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Week 4 – Infinite Night Helix QAL – Make (1) Block A and (2) Block B

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This pattern would be considered good for an intermediate quilter. It has a lot of blocks and pieces to make and keep organized.

Week 4 – Make (1) Block A and (2) Block B

Now that we have a bunch of units made, it’s time to start making blocks! This week we will be making (1) Block A and (2) Block Bs.

These blocks should go together pretty quickly, since the harder units have already been made.

As you are working your way through this pattern, it’s important to take not of color placements listing in the diagrams. Also, check the size of your units after each step to make sure they match up with the size listed.

I’m excited to see your blocks come together! Make sure to post a photo in the Facebook Quilt Along group or post one over on Instagram with the hashtag #InfiniteNightHelixQAL

JOIN ME! I will be filming a LIVE video in the Facebook Quilt Along group tomorrow (Wednesday Oct. 5th) at 11 am PDT to go over how to make the Block A and Block B. I will also answer any questions you have. If you can’t watch it live, it will be saved to the group and be uploaded to my YouTube channel and will be placed in this blog post.

QUILT ALONG SCHEDULE
Aug. 23rd – Grab your pattern & Pick out fabrics!
Sep. 13th – Week 1 – Cut Pieces
Sep. 20th – Week 2 – Make Flying Geese & Small Arrow units
Sep. 27th – Week 3 – Make Large Arrow units, Diamond in Square & Diamond in Rectangle units.
Oct. 4th – Week 4 – Make Blocks: (1) A and (2) B
Oct 11th – Week 5 – Make Blocks: (1) of each C, D, E, F, G & H
Oct 18th – Week 6 – Make Blocks: (2) I & 4) J
Oct 25th – Week 7 – Make Blocks: (4) K & (4) L
Nov. 1st – Week 8 – Make Blocks: (2) M & (2) N
Nov. 8th – Week 9 – Finish our quilts!

This schedule goes along with the larger sizes of the quilt pattern. If you would like to make the baby size, you will skip Blocks E thru N and go to Blocks O & P.

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Week 3 – Infinite Night Helix QAL – Large Arrow Units, Diamond in Square Units and Diamond in Rectangle Units

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This pattern would be considered good for an intermediate quilter. It has a lot of blocks and pieces to make and keep organized.

Week 3 – Make Large Arrow units, Diamond in Square and Diamond in Rectangle units.

This week we will be making some more units. These units are used in several of the blocks, so I like to make them ahead of time, so the blocks will go together super quick when we start to make them.

These units will all use the ‘Stitch and Flip’ method that is used in a 1 at a time Flying Geese block.

Once you’ve finished make sure to snap a photo and share in the Facebook Quilt Along group or on Instagram with the hashtag #InfiniteNightHelixQAL

I’m so excited to see your quilt come together! There are a few quilters in the Facebook quilt along that decided to work ahead and are almost finished with their quilts. They are looking SO beautiful!!

JOIN ME! I will be filming a LIVE video in the Facebook Quilt Along group tomorrow (Wednesday Sept. 28th) at 11 am PDT to go over how to make the Large Arrow units, Diamond in Square and Diamond in Rectangle units. I will also answer any questions you have. If you can’t watch it live, it will be saved to the group and be uploaded to my YouTube channel and will be placed in this blog post.

QUILT ALONG SCHEDULE
Aug. 23rd – Grab your pattern & Pick out fabrics!
Sep. 13th – Week 1 – Cut Pieces
Sep. 20th – Week 2 – Make Flying Geese & Small Arrow units
Sep. 27th – Week 3 – Make Large Arrow units, Diamond in Square & Diamond in Rectangle units.
Oct. 4th – Week 4 – Make Blocks: (1) A and (2) B
Oct 11th – Week 5 – Make Blocks: (1) of each C, D, E, F, G & H
Oct 18th – Week 6 – Make Blocks: (2) I & 4) J
Oct 25th – Week 7 – Make Blocks: (4) K & (4) L
Nov. 1st – Week 8 – Make Blocks: (2) M & (2) N
Nov. 8th – Week 9 – Finish our quilts!

