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Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Are you ready? The Stitch-along begins on Monday...



"The Lord's Prayer" is made up of 26 free embroideries shared over 26 weeks, all coming together as a simply pieced elegant wall quilt in December.

The first block will be shared here on the blog this coming Monday, June 8th, and a new block every Monday after that until early December when we complete the quilt.

I have a special Grab Button over there in my side bar that you can add to your own blog if you like, and please feel free to share the news of this 'permanently free' Lord's Prayer Stitch-along in all your social media, such as your blog, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, Twitter etc.
If you want to use similar fabrics and threads to what I have used, you will require:
 

* one yard/metre of solid white or cream fabric for the embroidered blocks
* one yard/metre medium print pink floral
* one yard/metre medium print blue floral
* one yard/metre small print coffee spot floral
* one yard/metre striped pink, blue, coffee floral
* two skeins each of -
Anchor Grey Green 900
Anchor Light Blue 976
DMC Rich Rose 816
DMC Pink 151
 * quilt wadding 42" x 60"
*quilt backing fabric 42" x 60"

 The fabrics used in my quilt are from Tanya Whelan's "Petal" range. If you want you can use a few different blue floral prints, and a few pink floral prints, but I have chosen to use just the one of each.
(it's a good quilt for using your scrap fabric stash)

The quilt has eight rows, and we'll piece the rows as we go along. Block 1 has a row all to itself so the piecing for that row, as well as the first embroidered block, will be shared Monday June 8th.

I've finished three rows, and nine blocks...only five rows and seventeen blocks to go!

hugs



34 comments:

Edi said...

You never fail to deliver or amaze. Thank you for sharing this beautiful design. I'm so looking forward to completing this one for all of these reasons, but most especially because it is the Lord's Prayer :)
God bless you as you so richly deserve.

Quiltin' Sandy said...

How lovely of you to share this, Jenny. Thank you. xxxxx

Victoria said...

Looking forward to this! Thank-you so much!

Jolene White said...

Hi Jenny, your site is lovely and I am eager to do this Stitch-a-long. How wonderfully generous of you to do this.

Hugs to you,
Jolene

Chris, WI, USA said...

This is right up my alley & can't wait to start this beautiful wall hanging or lap blanket. Jenny, you are so talented to share your work for us. Being a Christian person I love all of your scripture, patterns that you have out there on CRAFTSY. Again, Thank you Kindly & I hope to learn more from you.

Jenny of Elefantz said...

May we all be blessed as we stitch this wonderful prayer that Jesus taught, Jolene. x

quiltygal said...

Will certainly follow this Thinking of a gift for a close friend.

Denise said...

. I love the theme of the Lord's Prayer! This is going to be lovingly stitched and enjoyed! Thank you Jenny so much for sharing your gifts with us. :) Love and Hugs, Denise.

Karen said...

Thank you for the lovely treat. I look forward to Monday.

Teresa in Music City said...

Oh I'm so excited!!! Can't wait :)

Martina said...

Thanks so much! I am looking forward to stitch along and dig deeper into the Lord's prayer!
Have a wondeerful week!
Hugs Martina

Country Prims said...

Many thanks for your generosity! My youngest daughter is learning to say the Lords prayer at night when we say our prayers, so she will love watching the progress of this quilt. Looking forward to Monday:)
Shazy

Christina said...

Oh this looks amazing already. Thank you so much!

KimM said...

Oh my goodness! Off to get the fabric - I also posted the button on my blog. Thank you, Jenny!!
hugs
xxx

Ozjane said...

Looking good. Have been using that prayer more over the past months. Especially after normal nightly devotions whilst waiting to sleep. And remembering old hymns. Love the words of "In heavenly love abiding, no change my heart shall fear!"

Blog da cidoleta said...

Nossa que legal gostaria muito de participar destes lindos bordados.
Pena no momento estou bem atarefada com meus bordados ,mas vou acompanhar seu progresso .
Beijos.

Rosa said...

It sounds great!!

Stitched With Prayer said...

What a beautiful stitch a long. Thank you sweet Jenny for your inspirations and beautiful designs. You have such a beautiful heart, thank you so much for sharing this with us. I will be joining in on this SAL...but as usual, I will be the slowpoke. Of course, it really doesn't matter. LOL. Keeping all of you and yours in my thoughts and prayers as always. Huge Hugzzzz

Stitched With Prayer said...

I forgot to say that you are such a blessing in the lives of all us who follow you. God Bless and Keep dear friend.

Scrapatches said...

This is sew beautiful! Thank you for sharing ... :) Pat

anniebeez said...

Jenny stop it!! Everytime I come to your blog I find ANOTHER project I want to do!! How will I ever get my own design work done! LOL!
((hugz))~Annie

Patricia said...

quero participar dessa criação...como faço para me inscrever??

Patricia said...

volto dia 08 de junho

Jenny of Elefantz said...

Patricia, it is a FREE Stitchalong. Visit the blog every Monday for a new block to stitch. x

Anonymous said...

Jenny, I must echo everyone else- you are amazing and generous. I also love seeing all your adventure photos. God Bless. Sandi

maria celina ariza quintero said...

jenny espectacular me encanta el bordado y aquí estaré los lunes para seguirte un abrazo

Michelle Smith said...

I am touched by the theme of this stitch along. Thank you for sharing your talents

Moyra Myburgh said...

Thank you for sharing, this is beautiful

harrietslegacy said...

I don't know how well I will be able to keep up, but I will be saving the instructions and doing my best, because I love the encouragement the Lord's Prayer brings. Of all of the precious gifts our Savior left for us, this prayer and its pattern for communicating with the Father is among the most beautiful. Thank you for using your artistry to bring it to life. Julie

Lucy said...

Thanks Jenny, I have your button on my blog.This Lord's Prayer will be a great gift to give a friend and will enjoy making it .

Wendy B said...

cant wait to see this one all over the world Jen-girl!!! Well done!!! xoxoxox sugary sweet ones hunny <3 :o)

Hitimbr said...

Thank You. I'm so happy PatsPatter.com shared your site and this precious embroidery of the Lord's prayer with me..

Deanie said...

So excited about this SAL. I'm moving during this time and will be on the road for 6 days but hopefully I'll catch up after unpacking. Thank you for sharing your talent and love of God! deanie dot dreams at gmail dot com

legray said...

Thank you for designing such a beautiful quilt. This is on my 2015 project list..and I will enjoy making at least one and saying a prayer for my loved ones as I go along. It will make a lovely gift for very special people.