Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Happy Quiltober!- Pumpkin Spice Quilt Along

This month I am hosting a Pumpkin Spice Quilt Along.  My goal is every Wednesday I will share the next step in the process to free-motion quilt and then add fabric paint to create your own Pumpkin Spice wall hanging.  All will be offered to members of the Linda B Creative Facebook Group.

Not a member? Ask to join

So here is the plan and supply list for the Sessions

Session 1, October 2, Marking the Quilt Top
  1. Pumpkin Spice Pattern-In the file section of the Linda B Creative Facebook Group
  2. One 15"x 15" piece of white 100% Cotton Fabric
  3. Marking Tool to trace the pattern, Blue Water Soluble, or Permanent Marker and Water Soluble Light Weight Topping Stabilizer as demonstrated

Session 2- October 9th, Setting Up for Free-Motion Quilting and Some of Linda's Favorite Quilting Designs

  1.  Your marked top and the paper pattern
  2.  17"x 17" Batting 
  3. 17" x 17" Backing Fabric
  4. Thin Black Polyester Thread and a Bobbin filled with this thread.
  5. Small Scissors
  6. Your favorite method of holding your quilt sandwich together-Spray, Safety Pins
  7. Your favorite method of gripping the quilt sandwich-Gloves, Lickety Grip
  8. Marking Tool if you didn't trace all the pattern elements
  9. Notebook and Pencil
  10. Free-motion Quilting Presser Foot
  11. Sewing Machine in good working order, test ahead, it may need a spa day.

Session 3- October 16th- Free- Motion Quilting Finishing the  Piece

Same supply list for Session 2

Session 4- October 23- Adding Color with Fabric Paints

1. Quilted Quilt
2. Covered work surface and clothes you are not afraid to get paint on.
3. Container with water to clean brushes
4. Paper towels
5. Paint brushes
6. Small piece of fabric to test the paints on
7. Fabric Paints-Acrylic based, Seta Color, Luminere, Dye-na-Flow, Tulip are some of my favorites. You will need the following colors:
  • Black
  • White
  • Blue
  • Yellow
  • Red
The following are optional as they can be mixed with the above colors: Green, Orange, and Brown

8. Pallet or foam paper plate
9. Iron and ironing surface
10. Hair dryer

Session 5- October 30- Binding by Machine

1. Rotary Cutter and Acrylic Rulers to Square up the Quilt 12" x 12"
2. Binding Fabric- 100% Cotton - Two pieces  2 " x 40"
3. Thread that matches the binding fabric
4. Elmer's washable school glue
5. Pins
6. Small Scissors
7. Iron and Ironing Surface

I believe that is everything, but if I remember another item I will post it in the group.

Here is the inspiration for my Pumpkin Spice Quilt:

Happy Quiltober!

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