Sunday, July 10, 2011

Christmas Quilt Along - Putting it together

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Anyone who leaves a comment below will be entered to win a sample pack of gorgeous AURIfil threads!



Only one entry per person, please. All duplicate entries will be deleted. Only entries on blogger count. As blog posts are linked to Facebook. If you're reading this on Facebook please join us at www.QubeeQuilts.com to enter.

You may enter up till 10:00 pm CST and at that time I will close off all comments. I will draw the winners using the Random Number Generator and announce them here on Wednesday, July 13, 2011!


Count Down to Christmas
  • Arrange the blocks as shown, alternating between black and red blocks. In 4 rows of 4
  • Using a scant 1/4" seam allowance, sew the blocks into rows
  • Set seams and press them in one direction or press open

  • Using a scant 1/4" seam allowance, sew the rows to complete the quilt top.
  • Set seams and press them in one direction or press open

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See you back here at 2:00pm (CST) where I will teach how I have quilted and bound this little Christmas quilt.

Don't forget that you must post your fished photo to the flickr group before the end of the day on Monday, July 11, 2011 (midnight CST) to be eligible for a grand prize drawing of a $100 gift certificate courtesy of Fat Quarter Shop

Until next time,


47 comments:

  1. I love the putting together of a quilt top. From yesterday, I have put together (in various stages) eight out of 36 Double Quartet blocks for a good bed size quilt.

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  2. I never have strayed away from my usual thread but would like to give it a try!

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  3. A fantastic quilt, and I'd like to enter, please! :D

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  4. I am using Aurifil thread for the first time on this quilt! It is sewing very well so far. It would be great to get some other colors! My circle making is going slowly but I think it will pick up as I am getting used to it.

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  5. Awesome pack! Thanks for the step by step! :-)

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  6. I keep hearing the raves about Aurifil but have not tried it yet, this may be my lucky day! This quilt is awesome. I am going to dig through the stash and see what I have to do another. Thanks Charlie

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  7. I've never used Aurifil, but I'd love to try it. Thanks!

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  8. I have never used Aurifil - but I LOVE thread more than fabric - x-stitch, embroidery, wool applique!

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  9. This is a lovely quilt Charlie- I love the colors and circle quilts are one of my favorite designs- on my list to do...
    Regards,
    Anna

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  10. What a cute little quilt. I won't be making one today, as I already have other plans. But I will be checking out everyone else's entries to see what they all look like.

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  11. Thanks for the giveaway. This quilt is quite fun looking. I'll have to give it a try in a few weeks - just no time this weekend. (But I've got my fabric ready to go!)

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  12. Who doesn't love Aurifil! Thanks Charlie, I'm enjoying this quilt, a lot, but stopped to catch up with ironing school uniforms for the morning, I'll play cathup tomorrow :)

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  13. Aurifil is the best for this quilt, I love this thread

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  14. Thanks for the chance to win some Aurifil.

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  15. I also embroider so I really want to make one with solid circles with embroidery on them, I think it would frame the stitching really well. Maybe in red, white, and blue with state outlines or state flowers in the center.

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  16. Hello everyone! Hope you're enjoying making your quilts! I am still working on the blocks...lol! I too would love to try the Aurifil thread!

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  17. Just checked the pics on flicker, interesting fabric choices--some Christmas, some not :)

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  18. I would so love to win this thread please.
    Patti xxx

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  19. I looked for Aurifil yesterday at the LQS, and it may've been there, but I couldn't find it. I'd love to try it out.

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  20. Just got my first spool of Aurifil. Love it!

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  21. I love Aurifil thread...I have some in a light tan. Would be wonderful to win those georgous colors, thanks for the chance!

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  22. Can't wait to try Aurifil. Thanks for the giveaway chance!

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  23. Would love to try Aurifil thread :) Thanks for the chance to win!!!

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  24. I haven't tried Aurifil yet, but with all the talk about it in blogland, it sounds pretty great and I'm sure it's only a matter of time before I need to get some :)

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  25. I just tried Aurifil yesterday from the first time and love it! I am using it on this QAL blocks. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  26. Oh man! I've been trying to win me some Aurifil for a long time! I haven't found any locally and I don't want to pay for expensive thread PLUS shipping just to try it out and see if I like the thread.

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  27. OOhhhh,lovely Aurifil thread, what a wonderful prize....good luck all!

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  28. I have been wanting to try Aurifil thread. Great prize! Thank you for the opportunity!

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  29. I am very much enjoying this Christmas quilting project. Thanks, I'd love to try Aurifil. Kathie L in Allentown

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  30. I would like to try some Aurifil. Thanks for the chance to win some!

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  31. Loves the thread.. I hope I will win some for my project.. Thanks for the chance...

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  32. It is the circles of Joy, which is what Christmas is all about!

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  33. That is one of the more unusual holiday quilt settings and I really like it!

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  34. Love the quilt - so different!
    What a nice giveaway - thanks!

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  35. Can't wait to see it with the binding attached!

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  36. Oh Thank you St. Charlie for the Merriest of Cooling Thoughts. In this oppressive heatwave, I couldn't stand the thought of heating up my sewing machine nor turning on the blaring Ott light in my sewing room. Thanks to your inspiration - I'm getting out the Christmas CD's and turning up a/c! Wonder where one can buy some candy cane ice cream?

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  37. I love the colors and the contrast...if you didn't look closely at the prints, you might think it was Asian!

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  38. I really like the quilt....and I also would love to win the Aurifil Thread! Thanks for the giveaway! Aurifil is the best thread that I've ever used.

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  39. Awesome quilt. Hope it is not too late to acquire Pattern. Obviously too late to enter.

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  40. I love Aurifil thread and would be delighted if I won.
    The quilt is great! How is it going to be quilted?
    I use the orange - 50 wt..
    Thank you

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