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Join the Modern Fans quilt pattern sew-along for a chance to win a BERNINA 350 sewing machine along with other amazing prizes! Included are lots of video tutorials and support to help you learn to sew curves.

Modern Fans Quilt Sew-Along: Week 8

Quiltketeers, it's happening! After weeks of sewing quilt blocks we are finally on to something completely new and totally different. Welcome to Week 8 of the Modern Fans Quilt Sew-Along! The land of no more aimless block-making, but chain piecing!

This week you have one mission, should you choose to accept it: Chain piece all of your blocks into rows.

How to hand quilt in 3 easy steps! In this blog and video tutorial I'll list out all of the supplies you need and show you how simple hand quilting can be. Get this Bayside Quilt pattern and make your own!

How to Hand Quilt (with Video Tutorial!)

I learned to hand quilt a few years ago, and since then I've spent hundreds of hours stitching away. Those of you who enjoy these SQ tutorials have been asking me to "finally write that tutorial!" Even though I've filmed many spontaneous Facebook live videos and IG stories about hand quilting, only now have I planted myself in a chair and filmed everything I know on how to hand quilt. 

Writing this tutorial loomed large in my head, because there's so much to say!

6 Ways to tackle your fear of wasting fabric. Have you ever been crippled by indecision because you're afraid to mess things up and waste fabric? These techniques will help.

6 Ways to Tackle Your Fear of Wasting Fabric

Before talking about my freshly grown fear of wasting fabric, I want to give you some backstory. As some of you already know, I'm currently pregnant with my first baby. In the years leading up to this life change, I had naively assumed that I would take after the women in my family and be a champion of all things prenatal!