Leaf Peepers
Quilt Along week 2

The Leaf Peepers Quilt Along with Leah Day and me is in full swing! If you haven’t already, be sure to check out the introduction of the Leaf Peepers quilt pattern and Quilt Along here.

Are you sewing and quilting along with Leah Day and me? It’s not too late.
Get your Leaf Peepers pattern here and join in on the fun!

Looking for a fun, autumn quilting project?Join Leah Day and Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill of Whole Circle Studio in this easy fall quilt along. Leaf Peepers is the perfect table runner or wall hanging for Thanksgiving. Join us as we give tips and tutorials as we make these quilt blocks together!

Let’s get into making Block 1!
Leaf Peepers Quilt Pattern: Block 1. A modern, graphic spin on the traditional half square triangle. A great PDF pattern to use with solid fabric, prints or batiks! Pattern available at wholecirclestudio.com

Leaf Peepers Quilt Block 1. Pattern and Quilt Along by Leah Day and Whole Circle Studio. Process shot 3
Staying organized is key! Be sure to label your pairs from the beginning.
Leaf Peepers Quilt Block 1. Pattern and Quilt Along by Leah Day and Whole Circle Studio. Process shot 4
… and keep them organized after you cut your Half Square Triangles (HSTs).
Leaf Peepers Quilt Block 1. Pattern and Quilt Along by Leah Day and Whole Circle Studio. Process shot 5
I press and trim my HSTs in groups—keeping pairs together and labeled.
Leaf Peepers Quilt Block 1. Pattern and Quilt Along by Leah Day and Whole Circle Studio. Process shot 6
I like to use a combination of Wonder Clips and pins (depending on the number of fabric pieces in the group) to attach my labeled slips of paper.
Leaf Peepers Quilt Block 1. Pattern and Quilt Along by Leah Day and Whole Circle Studio. Process shot 7
Put the pieces together, row by row. Be sure to watch the video above for lots of my tips and tricks, including how to get precise alignments by positioning pinning.  One of the tools I love using (and demonstrate) are Iris Superfine pins—they are very thin and don’t bend. I find this makes my pinning and sewing more accurate.

Leaf Peepers Quilt Pattern: Block 1. A modern, graphic spin on the traditional half square triangle. A great PDF pattern to use with solid fabric, prints or batiks! Pattern available at wholecirclestudio.com

Need some extra help on how to piece Half Square Triangles two at a time? Head on over to Leah’s blog or watch her video:

Next week, we’ll dig into making Leaf Peepers Block 2!

Let’s make something awesome together,

A fun, modern autumn wall hanging quilt or table runner! Leaf Peepers is a modern spin on the traditional half square triangle block. Join the sew along and quilt along and make this for your home or as a gift for Thanksgiving! Leah Day and Whole Circle Studio will walk you through all of the steps of this PDF pattern on their blogs.

Let’s inspire and encourage each other!

We’d love to see what you made!
Please share your quilt on Instagram using the hashtags: #leafpeepersquilt #wholecirclestudio #leahdayquilting 
and tag us @wholecirclestudio @leahdayquilting


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