Build A Quilt2020-08-13T17:46:34-05:00
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Build A Quilt (BAQ) is an exciting and easy way to complete a customized quilt, one block at a time! Registration for 2019-2020 is closed, the Build A Quilt enrollment session will start in October 2020!

Live Chat with Angela & Joni

Angela and Joni share updates on Build A Quilt and answer your questions in a live chat.

Finishing Kits

We are so excited to announce that the finishing kits are now available for preorder!In this video, Angela tells you a little bit about each of the kits as well as what to expect.

Pattern Updates and Corrections

We do our very best to make sure that our finishing kit patterns are perfect in every way! But, unfortunately, mistakes can happen. Check the pattern corrections and updates below:

The cutting instructions for Fabric E should read:

4 strips 3 ½” x WOF, subcut into:

     4 – 3 ½” x 16 ½” (Block A)

     4 – 3 ½” x 19 ½” (Block A)

1 strip 5 ¼” x WOF, subcut into:

     2 – 5 ¼” x 5 ¼” (Flying Geese)

Also the cutting instructions for Fabric A should read:

8 strips 2 ½” x WOF, piece to make:

       2 – 2 ½” x 79 ½” (Borders)

       2 – 2 ½” x 83 ½” (Borders)

(The last line was inadvertently cropped off the pattern.)

The cutting instructions for Fabric I should read:

4 strips 3 ½” x WOF, subcut into:

     4 – 3 ½” x 16 ½” (Block A)

     4 – 3 ½” x 19 ½” (Block A)

1 strip 5 ¼” x WOF, subcut into:

     2 – 5 ¼” x 5 ¼” (Flying Geese)

Also the cutting instructions for Fabric A should read:

8 strips 2 ½” x WOF, piece to make:

       2 – 2 ½” x 79 ½” (Borders)

       2 – 2 ½” x 83 ½” (Borders)

(The last line was inadvertently cropped off the pattern.)

Under cutting instructions:

Fabric M should read:

8 strips 2 1⁄2” x WOF, piece to make:

  • 2 – 2 1⁄2” x 82 1⁄2 ” (Borders)
  • 2 – 2 1⁄2” x 80” (Borders)

Under “Quilt Assembly”, step 2 should read:

  • Sew the columns together, then sew a 2 1⁄2” x 80” strip of Fabric M to the top and bottom. Quilt should measure 80” x 86”.

The cutting instructions for FabricI should read:

8 strips 2 1⁄2” x WOF, piece to make:

  • 2 – 2 1⁄2” x 82 1⁄2 ” (Borders)
  • 2 – 2 1⁄2” x 80” (Borders)

Under “Quilt Assembly”, Step 2 should read:

  • Sew the columns together, then sew a 2 1⁄2” x 80” strip of Fabric M to the top and bottom. Quilt should measure 80” x 86”.

The measurements for the Half Square Triangles are incorrect. The HST blocks should be 6 1/2″ x 6 1/2″.

Urban Grid Cutting Instructions:

From Fabric A- last line of cutting instructions should read:

  • Cut 1 – 7 1/4″ square (HST blocks)

From Fabric B- the second cutting instruction should be:

  • Cut 1 strip 7 1/4″ strip x WOF, subcut into: 2 squares 7 1/4″ x 7 1/4″ (HST) and 4 squares 6 7/8″ x 6 7/8″ (Flying Geese)

From Fabric I-  the first line of the cutting instructions should be:

  • Cut 1 strip 7 1/4″ x WOF, subcut into: 5  squares 6 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ (star blocks). From remaining fabric, cut 1 square 7 1/4″ x 7 1/4″ (HST blocks)

Sugar, Sugar Cutting Instructions:

From Fabric A- last line of cutting instructions should read:

  • Cut 1 – 7 1/4″ square (HST blocks)

From Fabric I- The second cutting instruction should be:

  • Cut 1 strip 7 1/4″ strip x WOF, subcut into: 2 squares 7 1/4″ x 7 1/4″ (HST) and 4 squares 6 7/8″ x 6 7/8″ (Flying Geese)

From Fabric K:The first line of the cutting instructions should be:

