Super Squares and Sashing Workshop

Searching for the perfect design to quilt in square blocks and long sashing?
Discover all the possibilities in this super video workshop!

Machine Quilting Class with Leah DayTogether we're going to quilt this beautiful Squares and Sashing Quilt with 33 beautiful free motion quilting designs!
  • Learn how to use filler designs in open blocks and narrow sashing.
  • Watch as Leah demonstrates stitching in the ditch and travel stitching.
  • Master show-stopping designs like Brittle Starfish, Flame Spiral, and Feathered Hearts.
  • Add rich texture to your quilt with designs like Tree Bark, Seashells & Waves, Gentle Flames, Echo Feathers and more.
  • See Leah's tried-and-true techniques for hiding loose threads securely inside your quilts.
  • Find out how easy machine quilting can be when have the best tools for the job.

This video workshop includes a free pattern for the Squares and Sashing Quilt. Piece this quilt top together, baste it using your favorite method, then follow along with Leah as she fills each square and sashing space with a different design.

How to quilt sashing

Take your machine quilting ability to the next level with tips on moving through the quilt fluidly, travel stitching and echoing to expand designs, and dealing with common issues like excess fabric and pleats.

Organized by difficulty level, this video workshop is the perfect collection of lessons to follow step by step, each design building on elements learned in the previous lessons. As you work through the quilt, Leah will be with you every step of the way, offering expert advice and tips to make free motion quilting your Squares and Sashing Quilt an exciting adventure!

How to quilt 33 quilting designs

Would you rather not piece a new quilt top?

Save time piecing and quilt the designs from this workshop using a printed fabric panel instead! This printed fabric panel is available from Simply purchase 1 yard of cotton fabric (Kona cotton or cotton poplin is preferred), baste it using your preferred method, and stitch along the lines between the blocks and square.

This panel differs slightly from the pieced Squares and Sashing Quilt (no sashing between blocks) in order for it to fit within 1 yard of fabric. In order to have space for all 33 designs, simply add a 4 - 6 inch border to the edges of the quilt and fill it with the sashing design Swirling Water.

This fabric panel is available in the following color schemes:

Quilting Squares and Sashing Workshop | quilting sashingSquares & Sashing Purple Colorway

Quilting Squares and Sashing Workshop | quilting sashingSquares & Sashing Rainbow Colorway

Squares and Sashing fabric panels are only available from Click the links above to view and order from this print-on-demand fabric website.

Does this quilt look familiar to you? Super Squares and Sashing was originally the Free Motion Quilting from Flames to Feathers DVD, but we've changed the name to more clearly describe what you will learn in this workshop!

Download Quilting WorkshopWhat is a Video Workshop?

This video workshop is collection of videos you can watch online or download to your computer or tablet device. The videos are linked within a downloadable PDF learning guide that includes the Squares and Sashing quilt pattern.

In order to access the videos and pattern, you’ll need to be able to download a PDF file to your computer. Click Here to find tips on downloading this quilting class.