Quilting Tutorials — Tutorial

How to Make a Portable Design Wall

Kimberlee Tanner

Tags Inspiration, Quilting Supplies, Tutorial

How to Make a Portable Design Wall

How to Make a Portable Design Wall In our previous house, I had two spaces dedicated to quilting, one for my long arm, and one for my domestic machine. This meant lots of space for a big design wall and to have all my quilting supplies set up all the time. Unfortunately with our recent move, it’s meant downsizing and I don’t have those spaces anymore. I’ve found a need to setup more temporary spaces, but I’m not willing to sacrifice functionality. Enter, the portable design wall! This projects is quick, easy, cheap, and creates a space for me to...


How to Free Motion Quilt an Easy Circle Border

Kimberlee Tanner

Tags FMQ, Free Motion Quilting, Quilting, Tutorial

How to Free Motion Quilt an Easy Circle Border

In a quest to actually finish all our quilts (it’s hard to snuggle under a quilt top), we are sharing a new free motion quilting motif with you each month. These are simple motifs that can easily be tackled by a beginner. Grab a practice quilt sandwich and some extra thread and try it out. You may just find a new favorite quilting motif! This month, we are learning how to quilt a circle border.   Where to Use the Easy Circle Border Since I’m calling this design a border, it is probably obvious that borders and sashing work great...


How to Add a 3D Contrasting Border

Kimberlee Tanner

Tags Quilt, Tutorial

How to Add a 3D Contrasting Border

How to Add a 3D Contrasting Border to Your Quilt Missy loves adding little 3d elements to our quilts. The best part is, they don’t have to be hard! This week we are sharing a quick and easy way to add a little peek a boo border to any quilt, creating a fun pop of color or extra frame around your design.   3D Contrasting Quilt Border This extra quilt border is easy to add to any of your existing quilt patterns. We only need to add one little step and don’t need to worry about altering the existing quilt...


Online Quilting Bee Skill Builder Block 12

Kimberlee Tanner

Tags Foundation Paper Piecing, Free Patterns, QAL, Quilt Pattern, Tutorial

Online Quilting Bee Skill Builder Block 12

Can you believe it? We made it to the final block and what a year it has been! We’ve enjoyed sewing along with you all year and thank you for joining in! Don’t worry, these posts aren’t going anywhere, so if you need time to catch up, you can easily do so. If you missed block 11, you can get instructions for it here: Online Quilting Bee Block 11 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. The final quilt block explores foundation paper piecing....


How to Make a Snow Globe Mini Quilt

Kimberlee Tanner

Tags Applique Quilt, Free Patterns, Holiday, Inspiration, Quilt Pattern, Tutorial

How to Make a Snow Globe Mini Quilt

Missy is really good at coming up with ideas that involve less than common quilting materials. Fortunately, they usually turn out amazing! This weeks project is one of those concoctions and is so fun to make. We’ve seen a lot of fun projects involving vinyl. There are so many options with this versatile material. We are going to use it to make an adorable quilting snow globe, complete with snow!   Snow Globe Mini Instructions Fabric Requirements Scraps: 2 greens 2 reds White Brown Yellow 15″ square vinyl 20″ square each Background Batting Backing 1/4 yard Fusible Web Optional: Snowflake...