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NQC Block Challenge with the Starlight Mountains Quilt!

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1 starlight mountain quilt

Join us up in the Mountains where the stars shine bright!
This quilt was inspired by memories of camping in the mountains where the bright shining stars reflect in the lake below.

I’ve partnered with the National Quilters Circle to bring you this FREE Quilt Along starting September 7, 2020!

JOIN FOR FREE – TO DOWNLOAD YOUR FABRIC REQUIREMENTS AND COLORING PAGE!

QUILT ALONG SCHEDULE:

Now – Go download the Fabric requirement and post a photo of your fabrics
September 7th – Week 1 – Small Star Block #1 (Make 6)
September 14th – Week 2 – Small Star Block #2 (Make 6)
September 21st – Week 3 – Mountain Block (Make 6)
September 28th – Week 4 – Large Star Block (Make 3)
October 5th – Week 5 – Quilt Borders and Assembly

HOW TO PARTICIPATE:

* Click HERE to Join the Quilt Along

* Post your photos for the current week in the The NQC Block Challenge Facebook group 
OR Post your photos on Instagram using the hashtags #HappyCloudCreations and/or #NQCQuiltBlockChallenge

You can also JOIN my Facebook Quilt Along Group – Happy Cloud Creations Quilt Alongs I will be posting my photos over in my quilt along group also!

You can sign up for my Newsletter for weekly quilt along reminders!

This quilt is great for an adventurous beginner to intermediate quilter. The Quilt is made up of squares, rectangles and flying geese.

Each week I will film a tutorial going over each block and answer any questions you have.

During the quilt along I plan on making a scrappy version using multiple shades of Kona Cotton! I’m hoping for it to look something like this:

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This quilt would look gorgeous in a variety of colors. Here are some options I came up with:

Blank Starlight Mountains COLOR COMBOS

I hope you will join in the fun during this quilt along!!

Happy Quilting!
Andrea

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WEEK 8 Rainier Echoes Quilt Along – Baste, Quilt and Bind

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Welcome to the last week of the Rainier Echoes Quilt Along! I can’t believe this quilt along is already finishing up. It has been so much fun quilting with you all! Thank you all for joining in the fun!

LIVE VIDEO

Join me today, May 27th at 10:30 am PDT (West Coast USA) for a LIVE video in my Facebook Group to go over WEEK 8 –  Basting, Quilting and Binding our quilts!

You can watch this in my Facebook Group or on Instagram! If you can’t make it LIVE, that’s ok! I will save it to the Facebook group and upload it to my YouTube channel!

GRAB THE PATTERN! This quilt pattern will be 15% OFF thru the end of the quilt along (June 3rd)

Paper Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (International)

Things you will need:
Backing Fabric (at least 6 inches wider and longer than your quilt top)
Quilt Batting (at least 6 inches wider and longer than your quilt top)
Basting Spray or Basting Pins
Binding Fabric
These are helpful but not necessary:
Hera Marker to mark out your quilting lines
Walking Foot (Helps pull your quilt from both the top and the bottom)

Finishing our Quilts!

Quilt Sandwich:
First you will need to make your Quilt Sandwich. You will need to cut and sew your backing fabric to make it fit under your quilt correctly. Make sure it is at least 3 inches wider than your quilt top on all sides (quilt top size + 6 inches). Trim your selvage edge off after joining your pieces.

Make your quilt sandwich by first laying down your quilt backing, wrong side facing up. Tape down to a hard surface, making fabric taut. Next lay your batting on top. Smooth out with your hands, do not stretch. Then lay your quilt top right side up, smooth out with your hands.  

Basting Your Quilt: 

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Spray baste: My favorite way to baste my quilt is by using Spray Baste! It makes basting so much easier. If you have allergies, this is probably not a good option for you.
Find a place where you can lay out your quilt. Make sure to tape the backing fabric taut to the floor (or large table).
Here’s  great spray baste tutorial by Emily Dennis of Quilty Love.  Spray Baste Tutorial

Pin basting: You can use safety pin about 3 to 4 inches apart (about the width of your hand). I like to use the large curved basting pins. This takes a little longer than the spray basting, but is a great option.

