Mary’s Go Round Quilt

Happy Fall!  I am Barbara Esposito, The Quilted B, and it is so good to be back at the Moda Bake Shop.  This quilt block was inspired by my mom, Mary.  She was an amazing seamstress, initially out of need, but as time went on out of pure love for the craft.  She won many Blue Ribbons at our state fair over the years, and no Christmas went by without matching party dresses and PJ’s for my nieces and their dolls.

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Turning Leaves Pillow

Hey there!  I’m Jen Daly and I’m thrilled to be back at the Moda Bake Shop today with a new Moda Candy project for fall.  Turning Leaves features a variation of a Tree of Life block set on point and surrounded by a pieced border.  And at 18½” square, it’s a great size to finish either as a mini quilt or as a fun pillow like mine.  I made my project with Jo Morton’s “Spice It Up” collection—her beautiful and colorful prints are just perfect for fall!

Now let’s get started!

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Country Summer Quilt

Hello!  It’s Amanda of Pieced Just Sew and I am excited to be back today with a new tutorial!  I got to work with the gorgeous new collection from Lella Boutique called Garden Variety and working with these fabrics reminded me of growing up in rural Pennsylvania and exploring outside during the summers.  While the fabric may have a summery feel, this large throw quilt will be perfect for snuggling up as the cooler fall weather moves in!

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Lovely Quilt

Hi, Everyone!  I’m Jessica (@jessicadayon) and I’m here to take you through my newest tutorial today on Moda Bake Shop.  This quilt is called Lovely.  I designed it with Farmhouse II by Joanna Figueroa of Fig Tree Quilts.  I was so inspired by all of the pretty prints in this line and I just adore how they look together and how this quilt came out!  Let’s get started!

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Building Blocks: Quarter Square Triangles

Hello, Bakers! I am here today to discuss quarter square triangles and show you two ways to construct this building block. Adding the quarter square triangle to your quilting repertoire opens up some fun piecing possibilities. One step more advanced than the ubiquitous half square triangle, the quarter square triangle (commonly abbreviated QST) consists of four right triangles that form a square.

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Building Blocks: Half Rectangle Triangles

Welcome to another Building Blocks tutorial! I’m Nicola Dodd from CakeStand Quilts and I’m so happy to be back at the Bake Shop to help you cook up some Half Rectangle Triangles.

I’m a huge fan of the Half Rectangle Triangle (lets call them HRTs or this will be a really long post!) as they add so much movement and excitement to a quilt. They are usually made with templates, but if you don’t want to invest in special rulers, or the idea of Foundation Paper Piecing brings a tear to your eye, I have two simple techniques that both use a tool you will already have: your ruler!

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National Sew a Jelly Roll Day

Have you been hoarding Moda precuts? Guilty as charged! Well, today is the day for all of us to unfurl those Jelly Rolls and make something wonderful! Yes, it is National Sew a Jelly Roll Day – brought to you by Project Jelly Roll. Find some great projects in our Jelly Roll archive. Be sure to post what you’re sewing on social media and tag us @modabakeshop, @modafabrics and of course #projectjellyroll.

Building Blocks: 4-from-1 Flying Geese

Hi, Everyone!  It’s Jessica Dayon back in the Bake Shop with you today to share with you how I make 4 at a time flying geese.  When I am learning how to make basic quilting blocks, I like to try a few different ways and practice each of them.  I think that its good to know all the different ways that you can make one block.  This is because one way can work best in different situations.  If you are comfortable making it multiple ways, you can pick which way will suit you best each time you make the block.  There are three ways to make flying geese blocks: 1- with triangles, 2- the stitch and flip method (that uses corner square triangles), and 3- 4 at a time, no waste flying geese.  Today we are focusing on the 4 at a time, no waste method.  Let’s dive in!

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