It’s time to kick off the Scrappiness is Happiness Quilt Along inspired by Lori Holt’s book, Scrappiness is Happiness! Join us as we dive into our scrap stash and start sewing this extra special sampler quilt.
Scrappiness is Happiness Quilt
The quilt pattern, designed by Lori Holt, finishes at 83.5” square and you can see all the supplies for this sew along by heading to the Scrappiness is Happiness supplies page.
Quilt Along Supplies
- Scrappiness is Happiness Fabric Requirements Downloadable PDF
- Lori Holt’s Scrappy Happy Starter Fat Quarter Bundle
- Lori Holt’s Scrappy Backgrounds Fat Quarter Bundle
- Lori Holt 20″ x 108″ Sew-in Interfacing by Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet
- This is optional and only needed for one of the blocks.
Scrappiness is Happiness Quilt Along Schedule
Starting on October 31, 2022, we’ll work our way through the book to make the Scrappy Sampler Quilt. The Scrappiness is Happiness Sampler Quilt has 32 blocks plus an optional pieced backing. We’ll finish up the quilt on June 5, 2023. Lori Holt will show block tutorials on her Youtube Channel. You can find the list of blocks to sew each week on page 2 of the Scrappiness is Happiness Quilt Along Pattern. We’ll have a monthly blog roundup to help keep us on track.
Here’s the basic block schedule to follow. Make one of each block, except for week 22:
|Date||Week Number. Block Name / Link to video tutorial||Book Page #|
|10/31/2022||1. Buzzy Bee Block / Watch the block tutorial||14|
|11/7/2022||2. Large & Small Calico Mushroom Blocks / Watch tutorial||20|
|11/14/2022||3. Chex Mix Block / Watch tutorial||26|
|11/21/2022||4. Criss-Cross Star Block / Watch tutorial||32|
|11/28/2022||5. Happy Trails Block/ Watch tutorial||44|
|12/5/2022||6. Second Lincoln Logs Block/ Watch tutorial||50|
|12/12/2022||7. Plaid Block||56|
|12/19/2022||8. Tall Pumpkin Patched Block||61|
|12/26/2022||9. Santa Hat Block||66|
|1/2/2023||10. Scrap-Apple Block||72|
|1/9/2023||11. Scrappy Crossroads Block||76|
|1/16/2023||12. Scrappy Strings Block||82|
|1/23/2023||13. Shortcut Star Block||88|
|1/30/2023||14. Spare Squares Block||94|
|2/6/2023||15. Twinkle Twinkle Scrappy Star Block||100|
|2/13/2023||16. Apple Block||108|
|2/20/2023||17. Blossom Block||118|
|2/27/2023||18. Large Checkerboard Block||124|
|3/6/2023||19. Checkerboard Star Block||130|
|3/13/2023||20. Grandma’s Donut Block||136|
|3/20/2023||21. Granny Star Block||142|
|3/27/2023||22. In Flight Blocks (Make two)||148|
|4/3/2023||23. Neighborhood Block||154|
|4/10/2023||24. Patchwork Star Block||162|
|4/17/2023||25. Patchwork Tulip Block||168|
|4/24/2023||26. Quick Broken Dishes Block||174|
|5/1/2023||27. Quick Dash Block||180|
|5/8/2023||28. Sixty-Four Block||186|
|5/15/2023||29. Spring Basket Block||192|
|5/22/2023||30. Tall Pines Block||200|
|5/29/2023||31. Toy Sewing Machine Block||206|
|6/5/2023||32. Finishing & Optional Pieced Backing|
If you want to sew along with us, share your blocks each week on social media with #ScrappinessIsHappinessQAL following the dates below. We’ll be there to encourage one another and celebrate the progress made each week! Join Kimberly each Friday on the Fat Quarter Shop Quilting Livestream’s to see her progress on the Scrappiness is Happiness Quilt Along.
We invited some friends to join us, and they’re sharing their progress along the way! You can follow them on social media for inspiration and tips.
Meet The Quilters:
- Afton Warrick, Quilting Mod, (@quiltingmod)
- Ann, (@thebobbinjar)
- Anorina Morris, Samelia’s Mum, (@sameliasmum)
- Carolina Moore, Always Expect Moore, (@craftmoore)
- Fá Giandoso, (@fagiandoso)
- Haley Schober, Mistletoe Quilting Co, (@mistletoequiltingco)
- Lisa Johnson, In the Boon Docks, (@intheboondocks)
- Pat Sloan, (@quilterpatsloan)
- Sara Marie, Sara Lucille Handmade, (@saralucillehandmade)
- Sarah, Stitchin’ Mommy, (@stitchinmommy)
Quilt Along Giveaways & Prizes
Throughout the Scrappiness is Happiness Quilt Along, there will be giveaways and prizes to add just an extra dash of fun! Head over to Instagram and check out #ScrappinessIsHappinessQAL for all the details!
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