Makoti Quilt-along block 5

Welcome along to the Makoti Quilt Along, today is the release of block 5.

I’m thrilled to have you sewing along with me, feel free to ask questions and leave comments.

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Show your progress on Instagram and Facebook, be sure to tag me and use the hashtag #makotiquiltalong, not only are quilt-alongs are a great way to make a gorgeous quilt, but they build a beautiful community of friends as we all sew along together

Catch up with blocks 1, 2, 3 and 4, and all the information about this quilt along, by heading to my previous posts, you can also find the links at the bottom of this post.

I’m using the Makoti fabric collection designed by Stuart Hillard, be sure to head over to Stuarts Instagram page. The fabric is from Craftcotton, who have an amazing blog full of inspiration and makes to keep you busy during this lock down.

Download my free step by step pattern at the link below

Makoti quilt along block 5

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This quilt along will be perfect for anyone new to sewing and quilting, but also great for those who just want to keep themselves busy and sew along in the crafty community. Please spread the word and join in.

For more details about this quilt along, and to download block 1, 2, 3 and 4 click the links below or head over to my previous posts

Quilt Along

block 1

block 2

Block 3

Block 4

#makotiquiltalong

Follow me here on my blog, and share with friends, you can also find me on Instagram and Facebook

‘Do what makes your heart smile’

Happy Sewing

Michelle

Makoti Quilt-along block 4

Welcome along to the Makoti Quilt Along, today is the release of block 4.

I’m thrilled to have you sewing along with me, feel free to ask questions and leave comments.

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Show your progress on Instagram and Facebook, be sure to tag me and use the hashtag #makotiquiltalong, not only are quilt-alongs are a great way to make a gorgeous quilt, but they build a beautiful community of friends as we all sew along together

Catch up with block 1, 2 and 3, and all the information about this quilt along, by heading to my previous posts, you can also find the links at the bottom of this post.

I’m using the Makoti fabric collection designed by Stuart Hillard, be sure to head over to Stuarts Instagram page. The fabric is from Craftcotton, who have an amazing blog full of inspiration and makes to keep you busy during this lock down.

Download my free step by step pattern at the link below

Makoti quilt along block 4

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Take your time to create perfectly nested seams along the way

This quilt along will be perfect for anyone new to sewing and quilting, but also great for those who just want to keep themselves busy and sew along in the crafty community. Please spread the word and join in.

Craftcotton are announcing an exciting giveaway this weekend too – keep your eyes peeled

For more details about this quilt along, and to download block 1, 2 and 3 click the links below or head over to my previous posts

Quilt Along

block 1

block 2

Block 3

#makotiquiltalong

Follow me here on my blog, and share with friends, you can also find me on Instagram and Facebook

‘Do what makes your heart smile’

Happy Sewing

Michelle

Looking for some sewing ideas?…

Sometimes it feels like I haven’t achieved much, but then i stop and look back, and see lots of finished projects, ones i’m super excited to share with you, in the hope it will inspire you to join in too

I have a habit of signing up for things, and I’m never disappointed. I recommend signing up to everything, its a fantastic way to see great projects and meet lovely people

First I would like to share news about my tutorial in this months Quilt Now magazine, perfect for a bit of weekend sewing, here in the UK, its a bank holiday weekend #happy days, beautiful florals, perfect for adding some colour to your home

Im excited to share the release block 4 of the #sweetestthingsampler I am co-hosting with Dawn @ honeybeecloths and me Michelle @creativeblonde66

Block 5 is on my shoulders, and should be released in a couple of weeks, stay tuned, this quilt is going to be so lovely…

The quilt blocks so far…

 

One of the sew along’s this month, I’ve joined in with,  brought to you by Partners in Design is #fallintoaqal , the reason i couldn’t resist… it was a hedgehog ! A new block is being released every 2 weeks, next one is coming 29th May

 

Another sew-along I’m taking part in is #sew6organizers being hosted by @craftylilmouse and @mycreativelypottylife I love the idea of being better organized, so surely if i have all the equipment, I will be good to go…

Every month we are choosing a project from the book ‘stitched sewing organizers’ by Aneela Hoey, here is a list of what I’ve chosen to make over the coming months

My projects will be:

Fold up pouch (May)  – see above

Triple pouch (June)

Book and tool folio (July)

Fabric boxes (August)

Fold up sewing folio (September)

Boxy pocket pouch (October)

My project choices are slightly different from the two lovely ladies hosting this sew along, but some are the same. Head over to their blogs (links above) for info on what they are making… Come and sew along

 

*** BREAKING NEWS ***

Jacquelynne Steves has just released some details of this year BOM

https://jacquelynnesteves.com/its-coming-our-2018-free-block-of-the-month/

The sponsors and prizes are amazing, definitely need to join in with this sew-along

#savethebeesquilt

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Thanks for reading, hope one or all of these have inspired you come and join a sew along

happy sewing, you can follow me here on my blog, and on Instagram and Facebook

x creativeblonde x