Quilting Tutorials

Confections Quilt Along - Month 3

Kimberlee Tanner

Tags Beginner Quilter, Free Patterns, QAL, Quilt Pattern

Confections Quilt Along - Month 3

It is now Month 3! It feels like we were so busy last month, yet we didn’t get any new videos posted. We are certainly happy to be back in the studio and sewing up this month’s blocks. We have lots of other fun tutorials planned for the coming months as well. For block 3, we are going to be making lots of little half square triangles.    For all the specifics for the quilt along and links to all the blogs, check out the main quilt along page: 2022 Confections QAL We'll add each month’s link to that page...


Confections Quilt Along - Month 2

Kimberlee Tanner

Tags Beginner Quilter, Free Patterns, QAL, Quilt Pattern

Confections Quilt Along - Month 2

We are ready to sew together our second block for our free annual quilt along. This month's block is a fun spiral design that looks a little like a wave. We'll be dealing with lots of bias edges, so we recommend starching your fabric before you cut it out.   For all the specifics for the quilt along and links to all the blogs, check out the main quilt along page: 2022 Confections QAL We'll add each months link to that page and it goes over fabric requirements and schedule. We recommend bookmarking it if you would like to be...


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...


How to Free Motion Quilt Funky Feathers

Kimberlee Tanner

How to Free Motion Quilt Funky Feathers

We are finishing off the year with one last free motion quilting motif! I love feathers, they are versatile and work great on so many different designs. They can be super intimidating though! Especially when talking about traditional free motion feathers. It feels like things have to be perfect. If you want to sew feathers, but need more freedom, this is the perfect motif to jump in with.  My favorite part of these feathers is how forgiving they are. Petals aren't the same size? Perfect! Adds more character and helps fill spaces. Didn't travel back perfectly on your previous stitch...


Explore - A Michael Miller Project

Kimberlee Tanner

Explore - A Michael Miller Project

We have had so much fun working with Michael Miller Fabrics this year as a brand ambassador! We've loved all the wonderful fabric and creative challenges as we came up with projects to fit each collection. We have one more quilt for you before the year is out! This quilt uses the Wild and Free collection and let me just tell you, if you love outdoor collections, this one is one of our absolute favorite. When we saw the fabric, we immediately knew it would be perfect for a quilt we had designed, but hadn't had the time to make...