  • Cut 1 strip 7 1/4″ x WOF, subcut into: 5  squares 6 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ (star blocks). From remaining fabric, cut 1 square 7 1/4″ x 7 1/4″ (HST blocks)

Handiwork Cutting Instructions

From Fabric A- last line of cutting instructions should read:

  • Cut 1 – 7 1/4″ square (HST blocks)

From Fabric K: The second cutting instruction should be:

  • Cut 1 strip 7 1/4″ strip x WOF, subcut into: 2 squares 7 1/4″ x 7 1/4″ (HST) and 4 squares 6 7/8″ x 6 7/8″ (Flying Geese)

From Fabric D: The first line of the cutting instructions should be:

  • Cut 1 strip 7 1/4″ x WOF, subcut into: 5  squares 6 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ (star blocks). From remaining fabric, cut 1 square 7 1/4″ x 7 1/4″ (HST blocks)

Piecing Corrections:

Under HST Assembly: Use the 7 1/4″ squares. Trim HST blocks to 6 1/2″ square.

Under Bottom Border Assembly: Use the 6 1/2″ HST blocks to make the bottom border.

Handiwork Colorway

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Urban Grid Colorway

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Sugar, Sugar Colorway

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Build A Quilt Bonus Project

Store your Build A Quilt blocks in style with this Vinyl pouch made with fabrics that coordinate with your colorway! Click here to get the instructions on how to make it. or  watch Joni’s video tutorial.

You can use fabric you already have or you can purchase a kit in your colorway that includes the vinyl, fusible batting and fabric.

Want to pick out your own fabric? Shop Build A Quilt coordinates:

Build A Quilt Bonus Videos

These bonus videos from Angela & Joni will help you get the most out of your Build A Quilt experience!

Tips for Cutting Extra wide Fabric

Tips for Squaring Up Your Quilt Blocks

Tips for Finishing Kit Layout 2

Watch the BAQ Block videos

Build A Quilt Block 9

 

This month we are learning a new technique, foundation paper piecing. If this is a technique that you haven’t tried before, don’t be scared. This video will show you how to do it! Here are additional resources to help you along the way:

Build A Quilt Block 7

Build A Quilt Block 6

Welcome to Block 6, in this video, Joni gives you tips on completing this month’s block.

Build A Quilt Block 5

Welcome to Block 5 of Build A Quilt. This month, we are making itty-bitty blocks! But the good news is that we have an easier option as well!

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Build A Quilt Block 4

Welcome to Block 4 of Build A Quilt. This month, we are going to be trimming our way to a perfect block. In this video, Joni shares how to perfectly trim up the pieces of this unique block.

Build A Quilt Block 3

Welcome to Block 3 of Build A Quilt. This month, we are going to be “stitching and flipping” our way to a gorgeous block! This pattern isn’t tricky, but you do want to pay attention to the fabric placement as you go!

Build A Quilt Block 2

Welcome to Block 2 of Build A Quilt. This block comes together quickly and uses fabric placement to allow the prints to really shine. Remember, if you have any issues or questions, you can always email Joni at qimtbaq@gmail.com!

Build A Quilt Block 1

Build a Quilt has started with Block 1! Watch as Joni and I show you how easy it is to piece.This block is the perfect way to show off the beautiful prints in each of the colorways. With just a few half-square triangles and some stitching and flipping, you’ll have this block put together in no time!

Frequently Asked Questions

When will my blocks arrive each month?2020-10-26T23:03:51-05:00

United States –

Your block kit of fabric awesomeness is mailed the Friday of each scheduled monthly meeting and should arrive in 2-7 days.

Internationals-

You will be mailed the yardage for your blocks in early December.  Then each month you will be sent the block pattern.

What do I do if my block does not arrive?2019-12-03T12:37:11-06:00

We ask that you give the mail at least 2 weeks.  Many times the package simply gets misrouted in the mail system and will  corrects.  If you have not received your block after two weeks, please email Joni at qimtbaq@gmail.com and she will promptly assist you.

What if I miscut my fabric?2020-10-26T23:05:47-05:00

The oops kit is the perfect solution.  You may also purchase extra fabric online. If there are any other issues with the fabric just email Joni at qimtbaq@gmail.com

How does Build A Quilt Online Work?2020-10-26T21:35:10-05:00

For the Build A Quilt online option, you pay a one-time fee which includes the fabric and patterns for 10 blocks. We mail you a block kit with the fabric and pattern for a block every month (Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, June, July, Aug, and Sept.).

