Back to School Party: Part 3 and Giveaway!

It’s already Day 3 of Quiltmaker’s Back to School Party! It’s been fun so far and today the learning, the inspiration and the giving away continue.

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The quilt for Back to School is called Playground. It was designed by Denise Russart.

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Playground, designed by Denise Russart.

Today we’ll give you Part 3 of Playground and show you two more versions of the quilt. If you missed them, please see the Getting Ready post, Part 1 and Part 2.

Playground Part 3: Blocks Y and Z

Yesterday’s instructions were to make the unit 1′s and unit 2′s. Now you’ll use these units to make the Block Y’s.

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Join matching units and E’s as shown to make a Block Y. Make 12 Block Y’s.

BTS13 blockZ Back to School Party: Part 3 and Giveaway!
Join 1 fabric #14 A, 4 fabric #15 D’s and 4 fabric #1 E’s as shown to make a block Z. Make 6 block Z’s.

That’s all for today.

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Today’s featured fabric sponsors are Moda and Quilting Treasures.

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Moda provided Sunnyside fabrics by Kate Spain for another beautiful version of Playground.

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This version of the quilt was made by Krista Yokum from Corning, California. Krista’s completed project is shown below.

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Playground in Sunnyside Fabrics by Kate Spain for Moda Fabrics. Made by Krista Yokum.

pin it button Back to School Party: Part 3 and Giveaway! What a perfectly delightful palette Sunnyside gives! Krista did a great job of arranging the blocks, and the quilt lies flat and smooth. The values in this quilt are similar to the values in the grayscale diagram at the top of the post. It works really well, doesn’t it?

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Quilting Treasures provided Simply Sweet by lief! Lifestyle fabrics for the next version of Playground.

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22798 p repeat copy Back to School Party: Part 3 and Giveaway!   22791 h copy Back to School Party: Part 3 and Giveaway!

The quilt below was made by Irene Chandler from Millsboro, Delaware. It’s one of the sweetest quilts at the Party!

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Playground in Simply Sweet by lief! Lifestyle for Quilting Treasures. Made by Irene Chandler.

pin it button Back to School Party: Part 3 and Giveaway! It makes me think of birthday parties and angel food cake! The fabrics also come in a boy palette, if that’s what you want to make instead. Another fine job—thanks, Irene!

Okay, let’s have a giveaway.

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Fabric bundles from Moda for giveaway today

We have three bundles from both of these sponsors so there  will be six happy winners.

BTS PRIZE Quilting Treasures Back to School Party: Part 3 and Giveaway!

Fabric bundles from Quilting Treasures for giveaway today

For your chance, please leave a comment by midnight tonight, Wednesday, Sept. 18, and tell us about a young person in your life who deserves a quilt. What’s your relationship to them and why would you grace them with such a gift?

We’ll choose six winners and announce them here. Good luck, I hope you win!

The Back to School Day 3 Winners are: Marly, Anne Welker, Belinda Wright, JJ Anghelone, Shirley Wells and Ann Flower. Congratulations Ladies! Two more days to win fabric!

About Diane Harris

I'm Interactive Editor for Quiltmaker magazine in Golden, Colorado, USA. For six years, I've been writing pattern instructions and product reviews, and doing a host of other tasks necessary to help produce a national pattern magazine. Now I work remotely from rural Nebraska to generate some of our online content. I manage the QM Scrap Squad, our blog tours and our Quilt-Alongs. I have one of the best jobs in the world.
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