On Monday, I issued a challenge with the pineapple smoothie blocks and a few of you wrote in to ask if I perhaps made a typo….. The Pineapple block row layout does require 24 blocks but I’ve got a plan!
For those of you worried that there is not enough time to make all these blocks, I promise the next two weeks are super easy! For example, next week is actually a catch up week and we will be working on the center block for the Twisted Tulip row. So, there is plenty of time. Another option is you can always sneak in a few cheater blocks like I did here.
You can see that I just cut the center section to size and used my corners to create the pineapple shape. Then topped it off with the crown. It was super easy and no one will ever know the difference. So, just keep that in mind…. Quilting is all about the journey and should not be stressful in anyway.
Along with the 24 Pineapple blocks you will need:
From background fabric, cut:
- 48 rectangles, 2 ″ x 3 1/2″
- 22 rectangles, 2 3/4″ x 9 1/2″
- 4 rectangles, 1 3/4″ x 9 1/2″
Pineapple Block Row Layout
Arrange cut pieces, right sides together, as per diagram. Press seam allowance to the outside sashing as per diagram. Complete all units.
Before I get to the giveaway details, let’s chat about the pineapple block row layout. Sweet On You is a horizontal strip layout, made from 9 rows, 6 blocks, sashing and boarders. This quilt is all about the scraps! You can see that my pineapple blocks are a mixture of pretty much every yellow print I had in mu stash. I just had fun with it! I even made a few blocks in colors and love the way they turned out.
Now, it’s time to put the pineapple block rows together. Each row has 12 pineapple blocks in an alternating pattern. You will need to join each unit with a center sashing right sides together. The final outside units will end with the smaller 1 3/4″ rectangles. Complete two rows.
Enter the Pineapple Row Layout Giveaway
Just joining us now and don’t want to miss out? Here are the details:
- Finished Quilt Size: 68″ x 85″
- Layout: Horizontal Strip
- Number of Blocks: 6 blocks total including the center unit of Pineapple Smoothie
- Background Fabric: Requires 4 1/2 yards of total background fabric
- ENTER YOUR EMAIL to receive emails of blocks, including the Pineapple Smoothie block
- HASHTAG: #SweetOnYouQAL
- Click here to catch up.
Best of luck in the giveaway!
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Comments & Reviews
I am really interested in trying to make a Bargello quilt. They are so beautiful! Thanks!
Sue D says
I am interested in applique.
Kathy E. says
I have yet to make a hexie! I’ve seen hundreds of great projects, but still need to jump on board to make even one!
GLORIA NORRIS says
So would love to have some cuddle fabric. Your quilt looks so pretty with the little surprise softness added here and there.
Dawn Smith says
Hi, Heather. Our sewing group is loving the Sweet on You mystery quilt. Thank you so much for taking the time to do this!! We are determined to meet the deadlines and stay on track. 🙂
Thanks so much for your sweet note Dawn! I’m really enjoying seeing what fabrics everyone is selecting and can’t wait to see pictures. Just remember, it’s all about the journey so don’t worry about deadlines. You will get it done!
Cindy Zink says
I would like to try more advanced FMQ techniques like feathers.
Rachel S says
I’d love to learn paper piecing…I love traditional piecing but I’d love to try my hand at something new 🙂
I would like to make a log cabin quilt and a double wedding ring quilt.
Barb Darnell says
I have entered my name and birthdate 3 times and still havent recieved the cutting instructions for the pineapple smoothie block. How am I supposed to make them if I can’t cut them out.
Thanks so much for your note. I’ve looked back through your email history and it looks like you originally signed up for the Pineapple Smoothie sew along in June of 2017. All of the instructions were received via email then. Please look back through your email history or you are welcome to purchase a downloadable copy here: https://thesewingloft.myshopify.com/products/pineapple-smoothie-block
Anita Jackson says
I must try paper piecing. I like the precision that is developed in the final block.
Debra Ingle says
I am interested in learning the quilt as you go technique.
Tracine Charest says
I have been enjoying working with scraps. I would like trying paper piecing to help with precision. Or any trick to help with precision with small scraps.
Gloria Norris says
This Cuddle color is a favorite color of mine. Fingers crossed.
Lori Morton says
Want to learn how to paper piece 🙂 Thank you for chance to win your Give-a-way too..beautiful Bundle!!
I am interested in learning how to make my own bias tape without a lot of wasted fabric.
Debbie young says
Want to learn more about paper piecing.
Paulina Tokarczyk says
Hello, I’d like to do more FMQ. I tried it once on tablecloth I made but it needs a lot of practice to have good results.
I want to learn the double wedding ring.
Judy S. says
Applique, beyond the beginning level that I have tried in the past.
Heidi O. says
Attaching a piece of appliqued cuddle fleece or similar. Example, applique a fuzzy heart to regular fabric.
Linda Cartwright says
I would love to learn paper piecing.
