Quilting Tutorials

Layer Cake Hearts Free Quilt Pattern

Kimberlee Tanner

Layer Cake Hearts Free Quilt Pattern

For this years quilt along, we have designed 4 quilts using precuts! We love being able to get an entire line, or simply have less prep work before we start sewing, and pre cuts are a perfect way to accomplish both!   What is pre cut fabric? When we are referring to pre cuts, we simply mean a group of fabric that has already been cut to a specific size. They go by different names depending on the manufacturer, but there are standard sizes throughout the industry. Charm Packs refer to 5" squares Layer Cakes are 10" squares Jelly rolls...


Razzmatazz Quilt - Meet the Quilt

Kimberlee Tanner

Razzmatazz Quilt - Meet the Quilt

Buy the Pattern - PDF Construction Type: Traditional and Curved Piecing Recommended Sewing Level: Quilt Size(s): 64x74” How it Came to Be: Inspiration for our quilts come from all sorts of places. Razzmatazz was inspired by a logo I saw driving down the road one day. I loved the way they broke up the circle and decided to play with ways I could break up a circle and make it into a quilt pattern. The design came fairly quickly, but the final coloring took lots of playing and tweaking until just the right pieces were colored with just enough white...


10 Different Border Quilting Motifs

Kimberlee Tanner

Tags FMQ, Free Motion Quilting, Quilting Plan, Tutorial

10 Different Border Quilting Motifs

Now that your quilt is done, it's time to quilt it, but how!?!?! Coming up with quilting motifs can be one of the hardest parts of quilting a quilt. I like to keep a sketchbook handy of all the different ideas I come across so I always have ideas to look back on. This week, we'll help you grow your idea list with 10 fun quilting motifs that work perfect in borders. Many of the designs can easily be adapted to different shapes or all over designs as well, so grab your sketch book and don't forget to pin this...


Windswept Quilt - Meet the Quilt

Kimberlee Tanner

Tags Meet the Quilt

Windswept Quilt - Meet the Quilt

Meet the Quilt – Windswept BUY THE PATTERN - PDF Construction Type:  Drunkards Path Blocks Recommended Sewing Level: Confident Beginner Quilt Size(s):  Includes layouts for Throw, Full and Queen/King This quilt has exceeded all of our expectations. We had no idea how much love it would receive when we dreamt it up and we thank all of you for that.  I love flowers, all kinds, but my favorites are orchids and plumerias.  Unfortunately they are a little harder to piece into a quilt.  But a 4 petal version of my plumeria was possible.  I first designed this quilt with much...


Freezer Paper Foundation Paper Piecing and National Quilting Day!

Kimberlee Tanner

Tags Quilting Basics, Tutorials

Freezer Paper Foundation Paper Piecing and National Quilting Day!

Happy National Quilting Day! We are so excited to be teaming up with an amazing group of quilters to bring your lots of fun tips and tutorials today. After you watch our video, scroll down and make sure to check out all the other quilters as well!   What is Foundation Paper Piecing? Foundation paper piecing is making quilt blocks using paper with the pattern printed on it. You sew directly on the pattern (through the paper and fabric) and then tear the paper off after you are done. Why use foundation patterns for Quilting? Using Foundation Paper piecing (or...