In April, you will have the option to purchase finishing kits for your blocks. There will be three different layouts to choose from, which will include the exclusive pattern, as well as fabric for the top and binding.

As a builder, you will also have access to live videos of our BAQ meetings, exclusive products and discounts.

Click here to join the BAQ facebook page.

When Are the BAQ Meetings Live on Facebook?2019-11-18T17:17:48-06:00

The meetings are live on our Facebook page at 9:30am CT on the following days.

  • November 16th
  • December 14th
  • January 18th
  • February 15th
  • March 21st
  • April 18th
  • June13th
  • July 18th
  • August 15th
  • September 19th
May I still participate if I live outside the United States?2020-10-26T23:07:37-05:00

Of course!!   We had had so many issue with mail delivery in 2020, we are going to tory a different approach for international participants.  Instead of mailing you a block each month, you will be mailed the yardage for all your blocks in late November. Then, each month we will send you the block pattern. 

When are the Build A Quilt In-store meetings?2020-10-28T14:43:14-05:00

The in-store meetings are held at our event center at:

400 N Missouri St, Liberty MO 64068

Parking and entrance is in back, in the parking lot.

Meeting Dates and Times

The Build A Quilt monthly meetings are at 9:30am on Fri or Sat.  You do not come to both meeting, just pick one.

Meeting Dates:

  • November 20th OR 21st
  • December 18th OR 19th
  • January 15th OR 16th
  • February 12th OR 13th
  • March 19th OR 20th
  • April 16th OR 17th
  • June 18th OR 19th
  • July 16th OR 17th
  • August 20th OR 21st
  • September 17th OR 18th

*Note that there is no May meeting

Saturday meetings will be streamed live on the BAQ 2020-2021 Facebook page.

What if I can’t make it to the In-store BAQ meeting?2019-10-05T00:33:56-05:00

If you can’t make it to the BAQ meeting (or if you can’t attend the WHOLE meeting) you can pick up the block kit for a $5 fee from the quilt shop during store hours within a month.

We know that things come up, so at the first meeting you will get a “skip pass” for one month which allows you to not pay the $5 fee.

 

How does the In-Store Build A Quilt work?2019-10-05T00:27:01-05:00

The in-store option is for local participants who want to attend the BAQ meetings in person. Pay a one-time fee which includes the fabric and patterns for 10 blocks. Attend the BAQ monthly meetings with the finished block to receive the block kit for the next month.

In April, you will have the option to purchase finishing kits for your blocks. There will be three different layouts to choose from, which will include the exclusive pattern, as well as fabric for the top and binding.

Besides attending the BAQ meetings, you’ll also have access to exclusive products and discounts.

May I still participate if I live outside the United States?2020-10-26T23:07:37-05:00

Of course!!   We had had so many issue with mail delivery in 2020, we are going to tory a different approach for international participants.  Instead of mailing you a block each month, you will be mailed the yardage for all your blocks in late November. Then, each month we will send you the block pattern. 

BAQ Meeting Info2020-10-26T21:33:01-05:00

The Build A Quilt monthly meetings are at 9:30am on Fri or Sat.  You do not come to both meeting, just pick one.

Meeting Dates:

  • November 20th OR 21st
  • December 18th OR 19th
  • January 15th OR 16th
  • February 12th OR 13th
  • March 19th OR 20th
  • April 16th OR 17th
  • June 18th OR 19th
  • July 16th OR 17th
  • August 20th OR 21st
  • September 17th OR 18th

*Note that there is no May meeting

Saturday meetings will be streamed live on the BAQ 2020-2021 Facebook page.

Meeting Location:

The In-store meetings will be held at 400 N. Missouri St, Liberty Mo.

When Are the BAQ Meetings Live on Facebook?2019-11-18T17:17:48-06:00

The meetings are live on our Facebook page at 9:30am CT on the following days.

