let’s fly the flag!

by Nova on August 3, 2013

When Shannon sent me her latest pattern for a proof read, I knew I wanted to make it & thought you probably might  too so suggested a little quilt along.

flag2-auntycookieMaking a quilt is fun but Quilting-a-Long is funner & we can share ideas & inspiration along the way.  So…what do you say? Are you up for Flying the Flag & Quilting-a-Long with us? I mean come on, who doesn’t love a bit of a bunting right?!

This pattern is perfect for beginners & for those with more experience it’s a blank canvas just waiting to be personalised

There’ll be a prize at the end too for a very luck QAL-er. (Prize yet to announced but knowing Shannon it will be very fabulous indeedy)

flag-auntycookieIt will be a very relaxed affair we  promise. & to prove it  here’s our very relaxed schedule. (if you want to skip ahead a long the way please do, but for the rest of us the option is there to take it slow)

Week 1. (Finish by 16 August 2013) Pick it! Fabric selections – in a show us your flags kind of way.

Week 2. (Finish by 23 August 2013) Cutting it! cutting out & making the flags – ideas for personalizing flags, tips on making it fancy.

Week 3. (Finish by 30 August 2013) Sewing it! yes that would be sewing it all together.

Week 4. (Finish by 6 Sept 2013) Quilt it! ideas and inspirations and techniques.

Week 5. (Finish by 13 Sept 2013) Bind it! And lets perve at your finished quilt….

Week 6. (Finish by 20 Sept 2013) QAL Wrap up & the awarding of awesomeness.

If you’re gonna be Quilting-a Long, hop over to Shannons etsy shop & get your copy of  her pattern & template, then skip over to flickr & join the group so you can show off your flag making along the way.

If you want to make one just like the pattern cover you can get the fabrics here.

Don’t forget to grab a badge too to let everyone know you’re up for the challenge!



Fly the Flag Quilt Along

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{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

Katy August 3, 2013 at 6:46 pm

Fun idea :o) I don’t have time right now, but I’ll keep it in mind for the future!


Flying Blind August 4, 2013 at 7:57 am

Damn the summer holiday! Looks like a great quilt xxx


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