Hand Pieced QAL 2019

The Hand Pieced QAL has ended but the pattern and tutorials all remain!
See the Grand Prize Link-up

The Basics

  • Schedule: The fun starts in January, with new block tutorials each week, linkups and all the information you need to know to fall in love with hand piecing!  Never hand pieced before?  No worries. We'll share step by step tutorials, hits and tips and tell you all about our favorite notions.  There will an opportunity to win prizes in weekly link-ups as well as the final quilt-top link-up at the end of the QAL. 

  • The blocks: The QAL will start with the most basic of quilt blocks (4 patches, HST, flying geese and hour glass) to establish the basics of hand-pieced construction.  The blocks that follow will build on these skills.  We will teach you step by step how to make these units and then assemble them into blocks for our quilt.
  • Quilt reveal & kick-off post: Check out all the details!  First block tutorial is Monday, January 21.  9 blocks, 2 settings and plenty of hand piecing fun!

QAL Blog Posts

Basic QAL information:



4 PatchHalf-Square TriangleFlying Geese
Block TutorialBlock TutorialBlock Tutorial
Stitch & Flip Tutorial
Quarter Square TriangleDorothyFlorence
Block TutorialBlock TutorialBlock Tutorial
Block TutorialBlock TutorialBlock Tutorial 9
Square in Square tutorial

Note - In each of the above Elm Street Quilts blog posts, you will find a link to Kristin's blog Simple Handmade Everyday - make sure you visit both blogs!


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