Earlier this year in my Facebook group we were discussing the idea of doing another quilt along this summer/fall. Well guess what – after organizing my schedule for the remaining year, I have room to squeeze one in and I’d love for you to join me!
Dot ‘n Dash recolored in Fandangle Fabric
Starting on August 17 and each Friday for several weeks (to be determined) we’ll make my Dot-n-Dash quilt pattern from my book Piece and Quilt with Precuts. The best thing about this quilt along is that many of you already have the book from my previous Squiggles quilt along.
If you haven’t yet grabbed a copy of the book, you can get a signed one here! The other best thing is that just like my previous quilt alongs, we’ll make the whole quilt from start to finish.
I’ll be re-making my version of Dot-n-Dash using my brand new Fandangle fabric and am offering kits for a limited time. Click here to pre-order your Dot-n-Dash Fandangle kit and I’ll ship it out as soon as the fabric arrives – hopefully by the end of June/early July.
Original Dot ‘n Dash from the Book
Above is the original version made by me as shown in the book. Check out these other fabulous versions that friends of mine have made. I just love seeing the same pattern made in a variety of fabrics!!
Dot ‘n Dash made by Cheryl Brickey
Dot ‘n Dash made by Laura Piland
Dot ‘n Dash made by Kristin Esser from Modern Marks
Materials List for Dot ‘n Dash
I’ll be posting the complete schedule on Friday, August 17 but in the meantime, here’s what you need to get started:
- A copy of Piece and Quilt with Precuts
- One jelly roll (or 40 precut 2 1/2″ strips of assorted prints – includes binding)
- 3 yards of background fabric (or a light colored jelly roll – all one fabric, or a mix is ok)
- 4 yards of backing
- 67″ x 79″ piece batting
I can’t wait to dive into these! I cut my own strips using sample yardage, but the Strippies (Jelly Roll Strips) will be precut and neatly packaged by the manufacturer.
Share Your Work in Progress
I’ll be posting weekly stepouts of my progress with the quilt along with some bonus tips as I make the quilt. I’d love for you to share your progress so I can cheer you on, too. You can do that in several ways:
- In my Christa Quilts Facebook group
- On Instagram #dotndashqal
- Leave a comment and include a link to your own blog or social media images
I can’t wait to make this quilt and hope that you’ll join me!
Whether you’re a brand-new quilter or have been creating for a long time, I’d love for you to join me in this journey! Be sure to sign up to receive an email each time a new blog post goes live by entering your email address in the box on the right hand side-bar (or scrolling ALLLLLL the way down to the bottom of the page if viewing this on a mobile device.) I can’t wait to get started!!