Craftsy FMQ Resource Roundup

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Craftsy is sponsoring the QAYGFMQAL with a free class – which will be offered as part of the final roundup of blocks. I’m almost ready to post the  next blocks, but I thought I’d do a roundup of Craftsy’s full line up of Free-Motion Quilting classes (and a couple of associated free-motion / quilting ones) to give you some extra resources to … Read More

WIP Wednesday – QALs and Hops

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Whew it’s been busy around here… QAYGFMQAL The QAYGFMQAL is in full swing. If you haven’t entered the competition to win a Fat Quarter Shop voucher, make sure you enter by Friday. Here is the first set of four blocks. That late afternoon sun isn’t the friendliest for photography, but it does show up the FMQ well!!! . I’m not … Read More

QAYGFMQAL – Row 1 Block 4 and a giveaway!!!!

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 This is the final block of row 1! Your challenge – should you choose to accept it – is to: split up the rectangle however you’d like practice a few different filler designs. I went totally crazy and tried a plait but you can do boxes, ribbons, an hour glass… I just wouldn’t recommend you try the plait/braid stressed or sober … Read More

QAYGFMQAL – Block 3 – circles, loops and lines.

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It’s time for block 3 of the QAYGFMQAL!  I am very excited because I am teaming up with Leah Day, Craftsy and the Fat Quarter shop to be able to offer you some giveaways in the course of this quilt-a-long. More information on that later! Please come and join us in the Facebook group and show us your blocks so … Read More

QAYGFMQAL – Row 1 – Loopy – Block 1 and 2

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Let’s get this party started!  You’ve got your blocks prepped, your darning foot on, you’ve had a glass of white (red stains worse) to relax those shoulders and nerves, you’ve brought your threads to the top and you’re ready to go! We are demo-ing today at the Perth Modern Quilt Guild July Meeting, and my lovely friend Bev is going to … Read More


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We’re about ready to kick off the Quilt as You Go FMQAL. Besides debating the tough question of whether or not 4 + 2.5 + 2.5 = an 8 inch block with Janine, a few other questions have popped up… How much marking do you do on your quilts? As little as possible. Basically, I’m lazy and if I can … Read More


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It had to happen…. I’m doing another Quilt As You Go Free Motion Quilt-a-long, this time, for the Perth Modern Quilt Guild. But I’m co-posting here, so I’d love to hear from you if you want to play along! There’s a Facebook group here. This one is going to cater to beginners and more advanced FMQ’ers, and the blocks give … Read More