Saturday, February 22, 2014

Quilting Along...



Do you have a Layer Cake sitting around that you don't know what to do with? Or maybe you've been eyeing a beautiful line and looking for a reason to buy a Layer Cake? Well, you could jump in with Amanda at Material Girl Quilts for a Layer Cake Sampler Quilt Along - 20 half-square triangle blocks made with a Layer Cake and a background fabric. She asked me to join in and I jumped with 2 feet.

I'm using the beautiful collection by Kate Spain - Daydreams. The first 2 blocks are posted. There will be 2 blocks a week for 10 weeks. The method for making the half-square triangles is awesome - it goes super quick! I've decided to make 12" blocks, so I'm cutting my Layer Cakes down to 8" square and squaring up my half-square triangle units to 3 1/2".

My first two blocks!



And have you seen the Moda Spell It With Moda blog hop? I love letters, so I had to drop some things to start these. So much fun! More on Instagram with the hashtag #spellitwithmoda


Won't you quilt along?

4 comments:

  1. Love your blocks! And thanks again for quilting along :) I am super tempted to join the Spell it with Moda too, but not sure when I'll find the time.
    Amanda

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  2. I really liked that layer cake sampler when I saw it. I wish I had the time to quilt along on that one. I'll live vicariously through you.

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  3. Loving the Daydreams material and your blocks.

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  4. The Daydreams line is an excellent choice for the layer cake blocks. It's sure to be another stunner of a quilt!

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Thanks so much for taking time to comment!