This schedule goes along with the larger sizes of the quilt pattern. If you would like to make the baby size, you will skip Blocks E thru N and go to Blocks O & P.

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Week 2 – Infinite Night Helix QAL – Flying Geese & Small Arrow Units

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This pattern would be considered good for an intermediate quilter. It has a lot of blocks and pieces to make and keep organized.

WEEK 2 – Make Flying Geese & Small Arrow units

This week we will be making the flying geese and with these flying geese, we will make the small arrow units.
If you are making the Baby size, you can skip this week. There are no flying geese in the baby size option.

This pattern is written using the 4 at a time flying geese method. If you don’t like this method, there is an alternative Flying Geese supplemental on the very last page. You can use the 1 at a time method or the Half Square Triangle method!

Once you’d made your Flying geese, the Small Arrow units will go together so quickly!

Once you’ve finished make sure to snap a photo and share in the Facebook Quilt Along group or on Instagram with the hashtag #InfiniteNightHelixQAL

I’m so excited to see your progress!!

JOIN ME! I will be filming a LIVE video in the Facebook Quilt Along group tomorrow (Wednesday Sept. 21st) at 10:30 am PDT to go over how to make the Flying Geese and the Small Arrow units. I will also answer any questions you have. If you can’t watch it live, it will be saved to the group and be uploaded to my YouTube channel and will be placed in this blog post.

Thanks for Quilting along with me!
Andrea

QUILT ALONG SCHEDULE
Aug. 23rd – Grab your pattern & Pick out fabrics!
Sep. 13th – Week 1 – Cut Pieces
Sep. 20th – Week 2 – Make Flying Geese & Small Arrow units
Sep. 27th – Week 3 – Make Large Arrow units, Diamond in Square & Diamond in Rectangle units.
Oct. 4th – Week 4 – Make Blocks: (1) A and (2) B
Oct 11th – Week 5 – Make Blocks: (1) of each C, D, E, F, G & H
Oct 18th – Week 6 – Make Blocks: (2) I & 4) J
Oct 25th – Week 7 – Make Blocks: (4) K & (4) L
Nov. 1st – Week 8 – Make Blocks: (2) M & (2) N
Nov. 8th – Week 9 – Finish our quilts!

This schedule goes along with the larger sizes of the quilt pattern. If you would like to make the baby size, you will skip Blocks E thru N and go to Blocks O & P.

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Week 1 – Infinite Night Helix QAL – Cut Pieces

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This pattern would be considered good for an intermediate quilter. It has a lot of blocks and pieces to make and keep organized.

WEEK 1 – Cut Pieces

This week will be cutting our fabric for the quilt. Typically, I prefer to cut out the whole quilt first, so you don’t have to worry about doing it later. With this quilt, I chose to wait to cut the Color D ‘Pieces around blocks’ and the ‘Top, Bottom and Side borders’ until all my blocks are completed. Since I won’t be using them for a very long time.

You will want to wait to cut the Color D ‘Pieces around blocks’ and the ‘Top, Bottom and Side borders’ especially if your blocks don’t always end up the correct size. Then you can adjust these pieces to be the same size as your blocks.

If you make sure all your units are measuring the correct size throughout making the quilt, your blocks should end up the correct size. And you don’t have to worry about waiting to cut those pieces.

If you are making a scrappy version, you may want to cut out 1 block at a time.

I wrote the pattern using the 4 at a time flying geese method. Then I decided to add a ‘supplemental’ that includes two alternative ways to make your flying geese, in case you hate the 4 at a time method. These methods are on the very last page of the pattern. You can substitute the 4 at a time pieces (indicated with a FG in the cutting instructions) with the pieces listed on the supplemental.

Tips for cutting your fabric:
*Make sure to press all of your fabric before cutting. This will help ensure all of your pieces are cut correctly. You don’t want to accidently have a wrinkle in a piece. 
*Cut out your larger pieces first, then cut out the smaller ones. This helps you conserve your fabric.
*Cut all of your fabric with the same brand of rulers. If you are using multiple rulers, they can vary from brand to brand and may not be the same. So, I like to stick to one brand.