Quilting your Quilt:
This step is totally up to you!

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For my original quilt I used my foot and outlined the shapes using the seams as my guide. Then I used my hera marker to mark out where I wanted to quilt next. 

Hand Tie your Quilt: Some prefer to tie there quilt. Suzy Quilts has an cool way of tying quilts. Check out her Tutorial!

Hand Quilt: Here’s a wonderful video tutorial by Suzy Quilts all about How to Hand Quilt.

Machine Quilt using your Walking Foot: 
Emily Dennis from Quilty Love has a great tutorial on how to Zig zag quilt your quilt with a Walking foot. Click here I love this method of quilting, it give your quilt great texture.

Free Motion Quilting:
Free motion quilting can give you great texture and if you aren’t great at quilting straight lines, this would be great for you. Suzy Williams from Suzy Quilts has a great Free Motion Quilting Tutorial. Click here.

Binding Your Quilt:

Binding is the fabric strip that goes on the edge of your quilt. It covers all of the unfinished edges and rounds out your quilt.

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You will want to make sure to square up your quilt before you attach the binding. Cut off the extra batting around the edges and make sure your sides are straight and corners are squared.

Most quilters will cut 2 /12 inch by width of fabric strips and then sew them together at the ends at a diagonal. Then press the strip in half, so that you are wrapping 2 layers of fabric around all of your edges.

You can machine sew the binding to the front of your quilt and wrap it around to the back and hand stitch it down. Or some prefer sewing the binding to the back of the quilt, wrapping it around to the front and machine stitching it down.

One of my favorite binding tutorials is by Suzy Williams of Suzy Quilts. Go check it out!

I’m so excited to see everyone finished quilts!

How do I participate?
You can join my Facebook group to post your weekly photos or you can post your weekly photos on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL

HOW DO YOU ENTER THE WEEKLY GIVEAWAY?
Post a photo with the current weeks prompt on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL or post the photo in the quilt along group!
I will pick a random winner from the photos on the first day of the next week!

WEEK 8 GIVEAWAY!!!

Post a photo of you
1. Basting
2. Quilting
3. Binding your quilt
OR
4. Finished quilt photo

Post the photo in the FACEBOO K GROUP or on INSTAGRAM with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL

This week’s giveaway prize is sponsored by Clover USA! They have donated some awesome quilting tools! You will also win 4 of my quilt patterns, your choice!

The winner will be chosen randomly June 3rd!

 

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Quilt Along Schedule
QUILT ALONG OVERVIEW
Week 1 – April 7th – Cut our fabric
Week 2 – April 15th – Half Square Triangles
Week 3 – April 22st – Flying Geese
Week 4 – April 29th – Make 1 of Block 1
Week 5 – May 6th – Make 4 of Block 2
Week 6 – May 13th – Make 4 of Block 3
Week 7 – May 20th – Put the Quilt top together
Week 8 – May 27th – Baste, Quilt and Bind the Quilt

Make sure to join the Facebook Group to post your progress photos and join in the fun!

JOIN FACEBOOK GROUP! (answer join questions)

Happy Quilting!
Andrea

 

 

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WEEK 7 – Rainier Echoes Quilt Along – Quilt Top

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Welcome to Week 7 of the Rainier Echoes Quilt Along! This week we will take all those beautiful blocks we made and turn them into a quilt top! Yay! I’m so excited to see all of your quilt tops come together!

LIVE VIDEO

Join me today, May 20th at 10:30 am PDT (West Coast USA) for a LIVE video in my Facebook Group to go over WEEK 7 –  Putting our quilt top together!

You can watch this in my Facebook Group or on Instagram! If you can’t make it LIVE, that’s ok! I will save it to the Facebook group and upload it to my YouTube channel!

