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Let's talk options here!

Welcome to week 3 of the Strawberry Gathering quilt along! Let's talk about options when choosing your path on this quilt adventure. I made the strawberry lemonade version last weekend, subbing out the basket secondary block in the pattern with some flowering snowball blocks. The blocks in this pattern finish out at 12", which means that before a block is sewn into the quilt it measures at 12.5" x 12.5". So you could sub out the secondary block from some blocks that might be

King Strawberry

It's week two of the quilt along and we are all getting our fabrics pulled and thinking of layout choices. Want to go bigger? Want to make a King Strawberry Gathering quilt? My friend Beth reached out to me this week to talk about making this into a king sized so I whipped up a king sized layout in EQ8 and here it is! I added a 2.5" border around the outer edge, and turned the strawberries inward to create a shimmering square effect with the strawberry tops. I have attached t

Let's make a quilt!

Let's get this party started! By party I mean making a quilt together. Grab the Strawberry Gathering pattern from the website shop ( https://www.offbeatquilts.com/product-page/strawberry-gathering-quilt-pattern ) Print it out and let's dive in! I like to read through a pattern first before selecting what fabric to use and variation I want to do. For this pattern I would start with the coloring page to plan my fabric layout. Here is an example of color placement that radiates

Strawberry Quilt Along

Hello friends! Happy summer and welcome to the Strawberry Gathering quilt along! We are going to make this sweet strawberry quilt together, well virtually together via Instagram mostly. If you are new to quilting or doing a quilt along, no worries I am going to explain it here so we all know what to expect and look forward to. WHAT IS A QUILT ALONG? That's a good question! Unless you have been quilting for a while you may not know what a quilt along is. A quilt along is a gro