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Sue Daley Round We Go Sew-along Version 1 of Block 6

Welcome to our first Round We Go Friday for February 2018! Can you believe we’re about to start February? I can’t! I’m announcing January’s winner and sharing our new block shape below. I’m really looking forward to seeing all your blocks come together. In the next couple of months we’ll start talking about how to attach your completed blocks to your background fabrics so we can get ahead for quilt assembly. If you’re looking for inspiration don’t forget to check out the hashtag #RoundWeGoSAL on Instagram for some more inspiration.

Sue Daley Assembly for Block 6

The team at Sue Daley Designs have put together this helpful video that shows how they glue the pieces for assembly and then the order in which they are assembled.

We’ll be sharing these videos at the start of each new block release to help you get the most of your EPP adventure!

If you have any questions please leave a comment below and I’ll do my best to answer. Don’t forget to check out YouTube as well, there’s heaps of tutorials on line for English Paper Piecing.

January Sponsor: Two Blue Birdies

Two Blue Birdies offers a range of contemporary fabrics, felt, sewing patterns and haberdashery from Australia and overseas. We aim to inspire all levels of creativity and ability, through providing a high quality range that we know you’ll enjoy using as much as we do.

You can find Two Blue Birdies in the following places: Instagram | Website | Facebook

Prize: $50 gift certificate.

Please note: The prize is open internationally. Winner is responsible for own postage, insurance and custom charges where applicable.

Winner: @madeline_bonner – Congratulations! You have 48 hours to contact me to claim your prize.

Weekly Task

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Each week I’ll prompt you to post a photo of one of that month’s blocks. This means 2 things:

  1. You can join the event at any time prior to the start of the next month and still be eligible for that month’s prize if you meet the criteria, and
  2. You can self pace throughout the month.

This means that you can start at any time and still be eligible for prizes, it also means that if you fall off the wagon one month you can jump back on at any time.

Prizes will be allocated monthly so you can join at the beginning of every month if you want to be in the prize pool.

Winning a Prize

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Now I bet you’re wondering how you’ll go about winning a prize, well it’s simple.

To win an monthly prize:

  1. Post 4 photos of the monthly block type per week,
  2. Include all the requirements for eligibility (we’ll go into more detail about this in a minute).

Monthly prize winners will be announced on the Friday following the end of a month.

To win the grand prize:

  1. Post a photo of your finished quilt top between 12:01am 1 September 2018 – 11:59pm 30 September 2018 in your timezone,
  2. Include all the requirements for eligibility (we’ll go into more detail about this in a minute).

Your quilt top can be quilted, but it’s not a requirement for prize eligibility.

A Word about Block Type

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You only need to post 4 photos of the monthly block types between the start and end date. This means that you’ll end up with 4 individual photos at the end of the month of the four blocks you’ve made that month. Each month will have one block type and you can see what they’ll be by clicking here.

Each Friday AEST I’ll post my weekly block to my blog and social media to act as a reminder for you to get yours in. You’ll have from 12:01am 1st of the Month to 11:59pm Last Day of the Month to post your four blocks. On the months where there’s 5 weeks in a month we’ll do something a little special.

Eligibility Requirements

To enter the prize pool it’s really simple. All you have to do is:

  1. Use the event hashtag on your photos (the hashtag is #RoundWeGoSAL)
  2. Follow the following Instagram accounts:

Prizes

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You can see the full list of sponsors and the prizes by clicking here.

Frequently Asked Questions

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For general questions about participating in sew-alongs and events click here. For event specific FAQs click here. These are designed to be read together, so be sure to check both of them for the answer you seek.

That’s everything… for now… as always if you have any questions either drop me a line or leave a comment below and I’ll do my best to help you out. I hope you love making this quilt as much as I have, it’s a real delicious make.

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