QUILT ALONG EMAILS

SIGN UP FOR THE WEEKLY EMAILS! (This email ONLY has information about the quilt along)

This quilt pattern will be 15% OFF thru the end of the quilt along (June 3rd)

Paper Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (International)

How do I participate?
You can join my Facebook group to post your weekly photos or you can post your weekly photos on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL

HOW DO YOU ENTER THE WEEKLY GIVEAWAY?
Post a photo with the current weeks prompt on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL or post the photo in the quilt along group!
I will pick a random winner from the photos on the first day of the next week!

WEEK 7 GIVEAWAY!!!

Post a photo of your Quilt Top all put together in the FACEBOOK GROUP or on INSTAGRAM with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL

This week’s Giveaway Prize is sponsored by the talented Emily Dennis of Quilty Love
She had donated this bundle of gorgeous Paper Patterns!
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The winner will randomly be chosen on May 27th!

Quilt Along Schedule
QUILT ALONG OVERVIEW
Week 1 – April 7th – Cut our fabric
Week 2 – April 15th – Half Square Triangles
Week 3 – April 22st – Flying Geese
Week 4 – April 29th – Make 1 of Block 1
Week 5 – May 6th – Make 4 of Block 2
Week 6 – May 13th – Make 4 of Block 3
Week 7 – May 20th – Put the Quilt top together
Week 8 – May 27th – Baste, Quilt and Bind the Quilt

Make sure to join the Facebook Group to post your progress photos and join in the fun!

JOIN FACEBOOK GROUP! (answer join questions)

Happy Quilting!
Andrea

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Week 6 – Rainier Echoes Quilt Along – Block 3

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Welcome to Week 6 of the Rainier Echoes Quilt Along! This week we will be making 4 Block 3. These are the last blocks we will be making! I can’t believe how fast this quilt along is going. I’m loving seeing all your beautiful blocks!!

LIVE VIDEO

Join me today, May 13th at 10:30 am PDT (West Coast USA) for a LIVE video in my Facebook Group to go over WEEK 6 – making Block 3!

You can watch this in my Facebook Group or on Instagram! If you can’t make it LIVE, that’s ok! I will save it to the Facebook group and upload it to my YouTube channel!

QUILT ALONG EMAILS

SIGN UP FOR THE WEEKLY EMAILS! (This email ONLY has information about the quilt along)

This quilt pattern will be 15% OFF thru the end of the quilt along.

Paper Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (International)

How do I participate?
You can join my Facebook group to post your weekly photos or you can post your weekly photos on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL

HOW DO YOU ENTER THE WEEKLY GIVEAWAY?
Post a photo with the current weeks prompt on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL or post the photo in the quilt along group!
I will pick a random winner from the photos on the first day of the next week!

WEEK 6 GIVEAWAY!!!

Post a photo of ALL of your BLOCK 3s in the FACEBOOK GROUP or on INSTAGRAM with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL

Fran from Cotton + Joy has donated a PDF copy of her gorgeous Prairie Tracks Quilt Pattern! Go check out all of her beautiful patterns!

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The winner will randomly be chosen on May 20th!

Quilt Along Schedule
QUILT ALONG OVERVIEW
Week 1 – April 7th – Cut our fabric
Week 2 – April 15th – Half Square Triangles
Week 3 – April 22st – Flying Geese
Week 4 – April 29th – Make 1 of Block 1
Week 5 – May 6th – Make 4 of Block 2
Week 6 – May 13th – Make 4 of Block 3
Week 7 – May 20th – Put the Quilt top together
Week 8 – May 27th – Baste, Quilt and Bind the Quilt

Make sure to join the Facebook Group to post your progress photos and join in the fun!

JOIN FACEBOOK GROUP! (answer join questions)

Happy Quilting!
Andrea

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WEEK 5 – Rainier Echoes Quilt Along – Block 2

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Welcome to Week 5 of the Rainier Echoes Quilt Along! I can’t believe how fast this quilt along is going! I’m loving seeing all of your pretty blocks!

