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Posted by Shari on June 14th, 2024

'Blue'tiful Quilt Pattern Sew-Along!

Oops, I labeled the past two articles the wrong week numbers after that Catch-Up Week.  Because I have them posted in various places, I am not going to change it.  Sorry for any confusion.

Hello! Hello!!

Are you still with me?  One more set of borders and we are done with the Bluetiful Quilt top.

Let's jump right in.

Bluetiful Quilt Sew-Along

Here is where we left off last week.  The Log Cabin Blocks and Inside Border are complete.

                     
Bluetiful Quilt Sew-Along
This week we are adding the Cat's Cradle Block border and final Outside Border.
  
                    
Bluetiful Quilt Sew-Along
I took creative liberty and went with three final Outside Borders; a white, a light blue, and a dark blue.
   
                                     
Bluetiful Quilt Sew-Along
I felt it was a good time to practice my mitered corner skills.  I know there are plenty of formulas for figuring out how much border you need.  I sometimes prefer to just do it non-mathematically and lay it out for visual calculation.
 
                       
Bluetiful Quilt Sew-Along
Not too bad for the first corner especially since I have not completed a mitered corner for several years.  Pins are my friend!
 
                           
I will have my final reveal ready for you next week.
See you next week for our final meeting together on this project!
                                        
                                         
'Blue'tiful Quilt Pattern Sew-Along Schedule:


4/20/2024 - Week 1: Introduction & Fabric Requirements

4/27/2024 - Week 2: Cutting

5/04/2024 - Week 3: Creating Cat's Cradle Blocks

5/11/2024 - Week 4: Creating Half Square Triangle Variation Blocks

5/18/2024 - Week 5: Creating 6" Log Cabin Blocks

5/25/2023 - Week 6: Catch-Up Week

6/01/2024 - Week 7: Piecing Center Medallion

6/08/2024 - Week 8: Piecing Log Cabin Block Border
If you are doing the Lap Size.  This is your final week.

Oops, I labeled the past two articles the wrong week numbers after that Catch-Up Week.  Because I have them posted in various places, I am not going to change it to avoid further confusion.

6/15/2024 - Week 9: Piecing Final Border for Queen Size - We are here!

6/22/2024 - Week 10: Finish!!

                              
The Bluetiful Quilt Pattern Sew-Along articles will be published here on our blog. 

Bluetiful Quilt Kits are available but supplies are limited. 

Want to use your own fabrics?  No problem.  I understand many of you are using your stash fabrics.  Or maybe you want permission to shop for some new fabrics.  The Creatively Yours Pattern Book is available separately.

The Bluetiful Quilt pattern is required to participate as no cutting/sizing information will be given.  The Bluetiful quilt pattern is one of many patterns in the Creatively Yours Pattern Book available HERE.


This is not a Zoom Class and there is not a specific time to check in.  Sew at your own pace as you follow along with me on the Sew-Along schedule.

Our Private Bear Creek Quilting Company exclusive Sew-Alongs Facebook Group is available for requesting to join HERE.  Be sure to complete all the questions and agree to the group rules or the automated-moderator may deny your request to join.

                                  
Questions??  Email us at sales@BearCreekQuiltingCompany.com
                                     
                                       
Bear Creek Quilting Company

and the BCQC Team