  • November 16th
  • December 14th
  • January 18th
  • February 15th
  • March 21st
  • April 18th
  • June13th
  • July 18th
  • August 15th
  • September 19th
When are the Build A Quilt In-store meetings?2020-10-28T14:43:14-05:00

The in-store meetings are held at our event center at:

400 N Missouri St, Liberty MO 64068

Parking and entrance is in back, in the parking lot.

Meeting Dates and Times

The Build A Quilt monthly meetings are at 9:30am on Fri or Sat.  You do not come to both meeting, just pick one.

Meeting Dates:

  • November 20th OR 21st
  • December 18th OR 19th
  • January 15th OR 16th
  • February 12th OR 13th
  • March 19th OR 20th
  • April 16th OR 17th
  • June 18th OR 19th
  • July 16th OR 17th
  • August 20th OR 21st
  • September 17th OR 18th

*Note that there is no May meeting

Saturday meetings will be streamed live on the BAQ 2020-2021 Facebook page.

What if I can’t make it to the In-store BAQ meeting?2019-10-05T00:33:56-05:00

If you can’t make it to the BAQ meeting (or if you can’t attend the WHOLE meeting) you can pick up the block kit for a $5 fee from the quilt shop during store hours within a month.

We know that things come up, so at the first meeting you will get a “skip pass” for one month which allows you to not pay the $5 fee.

 

What Is Build A Quilt?2020-10-26T21:26:44-05:00

Build A Quilt (BAQ) is an exciting and easy way to complete a customized quilt, one block at a time! BAQ features exclusive fabric prints and block patterns designed by Angela Walters. Choose from 3 different color options and 3 different layouts to create a customized quilt. It’s like a block of the month……but better!

 

How does the In-Store Build A Quilt work?2019-10-05T00:27:01-05:00

The in-store option is for local participants who want to attend the BAQ meetings in person. Pay a one-time fee which includes the fabric and patterns for 10 blocks. Attend the BAQ monthly meetings with the finished block to receive the block kit for the next month.

In April, you will have the option to purchase finishing kits for your blocks. There will be three different layouts to choose from, which will include the exclusive pattern, as well as fabric for the top and binding.

Besides attending the BAQ meetings, you’ll also have access to exclusive products and discounts.

How does Build A Quilt Online Work?2020-10-26T21:35:10-05:00

For the Build A Quilt online option, you pay a one-time fee which includes the fabric and patterns for 10 blocks. We mail you a block kit with the fabric and pattern for a block every month (Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, June, July, Aug, and Sept.).

In April, you will have the option to purchase finishing kits for your blocks. There will be three different layouts to choose from, which will include the exclusive pattern, as well as fabric for the top and binding.

As a builder, you will also have access to live videos of our BAQ meetings, exclusive products and discounts.

Click here to join the BAQ facebook page.

May I just purchase the quilt patterns?2019-10-05T00:19:00-05:00

Unfortunately, no. The pattern is exclusive to those who purchase Build A Quilt. 

May I purchase more than one colorway?2019-10-05T00:17:33-05:00

You can purchase as many BAQ colorways as you like. Some of our builders love to do this to make a larger quilt or multiple quilts.

What is an “Oops Kit”?2020-10-26T21:27:38-05:00

An “oops kit” is a  5 1/2″ X WOF strip of all 9 fabrics used in the BAQ blocks. Perfect to have on hand if you make a miscut or choose to switch out a fabric in one of the blocks. It’s definitely handy to have around!

What if I miscut my fabric?2020-10-26T23:05:47-05:00

The oops kit is the perfect solution.  You may also purchase extra fabric online. If there are any other issues with the fabric just email Joni at qimtbaq@gmail.com

What do I do if my block does not arrive?2019-12-03T12:37:11-06:00

We ask that you give the mail at least 2 weeks.  Many times the package simply gets misrouted in the mail system and will  corrects.  If you have not received your block after two weeks, please email Joni at qimtbaq@gmail.com and she will promptly assist you.

When will my blocks arrive each month?2020-10-26T23:03:51-05:00

United States –

Your block kit of fabric awesomeness is mailed the Friday of each scheduled monthly meeting and should arrive in 2-7 days.

Internationals-

You will be mailed the yardage for your blocks in early December.  Then each month you will be sent the block pattern.

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