(Mis)Adventures of The Trendy Little Geek — KIS Quilt Along

KIS Quilt Along First Steps! Part One!

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KIS Quilt Along First Steps! Part One!

Okay, so this post is going to get you ready, and hopefully somewhere *near* as excited as I am to start my KIS (Keep It Simple) quilt! For this quilt, you'll need: 9 Fat Quarters 40 2.5inxWOF strips  3/4 yd sashing 1.5yd to 2yds for wide border 1 yard for binding  2.5yd 108in Wideback for backing Queen Size batting I'm building some grace into these measurements for a few screw ups, because, let's face it, they happen. So if you're more experienced, you could get away with .5yd for sashing and about 3/4yd for binding and a yard and a...

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Our First Free Quilt Pattern- the KIS Quilt and Sew-Along! (Come Join Us!)

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Our First Free Quilt Pattern- the KIS Quilt and Sew-Along! (Come Join Us!)

Ahh, the beginning of Summer. Do you all have different quilts or blankets to go on your bed in different seasons? I'm very much not Type A, but, I really enjoy the ritual of the changing of the seasons when I change my bed quilt. Yes, I have designated seasons for EVERY quilt I have made. No, I only make my bed for Instagram photo shoots when I'm showing off said quilt. I'm complex like that. Anyhow, this quilt was my FIRST EVER quilt. I went to a store looking for Tula Pink fabric, hoarded all they had (about 11...

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