Independence Quilt Along Information Post



Hi, Quilty Friends!  I have decided to host a new quilt along!  I have been working on new patterns and I designed this patriotic quilt.  And, then I thought this summer would be a perfect time to host a patriotic quilt along!  So, here we are :)

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Here is the General Schedule we will be following--

Week 1 July 5- Choose Fabric

Week 2 July 12- Cut Fabric
Week 3 July 19- Make Blocks
Week 4 July 26Make Blocks
Week 5 August 2Make Blocks
Week 6 August 9Make Blocks
Week 7 August 16Make Blocks
Week 8 August 23- Assemble the blocks
Week 9 August 30- Add Borders

The Independence Quilt pattern will have 4 sizes.  They are as follows:

Throw Size- 64" x 64"

Large Throw/Twin Size- 76" x 76"

Full Size- 87" x 87"


Queen Size- 98" x 98"


Here are the sizes/blocks needed/detailed schedule--

Throw Size- 64" x 64"- 16 blocks
Large/Twin Throw- 76" x 76"- 25 blocks
Full Size- 87" x 87"- 36 blocks
Queen Size- 98" x 98"- 49 blocks


Here is the DETAILED SCHEDULE based on the specific size quilts that we will be following for the Independence Quilt Along:



And, here are the fabric requirements for each size-

Throw Size- 64" x 64"
13 jelly roll strips
2 7/8 yards Background
2/3 yard Border 1
2/3 yard Border 2
1/2 yard Binding
3 3/4 yards Backing

Large/Twin Throw- 76" x 76"
20 jelly roll strips
4 1/8  yards Background
3/4 yard Border 1
3/4 yard Border 2
3/4 yard Binding
4 1/2 yards Backing

Full Size- 87" x 87"
29 jelly roll strips
5 1/2 yards Background
7/8 yard Border 1
7/8 yard Border 2
3/4 yard Binding
7 3/4 yards Backing

Queen Size- 98" x 98"
40 print jelly roll strips
7 yards Background
1 yard Rose Border 1
1 1/8 yard Border 2
3/4 yard Binding
9 yards Backing

Here is the fabric that I am using!



This is a jelly roll of Harry and Alice Go to the Sea by Amanda Herring for Riley Blake Designs.  The florals in this line are just SO gorgeous.  In addition to this jelly roll, I am adding in some Riley Blake Designs Basics that coordinate with this line.  I'll share all the details on my fabric during the first week of the QAL.  But, until then, you can see images of this line and the coordinating basics HERE.

Don't worry if you don't have any fabric in mind yet!  We will be easing into the QAL starting July 5th and the task that week will be to choose fabric, so you have plenty of time!!

I'd really love it if you can pass along the information on this QAL to anyone who you think might be interested.  I appreciate your help spreading the message!!  Thank you!

Just let me know if you have any questions.


Talk to you soon,


Jessica

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