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MQG Sew Along Weeks 9 & 10

Weeks 9 & 10 Assignment – Piece Quarter-Square Triangle (QST) Units   Click here to watch the Weeks 9 & 10 Video – Part 1 – This video includes tips for this week and covers the material from page 11, steps 1-3 of the pattern. Click here… Read More

MQG Sew Along Weeks 7 & 8

Weeks 7 & 8 Assignment – Piece Flying Geese (FG) Units   Click here to watch the Weeks 7 & 8 Video – Part 1 (this covers page 9 of the pattern). Click here to watch the Weeks 7 & 8 Video – Part 2 (this covers page… Read More

Octagonal Orb Block Tutorial

Ready to make a fun block that is super scrap friendly? Meet the Octagonal Orb Block, by Elizabeth Hartman! The Octagonal Orb Block was adapted from a fabulous pillow designed by Heather Bostic. The fact that it’s made with bunches of 2-1/2″ pieces makes it… Read More

MQG 2023 Sew Along – Color Resources

The opportunities are endless for color and fabric selection with the Criss Cross Chain pattern! You are welcome to use any fabric that you like. Please refer to page 5 of the pattern for fabric requirements. We partnered with Wendy Chow, the designer of the Criss… Read More

MQG 2023 Sew Along

We’re excited to host a sew along and sew with you! This year, we’re making the Criss Cross Chain pattern, the July 2022 Quilt of the Month, designed by Wendy Chow, an individual MQG member.  The sew along is open to any MQG member and kicks… Read More

Not So Square

This quilt was inspired by shadows on a bookcase. Tina designed this with simplicity and the ability to showcase large swaths of prints or custom quilting in mind. By using basic components, gentle curves, and inset circles, achieve a modern aesthetic with just a few seams. Skills you will learn… Read More

Toggle Table Runner

The square shape is based on the historic courthouse steps block. Piecing begins by sewing two short rectangular strips to opposite sides of a center square. Then two long rectangles are sewn to the other sides of the center square. The courthouse steps block stops after just one… Read More

Teamwork Quilt

This quilt started out as an exercise to create an improv-lite project with simple piecing and movement throughout. It’s titled Teamwork because the groupings of triangles reminded Michelle of youth soccer teams all running around the field in a cluster, chasing the ball.     … Read More

Punch Block Study

The Punch block is beginner-friendly for those who are new to curved piecing. It features a large-scale quarter circle block – larger, more gentle curves are generally easier to sew.   If you’re new to sewing curves, you can refer to Yvonne Fuch’s Modern… Read More

Echo Chamber

Explore multiple illusions with this striking modern quilt. Using only four fabric colors, play with color interactions to create a transparency effect. Create the illusion of large curves without any curved piecing. Learn to use a unique angle template and join strips of fabric at any angle. The finished… Read More