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Welcome to the Friendship Quilt Along!
I am excited you are here and excited to welcome so many of my quilt friends who are joining in on this event.
Many will be sharing their own techniques and tricks for making the blocks, so you will want to check in regularly to see what’s going on!
Be sure to follow us on Instagram (@AmandaHerringDesigns) where the most current information and images will be available June through August. They will also provide links to the social media accounts for all of our friends that are sewing along!
Friendship Quilt Along Details:
All summer long there are quilters from around the world participating in the quilt along– and helping share hints and tips for each quilt block! I’m so excited to be one of the gals doing the humerus quilt block (coming in July). It’s the one that is the scallop block!
- Finished Quilt Size: 42″ x 42″
- Number of Blocks: 14 blocks
- HASHTAG: #FriendshipQAL, #BestBuds, and #BestFabricFriends
- Pattern: Friendship Quilt | Free Download
- Fabric: Hello Lovely by Amanda Herring
- Templates: Friendship Templates
- Thread: Aurifil Thread Box
- Double Sided Fusible
*Or you could skip all that and just order the complete quilt kit here.
For more info and to grab the schedule- Visit Amanda Herrig Design
What’s fun about this is there are a few new techniques you can give a try. There is machine applique – using the button hole stitch and also fusible applique. Some might even choose raw edge applique.
The block that I am making and sharing in August, I’m giving a try again at needle turn (stitching first from behind- how to coming as well!). Should be fun to see how everyone treats their applique and what method they like to use.
There are templates available also- to help you get those perfect shapes for the applique pieces.
I hope you sew along– and can’t wait to see all the blocks and finished quilts at the end of the summer!