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Friday, April 19, 2019

Harry Potter Quilt Week 14: Sorting Hat

Happy Weekend! Welcome back to Sew Along Saturday #14! This week we're making the Sorting Hat! 




It uses just three colors, and is all squares and rectangles again. That means it's pretty straight forward and simple!

Let's get started!





Background:
(7) 1 1/2" sq. (*)
(1) 1 1/2 x 2" (#)
(7) 1 1/2 x 2 1/2" (**)
(1) 1 1/2 x 3 1/2"
(1) 1 1/2 x 4"
(1) 1 1/2 x 5 1/2"
(1) 2 x 2 1/2"
(1) 2 x 3 1/2"
(3) 2 1/2" sq.
(1) 2 1/2 x 3 1/2"
(1) 4 1/2 x 5"
(1) 4 1/2 x 9 1/2"


Darker Brown:
(2) 1 1/2" sq. (*)
(2) 1 1/2 x 2" (#)
(3) 1 1/2 x 2 1/2" (**)
(3) 1 1/2 x 3"
(4) 1 1/2 x 3 1/2"
(2) 1 1/2 x 5 1/2"
(3) 2 x 3 1/2"
(1) 2 x 4"
(1) 2 x 7"
(1) 2 x 11 1/2"
(1) 2 1/2" sq.
(1) 2 1/2 x 5 1/2"


Black:
(7) 1 1/2" sq. (*)
(4) 1 1/2 x 2" (#)
(11) 1 1/2 x 2 1/2" (**)
(5) 1 1/2 x 4"
(2) 1 1/2 x 4 1/2"
(3) 1 1/2 x 5 1/2"
(1) 1 1/2 x 7"
(1) 1 1/2 x 12 1/2"
(1) 2 x 2 1/2"
(2) 2 1/2" sq.
(1) 2 1/2 x 3 1/2"





Part One: Assemble as shown below. Label as Part One and set aside.




Part Two: Assemble as shown below. Label as Part Two and set aside.




Part Three: Assemble as shown below. Label as Part Three and set aside.




Part Four: Assemble as shown below. Label as Part Four and set aside.




Part Five: Assemble as shown below. Label as Part Five and set aside.




Part Six: Assemble as shown below. Label as Part Six and set aside.




Part Seven: Assemble as shown below. Label as Part Seven and set aside.





Block Assembly: Assemble as shown below. You have a Sorting Hat! 🤠





Which house will you be sorted into? 😃 Don't forget to pop into @sewfreshquilts to see which block she is releasing this week! And pop over to the facebook sewalong group *here* to see the albums of everyone's blocks so far. Don't forget to tag your social media photos with #hpqal2019 & #harrypotterquilt, and come by next Saturday when we'll be making Professor Dumbledore! I can't wait, I love that block!



See you soon! Happy Stitching!

xoxo
 


PDF coming soon** I'm currently away from home, and working on the PDF, but am having to download a different app to do it, so please be patient. I appreciate it!


Friday, April 12, 2019

Harry Potter Quilt Week 13: Lord Voldemort


Welcome back to Sew Along Saturday #13! We're making "he who shall not be named" this week. Yep! That's right, Lord Voldemort. A charming little pixelated version, that is. 😄 Not scary at all.






He uses six colors. Zero clip & flip units. All squares and rectangles! Let's get cutting!




Background (A):
(5) 1 1/2" sq.
(7) 1 1/2 x 2 1/2"
(1) 1 1/2 x 6 1/2"
(1) 1 1/2 x 7 1/2"
(1) 2 1/2" sq.
(2) 3 1/2" sq.
(1) 3 1/2 x 4 1/2"
(2) 3 1/2 x 5 1/2"
(1) 5 1/2" sq.


White (B):
(6) 1 1/2" sq.
(6) 1 1/2 x 2 1/2"
(4) 1 1/2 x 3 1/2"
(1) 1 1/2 x 4 1/2"
(1) 1 1/2 x 5 1/2"
(1) 2 1/2 x 3 1/2"
(1) 3 1/2" sq.
(1) 3 1/2 x 4 1/2"
(1) 3 1/2 x 8 1/2"


Black (C):
(9) 1 1/2" sq.
(2) 1 1/2 x 2 1/2"
(1) 1 1/2 x 3 1/2"
(2) 2 1/2 x 3 1/2"
(2) 2 1/2 x 4 1/2"

(1) 6 1/2 x 10 1/2"
Darker Gray (D):
(2) 1 1/2" sq.
(2) 1 1/2 x 2 1/2"


Red (E):
(2) 1 1/2" sq.


