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Thursday, May 22, 2014

Nested Churn Dash Quilt A Long!!!!

I am so excited to be a part of this FUN, FAST and Easy Quilt Along organized and hosted by Jane or as we all know and LOVE her Quilt Jane!  When I first saw this block I was absolutely GIDDY! It took a traditional block and gave it some ZING!  I have decided that for me, ZING is always very good! 

So I hope you will join this fun event with great designers all putting their own personal touches on this fab block designed by Jane :o) 

The following I totally ripped from Jane's page but it has all the correct info so I am sure she will not mind :o)

Nested Churn Dash Quilt-a-long - Starts June 1st 2014

Who is ready for a quilt-a-long of the Nested Churn Dash? Starting 1st June 2014, I will be taking you through the steps to make a 24" x 24" nested churn dash block.

Joining me will be 10 of my favourite quilters who will be making their blocks into a mini quilt.

For the more adventurous, you can continue on and using the 24" x 24" finished block you can make a pillow or mini quilt or make a quilt, ranging in size from 28" x 80" (1 x 3 block bed runner), 54" x 54" (2 x 2 block setting), 80" x 80" (3 x 3  block setting) and 106" x 106" (4 x 4 block setting). I will provide instructions for each setting.

Fabrics - April Showers, Happy Go Lucky
by Bonnie & Camille for Moda 
June 1st - Requirements, fabric selections and layouts.
June 6th - Tips and hints for making the blocks.

June 10th - Kim Niedzwiecki -
June 11th - Pat Sloan -
June 12th - Lissa Alexander -
June 13th - FatQuarterShop -
June 16th - Frances Newcombe -
June 17th - Katy Jones -
June 18th - Sherri McConnell -
June 19th - Sara Lawson -
June 20th - Amy Smart -

June 23th - Making a quilt using the Nested Churn Dash block.
June 30th - Finishing the quilt.
July 30th - Winners selected from the Flickr group.

The block pattern can be purchased and downloaded from here and here.

Upload your finished blocks or projects to the Flickr Group to win some beautiful Aurifil thread packs and other great prizes. Use #NestedChurnDash on IG, FB, Flickr and twitter. Winners will be announced 30th July 2014.


1 comment

margaret said...

so tempted but have had to resist as I have so many BOM`s etc on the go and not enough hours in the day but will enjoy watching what you and others are doing

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