Quilt Alongs

Quilt Alongs

Learn to make a complete quilt from start to finish including cutting, piecing, basting, machine quilting and binding. Scroll down to find your favorite quilt and click the link for each set of posts.

Dot N Dash – Coming Soon

This quilt along with begin on August 17th! Kits are available for a limited time, but of course you can use any fabrics you like. Grab 1 jelly roll of your favorite prints + 3 yards of background and you’re all set to begin!

Click here to pre-order the Dot ‘n Dash kit made with Fandangle fabric.

Dot 'n Dash Quilt

Squiggles 50″ x 63

This is the perfect quilt if you need a fast finish! The pattern is included in my book Piece and Quilt with Precuts. It can be made from 5″ charms or 10″ squares + the background fabric.

Squiggles by Christa Watson

Squiggles version made from Christa’s first fabric line, Modern Marks from Benartex.

Squiggles Quilt from Piece and Quilt with Precuts

Original Squiggles Quilt from Piece and Quilt with Precuts

Simple Strips 48″ x 60″

Make a quick and easy jelly roll quilt and finish it completely by machine! The tutorials are shared on the BERNINA blog at We All Sew.

Super Simple Strips QAL

Week 1 – Materials List and Cutting
Week 2 – Pieced Quilt Top Tutorial
Week 3 – Wall Basting Tutorial
Week 4 – Decorative Stitch Machine Quilting
Week 5 – Machine Binding Tutorial

Facets 63″ x 70″

Quilt Along with the most popular design from my book, Machine Quilting with Style. Choose your favorite solids or prints and make your own fabric to create a truly one-of-a-kind quilt!

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Modern Trees

Modern Trees is my attempt at updating a traditional Christmas wallhanging I made over 10 years ago. I designed it to use one of my favorite tools, the tri recs ruler set and my favorite fabrics – solids.

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Modern Trees

Abacus 32″ x 32″

Abacus is an original modern design featuring Kona solids and modern machine quilting. It’s the perfect size for a wallhanging or baby quilt! PDF pattern available for sale here.

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Hugs ‘n Kisses 48″ x 64″

Whether you like hugs, kisses or both, you can customize it to make it your own!

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Hugs 'n Kisses

Sea of Squares 51″ x 58″

Inspired by Moda precuts, this easy to piece design is fun to quilt!

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Sea of Squares, 51" x 58"

Charming Chevrons 46″ x 54″

My first modern quilt! PDF pattern available for sale here.

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Charming Chevrons

Baby Bricks 43″ x 47″

See how different a quilt can look depending on the fabrics and quilting.

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Baby Bricks

The Jolly Jelly Roll Quilt 51″ x 51″

With a Jelly Roll and a yard of fabric, you can whip up this sassy quilt in no time at all!

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Jolly Jelly Roll Quilt

String of Pearls 66″ x 66″

Showcase your favorite fabrics with this graphic design! PDF pattern available for sale here.

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String of Pearls

Permissions Granted, ChristaQuilts Inc. (c) 2013-2015

All of these patterns are my original ideas and designs. However, since I love to share, I encourage you to make these quilts, love them, and share them.

Please don’t print off the patterns to sell as they are protected under copyright.

If you would like to teach any of these patterns as a class, please contact me directly for permission and wholesale pattern inquiries.