Thread Against The Machine Fabric Requirements
Updated: May 20
It is May 15th and it is time. In just 15 days the sew along starts and you have waited long enough. You deserve do know what the fabric requirements are for the Thread Against The Machine Quilt. These are the requirements for the 36 spools against 16 machines (80" square) version.
You will need:
18 Fat Quarters 1049 Bright Pink
1062 Candy Pink
1308 Red 1838 Chili 1265 Orange
1846 Lemon Ice
1852 Sea Mist
266 Breeze 80 Mulberry
1019 Black 184 Eggshell
Half Yard 1333 Silver
2 yards off white 1339 Snow
5 yards of background
(Dark fabric, non directional texture print)
16 fussy cutting pieces for machine displays
You can find fabric bundles here:
*the bundle ships a little late but you can catch up easily
Keep in mind you might have to order the background fabric separately according to the size quilt you want to make
If you plan on shopping from your stash, you might only need to buy background.
For the other quilt sizes the requirements are as such:
12 spools against 1 machine (32" square)
You need 1 yard of Background,
1 FQ of white and a Fat Eighth of every other color.
20 spools against 4 machines (48" square)
You need 2.5 yards of Background,
1 yard of white and a FQ of every other color.
28 spools against 9 machines (64“ square)
You need about 5 yards of background,
1 yard of Kona snow and a FQ of every other color
(The fabric requirements for the smaller quilt versions are computer generated estimates and have not been pattern checked)