Monday, August 13, 2012

Christmas In July Block-A-Thon Reveal






Hi Everyone, I'm super excited to be the first of two stops that you'll make today on the Christmas In July Block-A-Thon that has been sponsored by FreeSpirit Fabrics

Now, back in March, John Adams (Quilt Dad) created the Block layout for the final quilt.  All of the Bloggers participating signed up for the block size they wanted to create against and we got to work.

Fastforward a few months and I had the opportunity to work directly with FreeSpirit Fabric to coordinate the final leg of this event.  First priority was to piece together all of the blocks. 



As you can see above, I took pencil to paper and figured out the sizes of ALL the sashing pieces that would be needed in order to put together the layout that John illustrated all those months ago. 

I cut and sewed, then cut and sewed some more until I had a finished top.  Then a week and a half ago, I mailed the quilt top and back to a Quilter and worked on putting together the quilt tutorial; which you can find on FreeSpirit Fabric's blog.

I'm just as excited as all of you to see what the finished quilt looks like.

I want to Thank ALL of the wonderful bloggers that participated in this event and most importantly FreeSpirit Fabrics for allowing everyone to play along.

July 2th – Heather at Fiberosity
July 5nd – Pat Sloan
July 6th – Melanie at Melanie Dramatic
July 9th – Pam at Pam Kitty Morning
July 11th – Kelsey at Kelsey Creates
July 13th – Katie at Swim Bike Quilt
July 16th – Kim at Persimon Dreams
July 18th – Amanda at Sasikirana
July 20th – Jane at QuiltJane
July 23th – Kristy at St Louis Folk Victorian
July 25th – Kimberly at Fat Quarter Shop
July 27rd – Lee at Freshly Pieced
July 30th – Jennifer at MJ and Co
August 1st – Mishka at Quilting Gallery
August 3rd – Tiffiny at Free Patchwork Quilt Info
August 6th – Tacha at Fat Quarterly
August 8th – Megan at Canoe Ridge Creations
August 10th – Jocelyn at It’s Sew Emma
August 13th – Final Quilt Reveal!

Now, I'm headed over to FreeSpirit Fabric's blog to see the final quilt, won't you follow me.
I hear there is a pretty cool prize up for grabs.


1 comments:

VickiT said...

I wanted to come to your blog to tell you what a great job you've done putting the quilt together and to thank you for the wonderful instructional pdf on how to put it together. Beautiful quilt. Thank you for all the work you've put into completing this for us.

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