Hello! And welcome to the Moda Friendship Block Quilt Along!
Today is my day, and I am so excited to tell you about it.
We are all sharing a 9" block, so each day you can collect 3 different blocks. If you are really ambitious you can stitch them as we go! By the end of the Quilt Along you could have all kinds of great projects to make with them or sash them together to make a sampler quilt.
So gather your quilting friends, your mats and cutters and get excited to collect them all!
My block is made with our new happy-go-lucky fabric line. So quick and easy to piece!
As you can see, mine is still in progress because I chose to hand stitch my block. I love to have a hand stitching project going all the time and thought it might be fun to stitch it in red to make the stitches really pop. Please don't judge my stitches, I really do hand stitch just for fun.
Some fun ideas for using the block as a Friendship gift might be to frame it...
(what a nice keepsake for your children or grandchildren - and of course you could sign it)
and make sure you fill it with some quilting goodies.
You could make it into a rice bag like this for one of your quilting friends that stitches late into the night and needs something to soothe those tight, sore shoulders...
...or you could even make it into a table trivet like this.
It's always fun to give a handmade gift. In fact, check the shop often because these patterns and others will be on sale for $5.00 scattered throughout the Friendship Quilt Along. The sale will feature items that would make great handmade gifts.
If you need some fat quarters to sprinkle into your Friendship Blocks, I have a limited amount of four different bundles in the shop as well. They are a mix of prints from some of our fabric lines.
You can also check out this video of some of the other talented Moda designers and what they did with their blocks.
And, of course, we have some fabric to give a way!
Make a comment telling me which pattern is your favorite from my new
and you might be the winner of a Marmalade layer cake and a charm pack!
We will have 2 winners - thanks to Moda for being so generous.
There might also be a couple of other surprise give a ways for some of you, if you are extra happy and lucky... cheesy, I know, but I couldn't resist.
Be sure to stop by and visit all the Moda designers as we each share our Friendship Blocks. And we would love for you to share your finished blocks on the Moda Friendship Quilt Along flicker page, so hop on over and add them so we can see what you have created.
Your quilting friend,