Community Quilt Along with Colleen Tauke

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Welcome to the Community Quilt Along Series with National Quilters Circle contributor, Colleen Tauke! Download the free Charming Strips Quilt Pattern to work along with Colleen throughout the series. This pattern is a great way to utilize Charm Packs or scraps. Alternate the 9-patch blocks with simple strips in neutral colors and you have a wonderfully cohesive design. Make sure to invite your friends to join you in this Community Quilt Along too. Let’s get quilting!

Want to learn more about Colleen? Check out her episode on the Quilters Circle Podcast!

Episode 1

Colleen shares helpful tips for using fabric scraps and selecting colors for the 9-patch blocks in the Charming Strips Quilt.

Episode 2

Colleen prepares and cuts the squares, provides tips on when to press your fabric, and begins building the 9-inch squares.

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Episode 3

Colleen works on putting the blocks together and gives tips on how to press your fabric for a perfect finish.

Episode 4

Colleen provides guidance on assembling your rows, demonstrates sewing machine troubleshooting for quilt sashing, and provides tips for adding the final touches to your quilt.

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3 Responses to “Community Quilt Along with Colleen Tauke”

  1. Susan Mitchell

    Hi from Kansas! Thankyou for the info about the seam ripper. I have been sewing for 56 years and had never learned that before.

  2. Linda Pucillo

    For your Apple Core quilt my suggestion for a name is: An apple a day keeps the virus away.

  3. Marcy Tomasello

    Can’t wait to start!