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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Hocus Pocus Quilt Along - Week 14 + Design Invitational

Welcome to Week 14 of A Hocus Pocus Quilt Along

Before we get to today's pattern, 
we'd like to invite you to join us for the 
Hocus Pocus Quilt Along
Design Invitational!

Please read ALL RULES carefully before submitting patterns.

Quilt Pattern Design Invitational
Participation Rules
  • Design an original pattern inspired by HOCUS POCUS to share with the fandominstitches.comquilting community.
  • Quilt Patterns must be completely original and created by the submitting designer. Designs may not use any part of a another designer's pattern, including, but not limited to, those designs shared on fandominstitches.com. 
  • Designs based on other, non-quilt artwork art (including fan art) must include written permission from the artist.
  • Patterns can be any technique (paper pieced, embroidered, applique).
  • Patterns should be sized to fit in the Hocus Pocus Quilt Layout (finished sizes, does not include seam allowance): 5", 5" x 10", 5" x 25", 10", and 10" x 20"
  • Patterns must be free to access and stay that way. All FiS patterns are free for personal & non-profit use only to comply with copyright and intellectual property laws.
  • Make your pattern and take a photo. Only tested patterns with photos of the design in fabric will be included on fandominstitches.com.
  • Patterns should include your name (online or real), pattern finished size, your blog, social media, contact information and/or anything else you feel is pertinent to your pattern.
  • Patterns should also include the following text, "Designed for the #HocusPocusQAL Design Invitational on fandominstitches.com."
  • Submit your pattern using our submission form no later than Friday, December 21, 2018 at Noon CST (U.S.).
  • PDF patterns can be hand drawn or created using graphic design software as long as they are clear and easy to follow. For helpful information, including software suggestions, see Be A Fandom in Stitches Designer.
  • Google Drive is a great way to share pattern files (it's free to use for anyone with a Gmail account and files can be updated as needed). Patterns can also be emailed to ofenjen@fandominstitches.com and they will be hosted by Fandom In StitchesPattern submissions will not be accepted via Facebook or other social media.
  • On Wednesday, December 26, 2018, all Hocus Pocus Design Invitational patterns will be posted right here on Fandom In Stitches to share with our quilting community!
ONLY patterns following these rules will be considered for posting on FiS.

Submitted designs will be included in special drawing
to win a Fandom in Stitches t-shirt from our Zazzle Shop!
(Example only, you can pick the shirt of your choice!)
Questions? Leave them in comments or email ofenjen@fandominstitches.com!

designed by Daphne Seymour
tested by Missy Mckenna, Jo Minvielle, & Lydia Goode
10"(10 1/2"unfinished) paper pieced with optional embroidery
3 Pumpkins photo 3 pumpkin_zpsbg3gnujf.jpg

About this EVENT:
  • A Hocus Pocus Quilt Along (#hocuspocusqal) was designed by Daphne Seymour with help from Jo Minvielle. It is hosted on Fandom in Stitches by Jennifer Ofenstein of sewhooked.com & fandominstitches.com.
  • Pattern testers for this event include: Daphne Seymour, Jo Minvielle, Missy McKenna, & Lydia Goode
  • The event is September - December 2018.
  • This event includes free patterns as well as piecing instructions for the quilt top.
  • All patterns are paper pieced, a couple have optional embroidery.
  • Find a pattern overwhelming? Feel free to substitute a solid piece of fabric or another block of your choice.
  • The pattern sizes for each block corresponds with the layout shown (assembly to be included at the end). 
  • Sizes are listed as finished (without seam allowance) and unfinished (with seam allowance added).
  • Patterns are rated 1 out of 5 by difficulty (1 being the simplest, 5 being the most complex)
  • Use fabric colors that work best for you. See fabric amounts below.
  • The finished quilt is 58" x 58"
  • Patterns are archived in Holiday Favorites - Halloween.
  • Want to design a pattern for this quilt? Please save it for the Design Invitational, coming in December!

How to Enlarge & Reduce Patterns using Adobe Reader

Want to make your quilt a different size?
Enlarge each week's pattern by the same percentage to get a larger  (or smaller!) quilt!

More Helpful Information:
  • These patterns are free for your personal and NON-profit use only. Not to be used for manufacture or distribution. Sale of these patterns or quilts made from these pattern is prohibited. No infringement of any kind is intended. Please support the official release by watching the movie!
  • For best results with paper pieced patterns, print with NO SCALING. In Google Drive, uncheck “fit to page.” See your printer instructions for more details if needed.
  • Fabric amounts are estimates and are provided as a courtesy. Actual amounts may vary depending on your paper piecing technique.
  • Need to learn to paper piece or hand embroider? Check out our Quilting Help page for lots of awesome tutorial links!
  • Join A Hocus Pocus Quilt Along Facebook Group for community, support, & more!
  • Posting on social media? Mark you photos #hocuspocusqal!



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