Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The Ghost Quilt Sewalong

The sewalong I've been anticipating the most since Meghan and I released the Modern Holiday Quilt Collection is almost here! ๐Ÿ™Œ Even if I weren't the other half of this collab with Meghan of Then Came June I would still be participating in the sewalong. Which I know sounds completely biased, but I just think it's the cutest Halloween pattern out there! (I'm realizing it's impossible for me NOT to sound biased haha, so you all will just have to take my word for it ๐Ÿ˜‰)
As I mentioned before, my plan with all four sewalongs is to make scrappy versions of each quilt and to use up as much of my stash as possible. I think I purchased most of the fabric for the ghost bodies and bought my background fabric too so I kinda failed with the "using up my stash" part, but it will definitely hit the mark in the scrappy department. A photo of my fabric pull so far is below....I'm planning to use various low volume/tone-on-tone prints for the ghost bodies and use the black Dear Stella print for the background. Meghan/Then Came June wrote a blog post about what you need to make your own scrappy ghost quilt. You can read it HERE! She also made mock-ups of the Ghost quilt in various, fun color schemes that you'll definitely want to check out. They're guaranteed to inspire you! 



The Ghost Quilt Sewalong will be five weeks long and super fun! The sewalong will be hosted on Instagram using the hashtags #ghostquiltsewalong and #modernholidayquilts, and you'll receive weekly newsletter emails sharing what is in store for that week. By posting the weekly photo prompts on Instagram while using the hashtags, you'll have a chance to win FREE long arm quilting from Kaitlyn of Knot and Thread Designs on your finished Ghost quilt!

THE DETAILS

DATES: August 6th - September 3rd

DURATION: 5 weeks

HOW TO PARTICIPATE:

  • Be sure to sign up for the weekly newsletter!
  • Follow along on Instagram with the hashtags #ghostquiltsewalong and #modernholidayquilts.
  • Grab the Ghost Quilt pattern here or the whole Modern Holiday Collection discounted bundle here.

SUPPLIES NEEDED:

If you want to make the exact version of the Ghost Quilt Meghan made, use the info above OR Fabric Bubb carries this exact bundle as a kit on their site! Go grab one now.
 TENTATIVE SCHEDULE:
WEEK 1: Pick out your fabrics and cut all the pieces.
WEEK 2: Make 7 Ghost Blocks.
WEEK 3: Make 7 Ghost Blocks.
WEEK 4: Make 7 Ghost Blocks.
WEEK 5: Make 4 Ghost blocks and sew your top together!

I cannot wait to see all the amazing versions everyone will create! Don't forget to SIGN UP NOW and GRAB THE PATTERN NOW.

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