Block 16 #quiltandshine Quiltalong…

Hey,

Welcome to Block 16 of the #quiltandshine quilt along, hosted by Dawn from Honeybee cloths and myself. This block is all about naming and dating your quilt.

I know I hear you, nothing for weeks, then two block come along at the same time, I sometimes get impatient when waiting for the last block of a quilt along, so I’ve taken that frustration away and here it is

Its never to late to join in with this quilt along, as the patterns will be available forever, but even if the thought of a whole quilt is daunting, maybe choose your favourite block and create a cushion cover or a table runner using just a few blocks.

To download block 16, simply click the link below

Be sure to tag me on Instagram @michelle_creativeblonde so I can see your finished blocks and quilts, use the hashtag #quiltandshine

We all need friends and family in our lives especially during these difficult times, keep talking and stay safe xx

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

Block 15 #Quiltandshine

Hey,

Welcome to Block 15 of the #quiltandshine quilt along, hosted by Dawn from Honeybee cloths and myself. Huge apologizes for the delay in the release of this block

I hope you will agree it was worth the wait, this block shows you how to quilt using metallic threads to a simple quilt or pattern to add shine and sparkle

Its never to late to join in with this quilt along, as the patterns will be available forever, but even if the thought of a whole quilt is daunting, maybe choose your favourite block and create a cushion cover or a table runner using just a few blocks.

I really love the idea of taking a block and creating a scatter cushion to match

To download block 15, simply click the link below

Be sure to tag me on Instagram @michelle_creativeblonde so I can see your finished blocks, use the hashtag #quiltandshine

We all need friends and family in our lives especially during these difficult times, keep talking and stay safe xx

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

Completed Makoti Quilt…

Welcome along to the Makoti Quilt Along, today is the final reveal, I really hope you’ve enjoyed sewing along and watching your quilts come together

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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 all the blocks 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, including how to join the blocks together using sashing

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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Click here for the final tutorial

Completed makoti quilt

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Quilt Along

block 1

block 2

Block 3

Block 4

block 5

block 6

block 7

Block 8

Block 9

sashing

#makotiquiltalong

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‘Do what makes your heart smile’

Happy Sewing

Michelle

 

Block 9 #makoti quiltalong

Welcome along to the Makoti Quilt Along, today is the release of block 9 – the last of the quilt blocks, meet me back here in 2 weeks for the big reveal…

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, 5, 6,7 and 8

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, including how to join the blocks together using sashing

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 link at the bottom of this page

This block is all about triangles

 

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, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 click the links below or head over to my previous posts

Quilt Along

block 1

block 2

Block 3

Block 4

block 5

block 6

block 7

Block 8

sashing

#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

Block 13 #quiltandshine

Hey,

Today is the release of block 13 of the #quiltandhsine quilt along, hosted by myself and Dawn from Honeybee cloths.

Its never to late to join in with this quilt along, as the patterns will be available forever, but even if the thought of a whole quilt is daunting, maybe choose your favourite block and create a cushion cover or a table runner using a few blocks.

… as 13 is one of those numbers some of feel can bring us bad luck… I thought I’d make a block with a stitched positive quote.

‘Shine wherever you go’

I really love the idea of taking this block and creating a scatter cushion to match

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Its a simple design, using stars of any shape and size, and simply stitched in place using free motion embroidery. The words can be added using the same method, or with an embroidery machine.

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To download block 13, simply click the link below

Quilt and Shine block 13

 Be sure to tag me on Instagram @michelle_creativeblonde so I can see your finished blocks, use the hashtag #quiltandshine

We all need friends and family in our lives especially during these difficult times, keep talking and stay safe xx

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

 

 

Block 7 #makoti quilt-along

Welcome along to the Makoti Quilt Along, today is the release of block 7.

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, 5 and 6 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, including how to join the blocks together using sashing

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 7

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, 3,4, 5 and 6 click the links below or head over to my previous posts

Quilt Along

block 1

block 2

Block 3

Block 4

block 5

block 6

sashing

#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 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

Block 12 – Hemlock #quiltandshine

Hello, thanks for stopping by to read my blog, today I’m sharing with you Block 12 of the #quiltandhsine quilt along, hosted by myself and Dawn from Honeybee cloths.

Its never to late to join in with this quilt along, as the patterns will be available forever, but even if the thought of a whole quilt is daunting, maybe choose your favourite block and create a cushion cover or a table runner using a few blocks.

This block is all about wildflowers…

Its a beautiful, relaxing block to sit and hand sew,  we all need some time to switch off, and relax.

This blocks also completes the third row

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Its lovely to see the quilt come together…

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Download my free pattern here, be sure to tag me on Instagram @michelle_creativeblonde so I can see your finished blocks, use the hashtag #quiltandshine

Quilt and Shine block 12

We all need friends and family in our lives especially during these difficult times, keep talking, stay inside and stay safe xx

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