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Perfect 5 Quilt Along Announcement

The Perfect 5 Quilts book is coming soon to the Fat Quarter Shop! Continuing in the tradition of It’s Sew Emma’s popular Perfect 10 Quilts book, Perfect 5 Quilts is a companion to one of our favorite precuts, the 5″ Charm Pack. If you have extra charm packs you’re itching to stitch with, you’ll love the versatility of the 16 quilt patterns in this book. The patterns are based on the number of charm packs needed: 1, 2, 3, or 4.

To celebrate the book release later this month, we’ve designed a Perfect 5 Sampler Quilt that includes blocks from the book. This sampler quilt is a taste of all the quilts, as blocks from all 16 quilts are included, so you’ll get to try them all in our Perfect 5 Quilt Along!

We’re starting the Perfect 5 Quilt Along on Wednesday, October 9, and we have a fun lineup of bloggers who will be sharing their blocks (and other Perfect 5 inspired projects) with us during the event!

Perfect 5 Sampler Quilt made with Early Bird by Bonnie and Camille for Moda Fabrics.

We have the full Fabric Requirements HERE for you to use and pick out your fabrics before the Quilt Along starts.

We will be making two blocks every Wednesday from October 9 to December 4! You will need the Perfect 5 Quilts book and Perfect 5 Ruler to help you complete the sampler quilt.

Quilt Along Schedule

Starting October 9, we will share with you the cutting instructions for two blocks each week. You can use that with the Perfect 5 Quilts book to sew the Perfect 5 Sampler Quilt.

Week 1, October 9 Download Cutting Guide
Week 2, October 16 Download Cutting Guide
Week 3, October 23 Download Cutting Guide Week 4, October 30 Download Cutting Guide

Week 5, November 6 Download Cutting Guide

Week 6, November 13 Download Cutting Guide

Week 7, November 20 Download Cutting Guide

Week 8, November 27 Download Cutting Guide

Week 9, December 4 Download Finishing Guide


Each week we’ll feature a post from some talented quilters sewing along with us. On their blog, you’ll see their version of the blocks, plus some special quilting inspiration.

Week 1 – October 9: Tracie Henkel, Riceford Streams
Week 2 – October 16: Andy Knowlton, A Bright Corner
Week 3 – October 23: Sherri Falls, This and That Patterns
Week 4 – October 30: A Little Patchwork
Week 5 – November 6: Samelia’s Mum
Week 6 – November 13: Pat Sloan
Week 7 – November 20: Gnome Angel
Week 8 – November 27: Melissa Corry, Happy Quilting
Week 9 – December 4: back to the Jolly Jabber

Keep up with the Perfect 5 Quilt Along!

Be sure to grab your Perfect 5 Quilts book and Perfect 5 Ruler to and we’ll see you back here in a few weeks to start our first week of the Perfect 5 Sampler Quilt Along! Please follow along on Facebook and Instagram for updates! Join the Kimberly Stitch Squad Facebook Group to be inspired by other quilters, give and get quilting advice. And be sure to hashtag your Perfect 5 Quilt progress with #perfect5qal and #perfect5quilts on Instagram so we can see and share your work!

We’ll see you here on Wednesday, October 9, to share the first two blocks, Animal Crackers and Gingerbread.

Until then, Happy Quilting!

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