QUILT ALONG SCHEDULE
Aug. 23rd – Grab your pattern & Pick out fabrics!
Sep. 13th – Week 1 – Cut Pieces
Sep. 20th – Week 2 – Make Flying geese & Small Arrow units
Sep. 27th – Week 3 – Make Large Arrow units, Diamond in Square & Diamond in Rectangle units.
Oct. 4th – Week 4 – Make Blocks: (1) A and (2) B
Oct 11th – Week 5 – Make Blocks: (1) of each C, D, E, F, G & H
Oct 18th – Week 6 – Make Blocks: (2) I & 4) J
Oct 25th – Week 7 – Make Blocks: (4) K & (4) L
Nov. 1st – Week 8 – Make Blocks: (2) M & (2) N
Nov. 8th – Week 9 – Finish our quilts!

This schedule goes along with the larger sizes of the quilt pattern. If you would like to make the baby size, you will skip Blocks E thru N and go to Blocks O & P.

HOW TO PARTICIPATE
Join my Facebook group and post your weekly progress photos
OR post your photos on Instagram with the hashtag #InfiniteNightHelixQAL or Tag me in your photo!

Grag the pattern, pick the size you want to make. The pattern comes with directions for a Baby (44 x 56 in), Throw (64 x 80 in), Twin (72 x 90 in), Full (80 x 100 in), Queen (88 x 110 in), and King (105 x 110 in).

JOIN ME! I will be filming a LIVE video in the Facebook Quilt Along group today (Tuesday Sept. 13th) at 10:30 am PDT to go over cutting our fabrics and to answer any questions you have. If you can’t watch it live, it will be saved to the group and be uploaded to my YouTube channel and will be placed in this blog post.

Happy Quilting!
Andrea

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Infinite Night Helix Quilt Pattern and a Quilt Along!

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This pattern would be considered good for an intermediate quilter. It has a lot of blocks and pieces to make and keep sorted.

QUILT ALONG SCHEDULE
Aug. 23rd – Grab your pattern & Pick out fabrics!
Sep. 13th – Week 1 – Cut all pieces
Sep. 20th – Week 2 – Make Flying geese & Small Arrow units
Sep. 27th – Week 3 – Make Large Arrow units, Diamond in Square & Diamond in Rectangle units.
Oct. 4th – Week 4 – Make Blocks: (1) A and (2) B
Oct 11th – Week 5 – Make Blocks: (1) of each C, D, E, F, G & H
Oct 18th – Week 6 – Make Blocks: (2) I & 4) J
Oct 25th – Week 7 – Make Blocks: (4) K & (4) L
Nov. 1st – Week 8 – Make Blocks: (2) M & (2) N
Nov. 8th – Week 9 – Finish our quilts!

This schedule goes along with the larger sizes of the quilt pattern. If you would like to make the baby size, you will skip Blocks E thru N and go to Blocks O & P.

HOW TO PARTICIPATE
Join my Facebook group and post your weekly progress photos
OR post your photos on Instagram with the hashtag #InfiniteNightHelixQAL

I will film weekly video tutorial in the Facebook Quilt Along group and answer any questions you have!

INFINITE NIGHT HELIX QUILT

My original design of this quilt did not include that twisted element. It was just a 2-color quilt. When I showed it to my husband and kids, they thought it would be really cool if it had a twisted effect like a double helix. As Cloud would say ‘Mr. DNA’. So, I got working and made the pattern have the twisted element. I love how it turned out!

To give the quilt this twisted element it requires a lot of blocks and pieces to keep organized, that is why I am considering this an intermediate quilt pattern.

I made the original quilt as a graduation gift for my nephew. His favorite color is blue. So, I went with Kona Cotton in: A: White, B: Peacock, C: Canary and D: Prussian.

I quilted this echoing the design at first 1/4 inch from the seams and then I echoed it into the background space about 2-inch sections. I used my Hera Marker to help decided where I wanted my lines to go.

I bound the quilt in the Kona Cotton Peacock.

I hope you love this design as much as I loved making this quilt for my nephew!

Happy Quilting!!
Andrea

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with her grandson!

