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Jardin de Fleurs Quilt-Along: Week 3 (and a Giveaway!)

Hello everyone, and welcome to Week 3 of the #swoonforjardin QAL! This week, we’re making four more Swoon blocks. I hope you’re enjoying the pace of our QAL…I confess, I’m so used to sewing under a deadline and plowing through my blocks that I’m rather enjoying just making these Swoon blocks four at a time! I was trimming up this week’s blocks and noticed, for the second week in a row, that my blocks were just shy of 16 1/2”. And I’m pretty good at sewing a consistent, scant 1/4” seam. If  ...

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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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