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Join the Connector Quilt Sew-A-Long

Throw Size Connector Quilt layout

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:

Connector Quilt Pattern, 6 color quilt, modern quilt, homemadeemilyjane, hawthorne fabrics
Lap Size Connector Quilt by Emily Tindall made with Hawthorne Supply Co. fabrics

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!

More details about the specific prizes are below.

Scrappy Throw Size Connector Quilt

Now, let’s show off these Prizes!

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:

Sew-A-Long Timeline

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

Weekly Videos

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!

First, let me show you this throw size Purples Kit from Fabric and Reason. This quilt kit includes backing and binding fabric too!

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.

Sewcial Stitch quilt shop
Connector Teal quilt kit Sewcial Stitch
Connector warm orange quilt kit Sewcial Stitch

Then there is also this lovely Baby size floral quilt kit by MDQ designs! MDQ is “Mother Daughter Quilting” and just the sweetest mom-daughter team!

Pennily Quilt Shop, one of our sponsors for the Sew-a-Long is also offering kits! They are Throw size kits, with a couple different backing and binding options! Grab your kit here on Etsy.

Bonus: Use code CONNECTORQAL to get 10% off your entire order from Pennily Quilt Shop.

Rosie Girl Quilting has a couple awesome versions of the Connector Quilt kit! Here’s a link to their beautiful red & gray version made of Peppered Cottons.