 8″ blocks.
This would give you 5 pieces per WOF strip.
This quilt shown is approximately size 50″ x 56″.
|Again that top left block is blank!|
This example is using 10″ blocks.
This would give you 4 pieces per WOF strip.
This quilt shown is approximately size 51″ x 56″ and shows a random placement.
|Blank block again!|
This example shows another layout option…. A flower design.
|I think I broke my EQ7!|
For anyone who would like to participate, I am willing to custom design your project on my EQ7. You want 8″ oblongagons? Done! You want to make a smaller quilt? Doable! Don’t hesitate to ask! I will gladly work with you through email correspondence to work up your own personal design.
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Wishing you all a Quilty New Year!!!!