Saturday, March 21, 2020

Modern Pearls Quilt Along - Week One (and FREE pattern!)

Welcome to the start of the Modern Pearls Quilt-Along! I'm excited that we can have fun sewing together.

Here's a quick run-down:

It'll be a fast 4 weeks, but I have a feeling many of you will be able to get it done in a week or two!  Every Monday I'll put up a new blog post with the week's homework, and the question-of-the-week.  
3/23 - Decide on fabric
3/30 - Cut out your quilt.  Sew strips.
4/6 - Sew 9-patches
4/13 - Sew quilt top together

This is going to be super relaxed and fun.  There may or may not be prizes. (I don't know yet!) But I want to encourage you to post progress photos as you go. I'll come up with a few fun, interactive questions that you can answer (if you want) when you post your photos.  These help us get to know each other!

Don't forget to use 2 different hashtags when you post your progress pictures:

Other hashtags you can use (so other quilters can find you)

Here's the link for the free pattern!
Modern Pearls Quilt

I can't wait to see what you're going to make!

You can find the other quilt-along posts by clicking these links:
Week 2 - cutting and sewing strips sets (here)
Week 3 - sub-cutting strips + sewing blocks (here)
Week 4 - sewing your quilt top - the finish! (here)


  1. We are calling this our "social distancing" quilt, since I'm making mine in Utah, and my daughter-in-law is making hers in Ohio - this will help bring us together again. Material ordered, and on it's way, can't wait to get started, thanks for this cute idea!!

  2. Thank you for the free pattern. My fabric arrived today so I will be cutting tomorrow and right on track.

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