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Confections Quilt Along - Month 1

Kimberlee Tanner

Tags Beginner Quilter, Free Patterns, QAL, Quilt Pattern

Confections Quilt Along - Month 1

We are so glad you are here! We are ready to get started on our 2022 free quilt along and are thrilled to have you join us. Confections is a fun, bright, colorful quilt that is fun to make and perfect for the beginner or experienced quilter.    Before we start, a couple things about this quilt along, if you find us late, don't worry, you can start at any time and catch up as you can. We aren't going to take the posts or videos down, so they'll be here when you need them. We do have a few...


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...


How to Foundation Paper Piece Flying Geese

Kimberlee Tanner

Tags Foundation Paper Piecing, Quilt Pattern, Quilting Basics, Tutorial

How to Foundation Paper Piece Flying Geese

Love flying geese, but don't like dealing with cut off points and skewed edges? Using foundation paper piecing to make your flying geese solves both of these issues! You can quickly and easily make a string of geese with perfect points, the exact size you need.   Flying geese are a very versatile block and used in so many designs, both traditional and modern. There are lots of methods to make them, and if you want to try another of our favorites, head here to learn how to make 4 at a time:  No Waste Flying Geese Foundation Paper Pieced...


2021 Mystery Quilt Along - Month 8

Kimberlee Tanner

Comments 4 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...


Confetti - A Michael Miller Project

Kimberlee Tanner

Tags Beginner Quilter, Fabric, Inspiration, Quilt Pattern

Confetti - A Michael Miller Project

We are celebrating Christmas in July with all sorts of fun snowflakes and Christmas garlands and plaid!  When designing a quilt, often times we'll come up with the design, and then go fabric shopping to fit exactly what we envisioned. With our Michael Miller Brand Ambassador projects, the fabric comes first! For this month, we knew we wanted a fun pattern that would easily adapt to any fabric collection you found and fell in love with. This design features Grandma's Christmas Wish with art by Petra Brown. If you want a more traditional Christmas quilt, this collection does include greens,...