All American Quilt-Along September 03 2020 12 Comments

All American Quilt Along Red Thread Studio

All American Quilt-Along (QAL)

A Quilt-Along to Honor Veterans Across the U.S.A.

  • Hosted by Red Thread Studio
  • Free Quilt Pattern: Ray’s All American Stars and Stripes by Lisa Sutherland
  • Guest Quilters Andrew Lee (the Combat Quilter) and Maureen McNally 
    will be honoring Veterans by donating their quilt to their local Quilt of Valor for awarding.
  • Two Prizes (see below for more details on how to win!)
    • Prize #1 a copy of the book Quilts Of Valor A 50 State Salute by the Quilts of Valor Foundation and contributing authors with a foreword by Marianne Fons. 
    • Prize #2 - the Grand Prize - a $100 gift card for Red Thread Studio
 

The fun kicks off September 13th, 2020 and will last for 8 weeks. You'll get a weekly e-mail on Mondays, which will include the prompt for that week along with relevant tips and tricks.

 

Schedule

Week 1: Pulling fabric
Week 2: Cutting our fabric
Week 3: Sew half square triangles squares (there are 56)
Week 4: Sew half square triangles squares (there are 56)
Week 5: Sew flying geese units (there are 36)
Week 6: Assemble stars
Week 7: Sew stripes together
Week 8: Finish any remaining pieces and assemble your quilt top

If you're interested in a fabric pack, we have a few in our shop => FABRIC PACK

Last, but not least, make sure you have the free pattern! When you sign up to join the All American QAL,  you will receive a link for an instant download for the pattern.

 

Prizes!

Important Dates:

  • September 13th: Last day to post I'm In graphic (shown below) for Prize #1
  • September 14th: Winner announced for Prize #1 (a copy of the book Quilts Of Valor A 50 State Salute by the Quilts of Valor Foundation and contributing authors with a foreword by Marianne Fons) 
  • November 10th: Last day to post a photo of your completed top or quilt for the Grand Prize
  • November 11th is Veterans Day: Winner announced for the Grand Prize (a $100 Red Thread Studio eGift Card)

How to enter:

Prize #1

After you sign up for the QAL, share the image below to your social media account. Tag @redthreadstudioonline and use the hashtag #AllAmericanQAL and you'll be entered to win. 

You have until the start of the Quilt-Along (September 13th) to enter. The winner will be chosen at random on September 14th. Giveaway is open worldwide!

 

Right click to download image.

All American QAL Red Thread Studio

 

Grand Prize

If you finish your quilt top, post a photo of your finished quilt top by 11:59 pm November 10, 2020 in your time zone on Instagram or Facebook using the hashtag #AllAmericanQAL for a chance to win a $100 Red Thread Studio eGift Card. (Your quilt top can be quilted, but it’s not a requirement for prize eligibility.)

 

Let's get quilting! 

Tell us in the comments below if you've ever made a quilt for a veteran.