Are you ready for a new kind of sew along?! Over the next 8 weeks, let’s quilt together – but you’re not limited to just one pattern! Now introducing:
The Homemade Emily Jane Summer Quilting Challenge!
This challenge is all about sharing progress photos of your quilts using any of the Homemade Emily Jane quilt designs. Simply use #HomemadeEmilyJanePatterns when you post on Instagram and you’ll be entered to win weekly prizes and have a chance to be featured in my Instagram stories!
There will be fun and there will definitely be prizes! I’m lining up all the prizes now and I seriously cannot wait to share them with some lucky winners!
Making any quilt is fun, but especially more fun with friends! Let’s make the Connector Quilt together in this Sew-A-Long!
From April 19 – May 24, 2021 I’ll be hosting a Sew-A-Long to make the Connector Quilt Pattern! Each week we will make small bits of progress towards making a completed quilt top! Of course, there will be PRIZES each week, and I’ll be showing up weekly in emails & videos to discuss the progress. Keep reading to find out all the details.
In addition to the information below, you can learn about the Sew-A-Long by watching this quick video:
First, let’s give a shoutout to our Sponsors
One of my favorite things about Quilt-A-Longs is getting to give away all the amazing prizes. But, I wouldn’t be able to give away such great prizes without amazing sponsors. Check out the sponsors below, and even give them a follow on Instagram too!
Each week will have its own specific prizes. In order to be entered to win for that week, you must have posted a photo showing your Connector Quilt progress to Instagram using #ConnectorSAL. Anyone who posts a photo of their Connector quilt progress each week will be eligible to win the prizes!
For each week, you must post your photos to Instagram using the hashtag #ConnectorSAL to be eligible to win prizes. You may work ahead, just be share to share photos of your progress each week. You may also use #ConnectorQuilt, #HomemadeEmilyJane and #HomemadeEmilyJanePatterns if you wish!
The Weekly QAL Prizes
Our weekly prizes include curated fabric bundles, quilt kits, quilting tools, an Oliso mini iron, longarm quilting services, and so much more! We’ll have at least 2 winners each week, and I will announce the prizes for each week in the SAL emails as well as on Instagram. Here are some of them so far:
Mark your calendar for the Sew-A-Long dates!
April 19 – 25: Get Pattern & Fabrics
April 26 – May 2: Press & Cut Fabric
May 3 – May 9: Make HSTs and Angle Units
May 10 – May 16: Make Stitch & Flip Blocks and Flying Geese Units
May 17 – May 23: Piece together quilt top & share final photos
Each week I will send out an email with the Sew-A-Long specifics for that week, and I will have a video to discuss the week’s tasks and share my own tips for success.
The videos will be posted to my YouTube channel every Monday, and the emails will be sent out shortly after!
Connector Quilt Kits
I’ve partnered with some amazing quilt shops to offer quilt kits for the Connector Quilt Sew-A-Long. Check out some of the options here, or make your own!
Choose from 3 Different Kit options from Sewcial Stitch, and use code CONNECTOR10 for 10% off your entire order! The Connector Quilt kits from Sewcial Stitch include a choice of either Lap size or Throw size, and include a paper pattern for the Connector Quilt.