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Push-Pull Quilt Along {Piecing #1}

Now that all the fabric has been cut and prepped, it's time to start sewing it back together! If you have already purchased the Push-Pull Quilt Along pattern, you will receive an email today linking to the Piecing #1 Instructions. Look for an email from Yvonne from Quilting Jetgirl with the subject Push-Pull Quilt Along – Piecing #1. If you haven’t...

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Push-Pull Quilt Along {Cutting Instructions}

With fabric selections made, it's time to get cutting! If you have already purchased the Push-Pull Quilt Along pattern, you will receive an email today with the Cutting Instructions. Look for an email from Yvonne from Quilting Jetgirl with the subject Push-Pull Quilt Along - Cutting Instructions. If you haven’t joined in yet, simply purchase the Push-Pull Quilt Along and...

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Color Blending - Blue, Aqua, Lime
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Additional Push-Pull Colorway Options

I've put together a handful of additional colorways based on requests I have received, so I thought I'd share them all here. If you are still not seeing something that interests you, please leave me a comment or send an email to yvonne(at)quiltingjetgirl(dot)com and I'll be happy to help! As a reminder, if you pre-ordered the Push-Pull Quilt Along pattern,...

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Push-Pull Quilt Along {Fabric Selection}

There are two elements that create transparency quilts: design and color/fabric selection. From a design perspective, transparency is first and foremost about overlapping shapes. The Push-Pull quilt design explores overlapping triangular shapes. With the design element taken care of, the focus for the first Push-Pull Quilt Along instructions focus on color/fabric selection. If you have already purchased the Push-Pull Quilt...

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Push-Pull Quilt Along {Pre-Sales Open}

The Push-Pull Quilt Along officially kicks off on December 2nd, and pre-sales open today! *Note: Quilting Jetgirl Patrons are automatically enrolled. By purchasing the Push-Pull Quilt Along, you are agreeing to be added to a mailing list that will be used to distribute the Push-Pull Digital Quilt Pattern in PDF segments starting on December 2, 2019, through May 18, 2020....

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Announcing the Push-Pull Quilt Along

I knew that when I got home, I was going to need a quilting goal to focus on. I had a lot of time to think about what that might look like, and I am excited to announce the upcoming Push-Pull Quilt Along is the result! I refined the Push-Pull design in March based on Sylvia from Flying Parrot Quilts'...

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Sparkler {Summer Sampler 2019}

I'm pretty sure no one is surprised about the skill that I discuss in this week's Summer Sampler 2019 block that I designed: transparency. I have focused a lot in the past on evaluating fabric in a monochromatic sense. But what if you want to move around the color wheel? Before I talk about moving around the color wheel, let's...

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Sparkler Block for the 2019 Summer Sampler
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Sparkler Block {2019 Summer Sampler}

Were you able to pick out which block I designed in the Summer Sampler 2019? I look forward to getting to use sparklers every 4th of July, and it is such a quintessential part of summer that it was the inspiration for my 2019 Summer Sampler block design. The Sparkler block will introduce transparency topics, especially for moving around the...

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Summer Sampler 2019

For the past few summers, Lee Heinrich, Faith Jones, and Katie Blakesley have hosted a popular quilt along called the Summer Sampler. Today I am really pleased to share with you that I am a designer in the Summer Sampler 2019! Summer Sampler 2019 Designers (Top to Bottom, Left to Right) Row 1: Heather Black @Quiltachusetts, Krista Hennebury @poppyprint, Lynne Goldsworthy...

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Modern Plus Sampler Pieced Top
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Modern Plus Sampler {Pieced Top}

I have really loved participating in the Modern Plus Sampler quilt along hosted by my friends Cheryl (Meadow Mist Designs) and Paige (Quilted Blooms) this year, and I am thrilled to be able to say I have my quilt top pieced together. I would have loved to get a better photograph of the quilt top, but my design wall is...

