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2021 Mystery Quilt Along Month 9

Kimberlee Tanner

Tags Free Patterns, QAL, Quilt Pattern, Quilting, Quilting Basics, Tutorial

2021 Mystery Quilt Along Month 9

How to Make a Quilt Back The quilt top for our free mystery quilt along is done, but it's not a quilt yet! This month we are working on making a quilt back and getting our quilt sandwiched and ready for quilting.   How Much Fabric Do I Need for My Quilt Back? Before we can figure out how much fabric we need, we need to decide what kind of fabric you are using! There are two main options here (we'll talk about scrappy backs in little bit). Wide Back Quilting Fabric First, there are wide back fabrics. These are...


2021 Mystery Quilt Along - Month 8

Kimberlee Tanner

Comments 2 Tags Curves, Free Patterns, Inspiration, QAL, Quilt Pattern, Tutorial

2021 Mystery Quilt Along - Month 8

This month in our Mystery Quilt along is probably the easiest month, but it is also the most exciting! We are going to finish up our quilt top and finally get to see how it all looks together! Don't worry though, we aren't done yet. The fun continues all year and we are going to help you complete your quilt so that you are snuggling in it before next year.   Piecing the Middle Section The first thing we need to do, is complete the middle section. To do this, grab the green and white strips that we cut WAY...


2021 Mystery Quilt Along - Month 7

Kimberlee Tanner

Comments 2 Tags Curves, Free Patterns, QAL, Quilt, Tutorial

2021 Mystery Quilt Along - Month 7

This month for our Mystery Quilt Along, we are going to sew together all those giant curves we cut out last month. The nice thing about these curves, are that the bigger they are, the easier they are. Missed last month? You can find it here: 2021 Mystery Quilt Along - Month 6   Before we get started on the large curves, grab your stack of 6 1/2" drunkards path blocks. We are going to split these into two groups. The first group will have 16 blocks and the second group will have 12 blocks. There's no set way you'll...


Scrappy Star Garland

Kimberlee Tanner

Tags Beginner Quilter, Fabric, Free Patterns, Holiday, Inspiration

Scrappy Star Garland

We love quick and easy holiday projects (because we are usually finishing them up last minute :D) and this week we are sharing one with you! What's even better, you could easily make this project out of your scrap bin and use up all the leftover batting from previous quilt projects. So grab some red, white, and blue fabric and join us to make a scrappy star garland perfect for all the summer holidays.   Scrappy Fabric Star Garland For this project we used 2 inch strips, but you really could use whatever you have on hand. If you have...


2021 Mystery Quilt Along - Month 6

Kimberlee Tanner

Comments 5 Tags Curves, Free Patterns, QAL, Quilt Pattern, Tutorial

2021 Mystery Quilt Along - Month 6

Due to the large bold nature of some of our designs, we have to deal with large templates. This month, we are going to be printing, taping together, and cutting out the big pieces for the quilt. Still need month 5? Head to the link below. 2021 Mystery Quilt Along Month 5 The biggest thing to keep in mind as we get started is printing! When you download the templates and print them out, make sure you are printing them at 100%. Some printers will say "no scale" others will specify "100%". Double check that they are printing correctly using the...