At the Seashore – Saltwater Taffy Quilt Setting

I absolutely love where I live.  I live about 15 miles due north of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California.  My house is nestled in a valley of the quiet Santa Monica Mountains, but I know the ocean in Malibu is a quick 20 min drive away.  The salty sea air and the whip of the wind bring me right back to my childhood growing up on the Atlantic Coast, splashing in the waves, building sand castles, and eating lots of salt water taffy.  When the sand hits my toes, I know that all will be right with the world and my frustrations melt away.  It’s our family’s go to place for sunset picnic celebrations (wrapped in quilts to keep warm!), tide pool adventuring and just relaxing while watching the local surfers catch the next big wave. Continue reading

At the Seashore – Dunes Quilt Setting

Hi, Everyone!  It’s Jessica here – @jessicadayon– today sharing one of the setting options for our Summer 2019 QAL.  Are you excited for our summer camp Quilt Along this year?  I had a blast last year and am excited for this year too!  I am so exited that we can offer you different quilt settings and lots of blocks to put in them.  You can truly customize this quilt to be exactly what you’d like it to be.

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At the Seashore – Sailing Flag Sampler

Welcome to the 2019 Moda Bake Shop At the Seashore Quilt Along! All summer we will be sewing 12” blocks with the goal of making a sampler quilt at the end of the summer. Unlike previous sew alongs, we decided to change things up a bit and show our setting options first. This allows you to plan ahead with your fabric purchases and lets you squeeze in filler blocks as you have time! So, grab your suntan lotion and sunglasses and join us at the shore!

Sailing Flag Sampler was inspired by the nautical flags you often see on boats, docks or marinas. I have always thought they look like tiny quilt blocks and knew right away I wanted to incorporate them into my design.

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BONUS Cornerstone: Counselors’ Cabin

Hi all! This is Camp Counselor Mona Phelps here from Kentucky Whittaker Creations. I hope that you’ve enjoyed your time at Camp Oda May! The “Choose Your Own Adventure” quilt-along has been so much fun. You can see the wide variety of choices in the Moda Bake Shop Bakers Facebook group and on Instagram with #chooseyourownadventureqal.

NOTE: This is one post in a series of quilt-along posts. Start from the beginning with the first post {here}.

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