Nightingale Quilt Along

I'm so excited to share that our next Quilt Along will be for my Nightingale quilt pattern! 

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We will be making either the Square Throw (16 blocks) or the Large Throw (20 blocks). Here's our tentative schedule: 

  • Week 1: Plan
  • Week 2: Cut & Organize
  • Week 3: Create 4/5 Blocks
  • Week 4: Create 4/5 Blocks
  • Week 5: Create 4/5 Blocks
  • Week 6: Create 4/5 Blocks
  • Week 7: Sew Blocks Together

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This pattern is great for beginners and experienced quilters, alike! It's also the perfect next step for those of you in Beginner Quilting Academy! Here are some things that we will cover during the QAL:

- Accurate seam allowances
-Keeping things square as you sew
-Strip piecing
-Half square triangles
-Flying geese

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  • When: April 5th - May 31st (7 weeks)
  • Where: Information will be sent out via email on Mondays, you can also join the Lo & Behold Patterns Facebook group to ask questions and share advice. 
  • How: Complete the weekly prompts and share your progress on Instagram using the hashtag #NightingaleQAL ! Using the hashtag will enter you to win prizes (remember your account must be public for us to see what you share!)
  • Supplies: You'll need to purchase the pattern before the Quilt Along begins. You can either purchase a digital copy or a printed copy. You'll need basic quilting supplies...you can find a list of my favorites here

Here are the fabric requirements:

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Looking for Inspiration?

Check out all of my Nightingale blog posts!

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Prizes

We have some super awesome prizes lined up! Each week, share your progress photo to Instagram and use the hashtags #NightingaleQAL & #loandbeholdpatterns and you'll be automatically entered to win! Note that your account must be public in order for us to see your entry! We have prizes lined up from:

We have two grand prizes! The first is free edge-to-edge quilting, batting and return shipping from Henhouse Quilting! Ashley has quilted several of my quilts and really does a phenomenal job! I'm excited for her to be a part of this!

The second grand prize is specifically for CANADIAN quilters! That's right. I know several Canadian friends are joining in and we wanted to give them the opportunity to win a prize specifically for them! Shelly from Ma Tante quilting is giving away  $150 towards long-arm quilting. 

Enter to win one of the grand prizes by participating from the beginning and staying on-track for all seven weeks. Note that Canadian participants will use a separate hashtag for the last week of the QAL, so I"ll have more details on that when the time comes. :)

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Quilt Kits

I will share quilt kits in this section as they become available, so be sure to check back frequently! 

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Wintery Mix Large Throw Kit - Lo & Behold Stitchery

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Christmas Large Throw Bundle

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Cover Solids Square Throw Bundle

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Dabble & Stitch

 

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Mother Daughter Quilting

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Marmalade Mood Quilts

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Elizabeth Bolten Studio

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Modern Vintage Handmade

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31 Rubies Quilt Studio

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Lamb & Loom Fabrics

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Country Chick Fabrics

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Thai Charm

 

Sewfinity

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The Stitch Saloon (Australia)

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Scribbly Gum Quilt Co. (Australia)

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Studio 39 Fabrics (Canada) - cover quilt kit

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Piece Fabric Co. (Canada)

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Giveaway

If you sign up, be sure to share this image to your social media account. Tag @loandbeholdstitchery and use the hashtag #NightingaleQAL and you'll be entered to win a $25 gift card to my shop! You have until the start of the Quilt Along to enter. The winner will be chosen at random on April 5th. Giveaway is open world wide!

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