Carl and I are super excited to announce our next Colourwerx Quilt Along starting on January 28th! Yes, by popular demand, we’ll be making the Paint Box pattern together. This is a very easy to piece yet fun quilt to make and I’m so happy that the Facebook Colourwerx Quilt Along Group chose this one for our second quilt along!
WHAT’S A QUILT ALONG? First, if you are unfamiliar with the concept of a “quilt along” – here’s how it works!
The quilt along is almost like a virtual sewing party or taking a virtual sewing lesson without leaving your home. Everyone is invited to join in and you can sew along with me each week as I post lessons, tip and tricks or you can just observe from afar or just take the project at your own pace! Anything goes! As with all of my quilt alongs, all the videos and blog posts will remain accessible to you for many years after the quilt along has completed so you can jump in at anytime.
There is no cost to join in on the quilt along – and all you need is the pattern, a triangle ruler and to gather materials. The Paint Box Quilt Along will begin on January 28th and will last 6 weeks – here ‘s the schedule.
HOW TO JOIN IN? – You can choose to follow along week to week here on the Colourwerx blog or by joining our free Colourwerx Quilt Along Facebook group where you can ask questions, share your progress and of course, post pictures of your finished projects so everyone can share in the fun! You can also share this invite and any QAL news with other quilty buddies and invite them to join along in the fun!
Materials to make the Paint Box quilt are as follows:
1. ThePaint Box pattern by Colourwerx- you can purchase the paper version or a PDF – and if you use the discount code QAL at checkout you’ll save 10% – yippee!
2. You’ll need a speciality triangle ruler – specifically the Creative Grids 90˙ Triangle Quarter Square Ruler CGRT90 -we have these available for purchase in our Colourwerx shop and again, if you use the discount code QAL at checkout you’ll save 10% – double yippee!
3. Fabrics Needed: One 2-1/2″ strip roll with at least (40) strips (or cut from your stash (40) strips) plus two 1-yard cuts of coordinating fabrics.
HOW ABOUT SOME FABRIC KITS? Both Colourwerx and our good sewing pal, Christa Watson from Christa Quilts have put together a special fabric kit for the Paint Box Quilt Along! Both of these kits are offered at a discount for a limited time!
GORGEOUS JEWEL BOX BATIK KIT FROM COLOURWERX: If you love those jewelled toned batiks, then this Colourwerx Jewel Box batik fabric kit featuring Island Batik fabrics is the perfect kit for you.
That’s it!! I hope you’ll join us for some colouricious fun as we start our next Quilt Along !! I can’t wait to start making this quilt with your guys! Until January 28th – please be sure to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions. Or feel free to post a question on our Colourwerx QAL Facebook Group!
Until your next colour fix ~ happy and bright quilting always! L&C xxoo