Theresa Freeman says
I have never worked with minky/furry fabric. would love to try that
Shawna Yonts says
I am interested in trying the Drunkard’s Path. I am getting braver about curved piecing!
I would like to get better at basting. That is one step I do not like!
mammy char says
Paper piecing is my ultimate nemesis!
kathy Persons says
I want to learn how to paper piece or free motion quilting
Lauren Dalton says
I am interested i nlearning how to do needle turn applique, or cathedral windows!
Sherry Dee says
Applique because my grandma did it.
Martha B says
I would love to try a Quilt as You Go quilt
Suzanne R says
Definitely want to learn appliqué.
Elaine Chamberlain says
Easy bias tape making would be good. I don’t get even strips all the time.
Joanne Fitzmaier says
Beginner. Getting motivated. You are a great help.
Pam KK says
I want to get over my fear of FMQ. I can do straight line FMQ but am afraid to try stippling or anything that curves a lot!
There are so many things I have yet to try! FMQ is beyond me but I would love to try using templates. What about paper piecing and applique, cathederal windows and so many more. Trapunto. Oh my,,,I could go on and on. So many patterns, options and fabric will I ever have enough time? It will be fun to find out. LOL
Ruth Poffenberger says
I love your pattern and your designs. I would love to have the fabric.Your pineapples are really cute.
I am learning log cabin quilting. I just need more time to do them.
Karen K says
I’m ready to try quilting with rulers on my domestic machine. I’ve bought the rulers, but haven’t opened the package yet.
Joyce Stratton says
I would like to learn about machine quilting
Kay Dammast says
I really, really want to learn machine quilting, but every time I sign up for a class it gets cancelled.
Robin Gibson says
I always think that doing appliques would be fun but am never brave enough to try.
I want to learn free motion quilting on my regular machine.
Denise Wichman says
GM’S is challenging for me also. I am excited to give it a go on my new Brother 6000i, which is a fun and fabulous machine for an experienced beginner, lol.
Linda L. says
I’m working up to trying machine applique – I’ve always done it by hand which can be tedious at times although it can be very relaxing work.
Angela J Short says
I am interested in learning paper piecing. Have a great day! angielovesgary2 atgmail dotcom
I tried the bargello technique on a totebagandwould loveto learn more for a larger project!
Joanie Wallrich says
I would like to learn the quilt as you go technique. I have tried many techniques but I have never found anything for quilt as you go. Thank you.
Carol Mannette says
Hi-I would like to try reverse applique.
Cindy Petersen says
The harp on my sewing machine is too small to quilt anything larger than a twin size, so I was thinking about QUILT AS YOU GO to make a king size quilt. Has anyone tried that?
Pattie Swan says
I would love to master free motion quilting techniques
Amy Donohue says
I hope to sew bunnies! We have a lot in our neighborhood and I want to celebrate them this spring!
Marti Meadows says
English paper piecing.
I would love to know how to use LUX and Mindy products
Bonnie Thiem says
I would love to improve my free motion quilting
I’m interested in doing a crazy quilt and learning some of the decorative hand stitching that goes along with it. Thank you!!
I am interested in learning to do free motion sewing on quilts and also appliqués. Thanks for the chance at this yummy bundle!
Susan MacLeod says
I really want to learn free motion quilting!
Pamela Jones says
I would like to learn to machine quilt.
I would like to do a Christmas quilt with paper piecing!
Louise King says
I would like to try English paper piecing. I like paper piecing on my machine and I think doing the hand work of pep would be fun.
Dianne Mann says
I would like to learn quilt as you go for a large quilt for each of my granddaughters.
NANCY MAKELA says
I recently got a new embroidery machine and would like to know more about machine applique
Linda C. says
I would like to learn to quilt with cuddle fabric. I know there has to be some trick to cutting and sewing so that it doesn’t stretch or lose all the nap.
Rita S says
Curvy Log Cabin quilt
Bonnie Coleman says
Bargello quilt is on my todo list and any help would be so appreciated.
I would like to try paper piecing or foundation piecing.
Janet Meeks says
Quilting with rulers on my home machine. Just bought them and going to give it a whirl.
Mary Green says
I have bought some FMQ rulers and want to learn how to use them.
Shirley Soellner says
I’m interested in learning how to quilt as you go!
Joanne Roberts says
Hi, fingers crossed I want to try the burgello pattern
Bette McLennan says
I am interested in using the rulers & special foot to be able to quilt more effectively on my own machine.
Sherry Jagels says
I’d like to learn how to machine quilt on a long arm machine.
Judith Martinez says
I’d like to learn how to do simple machine quilting.
I am interested in the techniques of quilt in a hoop block
Janet Pierce says
I would like to see more applique techniques.
Susan Vojtik says
I would like to learn about binding a quilt.
Sandy R says
I would like to learn more about Quilt As You Go, maybe with a project like a table square.
I would like to learn how to make the pineapple block quilt, but it looks so difficult. Thank you for the opportunity to win!