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2023 Quilt Along - Month 4

Kimberlee Tanner

Tags FMQ, Free Motion Quilting, Free Patterns, Quilting

2023 Quilt Along - Month 4

It's now time for Month 4 and more fun free motion quilting motifs. This month we are learning one of my favorite filler motifs, spirals!     Looking for previous months? Check out the main quilt along page for links to all the blocks and instructions. 2023 Quilt Along - Quilt as You Go Preparing the Block Before we can quilt, we need to prepare the block. If you want to see this, head to Month 1, we show you how in that video. Grab one of your 19" background squares and 1 - 19" batting square. If you want...


2023 Quilt Along Putting the First Row Together

Kimberlee Tanner

Tags Beginner Quilter, FMQ, Free Motion Quilting, Free Patterns, Quilting

2023 Quilt Along Putting the First Row Together

It's now time to join our first three blocks together!    Looking for previous months? Check out the main quilt along page for links to all the blocks and instructions. 2023 Quilt Along - Quilt as You Go Trimming the Blocks Remember, we are working with blocks 1, 2, and 3. We are going to be trimming each block differently so that we can add a border at the end, so make sure you are paying attention to which block you want in which position. Block 1 Block 2 Block 3 Joining the Blocks  After you have each of the...


2023 Quilt Along - Quilting Block 3

Kimberlee Tanner

Tags FMQ, Free Motion Quilting, Free Patterns, QAL

2023 Quilt Along - Quilting Block 3

We are moving right along to month 3! After we finish quilting this month's block, we will be putting our first row together.   Looking for previous months? Check out the main quilt along page for links to all the blocks and instructions. 2023 Quilt Along - Quilt as You Go Preparing the Block Before we can quilt, we need to prepare the block. If you want to see this, head to Month 1, we show you how in that video. Grab one of your 19" background squares and 1 - 19" batting square. If you want to spray baste them,...


2023 Quilt Along - Quilting Block 2

Kimberlee Tanner

Tags FMQ, Free Motion Quilting, Free Patterns, QAL

2023 Quilt Along - Quilting Block 2

It's now time for Month 2! This month we are focused on ribbon candies.  This is a fun motif that is easy to adjust to fit in different shapes. It's also a great design you can quilt in rows across a quilt for a fun all over motif.    Preparing the Block Before we can quilt, we need to prepare the block. If you want to see this, head to Month 1, we show you how in that video. Grab one of your 19" background squares and 1 - 19" batting square. If you want to spray baste them, spray...


2023 Quilt Along - Quilting Block 1

Kimberlee Tanner

2023 Quilt Along - Quilting Block 1

We are so excited to spend this year quilting with you. I've had lots of fun creating 12 unique quilting plans for each block and we'll learn and grow as we finish this quilt all year! Each month we'll focus on a different kind of motif and learn how to combine different quilting designs to make great blocks!   Preparing the Block Before we can quilt, we need to prepare the block. Grab one of your 19" background squares and 1 - 19" batting square. If you want to spray baste them, spray the backing square and carefully lay the...