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Blooming Backyard Quilt

You can now find my Blooming Backyard Quilt Pattern in my shop!

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When I first designed this quilt, I was going to make it in a 2 fabric combo. It was during the winter time and I was trying to design something that reminded me of a Faire Isle Sweater. But with having the kids still doing school at home I didn’t get around to making it.

So, when spring was around the corner, I thought what would it look like with lots of color. So, with this pattern you will have the option to make it in 2 colors, with Main colors (like my cover quilt above) or Super scrappy! The pattern comes with blank coloring pages for each size, to make it easier to decide!

Since this pattern, has multiple sizes, but the blocks are not all the same size, each size has a different recommended layout. Since the blocks are made and then sewn into rows, you can rearrange the rows to how you like them best.

Here are the different size layout recommendations!

This pattern is great for the adventurous beginner to intermediate quilter. This pattern comes with directions to either make the flying geese with either:
The 1 at 1 time method – this may be an easier method if you are new to flying geese.
Or the 4 at time method, made slightly larger and trimmed to size – these are a little tricker to make, but once you get the hang of it, you can make your flying geese super fast!

Do you hate Flying Geese?

If you absolutely hate flying geese, I’d recommend replacing your flying geese with 2 1/2 x 4 1/2 inch rectangles.

Use the 4 at 1 time flying geese cutting instructions, but do NOT cut the Color D (Lime) that is in the cutting chart or the Color F (White) pieces that have a (FG) next to it.
Instead, go to the bottom of page 6 to see how many flying geese your size quilt needs. Replace the amount of flying geese needed with 2 1/2 x 4 1/2 inch rectangles, cut half of this amount from Color D and cut half of the amount from Color F.
If you are making it scrappy, cut total amount needed from all the colors you are using.

My Blooming Backyard Quilt

For my quilt I chose to use the main colors option.  

For the Main colors I used all Kona Cotton solids: A: Valentine, B: Duckling, C: Magenta, D: Kiwi, E: Surf, F: White, G: Jamaica, H: Jamaica and I: Valentine.
Background: Hot Pink Le Creme Swiss Dot by Riley Blake Designs. I found mine at Stash Fabrics (not sponsored)
Binding: Wild at Heart Plaid by Lori Whitlock for Riley Blake Designs. I found mine at Stash Fabrics (not sponsored)
Backing: The Squeeze Sunflowers by @made_everyday for Figo Fabrics. I found mine at Beyond The Bolt (not sponsored)

For quilting, I did a simple top to bottom ‘organic’ straight line from the top to the bottom about 2 inches apart. I like to use my walking foot and the seams as my guide.

I probably should have cut my binding on the bias, but I chose not to. I still love how it turned out!

Find the pattern here:

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QUILT TESTER PHOTOS

All of my tester’s quilts turned out so beautiful!! I love how the quilt looks so different when you use different fabrics.

Find the pattern here:

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Happy Quilting!
Andrea

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Week 5 – Joyful Meadows QAL – Block 2

Welcome to Week 5 of the Joyful Meadows Quilt Along! We are moving along to our 2nd Block! The week we will be making 4 of Block 2. This block is a little more involved and may take a little longer than last weeks block. But that’s ok, because we only have to make 1 block next week. So you can finish your block 2’s up next week if needed.

I am loving seeing everyone blocks over in the Facebook Quilt Along group! Make sure to post your photos to share in the fun!

LIVE VIDEO:
JOIN ME tomorrow Feb. 10th at 9 am PST for a LIVE video in my Facebook Quilt Along Group to go over making this block! And I will answer any questions you have.

 You can join the quilt along group here (make sure to answer the join questions so I can weed out the spam/fake accounts)

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This pattern will be 10% OFF thru the remainder of the quilt along.

