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Spring 2024 Digital Version ~ The 1876 Centennial Quilt Project ~ Month to Month Subscription.

Once in a lifetime a quilt like this comes along.

When a photo of this quilt was shared with my small quilting group here on Lopez Island the email chatter exploded! Everyone was stunned / amazed and in awe of the workmanship and crazy beauty of this quilt. I was asked to create a pattern and teach the making of it to a few friends. Thus The 1876 Centennial Quilt Project was born.

Step by step, block by block you will recreate   
You determine the colors and style of fabric - Reproduction to Modern - it's up to you.
Hone your piecing skills as you learn different techniques, tips, and tricks while working your way through 81 individual blocks and borders; some easy, some not.
The end result is well worth the effort. No matter your skill set at the beginning of this project, at the end you will be a more confident and skillful quilt maker - guaranteed!

If you are an intermediate to advanced quilt maker, or a dedicated beginner, who is looking for a truly special quilt project, this is for you. I will give you as much support as possible, with the goal that everyone who starts will finish. The 1876 Centennial Quilt Project is a comprehensive quilt-making course.

What’s included in The 1876 Centennial Quilt Project?

  • Over 450+ pages of digital PDFs that you may print during the course of the 15 month project. 
  • There are 74 blocks, three pieced borders, a center compass and three pieced sashings. The quilt is approximately 90" x 90".
  • 1876 Print at Home Kit: includes all of the specialty papers you will need to print your templates and foundations, plus block ID labels, acrylic Circle-up ruler, commemorative label, quality color photographs of the original quilt including, individual blocks and fabric swatch photos to help in fabric selection, 11" x 17" copies of oversized blocks and templates. Everything you need to print successfully at home. Postage. ($105.95)
  • Each month, for 15 months, you will receive between 5 and 8 block patterns. Every pattern includes extensive cutting and sewing instructions, a full scale drawing of each block, foundation  papers, freezer paper appliqué papers and freezer paper piecing templates when needed.
  • Written tutorials introduce a variety of sewing and cutting techniques, building skills along the way. 
  • Video tutorials and live Zoom coaching calls.
  • Supply list with fabric requirements.
  • The instructions are written for machine piecing. (Additionally there is a small amount of hand appliqué.)
  • Upon registration you will receive an invitation to join The Centennial Quilter's private Facebook Group; a place to share your project, post photos, ask questions and receive encouragement from fellow ‘76ers. I look forward to taking this amazing quilt making journey with you. Please contact me, Anne Dawson with your questions.

Skill level: Intermediate to advanced quilter

What to expect: Beginning April 6, 2024, each month for 15 months, you will receive 5-8 patterns, templates and extensive instructions. You print as needed. Monthly video tutorial links will be sent along with the digital patterns. Approximately two weeks later you will receive an invitation to a live video coaching call.                                                                               
Month #1 begins with a 62 page downloadable packet of information. Subsequent links, 14 in all, begin arriving via email on the 20th of the following month. 

Requirements: Patience, Practice, Persistence
                          A 15 month commitment is required.

Instructor: Anne Dawson

Ordering instructions: Click here to Join the Waitlist for Fall 2024.


Please contact me, Anne Dawson with your questions.

If you haven't already done so please watch this short introductory video.