2023 FPP Sew Along: The Square of Pegasus Star Quilt

2023 is the year for FPP! Are you with me? This quilter's heart loves foundation paper piecing, and I hope that you will join me as we work through the first star in the Constellations Series, The Square of Pegasus.

How the Sew Along Works

You must have the pattern to participate in the event. Participants will complete a couple of templates each week. The weekly time commitment will range between 30 mins to 1 hour.

How to Participate in the Sew Along

1) Register here to have the weekly blogs sent to your inbox, and

2) Purchase The Square of Pegasus PDF pattern or paper pattern

About the Pattern

The Square of Pegasus pattern includes two templates sizes (18" block and 36" block). Take on the project size that works for you. The pillow and wall quilt projects are perfect if you don't have a lot of time and want to work through your stash.

The baby quilt project is a scaled-up version of the pattern and requires a little more yardage, but about the same amount of time.

If you're looking for a larger project, you're welcome to duplicate the pattern, just be aware that your weekly time commitment will increase too.

Cutting instructions are provided in the pattern, but I will share some tutorials on how to cut as you go. 

the square of pegasus wall hanging held by the designer.  the square of pegasus quilt top with a grey blue background

Weekly Updates and Blogs 

The weekly updates and blogs will be posted to the S&V blog, as well as emailed directly to participants who have registered.

2023 Sew Along Schedule

The sew along will kick-off on Monday, February 6, 2023, but there will be various blog posts leading up to the event. Topics will include: how to foundation paper piece, inspiring mock-ups, and tips on how to achieve the perfect project size. 

Week One (February 6): x2 Templates

Week Two (February 13): x2 Templates

Week Three (February 20): x2 Templates

Week Four (February 27): x2 Templates

Week Five (March 6): x2 Templates

Week Six (March 13): Assembly

Week Seven (March 20): Quilting & Finishing

Colouring Pages

Click here to download a printable colouring page of The Square of Pegasus.

The pattern is also available to be coloured digitally on Quilt Ink. You have the flexibility to colour the design using the layout in the pattern (4 fabrics) or you can experiment with more colours by "unmerging" the mockups. I will share a thorough tutorial soon!


Let others know you're participating! Share the graphic below on you social media. Tag @shipsandviolins and #savsewalong in your posts so others can see what you're making.

savsewalong 2023 foundation paper pieced star pattern

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

I've never foundation paper pieced. Can I still participate?

Yes! Absolutely. In fact, you may feel less intimidated by the technique if you approach it one template at a time. I'll be available to provide support and share tips and tricks to ensure you're successful!

Why participate?

It's a great way to get to know other quilters and be part of an exclusive experience! 

Are their weekly prizes? 

There will be a grand prize.

Is there a fee?

There is no fee to participate, however you must purchase the pattern.  

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Cristina De Miranda

Cristina De Miranda has been crafting and creating since her early years watching Art Attack. A tactile world of colour, pattern, and design appeared before her when a colleague introduced her to quilting in 2018. Cristina quickly dusted off her sewing machine and dived into a plethora of designer fabrics. Today, she is totally and irreversibly immersed in a whimsical world called Ships & Violins.