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Join Our 2023 Scrap Buster Quilt-Along!

Grab your scraps and join us in making the Bear Necessities quilt! We'll get back to basics when assembling this fun quilt that uses simple shapes, so your fabric can truly shine! This Bear's Paw project looks great using scraps or in a more planned color palette. Whether you're a seasoned quilter or a new sewer looking to refine their skills, this quilt is for you!

Along the way, we'll offer tips and videos to support you in choosing fabrics, planning your quilt, working with scraps, sewing triangle-squares, machine quilting your project, and more! It's the perfect project to end the year with, and this quilt-along is going to be so much fun!

Pattern Details

Finished sizes:

This quilt comes with instructions to make this pattern in four sizes:

  • Throw (65.5" square)

  • Table runner (17.5x45.5")

  • Full/Queen bed (79.5x94.5")

  • One block (to use as a mini or in your own projects)

Techniques used:

  • Basic piecing methods

  • Includes instructions to make triangle-squares three ways!

  • Instructions for making an optional scrappy border and binding


  • Coloring sheet and fabric swatch coordinator, so you can plan this quilt in your own colorway and easily cut your desired fabrics.

Difficulty: Confident beginner

Format: This pattern is only sold as a PDF.

Quilt-Along Schedule

The quilt-along starts October 30 and goes until December 11. You can quilt-along with the schedule, or at your own pace! We've even built in a catch-up week, so you you have some space to sew if you fall behind.

To Participate

No need to sign up for emails to join this quilt-along! We will be posting weekly tips, videos, and more on our social media pages and our blog!

We'll make sure to link all the important resources and videos at the bottom of this page! So if you're participating, bookmark this page for your reference.

Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube here.

To share your project with us, simply follow the schedule and post pictures of your project on Instagram using the hashtags #HappyHourStitches and #BearNecessitiesQuilt. You can also post pictures on our Facebook posts each week. We can't wait to see your Bear Necessities quilts!

Quilt-Along Resources

Thanks for joining us for "happy hour",

Lindsay and Elizabeth


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