Hi, and welcome to the Hugh Jass Pineapple Quilt Along. Let’s get to it, shall we?
Hugh Jass Pineapple Quil Along Schedule:
Week 1 -6/27 – Material requirements & Schedule
Week 2 – 7/11 – Body of the pineapple (foundation paper piecing OR traditional piecing options)
Week 3 – 7/25 – Pineapple leaves (half-square triangles)
Week 4- 8/8 – Background & Piecing the quilt top together
Week 5 – 8/15 – Finished quilt top link-up and Giveaway!
Here are the fabric requirements for the Hugh Jass Pineapple quilt:
The finished pineapple quilt top measures 54″X72″, a good sized throw quilt.
Above are the fabric requirements as generated by EQ7. Let’s break it down:
Background fabric (Aqua): 2 yds (I’m rounding up as I don’t normally order 1 + 5/8th yds)
Pineapple leaves (Bright green): .5yd
Pineapple leaves (Dark green): 1yd
Pineapple eyes (Gold): 2yds
Pineapple body (Yellow): 2yds
*Note: these fabric requirements do not account for biding and backing*
With this quilt along, you’ll have the choice of either paper piecing (foundation paper piecing) the pineapple body blocks, or traditional piecing. Tutorial for the traditional pieced blocks will be posted in week 2. For those of you who may be anxious to get started, here is the Hugh Jass Pineapple Block. You’ll need to make a total of 20 blocks (20 sets of A & B sections).
Good news! Gotcha Covered Quilting has generously offered quilt along participants a coupon. I love coupons! Enter coupon code: PINEAPPLE at checkout to save 20% off your order. Thanks Gotcha Covered Quilting!
I’m excited to see everyone’s quilts come together. If you have questions please, let me know.
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