Announcing the Concert Series!

May 14, 2021

Concert (verb)  Arrange by mutual coordination

Concert (noun) Public Performance typically given by multiple performers 

You are invited to join the concert quilt series hosted by Lissa of Lovingly Lissa and Cassandra of The (Not So) Dramatic Life! After a year apart, we are working in concert to bring our phenomenal quilting community a Modern-Traditional sew along. 

The best part- if you follow along each week, its all FREE! (Keep reading for more details on that!)

Quilt Concert Quilt: 4’x5′
How it works:

Lissa and I have selected a dozen traditional blocks and mixed them with some of our own designs to create a modern-traditional design using alternate grid work.  

Each Friday one of us will post the instructions for a block on our blog, and that block will be FREE FOR ONE WEEK! The next week, a new block pattern will be released, and the block from the previous week will no longer be free.

If you miss a block, the block only pattern is available to purchase for $2 until October 22, 2021.

If you would like to purchase this pattern in its entirety, it will be available from either Lovingly Lissa or The (not so) Dramatic Life for $12 starting October 29, 2021.

Each Friday we will post a new block to our blogs. Make sure you sign up for our weekly newsletters to receive the link to both the new block and the link to the Friday night PJ Jam session. The block is free for one week!

Fabric:

This quilt top is designed to use a total of five yards of fabric. You can use the amounts listed below, or you can mix and match as much as you like. This would make an awesome scrappy quilt if you want to pull from your stash!

To construct the quilt using the layout shown, you will need the following amounts:

Fabric A (Blue): 1-3/4 yard

Fabric B (Red): 1 yard

Fabric C (Pink): 3/4 yard

Fabric D (Orange): 3/4 yard

Fabric E (Violet): 3/4 yard

If you would like to use the same colors as Cassandra, you can purchase the bundle here.

Lissa worked with Sharon of Color Girl Quilts to curate her fabrics. If you would like to use her selections, the fabrics are available in her online shop.

Extras!

Coloring Sheet

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Upon signing up, you will receive a coloring sheet for Quilt Concert Series #1 so you can start choosing colors for your own quilt!

Pajama Jam Sessions

Starting June 18th, we are doing a weekly Pajama Jam Session on Friday evening from 9:30 to 10:30pm. Get in your comfy pj’s, grab a snack, and we’ll all sew together! The Zoom link for these Jam Sessions will only be sent out through our newsletters, so be sure to sign up!

Prizes

EVERYONE who completes a quilt top and emails a photo of it with your mailing address to Lissa or Cassandra by midnight EST October 28, 2021 will receive a fun prize! Information on other prizes is coming soon!

Still have Questions?

Check out the Quilt Concert FAQ!

Learn more about our sponsors

Take a look at the design process

Timeline: 

Starting Now: Sign up for the newsletters put out by Lovingly Lissa and/or The (not so) Dramatic Life to get the free coloring sheet

Pull and/or purchase your fabrics

June 11: Cutting Instructions for those of you who would like to cut all at once (you can also cut block by block)

June 18 Block 1: Fox and Geese around a Double T (Lovingly Lissa)

June 25 Block 2: Elongated Churn Dash (The Not So Dramatic Life)

July 2 Block 3: Pinwheel (Lovingly Lissa)

July 9 Block 4: Antique Tile Block (The Not So Dramatic Life)

July 16 Block 5: Fool’s Puzzle (Lovingly Lissa)

July 23 Block 6: Pinwheels and Squares (The Not So Dramatic Life)

July 30 Block 7: Good Luck Token (Lovingly Lissa)

August 6 Block 8: Flying North (The Not So Dramatic Life)

August 13 Block 9: Eddystone Light (Lovingly Lissa)

August 20 Block 10: Wyoming Valley Block (The Not So Dramatic Life)

August 27 Block 11: Flying Kite (Lovingly Lissa)

September 3 Block 12: Give and Take (The Not So Dramatic Life)

September 10 Block 13: Malvinia’s Chain (Lovingly Lissa)

September 17 Block 14: Whirligig (The Not So Dramatic Life)

September 24 Block 15: Wayward (Lovingly Lissa)

October 1 Block 16: Pinwheel Patchwork Cushion Top (The Not So Dramatic Life)

October 8: Putting it all together

October 15: Work week

October 22: Individual block patterns no longer available

October 22-October 28: Send us photos of your finished quilt top for a fun prize!

October 29: Photo round up of everyone’s quilts; Release day for the full pattern

Who’s attending? Share the image below to let all your quilt-y friends know!

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