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Sewcialites Block 36 – Kindness by Corey Yoder

We’re celebrating our quilting community with a free block of the week quilt along called the Sewcialites Quilt Along. We’ve joined forces with 18 talented designers to bring you a free 38-week quilt along with amazing sampler blocks and sew many options! If you’re just joining us, you can find all of the details over on the Sewcialites Landing Page. We’re sewing up the last block of the sew along this week! If you’ve been keeping up with the blocks, we have a special finishing prize – read on to find out more!

This week’s designer is Corey Yoder! Corey is a talented quilter and fabric designer for Moda Fabrics! Corey designed Kindness.  If you’re ready to make this block, follow along with Kimberly for a tutorial in today’s video on the Fat Quarter Shop YouTube channel.


Corey sewed up her 3” block using Spring Brook for Moda Fabrics. She noted that starch is going to help everything lay nicely! She also pressed her seams open to help and pinned her intersections. Corey will also be going over her block on her blog, Coriander Quilts. Visit Corey on Instagram @corianderquilts for more details about her block!

Sewcialites Quilt Along

Kimberly is sewing with the Homestead collection by April Rosenthal for Moda Fabrics. She made her blocks in all three sizes for a fun challenge.

We invited some FQS staffers to join

To see all the block patterns released so far, visit the Sewcialites Landing Page.

Sew Along Perks

Each month, you can enter to win a giveaway by posting your progress on Instagram using #SewcialitesQAL.

This month we have a special prize bundle for you!

To enter to win, share photos of any one of your blocks #35 or #36 on Instagram with the #SewcialitesQAL and tag @fatquartershop. Post your photo by midnight on Monday, June 21. You can enter up to 2 times (once for each block)! We’ll pick a winner and announce them here on the blog on Friday, June 25.

Finished Quilt Giveaway!

If you’ve been sewing along all this time here’s a little extra motivation to finish that quilt top and show it off! You can enter to win a $500, $200 or $50 gift certificate from Fat Quarter Shop when you share a photo of your completed Sewcialites quilt top (it can be quilted and bound or not) on Instagram with the hashtag #SewcialitesQAL and make sure to tag @fatquartershop.

One entry per person. If you post two quilts, we’ll filter for one entry.

You can use an alternate setting different from ours as long as there are 30 or more Sewcialites pattern blocks included.

Post your photo by midnight on Friday, July 16. We’ll pick a winner and announce them on Instagram Monday, July 19. Make sure your account is public so we can see it.

Ready to chat? Meet us in the Sewcialites Lounge

Meet your fellow Sewcialites by joining the Sewcialites Lounge on Facebook (where we will also be posting weekly updates and where you can ask questions).

Follow us on Facebook, and Instagram for updates and share your progress with the #SewcialitesQAL hashtag so we can see and share your work. We hope to see you back here on the blog on Friday, June 25 for the finishing details of our Sewcialites Quilt Along!

Happy Quilting!

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  1. I love how different it looks with the yellow block at the top where the border is a different shade of white/cream.

  2. I too like the block at the top it shows a star within the block.
    I want to add that I have fun keeping up with all the quilt blocks and thank all 18 of you for designing and sharing them with me (us).
    I also enjoyed doing the Jelly Snowflake. The first mystery quilt for me.

  3. j’ai été très heureuse de faire ces 36 blocs avec vous.Merci beaucoup pour le partage.Dommage pour moi je ne sais pas comment faire pour mettre les photos.Amitiés d’une patcheuse française.

    1. Moi aussi Annie…j’ai la même réaction que toi avec les photos. J’ai fini tous les carreaux mais ils ne sont pas assemblés encore. Beaucoup de plaisir à faire ce projet grâce à Kimberly!

  4. Is there not to be a set of Finishing Instructions with this quilt for any size? No cute shashing ideas? I have not seen a pattern free or otherwise for the layout as posted when this all started. Sorta plain, but better than nothing. Reply expected. Thank you for your time.

    1. Moi aussi Annie…j’ai la même réaction que toi avec les photos. J’ai fini tous les carreaux mais ils ne sont pas assemblés encore. Beaucoup de plaisir à faire ce projet grâce à Kimberly!

  5. I do not use Instagram. Disappointed FQS is not selecting any finished quilt winners from Sewcialites FB group.

  6. absolutely loved this sewalong.for the first time my squares turned out well.really loved it