This week will be making 4 of Block 2. Since all of our half square triangles are already finished, these blocks will go together fairly quickly!

LIVE VIDEO

Join me today, May 6th at 10:30 am PDT (West Coast USA) for a LIVE video in my Facebook Group to go over WEEK 5 – making Block 2!

You can watch this in my Facebook Group or on Instagram! If you can’t make it LIVE, that’s ok! I will save it to the Facebook group and upload it to my YouTube channel!

QUILT ALONG EMAILS

SIGN UP FOR THE WEEKLY EMAILS! (This email ONLY has information about the quilt along)

This quilt pattern will be 15% OFF thru the end of the quilt along.

Paper Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (International)

How do I participate?
You can join my Facebook group to post your weekly photos or you can post your weekly photos on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL

HOW DO YOU ENTER THE WEEKLY GIVEAWAY?
Post a photo with the current weeks prompt on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL or post the photo in the quilt along group!
I will pick a random winner from the photos on the first day of the next week!

WEEK 5 GIVEAWAY!!!

Post a photo of all 4 of your BLOCK 2s in the FACEBOOK GROUP or on INSTAGRAM with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL

This week’s prize is this gorgeous bundle of Ivory Woods fabric by Amy Reber!
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Follow Amy Reber on FACEBOOK and/or Instagram!

The winner will be announced on May 13th!

Quilt Along Schedule
QUILT ALONG OVERVIEW
Week 1 – April 7th – Cut our fabric
Week 2 – April 15th – Half Square Triangles
Week 3 – April 22st – Flying Geese
Week 4 – April 29th – Make 1 of Block 1
Week 5 – May 6th – Make 4 of Block 2
Week 6 – May 13th – Make 4 of Block 3
Week 7 – May 20th – Put the Quilt top together
Week 8 – May 27th – Baste, Quilt and Bind the Quilt

Make sure to join the Facebook Group to post your progress photos and join in the fun!

JOIN FACEBOOK GROUP! (answer join questions)

Happy Quilting!
Andrea

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WEEK 4 – Rainier Echoes Quilt Along – Block 1

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Welcome to Week 4 of the Rainier Echoes Quilt Along! This week we will start making our blocks!! Yay!

We will be making 1 Block 1. This will give some in the quilt along time to catch up!

LIVE VIDEO

Join me today, April 29th at 10:30 am PDT (West Coast USA) for a LIVE video in my Facebook Group to go over WEEK 4 – making Block 1!

You can watch this in my Facebook Group or on Instagram! If you can’t make it LIVE, that’s ok! I will save it to the Facebook group and upload it to my YouTube channel!

QUILT ALONG EMAILS

SIGN UP FOR THE WEEKLY EMAILS! (This email ONLY has information about the quilt along)

This quilt pattern will be 15% OFF thru the end of the quilt along.

Paper Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (International)

How do I participate?
You can join my Facebook group to post your weekly photos or you can post your weekly photos on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL

HOW DO YOU ENTER THE WEEKLY GIVEAWAY?
Post a photo with the current weeks prompt on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL or post the photo in the quilt along group!
I will pick a random winner from the photos on the first day of the next week!

WEEK 4 GIVEAWAY!!!

Post a photo of your BLOCK 1 in the FACEBOOK GROUP or on INSTAGRAM with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL

This week’s prize is a Pattern bundle by Julie Burton of Running Stitch Quilts
Running Stitch Quilts

The winner will randomly be chosen on May 6th!

Quilt Along Schedule
QUILT ALONG OVERVIEW
Week 1 – April 7th – Cut our fabric
Week 2 – April 15th – Half Square Triangles
Week 3 – April 22st – Flying Geese
Week 4 – April 29th – Make 1 of Block 1
Week 5 – May 6th – Make 4 of Block 2
Week 6 – May 13th – Make 4 of Block 3
Week 7 – May 20th – Put the Quilt top together
Week 8 – May 27th – Baste, Quilt and Bind the Quilt

Make sure to join the Facebook Group to post your progress photos and join in the fun!

