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Jardin de Fleurs Quilt-Along: WEEK 2

Hello everyone, and welcome to Week 2 of the #swoonforjardin QAL! My apologies for not getting this post up earlier in the day, but…life. Y’all know what I’m talking about! OK, so this week, we are getting into the good stuff…the actual sewing! We’re making four blocks this week. Which four blocks you make is totally up to you: maybe you want to sew the first row, or just your most favorite fabric combinations, or the four blocks with the taupe solid outer star points. Or maybe you’ll be  ...

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Jardin de Fleurs Quilt-Along: WEEK 1

Hello friends! Happy June and—FINALLY—welcome to week 1 of the French General/Swoon 16 quilt-along! I know this QAL is kicking off much later than we’d anticipated and planned, and I thank you all for your grace and patience while we waited for our fabrics to arrive. Sooo…who’s excited?? I know I am! I always love French General’s classic designs and color palettes, and Jardin de Fleurs doesn’t disappoint on either count. The colors are timeless and sophisticated, and the prints include  ...

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Jardin de Fleurs Quilt-Along: Fabric Requirements

Hello everyone and happy Friday! I can’t believe it, but our French General quilt-along will be kicking off soon! It seems like it’s been so long since we first announced it, and now it’s finally here. We’ll officially kick things off on June 1, but I wanted to go ahead and share the fabric requirements for the version of Swoon 16 that we’ve mocked up and that I will be making. To make this version of the Swoon 16 pattern for the quilt-along, you’ll need:  ...

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Jardin de Fleurs Quilt-Along: UPDATE

Hey friends! I’m popping on the blog today to give y’all an update on the Jardin de Fleurs/Swoon 16 quilt-along that I’m hosting with Kaari of French General and our friends at Moda Fabrics. We were supposed to start the quilt-along this coming Saturday, May 1…but alas, we need to postpone it just a little longer. The fabric industry is still catching up from Covid-related manufacturing and shipping delays and while some Jardin de Fleurs fabrics have shipped to  ...

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