April 12, 2021

Hampton Court Quilt Along Week Four - Finishing Our Quilts!

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Welcome to Week Four of the Hampton Court Quilt Along!  All QAL information is posted in the newsletter, and participants link up their progress here on the blog.



My quilt top just came off the longarm and is still hanging on the rails, waiting to be bound.  This black and white Hampton Court was quilted with a digital design called Crystal Ball in black thread.  I chose black thread rather than white thread since the majority of the quilt top is black.  The binding will likely be a scrappy mix of black/white prints.


Hampton Court includes 4 sizes - Throw, Twin, Queen, and King - and is scrap and yardage friendly. This is a strip pieced quilt pattern, so you won't be sewing together individual bricks unless you really want to. Instructions include both strip piecing and traditional piecing.

Hampton Court is based in King Henry VIII's castle, Hampton Court, from the 1500s. The design with varying brick sizes can be found on the exterior of the castle.


Schedule


Each step is two weeks:

  • February 15 Fabric Selection / Cutting
  • March 1 Make Strip Sets
  • March 15 (extra two weeks added here)
  • March 29 Assemble Quilt Top
  • April 12 Finished Quilts (link-up ends April 25th at midnight Pacific time)  ←← You are here!


Finish Your Quilt 


Over the next two weeks we're quilting our quilt tops and then binding them for an awesome finish!  


Prizes!


One random participant will receive their choice of two PDF Download quilt patterns from my shop, Busy Hands Quilts!  The winner from the previous link-up is Portia!


Link Up Here


Link up your Week Three progress below.  This is for Week Four - Quilting/Binding.  Only entries linked here are eligible for a prize.  A blog is not required to link up a picture.  


This link-up ends Sunday, April 25th at midnight.


HOW TO LINK UP A PICTURE WITHOUT A BLOG:

  • You will need to create an account at InLinkz the first time you use it.  
  • Click on the Add Your Link button
  • Click Enter Without a Link
  • Enter a Caption which includes your name
  • Enter your email address (in order to receive prize notifications)
  • Click Upload and upload your picture
  • Agree to Inlinkz's terms of service
  • Click Save

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1 comment :

amy said...

Just stunning!