JOIN FACEBOOK GROUP! (answer join questions)

Happy Quilting!
Andrea

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WEEK 3 – Rainier Echoes Quilt Along – Flying Geese

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Welcome to Week 3 of the Rainier Echoes Quilt Along! This week we will be making ALL of the flying geese units needed for our quilts.

You can feel free to make your flying geese units with the method you prefer. The pattern comes with instructions to make them with the 4 at 1 time no waste method. I love this method because it is so quick! If you have never used this method before, you may want to try it out on some practice scrap fabric.

When I started out quilting, I was very nervous about make the Flying Geese unit, so I would opt to use two half square triangles and sew them together instead.
The benefit to using a Flying Geese, is that you don’t have a seam down the middle of your pretty fabric! Less seams equals less sewing! Each time you make them they get easier and easier.
Tips for making 4 at 1 time flying geese:
* Go slow when sewing for accurate seams
*Use an accurate scant 1/4 inch seam
* Make sure to read ALL the instructions and look at the diagrams closely
* Finger press your seams open before using your iron, making sure the seam is a straight as possible.
* Press seams without steam if possible (Dry iron)
* When Pressing, press down with out motion. Moving your iron around a lot can distort your flying geese

LIVE VIDEO

Join me today, April 22nd at 10 am PDT (West Coast USA) for a LIVE video in my Facebook Group to go over WEEK 3 – making our flying geese units!

You can watch this in my Facebook Group or on Instagram! If you can’t make it LIVE, that’s ok! I will save it to the Facebook group and upload it to my YouTube channel!

QUILT ALONG EMAILS

SIGN UP FOR THE WEEKLY EMAILS! (This email ONLY has information about the quilt along)

This quilt pattern will be 15% OFF thru the end of the quilt along.

Paper Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (International)

How do I participate?
You can join my Facebook group to post your weekly photos or you can post your weekly photos on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL

HOW DO YOU ENTER THE WEEKLY GIVEAWAY?
Post a photo with the current weeks prompt on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL or post the photo in the quilt along group!
I will pick a random winner from the photos on the first day of the next week!

WEEK 3 GIVEAWAY!!!

Post a photo of all your flying geese in the FACEBOOK GROUP or on INSTAGRAM with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL

Stash Fabrics is donating a mystery bundle of Kona Cotton
AND You can save 10% on your next order with the coupon: WELCOMETOSTASH
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The winner will be chosen randomly and will be announced on April 29th!

Quilt Along Schedule
QUILT ALONG OVERVIEW
Week 1 – April 7th – Cut our fabric
Week 2 – April 15th – Half Square Triangles
Week 3 – April 22st – Flying Geese
Week 4 – April 29th – Make 1 of Block 1
Week 5 – May 6th – Make 4 of Block 2
Week 6 – May 13th – Make 4 of Block 3
Week 7 – May 20th – Put the Quilt top together
Week 8 – May 27th – Baste, Quilt and Bind the Quilt

Make sure to join the Facebook Group to post your progress photos and join in the fun!

JOIN FACEBOOK GROUP! (answer join questions)

Happy Quilting!
Andrea

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WEEK 2 – Rainier Echoes Quilt Along – Half Square Triangles

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Welcome to Week 2 of the Rainier Echoes Quilt Along! This week we will be making ALL of the half square triangles needed for our quilts.

You can feel free to make your half square triangles with the method you prefer. The pattern comes with instructions to make them two at a time. They end up being slightly larger than needed so you can trim them so they will be perfect squares.

LIVE VIDEO

Join me today, April 15th at 10 am PDT (West Coast USA) for a LIVE video in my Facebook Group to go over WEEK 2 – making our half square triangles!