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Fabrication Block by Yvonne from Quilting Jetgirl for the OLFA 40th Anniversary Quilt and Quilt Along
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Fabrication {OLFA 40th Anniversary Quilt Along}

Today, it is my pleasure to share about the special block I designed to be included in the OLFA 40th Anniversary Quilt and Quilt Along. When I shared the OLFA 40th anniversary celebration quilt a few weeks ago, I think many of you were able to quickly hone in on the block I designed. It's my pleasure to introduce the...

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OLFA Creates Quilt Along
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OLFA Quilt Along

As you may have seen on Monday, OLFA kicked off a quilt along to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the invention of the rotary cutter! I am really excited to get to share the beautiful quilt that was created by 40 quilters. Photography by @nightquilter, Quilt Design by @rosebudscottage I'm honored to have been a block contributor for the quilt. You'll have to wait...

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Modern Plus Sampler Paper Pieced Areas
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Modern Plus Sampler {Paper Pieced Areas}

I have been looking forward to piecing the Paper Pieced areas of the Modern Plus Sampler quilt along, hosted by Cheryl (Meadow Mist Designs) and Paige (Quilted Blooms), based on the fact that I created a version of the Kaleidoscope Plus quilt last year. Unsurprisingly, the Kaleidoscope Block came together quickly for me. Too quickly in fact. If you look toward...

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Modern Plus Sampler Applique Areas
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Modern Plus Sampler {Applique Areas}

I knew we would get to this month eventually: it's time to make the Modern Plus Sampler Applique Blocks for the Modern Plus Sampler Quilt Along hosted by Cheryl (Meadow Mist Designs) and Paige (Quilted Blooms). My domestic sewing machine, a Juki TL-2200QVP Mini, is a straight stitch only machine, so my game plan was to use the Crafted Applique...

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Modern Plus Sampler Rick Rack Areas
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Modern Plus Sampler {Rick Rack Areas}

Like Cheryl (Meadow Mist Designs) mentioned when she and Paige (Quilted Blooms) introduced the Rick Rack Areas at the beginning of the month, how is it already November? Well, I was able to get my Rick Rack Areas pieced before Thanksgiving, so I'm feeling good about my piecing progress this month. The background fabric is a FreeSpirit Kaffe Fassett shot...

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Modern Plus Sampler Transparency Plus Block
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Modern Plus Sampler {Transparency Plus Block}

Cheryl (Meadow Mist Designs) and Paige (Quilted Blooms) were so right: after the 40 small plus blocks that we pieced for last month in the Modern Plus Sampler QAL, the Transparency Plus block for October came together very, very quickly! This is the first time we have used Fabric E and Fabric F (the two outer stripes of color in...

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Modern Plus Sampler Small Plus Area
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Modern Plus Sampler QAL {Small Plus Area}

Cheryl (Meadow Mist Designs) and Paige (Quilted Blooms) have us piecing together (40) small plus blocks this month in the Modern Plus Sampler QAL. With a bit of chain piecing spaced out over a few days, my collection of blocks came together. I opted to oversize my blocks and trim them down to final size per the instructions within...

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Modern Plus Sampler Tribal Rows
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Modern Plus Sampler QAL {Tribal Rows}

I was out of town when Cheryl (Meadow Mist Designs) and Paige (Quilted Blooms) released the first set of piecing instructions for their Modern Plus Sampler Quilt Along: Tribal Rows. Once I got home and settled, I was excited to dig in to see how my fabric selections for the QAL begin to work together. We worked with 3 of...

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Modern Plus Sampler Fabric Selection
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Modern Plus Sampler QAL {Fabric Selection}

I think it should come as no surprise that I am going to sew along with the Modern Plus Sampler Quilt Along hosted by my good friends Cheryl (Meadow Mist Designs) and Paige (Quilted Blooms). The quilt combines most of the plus blocks from their awesome book, Modern Plus Sign Quilts, into a beautiful 63" x 78" sampler quilt....

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Wayward Transparency QAL {1 More Week!}

The official end of the Wayward Transparency Quilt Along is on February 7th at 11:55PM Eastern when the final Wayward Transparency linkup ends! I am loving seeing the gallery of all the quilts grow daily. Your versions of the design are exquisite together! To view the final linkup and add your quilt top or finished quilt, visit the Wayward Transparency Quilt Along {Finish Link...

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