Lighter Yellow (F):
(1) 1 1/2" sq.


Let's get stitching!



Part One: Assemble as shown below. Label as Part One and set aside.





Part Two: Assemble as shown below. Label as Part Two and set aside.





Part Three: Assemble as shown below. Label as Part Three and set aside.




Part Four: Assemble as shown below. Label as Part Four and set aside.





Part Five: Assemble as shown below. Label as Part Five and set aside.





Part Six: Assemble as shown below. Label as Part Six and set aside.





Block Assembly: Assemble your block as shown below. You have a pixelated Lord Voldemort! 👻🗲





Don't forget to check out which block @sewfreshquilts is releasing today. And if you're posting your blocks on social media, don't forget to tag them with #hpqal2019 and #harrypotterquilt so we can all see them! I love seeing all of your blocks! Also, if you haven't yet, come find the facebook group *here* and check out everyone's tweaks and alterations. 💗

See you back here next Saturday for the sorting hat! 



Have a great weekend, and Happy Stitching!


xoxo,
 

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Saturday, April 6, 2019

Harry Potter Quilt Week 12: Spell Books

Happy Sew Along Saturday #12! This weekend, we're making some spell books. 



What's an HP quilt without a few spells, and to learn the spells, you need some books. :D

So let's get started! We'll be using eight colors. Two per book and the background, and the pages.




Background:
(4) 1 1/2" sq.
(1) 1 1/2 x 2"
(1) 1 1/2 x 3"
(1) 1 1/2 x 7"
(2) 1 1/2 x 18 1/2"
(1) 2" sq.
(2) 2 1/2" sq.
(1) 3 x 4"
(1) 3 x 6"

Darker Purple:
(1) 1 1/2" sq.
(1) 1 1/2 x 2 1/2"
(2) 1 1/2 x 4 1/2"
(1) 2 x 3"
(1) 2 1/2" sq.
(1) 3" sq.
(1) 3 1/2 x 4"
(1) 4 x 8"


Lighter Purple:
(1) 1 1/2 x 13"
(2) 2" sq.
(1) 2 x 2 1/2"
(1) 2 x 4 1/2"
(1) 2 1/2" sq.
(1) 2 1/2 x 4"


Darker Brown:
(1) 1 1/2" sq.
(1) 1 1/2 x 5"
(2) 2 x 4 1/2"
(2) 2 1/2" sq.
(2) 2 1/2 x 4 1/2"
(2) 3 1/2 x 5"


Lighter Brown:
(2) 1 1/2 x 4 1/2"
(1) 2 1/2" sq.
(1) 2 1/2 x 15 1/2"


Red:
(2) 1 1/2" sq.
(2) 1 1/2 x 6"
(2) 2 x 3"
(1) 3 x 4"
(1) 3 1/2 x 4"


Orange:
(1) 2" sq.
(1) 2 x 6"
(1) 2 x 11 1/2"



Yellowish-White, Tan, or page color of choice:
(2) 1 1/2" sq.
(1) 1 1/2 x 2"
(1) 1 1/2 x 3"
(4) 2" sq.








Let's get started stitching!



Part One:

1. Using 1 1/2 x 2" rect. of page fabric, and 1 1/2" sq. of darker purple, make one right lower clip & flip unit.

2. Repeat using 3 x 4" of background and 3" sq. of darker purple. Then repeat using 2" sq. of page fabric.

Right Lower Clip & Flip

1. Place square at lower end or right lower corner of rectangle or larger square, right sides together.
2. Stitch from right upper to left lower corner.
3. Clip, flip & press.




3. Using 1 1/2 x 2 1/2" rect. (long edge at top) of darker purple and 1 1/2" sq. of page fabric (left lower) & 1 1/2" sq. background fabric (right upper), make one left lower/right upper double clip & flip unit.

Left Lower/Right Upper Double

1. Place a square at the left end or lower left corner of a rectangle or larger square, right sides together.
2. Stitch from left upper corner to right lower corner.
3. Clip, flip & press.
4. Place a square at the right end or upper right corner of a rectangle or larger square, right sides together.
5. Stitch from left upper corner to right lower corner.
6. Clip, flip & press.






4. Assemble as shown below. Label as Part One & set aside.








Part Two:

1. Using 2 x 3" rect. (long edge up) of darker purple, and 2" sq. lighter purple (left lower) and 2" sq. of page fabric (right upper), make one left lower/right upper double clip & flip.