You can watch this in my Facebook Group or on Instagram! If you can’t make it LIVE, that’s ok! I will save it to the Facebook group and upload it to my YouTube channel!

QUILT ALONG EMAILS

SIGN UP FOR THE WEEKLY EMAILS! (This email ONLY has information about the quilt along)

This quilt pattern will be 15% OFF thru the end of the quilt along.

Paper Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (International)

How do I participate?
You can join my Facebook group to post your weekly photos or you can post your weekly photos on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL

HOW DO YOU ENTER THE WEEKLY GIVEAWAY?
Post a photo with the current weeks prompt on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL or post the photo in the quilt along group!
I will pick a random winner from the photos on the first day of the next week!

WEEK 2 GIVEAWAY!!!

Post a photo of all your half square triangles in the FACEBOOK GROUP or on INSTAGRAM with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL

This weeks prize is a fat quarter bundle from my stash!
The winner will be chosen randomly and will be announced on April 22nd!

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Quilt Along Schedule
QUILT ALONG OVERVIEW
Week 1 – April 7th – Cut our fabric
Week 2 – April 15th – Half Square Triangles
Week 3 – April 22st – Flying Geese
Week 4 – April 29th – Make 1 of Block 1
Week 5 – May 6th – Make 4 of Block 2
Week 6 – May 13th – Make 4 of Block 3
Week 7 – May 20th – Put the Quilt top together
Week 8 – May 27th – Baste, Quilt and Bind the Quilt

Make sure to join the Facebook Group to post your progress photos and join in the fun!

JOIN FACEBOOK GROUP! (answer join questions)

Happy Quilting!
Andrea

 

 

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WEEK 1 – Rainier Echoes Quilt Along – Cutting our Fabric

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WEEK 1 – Cutting our Fabric

Welcome to WEEK 1 of the Rainier Echoes Quilt Along! This week we will be cutting out all of our pieces! You can stay organized by labeling your pieces. I usually write the color and size on a little piece of paper and pin it to the fabric stack. You could also use label stickers!

I don’t pre-wash my fabric. But if you want to that is totally fine. Make sure you have purchased a little extra fabric to account for fabric shrinkage and any fraying.

Make sure to iron out any wrinkles before you start cutting your fabric.

A sharp rotary blade, cutting mat and 6 x 24 inch ruler are very helpful when cutting.

SIGN UP FOR THE WEEKLY EMAILS! (This email ONLY has information about the quilt along)

This quilt pattern will be 25% OFF thru April 7th (The quilt along start date). After April 7th, the quilt pattern will be 15% OFF thru the end of the quilt along.

Paper Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (International)

What size is the quilt?
You get to choose what size you want to make! This is an expanding size quilt, so the bigger the quilt the bigger the blocks! It comes in a Baby, Toddler, Throw, Large Throw, Queen and King size.

How do I participate?
You can join my Facebook group to post your progress photos or you can post your progress photos on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL

HOW DO YOU ENTER THE WEEKLY GIVEAWAY?
You will need to post a photo with that current weeks prompt on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL or post your photo in the quilt along group!
I will pick a random winner from the photos on the first day of the next week!

WEEK 1 GIVEAWAY!!!

To enter this weeks giveaway, make sure to post a photo in the FACEBOOK GROUP or on INSTAGRAM with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL – Photo must be of your fabric all cut up!

This weeks prize is 4 of my Happy Cloud Creations Quilt patterns, your choice!
The winner will be announced on April 15th!

LIVE VIDEO

Join me tomorrow, April 8th at 10 am PDT (West Coast USA) for a LIVE video in my Facebook Group to go over WEEK 1!

Quilt Along Schedule
QUILT ALONG OVERVIEW
Week 1 – April 7th – Cut our fabric
Week 2 – April 15th – Half Square Triangles
Week 3 – April 22st – Flying Geese
Week 4 – April 29th – Make 1 of Block 1
Week 5 – May 6th – Make 4 of Block 2
Week 6 – May 13th – Make 4 of Block 3
Week 7 – May 20th – Put the Quilt top together
Week 8 – May 27th – Baste, Quilt and Bind the Quilt

I’m so excited to quilt along with you!

