Dancing Stars Quilt-Along :: Video Tutorial

Posted on January 7th, by Amy in My kids, quilt-along. 14 comments

Hi there! I disappeared last week, but I’ve been working on lots of good stuff! First up is a video tutorial for the Quilt-Along :

I hope that this is helpful for some of you!  If you don’t have a pattern yet, click over here for a free download.  This is the ruler that I used in the video, I’m really liking it!  And the papers are here – Enjoy.

Birthday girl!Yesterday we celebrated Emmalie’s 9th birthday – I am so blessed to be her mom!  I look forward to seeing her grow and blossom into a beautiful young lady, next year she hits double digits…where has the time gone?

Tomorrow Modern Basics II starts shipping, and I will be sharing more about the quilts in the book soon, for now I need to stock up on shipping supplies.

More soon – Amy

14 thoughts on “Dancing Stars Quilt-Along :: Video Tutorial

  1. 1
    Cindy Sharp says:

    Happiest of days to your sweet Emmalie on her birthday. The time does fly….so savor every moment.

  2. 2
    Jean says:

    LOVE the pattern! I can see this as a good scrap-buster project! I’m going to have to play… Thanks for posting this!

  3. 3
    Snoodles says:

    Great video tutorial – for a visual learner like me, that is so helpful! Thanks for sharing the pattern!

  4. 4
    edyB says:

    Thanks so much for the video … visuals always help!
    Eager to get started…

  5. 5
    Maureen Mangrum says:

    Thanks for the tutorial! I got tickled when I first glanced at the title…thought it said “Dancing with the Stars” :)

  6. 6
    Dana says:

    Thanks for taking the time to make such a great video tutorial of paper piecing and your awesome “Dancing Stars” pattern. Plus, I loved hearing your voice again . . .made it seem almost like I was right there with you. :)

  7. 7
    Malini says:

    Happy Birthday to Emmalie!

    I am excited about getting started on the dancing stars quilt along.

  8. 8
    Sharon - IN says:

    Good to see that Add-a-quarter tool in use! It does look handy. Now to get started on my blocks!

  9. 9
    Barbara says:

    What size is a finished block?? I printed a pattern,
    but I think it’s too small as the pattern printed two
    pages on one sheet of paper.

  10. 10
    Janet says:

    Thanks for taking the time to make that video. I appreciate your work. It is so helpful to see the process.

  11. 11
    Marci Girl says:

    Great video Amy, so clear and precise! Also what a lovely voice and hand you have! I can’t wait to start constructing!

  12. 12
    Marci Girl says:

    Amy, maybe you said it in the video and I missed it, but where did you get that cool ruler with the 1/4″ lip? Or what is the name of that gadget? I looked at JoAnns this weekend with no luck.

  13. 13
    Sara says:

    Hi Amy!

    I love this pattern. I have all of my fabric cut minus the background fabric. I have looked at it a few times to make sure I am reading it correctly. It says “cut 1 strip 9 3/4″ wide,and then crosscut into; 2 squares, 9 3/4″ x 9 3/4″, then cut on the diagonal twice to yield 12 quarter triangles for setting.

    How do I get 12 quarter triangles out of 2 squares? I am lost.

    Please help me!

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