Wow! It's already the last week of our Aloha Ripple Quilt Along! It has gone by so fast. Last week we put our quilt tops together, this week we will Baste, Quilt and Bind our quilts. Basting Your Quilt: Spray baste: My favorite way to baste my quilt is by using Spray Baste! It makes … Continue reading Aloha Ripple QAL Week 9: Finishing Our Quilts!
You guys! All our blocks are done and it's time to assemble our Quilt Tops! Yay! Cloud is even excited about it!! (See above, he loves to help!) If you are just finding this quilt along now, you can get the free pattern here! If you had consistent seams and you pieces were cut accurately, … Continue reading Aloha Ripple QAL – Week 8: Assembling the Quilt Top
Welcome to Week 7 of the Aloha Ripple Quilt Along!! This week we will be making our last blocks! Can you believe it! This quilt along is going so fast! We will be making 4 Stacked Flying Geese blocks. 2 of them will have 5 flying geese in them and 2 of them will have … Continue reading Aloha Ripple QAL – Week 7: Stacked Flying Geese Blocks
Welcome to Week 6 of the Aloha Ripple Quilt Along! This week we will be making 2 of the Corner Block B. This block is a mirror of the block A. (Pattern) If you made the corner block A already, this weeks blocks will be a breeze! Tips for making your points line up: *Accurate … Continue reading Aloha Ripple QAL – Week 6: Corner Block B
Welcome to Week 5 of the Aloha Ripple Quilt Along!! We will be making our Corner Block A! Now that all our pieces are ready, the next few weeks will go by so quickly. You will need to make 2 of the Corner Block A. They look similar to Corner Block B, but they are … Continue reading Aloha Ripple QAL – Week 5: Corner Block A
Welcome to the 4th week of our Aloha Ripple Quilt Along! I hope you are having a lot of fun sewing along. Now that all of our components are done, it's time to start making our blocks!! This is my favorite part of quilting. Putting all the pieces together like a puzzle. This week we … Continue reading Aloha Ripple QAL – Week 4: Center Block
Welcome to week 3 of our Aloha Ripple Quilt Along!! This week we will be making lots and lots of half square triangles. (Download Pattern) I love how versatile half square triangles are! You can make so many pretty designs using this basic block. I like to make my Half Square Triangles with the 2 … Continue reading Aloha Ripple QAL – Week 3: Half Square Triangles!
Week 2 of the Aloha Ripple Quilt Along! (Download Pattern) Now that we have all our pieces cut, it's time to start making our units! This week we will be making Flying Geese units. When I started out quilting, I was very nervous about make the Flying Geese unit, so I would opt to use … Continue reading Aloha Ripple QAL – Week 2: Flying Geese
I follow a lot of indie yarn dye artists on Instagram. They have such a pretty variety of yarn. One's you can not find at the big box stores. Not that I don't have enough hobbies, I thought it would be fun to try to dye some yarn. I know that mine won't turn out … Continue reading Dye Your Own Multi-Color Yarn with the kids!
Welcome to the first week of the Aloha Ripple Quilt Along! Hopefully you have all your fabrics picked out and are ready to start cutting! If you still need to download your FREE pattern click here! Things you will need: Rotary Cutter Acrylic Ruler Cutting Mat Paper Pen Pins When I make a quilt I … Continue reading Aloha Ripple Quilt Along – Week 1: Cut Fabric