Make sure to join the Facebook Group to post your progress photos and join in the fun!

JOIN FACEBOOK GROUP! (answer join questions)

Rainier Echoes Quilt Along week 1

 

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Rainier Echoes Quilt Along

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I placed a poll in my Facebook Quilt Along group, you all voted for us to Quilt Along with the Rainier Echoes Quilt Pattern!

SIGN UP FOR THE WEEKLY EMAILS!

This quilt pattern will be 25% OFF thru April 7th (The quilt along start date). After April 7th, the quilt pattern will be 15% OFF thru the end of the quilt along.

Paper Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (USA)
Digital Pattern (International)

What size is the quilt?
You get to choose what size you want to make! This is an expanding size quilt, so the bigger the quilt the bigger the blocks! It comes in a Baby, Toddler, Throw, Large Throw, Queen and King size.

How do I participate?
You can join my Facebook group to post your progress photos or you can post your progress photos on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL

Read about the Rainier Echoes Quilt and See all of my testers versions! CLICK HERE!

GIVEAWAY PRIZES!
In my past quilt along I didn’t have any prizes, so I thought it would be fun to see if I could get some people to sponsor some weekly prizes for you all!!

HOW DO YOU ENTER?
You will need to post a photo with that current weeks prompt on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL or post your photo in thequilt along group!

I will pick a random winner from the photos on the first day of the next week!

Thank you to our awesome sponsors!

WEEK 1 PRIZE:
Pattern Bundle from Happy Cloud Creations! 4 patterns, your choice!!

WEEK 2 PRIZE:
Fabric Bundle from my stash!
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WEEK 3 PRIZE:
Stash Fabrics is donating a mystery bundle of Kona Cotton
AND You can save 10% on your next order with the coupon: WELCOMETOSTASH
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WEEK 4 PRIZE:
Pattern bundle by Julie Burton of Running Stitch Quilts
Running Stitch Quilts

WEEK 5 PRIZE:
Amy Reber Fabric Designer – fabric bundle
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WEEK 6 PRIZE:
Fran from Cotton + Joy  – Prairie Tracks Quilt PDF Pattern

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WEEK 7 PRIZE:
Emily Dennis of Quilty Love – Quilt Pattern bundle
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WEEK 8 PRIZE:
Clover USA – awesome quilting tools
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Quilt Along Schedule
Now – Get the pattern, Pick what size you want to make and start gathering your fabrics! Post your fabric picks in the Facebook group or on Instagram with the hashtag #RainierEchoesQAL
Week 1 – April 7th – Cut our fabric
Week 2 – April 15th – Half Square Triangles
Week 3 – April 22st – Flying Geese
Week 4 – April 29th – Make 1 of Block 1
Week 5 – May 6th – Make 4 of Block 2
Week 6 – May 13th – Make 4 of Block 3
Week 7 – May 20th – Put the Quilt top together
Week 8 – May 27th – Baste, Quilt and Bind the Quilt

I’m so excited to quilt along with you!

Make sure to join the Facebook Group to post your progress photos and join in the fun!

JOIN FACEBOOK GROUP! (answer join questions)

I plan on making the Large Throw size in Yellow, Black, White and Royal blue. I ordered some Dear Stella fabrics from Stash Fabrics! I’m excited to make this quilt with all of you!

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A – Moonscape in Lemon
B – Dash Flow in Blueprint
C – Scallop Dot in White
D – Moonscape in Dresden

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Happy Quilting!
Andrea

Here are all my testers versions!

1 quilt alongJulie Anne Ricketts (2)marg sharpe (2)Michelle GrahamRL Bellshawnie Wallacesheri bing

ALTERNATIVE COLORS