We were excited to see lot's of interest for a QAL of one of our new designs and thanks to CraftyDeb we've named it "Mod Olives"!
My sister Sherilyn came up with this design and I loved it so much, I figured out how to make it, of course with the Quick Curve Ruler!
The "Mod Olive's" QAL will start Saturday, February 1st and run for 6 weeks.
The finished quilt will measure at 54" x 52" and there will be 48 blocks in all.
The fabric requirements are for the layout and fabric color placement I will be doing for my own quilt. You're welcome to be creative with your blocks and layout but that may change the required fabric for your own quilt top.
Since I will be making my quilt along side with you I don't have a finished quilt top to show you but will explain it. The 6 Mod Olive blocks you see above is one out of 4 groupings I will be making. Each group will have a different solid color oval (diagram below).
Fabric Requirements for the above layout and design are:
(48) 6 x 8 rectangles prints (center diamonds)
(8) Fat Quarters (you will get six 6 x 8 rectangles per fat quarter)
1 3/4 yards for background fabric (light blue)
(4) 1/2 yards for solid color ovals (green, pink, yellow, teal)
I've got my fabric all ready to go!
If you're joining the QAL, I created a fun button!
Don't forget to join the "Mod Olives Flickr Group" and show everyone the fabrics your choose. We would love to see what you come up with!
~Sew Kind of Wonderful~
Really looking forward to this! I hope I can find one of those quick curve ruler things in a local store around here somewhere, as I just LOVE this pattern!
I'll have to dig through the solids pile, or make a road trip.
I am so ready! Love the "Olive" name :)
Glad to see I have time to gather fabrics together. (I still think these look like peas in a pod.) This will be fun to do. Looking forward to seeing everyone else's fabric choices...please post on Mod Olives page :D
oh, very excited about this and hoping to join in!! Gotta find the perfect fabrics!
love that tulip fabric...what is it???
Wow! I can't believe you ran with my Mod Olives name! I feel honored! I'll be passing this along :D
I'll be making some olives too.
What a great quilt design. Love using your ruler!
The Quick Curve Ruler must be a popular item! I had a hard time finding it in stock in the online stores I frequent. Finally found one and ordered it over the weekend. I hope I get it on time to start the QAL right away so I don't get behind.
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