Left Lower/Right Upper Double

1. Place a square at the left end or lower left corner of a rectangle or larger square, right sides together.
2. Stitch from left upper corner to right lower corner.
3. Clip, flip & press.
4. Place a square at the right end or upper right corner of a rectangle or larger square, right sides together.
5. Stitch from left upper corner to right lower corner.
6. Clip, flip & press.







2. Using 2 1/2" sq. of darker purple and 2 1/2" sq. lighter purple (right lower) and 1 1/2" sq. background (left upper), make one left upper/right lower double clip & flip unit.

Left Upper/Right Lower Double

1. Place a square at the left end or upper left corner of a rectangle or larger square, right sides together.
2. Stitch from right upper corner to left lower corner.
3. Clip, flip & press.
4. Place a square at the right end or lower right corner of a rectangle or larger square, right sides together.
5. Stitch from right upper corner to left lower corner.
6. Clip, flip & press.









3. Using 2 1/2 x 4" rect. of lighter purple and 1 1/2" sq. of red, make one right lower clip & flip Unit.

4. Repeat using 3 x 6" rect. of background and 1 1/2" sq. of red.

Right Lower Clip & Flip

1. Place square at lower end or right lower corner of rectangle or larger square, right sides together.
2. Stitch from right upper to left lower corner.
3. Clip, flip & press.





5. Assemble as shown below. Label as Part Two and set aside.








Part Three:

1. Using 2 x 3" rect. of red (long edge up) and 2" sq. of lighter purple (left upper) and page fabric (right lower), make one left upper/right lower double clip & flip unit.

2. Repeat using 2 x 3" rect. of red (long edge up) and 2" sq. of page fabric (left upper) and orange (right lower).

Left Upper/Right Lower Double

1. Place a square at the left end or upper left corner of a rectangle or larger square, right sides together.
2. Stitch from right upper corner to left lower corner.
3. Clip, flip & press.
4. Place a square at the right end or lower right corner of a rectangle or larger square, right sides together.
5. Stitch from right upper corner to left lower corner.
6. Clip, flip & press.







3. Using 1 1/2 x 13" of lighter purple and 1 1/2" sq. of background, make one right lower clip & flip unit.

4. Repeat using 2 x 11 1/2" rect. of orange and 2" sq. of background.

Right Lower Clip & Flip

1. Place square at lower end or right lower corner of rectangle or larger square, right sides together.
2. Stitch from right upper to left lower corner.
3. Clip, flip & press.




5. Assemble as shown below. Label as Part Three and set aside.








Part Four:

1. Using 2 1/2" sq. of darker brown and 2 1/2" sq. of background (left upper) and 1 1/2" sq. of page fabric (right lower), make one left upper/right lower double clip & flip unit.

2. Repeat using 2 1/2" sq. of darker brown and 1 1/2" sq. of background (left upper) and 2 1/2" sq. of lighter brown (right lower).

Left Upper/Right Lower Double

1. Place a square at the left end or upper left corner of a rectangle or larger square, right sides together.
2. Stitch from right upper corner to left lower corner.
3. Clip, flip & press.
4. Place a square at the right end or lower right corner of a rectangle or larger square, right sides together.
5. Stitch from right upper corner to left lower corner.
6. Clip, flip & press.







3. Using 1 1/2 x 3" rect. of page fabric (long edge up) and 1 1/2" sq. of darker brown, make one right lower clip & flip unit.

Right Lower Clip & Flip

1. Place square at lower end or right lower corner of rectangle or larger square, right sides together.
2. Stitch from right upper to left lower corner.
3. Clip, flip & press.




4. Assemble as shown below. Label as Part Four and set aside.







Part Five:

1. Using 2 1/2 x 15 1/2" rect. of lighter brown and 2 1/2" sq. of background make one right lower clip & flip unit.



2. Assemble as shown below. Label as Part Five and set aside.






Block Assembly:

Assemble as shown below. Your spell books are done!



That's it for Block #12! Stay tuned next weekend for block #13, evil Lord Voldemort himself! Although he's kind of adorable in his pixelated goodness. ha!



If you're sewing along, don't forget to use the hashtags #hpqal2019 and #harrypotterquilt if you post on social media. Also, if you're not in the FB group, come on over and join! So many of you sewing along have posted photos of your blocks and the creative adjustments you've made. I love seeing everyone's creativity! 

Also, don't forget to head over to @sewfreshquilts to see which block she is releasing this week!

See you soon! Happy Stitching!

xoxoxo




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