Makoti Quilt-along block 6

Welcome along to the Makoti Quilt Along, today is the release of block 6.

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, 4 and 5 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.

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Download my free step by step pattern at the link below

Makoti quilt along block 6

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

block 5

#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 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

Makoti Quilt-along block 3

Welcome along to the Makoti Quilt Along, today is the release of block 3.

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 and 2 , 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 3

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Take your time to create perfectly nested seams along the way

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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 and 2 click the links below or head over to my previous posts

Quilt Along

block 1

block 2

#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 2

Welcome along to the Makoti Quilt Along, today is the release of block 2.

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 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 2

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Take you 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.

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

Quilt Along

block 1

#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 1

Welcome along to the Makoti Quilt Along, 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

With the first block being released today ( Friday 10th April ) and each new block being released every two weeks, you will have a beautiful completed quilt by September, perfect for those cosy nights in.

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 1

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Take you time to create perfect points 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.

For more details about this quilt along, head over to my previous post https://creativeblondeblog.wordpress.com/2020/04/06/makoti-quilt-along/

#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

HUGE exciting NEWS…

Who’s seen the beautiful new collection for Moda called ‘Day in Paris by Zen Chic?? its a beauty! and I’m soooooooo excited to tell you… drum roll…

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Myself and Dawn @honeybeecloths have got together for another Quilt Along.

Last year together we created the beautiful ‘sweetest things sampler’ quilt.

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How To Join The ‘Quilt And Shine’ Quilt-Along

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Simple follow myself here on my blog or on Instagram or Facebook @creativeblonde, and Follow Dawn @honeybeecloths, so you are kept up-to-date, with all the new patterns, sneaky peeks and to be in with a chance of winning great prizes along the way

Come join in the fun, it all start this June

 

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

‘Do what makes your heart smile’

Happy Sewing

Michelle @creativeblonde66

 

#sweetestthingssampler…

Hey guys, i thought id give you quick update and show you how we are progressing in the gorgeous quilt along… its not to late to join in, and the patterns are all free.

Dawn at Honeybee Cloths and myself – Michelle at Creativeblonde have been designing the blocks alternately each month, there are fab prizes up for grabs too, below id what i’ve made so far…

Block 1: Designed by myself, called ‘Cherish”

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Block 2: A spring basket

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Block 3: April showers, bring May flowers

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Block 4: Nest

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Block 5: Basket of strawberry sweetness

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We have tried to include many techniques along the way, so you can join in and have a go at everything. The sampler blocks are being placed between Irish Chain blocks, I am using the method ‘quilt as you go’, but both methods are explained in full in each free tutorial.

To join in this quilt along, simple head over to Honeybee Cloths website, and join, you will get each months tutorial sent to you via email for you to download, and all the ones above can be found there too.

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Thanks for reading, i really hope you’ll come join in, and start sewing with us

To see more of my tutorials, you can follow my blog here at www.creativeblonde.co.uk and/or Instagram page www.instagram.com/creativeblonde66 and www.facebook.com/creativeblonde66

Happy Sewing

x creativeblonde x

 

Giveaway…

_20180707_140014We have one very sweet prize to give away to one lucky winner as part of our gorgeous quilt-along hosted by Dawn @dawn_honeybeecloths and myself @creativeblonde66. The prize is a dozen Caroline 10″ squares from Honeybee Cloths, including material to make your Strawberry Sweetness block and 2 Gutermann threads from Gutermann 😍 Here’s how to enter…

1️⃣Follow me here on my blog and be sure to leave a comment on this post to let me know 😁
2️⃣Follow Dawn @honeybeecloths and myself @creativeblonde66 if you have an Instagram account
3️⃣Tag your friends on IG, who would love to know about this quilt-along, it’s not too late to join in. ..
🍓 🍀 💕 🤞 Good Luck 🤞 💕 🍀 🍓

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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