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Join the Cosmic Christmas QAL!

Updated: Nov 7, 2022

#cosmicxmasQAL: How to Join

It's sewww good to see you my favorite fabric friends! We totally needed someone to hold us accountable in finishing our holiday projects this year...what better way to do so through a quilt-along? Our QAL ("quilt-along"), will officially blast off on November 12th, 2022, but think of this as your "home-base" for your quilty needs. A place where you can safely return to retrieve all the information one needs to hop into this QAL.

We'll be using Modernly Morgan's Cosmic Crush pattern to complete this jolly (no pun intended) project! It is beginner-friendly, FQ friendly, no HST's, and no flying geese! Is Morgan our guardian angel or what? She's definitely mine 🥰. Not only that - WE HAVE KITS (link)!

To add to the fun, this QAL will feature weekly blog posts full of tips, tricks, community engagement and support, and PRIZES! Yahoo! Totally wraps up the whole Christmas vibe (dude, the puns are insane today)! Again, these blog posts will always be here for you in our blog. If you feel like the pace is going a bit too fast, do not fret! These posts are here FOR YOU!

Have I bored you yet? Keep reading for the really important stuff!

  • Who: Me? You? US!

  • What: We will make the "Cosmic Crush" quilt. You are more than welcome to making any size you like! The schedule is written for the "Throw" size. Go Big! Navigate to purchase the pattern here (Morgan's site) or here (with us!)

  • Where: It's virtual! The updates will be posted on our blog, Instagram, + on Facebook.

  • When: November 12th - December 10th, 2022

  • Why: Because it's fun and one needs to get into the jolly spirit! Use the hashtag (#cosmicxmasQAL) to see what everyone else is doing. Get inspired by the makers around you. Win some awesome prizes!

Sew with Us + Win Prizes!

Oooooh Prizes! Post about your journey on Instagram or Facebooking using the hashtag #cosmicxmasQAL to be entered into that week's giveaway. Each week is sponsored by not one, but TWO lucky participants to receive a free prize. Your account must be public!

New Techniques + Sew With Us. People might not know what you know or vice versa. We love sewing with friends because of sharing skills and inspiring creativity. We'll enable all those things by:

  • Weekly blog posts focusing on the week's respective "task" and helpful tips from the Sew Magarbo Angels who made the quilt. A new post will go live every Monday.

  • A newsletter that will poke you to make sure you remember our quilty task. You can sign up by subscribing to our site!

  • Tap on the hashtag #cosmicxmasQAL on Instagram + Facebook to see what everyone else is up to! Remember to use the hashtag on your own posts to enter for the giveaway!

Our Sewing Schedule

The QAL is beginner and fat quarter friendly. It'll be a speedy 5 weeks (maybe even shorter for some). It officially starts November 12th 2022, but some of us take forever to pick fabrics (maybe only me), so let's start thinking about fabric selection...

  • Week 1, Pick Fabric (November 12th) - Prize Sponsors: Pink Peony Creations + Sewcial Distance

  • Week 2, Cut Fabric (November 19th) - Prize Sponsors: Domesticity + Corinne Sovey

  • Week 3, Create Blocks (November 26th) - Prize Sponsors: Cecivas Creations + Brimfield Awakening

  • Week 4, Assemble Quilt (December 3rd) - Prize Sponsors: Wander Stitch Company + TannaMade

  • Week 5, Finishing (Quilting + Binding) (December 10th) - Prize Sponsors: Miss B's Quilting Studio

Win the 1st Prize!

Screenshot and repost the image below on your Facebook or Instagram page and win a gift cards towards a quilt kit! Don't forget to use the hashtag! #cosmicxmasQAL

Fabric Requirements

This was adapted from Morgan's pattern. Your fabric does NOT need to be xmas-themed! You are more than welcome to use a different color palette!

In ours we used "Jolly Darlings" & "Jolly Basics"! To make it easier for you, we kitted them! Now we can be twinsiez! These are 100% cotton (made in Japan) and feel so luxe!

Link to get the kit -> buy me!

I'll also get some mockups done for you guys and post them (I'm still learning how to do them, teehee).

Can't wait to get sewing with you all!


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