Happy Quilting!
Andrea

QUILT ALONG SCHEDULE
Quilt Along Overview (with tester photos)
Jan 12, 2021 – WEEK 1 – Cut all the pieces
Jan 19, 2021 – WEEK 2 – Make ALL the Flying Geese and trim
Jan 26, 2021 – WEEK 3 – Make the Half Square Triangles, finish Flying Geese from last week
Feb 2, 2021 – WEEK 4 – Make 4 of Block 1
Feb 8, 2021 – WEEK 5 – Make 4 of Block 2
Feb 15, 2021 – WEEK 6 – Make 1 of Block 3
Feb 22, 2021 – WEEK 7 – Finish our quilt – Finish Quilt top, Baste, Quilt and Bind!

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Happy Scrappy Quilt

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I am a yardage girl! When I draw out a pattern I will imagine it in 4 to 5 main colors. But lately I’ve been seeing so many beautiful scrappy quilts using Fat Quarter bundles. So my goal was to make a pattern that is Fat Quarter friendly. But to have enough blank space, so the quilt doesn’t look too busy. This is where the Happy Scrappy Quilt was born.

Dig through your fat quarters or scrap bins and pick a complementary solid and you are ready to go!

Download the Pattern here: Happy Scrappy Quilt Pattern
PAPER PATTERN

This is a 16 inch block quilt and includes directions for a Baby, Throw, Double, Queen and King size quilts. This pattern is great for the adventurous beginner to intermediate quilter.

I used 9 fat quarters from the Garden Girl line by Riley Blake Designs with Kona Cotton in Iced Frappe for the background fabric. I was able to cut all my pieces out and then cut my binding strips from the left overs of each fat quarter to make some scrappy binding!

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I love how this baby quilt turned out! You can find it for Sale in my ETSY shop HERE!!

I love that Cloud is tall enough to hold baby size quilts for me! What a great helper!

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My awesome test quilters did a wonderful job picking out fabrics and making their quilts!

sheri bing 3 (2)

By Sheri Bing

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Marg Sharp done (2)

By Marg Sharp

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michelle graham

By Michelle Graham

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gaiella cupitt done (2)

By Gaiella Cupitt of Stitched by Gaiella

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cindy price kelly 3

By Cindy Price Kelly of Nannascreations Cindy Kelly

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ashley hall done

By Ashley Hall

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joanne harris 2

By Joanne Harris

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You can find the pattern here DOWNLOAD HAPPY SCRAPPY QUILT PATTERN!

PAPER PATTERN

Make sure to share your photo’s on Instagram with the hashtag #happycloudcreations

Or post your photo’s in my Quilt Along Group!!

Happy Quilting!
Andrea

 

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Crystal Wave Quilt

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When all you have is girly quilts and you want to give your brother a quilt, you design something special.
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After I drew out this pattern I thought it would be perfect for my Brother. You can make it manly or make it more girly with floral prints. The design reminded me of Ice crystals so that’s where I came up with the name Crystal Wave. I like how the pattern echo’s out and has sharp repeating lines.

This is a 20 inch block quilt, so it goes together super quilt. It’s great for the adventurous beginner to intermediate quilter. This quilt uses my favorite 4 at 1 time no waste flying geese method. So cutting your pieces and sewing a precise 1/4 scant seem is necessary.

I thought Kona Cotton Solids would be great for this quilt. Storm (Dark), Cadet (Medium), Prairie Sky (Light) and Silver (background). It kind of give the quilt an ombre look.

Sometimes a quilt needs a little more than straight line quilting from top to bottom. With this quilt I decided to echo the pattern with 1/4 inch straight line and then about an inch from that. I used my walking foot with it’s guide.

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I love how a quilt can look so different in different fabrics. Here are some of the quilts my awesome quilt testers made:

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Cindy Price Kelly

Connie Whan (2)
Connie Whan

Danielle Lawrence
Danielle Lawrence

Linda Cammilleri (2)
Linda Cammilleri

Marg Sharp (2)
Marg Sharpe

Michelle Graham (2)
Michelle Graham

Shawnie (2)
Shawnie Wallace

If you love this quilt pattern and would like to make your own, you can find the Crystal Wave Pattern here!

