Quilting Tutorials

How to Check your Quarter Inch Seam

Kimberlee Tanner

Tags Quilting, Quilting Supplies, Tutorial

How to Check your Quarter Inch Seam

How to Check Your Quarter Inch Seam When working on a quilting project, sometimes things just don’t go as planned. Seams don’t line up correctly or blocks come out the wrong size. When these things happen, it might be as simple of a solution as checking your 1/4 inch seam allowance. This week we’ll talk about how to do that and some ways to correct it.   Check your Seam The first thing to do before making any adjustments to your quarter inch marks is to see if your quarter inch seam is accurate. This is as simple as sewing...


Online Quilting Bee Skill Builder Block 2

Kimberlee Tanner

Tags Free Patterns, Inspiration, QAL, Tutorial

Online Quilting Bee Skill Builder Block 2

Online Quilting Bee Block 2 We are having so much fun hearing the responses from you and seeing all of your amazing quilt blocks! If you missed block 1, you can get instructions for it here: Online Quilting Bee Block 1 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. We are now ready to sew block 2! This month we are learning all about log cabin blocks. Our large block actually consists of 4 small log cabins, so you’ll get lots of practice. One of...


Valentine Throw Pillow

Kimberlee Tanner

Tags Free Patterns, Holiday, Inspiration

Valentine Throw Pillow

DIY Valentine Throw Pillow Growing up our mom would always have lots of fun craft and sewing projects to decorate for every holiday. It was so fun seeing the house transform for each season with all the amazing projects she completed. Now that we have our own houses, we love to add in touches of each holiday season to our homes as well. This week, we are sharing a quick and easy Valentine’s throw pillow you can make to add to your holiday decor!   Fabric Requirements This project requires: White – 1/2 yard Pink – 1/2 yard Red –...


How to Quilt an Ohio Star Block

Kimberlee Tanner

Tags FMQ, Free Motion Quilting, Inspiration, Quilting

How to Quilt an Ohio Star Block

How to Quilt an Ohio Star Block As we spend the year learning new skills and creating new blocks, we are also going to provide some inspiration and ideas on how to quilt your blocks. I show a few different ways to approach a quilting plan to help you decide how to quilt your block. The motifs and ideas I show can also be adapted to other blocks using the same shapes.   Quilt Within the Block Pieces One way to approach a quilting plan is to work within the the piecing and filling in the shapes that are there....


No Waste Flying Geese

Kimberlee Tanner

No Waste Flying Geese

No Waste Flying Geese Flying geese are a traditional block that has been around forever. They can be found in all sorts of quilt designs and are very versatile. This week we show you how to create flying geese blocks, 4 at a time, with no waste.   This is our absolute favorite method to create basic flying geese blocks. The formula works for any finished size block. We use these designs in borders and as block accents. They can also be used if you need to add a little extra width to a quilt top, or just placed in...