Quilting Tutorials — Quilt

Checkmate Quilt Pattern

Kimberlee Tanner

Tags Foundation Paper Piecing, Inspiration, Quilt, Quilt Pattern

Checkmate Quilt Pattern

We are on a mission to use up our scraps (or at least make it so we need a slightly smaller bin to hold them in). Our second quilt pattern this year helps with that goal! Checkmate is a scrap friendly foundation paper pieced pattern. Like most of our quilts, Checkmate started out completely different. When we originally designed the flowers, they were in a much more static placement. We loved the flowers, but the quilt didn’t quilt pop. After playing around and turning the whole thing on it’s side (quite literally), we ended up with our final quilt. Our...


Spread the Light – Share the Love

Kimberlee Tanner

Tags Free Patterns, Inspiration, Quilt, Quilt Pattern

Spread the Light – Share the Love

Spread the Light – Share the Love Quilt Block We have found ourselves in a situation we haven’t encountered before. We are all wondering how the current state of things and the spread of Covid-19 is going to affect us. When our Phoenix Modern Guild President, Kelli, reached out to us to see if we would be willing to design a block that our guild could sew this month while we are self isolating, we were happy to oblige. As we were coming up with something that would best represent this trying time, I couldn’t get one thing out of...


Monochromality – Quilt Spotlight

Kimberlee Tanner

Tags Inspiration, Quilt

Monochromality – Quilt Spotlight

Monochromality is our latest pattern release and is featured in the current Black and White Edition of Curated Quilts. We had so much fun putting this quilt together and working with Curated Quilts. If you haven’t seen their magazine, it’s definitely worth checking out. There is so much inspiration and goodness to look at! Head to their website to get a copy for yourself. Fabric Choices Monochromality was first designed from a Quilt Design a Day prompt, and was a two tone quilt. I loved the simple color palette and had fun playing with the shapes and options for laying it...


Online Quilting Bee Skill Builder Block 1

Kimberlee Tanner

Tags Free Patterns, QAL, Quilt, Tutorial

Online Quilting Bee Skill Builder Block 1

Online Quilting Bee Block 1 We are back and ready to jump right back in! This year, we are starting off with a fun project intended to help each other become more confident quilters. We are hosting a Free Online Quilting Bee Skill Builder Quilt Along. Say that 10 times fast. For more information, you can head to the main Quilt Along webpage and it will outline all the details. Scroll down below the video for fabric requirements. Let’s get started with block 1! This month we are creating a fun and easy star quilt block using quarter square triangles. We share...