PAPER PATTERN

Make sure to share your photo’s with the hashtag #crystalwavequilt or #happycloudcreations

Happy Quilting!
Andrea

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Finishing – Cloudy Day Quilt Sampler Quilt Along

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Now that we have all our blocks done, it’s time to make them into a quilt!! I like to make the cornerstones with the strip piecing method. This makes it so you don’t have to cut out a ton of little squares. If you would like to assemble your top the way I completed my top, click below to download the directions:

CLICK HERE TO DOWNOAD: Finishing Instructions Cloudy Day Quilt Sampler

FULL LENGTH PATTERN: Cloudy Day Quilt Sampler Pattern
Flying Geese Cloudy Day Quilt Sampler

If you are looking for the Flying Geese Supplemental, you can find that in the Block 1 Blog post.

Quilt Sandwich:
First you will need to make your Quilt Sandwich. You will need to cut and sew your backing fabric to make it fit under your quilt correctly. Make sure it is at least 3 inches wider than your quilt top on all sides (quilt top size + 6 inches). Trim your selvage edge off after joining your pieces.

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Make your quilt sandwich by first laying down your quilt backing, wrong side facing up. Tape down to a hard surface, making fabric taut. Next lay your batting on top. Smooth out with your hands, do not stretch. Then lay your quilt top right side up, smooth out with your hands.  

Basting Your Quilt: 
Spray baste: My favorite way to baste my quilt is by using Spray Baste! It makes basting so much easier. If you have allergies, this is probably not a good option for you.
Find a place where you can lay out your quilt. Make sure to tape the backing fabric taut to the floor (or large table).
Here’s  great spray baste tutorial by Cluck Cluck Sew: Spray Baste Tutorial

Pin basting: You can use safety pin about 3 to 4 inches apart (about the width of your hand). I like to use the large curved basting pins. This takes a little longer than the spray basting, but is a great option.

Quilting your Quilt:
This step is totally up to you!

With my quilt I chose to quilt from top to bottom ‘organic’ straight lights approximately 1 inch apart. I used my walking foot with the guide set to 1 inch.

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Hand Tie your Quilt: Some prefer to tie there quilt.
Here’s a tutorial on how to do this on Craftsy.

Hand Quilt: Here’s an article that goes over the basics of hand quilting on Craftsy.

Machine Quilt using your Walking Foot: 
Emily Dennis from Quilty Love has a great tutorial on how to Zig zag quilt your quilt with a Walking foot. Click here I love this method of quilting, it give your quilt great texture.

Free Motion Quilting:
Free motion quilting can give you great texture and if you aren’t great at quilting straight lines, this would be great for you. Suzy Williams from Suzy Quilts has a great Free Motion Quilting Tutorial. Click here.

Binding Your Quilt:

Binding is the fabric strip that goes on the edge of your quilt. It covers all of the unfinished edges and rounds out your quilt.

You will want to make sure to square up your quilt before you attach the binding. Cut off the extra batting around the edges and make sure your sides are straight and corners are squared.

Most quilters will cut 2 /12 inch by width of fabric strips and then sew them together at the ends at a diagonal. Then press the strip in half, so that you are wrapping 2 layers of fabric around all of your edges.

You can machine sew the binding to the front of your quilt and wrap it around to the back and hand stitch it down. Or some prefer sewing the binding to the back of the quilt, wrapping it around to the front and machine stitching it down.

One of my favorite binding tutorials is by Suzy Williams of Suzy Quilts. Go check it out!

Make sure to post your photo’s on Instagram with the hashtag #CloudyDayQAL or in the Facebook Group: Happy Cloud Creations Quilt Along (If you are just joining, make sure to answer the Questions so I can weed out the spam/fake accounts from the real ones)

Cloudy Day Quilt Sampler Quilt Along Schedule:
September 19th – Download Fabric Requirements and Blank Coloring Sheet
October 2nd – Block 1
October 9th – Block 2
October 16th – Block 3
October 23rd – Block 4
October 30th – Block 5
November 6th – Block 6
November 13th – Block 7
November 20th – Block 8
November 27th – Block 9
December 4th – Finishing Instructions

Share your progress:
On Instagram use the hashtag: #cloudydayqal

On Facebook you can join the quilt along group: JOIN THE GROUP

Happy Quilting!!
Andrea

I’m excited to sew all my blocks together!!

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