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Petit Rouge Roosters Quilt Along

Petit Rouge Roosters Quilt Along

 

Join Emily in making the Petit Rouge Roosters from her debut fabric collection, Petit Rouge.  The Petit Rouge Roosters are the perfect beginner pattern!  

When: Every Monday from July 31 - September 11, 2023 (no video on Labor Day, September 4)  at 11 am MDT
Where: Collage Quilter Youtube Channel
Cost: FREE
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Supplies needed for the quilt along:

1.) Petit Rouge Roosters Pattern (three ways to purchase):
  • Complete kit (includes the physical pattern, all six foundation blocks, curated rooster fabric bundle, and two yards in Grasse) can be purchased HERE 
  • Physical pattern (pattern only, does not include foundation blocks or fabric) can be purchased HERE
  • Downloadable pattern (pattern only, option to purchase individual roosters or complete set, does not include foundation blocks or fabric, digital pattern will be sent to your email) can be found HERE

2.) Fabric (available on our website or gather your own):

  • Curated fabric bundle for the roosters (includes 50 unique pieces of fabric that can be used for completing all six roosters) can be found HERE
  • A WIDE variety of fabrics for the roosters ranging from light to dark in yellow, white, black, blue, red, orange, gray, and brown.

3.) Petit Rouge Foundation Blocks:

  • Available for individual purchase or as a complete set HERE

4.) Additional fabric for border, binding, backing, sashing, etc. (3/4 yard needed for binding, 4 1/4 yard needed for backing, 2 yards needed for border):

  • Grasse fabric available HERE
  • Les Baux fabric available HERE
  • Sault fabric available HERE

5.) Lite Steam a Seam 2:

  • Package of five 9x12 sheets available HERE
  • Three yard roll available HERE

6.) Fabric Scissors

7.) Mini Wand Iron & Silicone Mat

8.) Parchment Paper (different from freezer paper, do not use freezer paper)

9.) Tweezers 

10.) Work Surface

  • Foam core wrapped in felt
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Schedule: 

July 24: Introducing the Quilt Along

Emily announces the quilt along and talks about the upcoming schedule, project details, and giveaway.

WEEK ONE July 31: Getting Started

The quilt along officially begins.  Emily demonstrates how to get started with the rooster collages.

WEEK TWO August 7: Using the Petit Rouge Foundation Blocks

Emily explains how the Petit Rouge Foundation blocks work and how to use them.

Bonus video!  Watch how Emily uses Inktense pencils on one of her roosters. 

WEEK THREE August 14: Live Q&A

Emily live answering questions about the Petit Rouge Roosters.

WEEK FOUR August 21: Piecing, Binding, and Borders

Emily explains how to piece your quilt together, how much fabric you need for binding and backing, and more.

WEEK FIVE August 28: Quilting

Learn how Emily quilts her Petit Rouge Roosters.

September 4: Labor Day (no video)

WEEK SIX September 11: Final Live Q&A

Join Emily live at the end of the quilt along.  Come ready with your questions and learn who the winners of the giveaway are.

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Giveaway

Win a French-inspired gift bundle that includes one yard each of Les Baux, Sault, and Grasse fabrics and an assortment of French goodies. 

To enter, post a picture of your Petit Rouge Roosters in progress or finished in our Collage Quilter Academy Facebook group OR post on Instagram and tag us @collage.quilter.  One entry for every rooster, meaning, for each of the six different roosters you can post your progress or finished rooster and each post will count as one entry.  Post your picture(s) any time from July 31 - September 10.  Two winners will be announced (one from the Collage Quilter Academy FB group and one from Instagram) during final live Q&A on September 11.

*Giveaway only available to domestic customers*

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FAQ's

How much does it cost to join the quilt along?  The quilt along is completely free to follow along, the pattern and fabric is purchased separately.

What is the difficulty level of the Petit Rouge Roosters?  Beginner! The roosters are an excellent beginner project that everyone can have success with.

Will the quilt along videos be available to watch later if I can't participate during the quilt along?  Yes!  The videos will always be available to watch at any time on our Youtube Channel.

Where can I find the quilt along videos?  All of the quilt along videos will be published to our Youtube channel.  Make sure to subscribe to our channel so you can be notified as soon as a new video is posted.

What time will the quilt along videos be posted?  11 am MDT.

Can I still participate if I choose to make just one of the roosters?  Yes!  You decide what you want to make from the quilt along.  The Roosters are available for individual purchase as downloads HERE

Which Rooster are we starting with?  You can start with any rooster you'd like!

Do I need to purchase the foundation blocks for the roosters?  The Petit Rouge Foundation blocks are not necessary, however they were made specifically for the roosters.  They can be used to make a complete pieced quilt, placemats, pillow cases, or more.  But you can decide how you would like to use your roosters and if you would like the foundation blocks.

Can I use my own fabric?  Yes absolutely.  Just keep in mind that you will need a WIDE variety for the collage, the more the better!

What is the curated fabric bundle for the roosters?  The Petit Rouge Roosters Collage Fabric bundle is a curated bundle (not designed by Emily) that contains 50 unique pieces of fabric specifically for the roosters.  The bundle can be used to complete all six roosters. 

What are the foundation blocks?  The Petit Rouge Foundation Blocks are designed by Emily to be used as the background blocks for the Petit Rouge Roosters.  The designs are pre-printed onto the fabric, ready to be used with no additional piecing or fussy-cutting required. 

What type of pattern is the Petit Rouge Roosters?  The Petit Rouge Roosters are a parchment pressing pattern, meaning they are built onto parchment paper and then transferred to a background (like the Petit Rouge Foundation Blocks) when they are finished.

Can I use freezer paper instead of parchment paper?  No!  Freezer paper and parchment paper are two separate products.  Parchment paper is non-stick, which allows you to build your collage onto it's surface.

For more questions, please email us at amelia@collagequilter.com or katie@collagequilter.com

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