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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!

DOWNLOAD THE PATTERN: Starlight Mountains Quilt Block Challenge | National Quilters Circle


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


* 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:


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!


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Cobalt Canyon Quilt Pattern

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The Summer time always reminds me of camping and going to the Mountains. When designing this quilt pattern I was trying to echo a geometric design on both corners of the quilt. When I stood back and looked, this design looked like to mountain ranges with a canyon in between. This is where the name Cobalt Canyon Quilt came from.

Paper Pattern
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I have been wanting to make beginner friendly quilt for awhile and this quilt is great for beginners! It is made up of squares and rectangles. So it goes together super quickly!

The pattern comes with directions for a Baby, Throw, Twin, Queen and King size quilt.

I remembered there was a super cute line of fabric called Hello Bear designed by Bonnie Christine for Art Gallery Fabrics. This line has been around for a while and I have always wanted to use it. I thought it would be perfect for a baby boy quilt. I bought my fabric at Stash Fabrics. They had all the ones I wanted!!

quilt fabric

I decided to quilt this about 5/8 in from each mountain top seam.


For binding, I love using a dark color. So it frames the quilt. One of my favorites is navy…I may have used navy on too many quilts, but I love it! So I say use what you love.
And isn’t that backing fabric too cute!!!!

binding cobalt canyon quilt

I hope you love this design as much as I do!! I would love to see your versions! Make sure to tag me in your photo or use the hashtag #HappyCloudCreations

Paper Pattern
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Happy Quilting!!

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