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Around the Block | Round Robin Quilt Along Block 3

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Today quilt block for the Around the Block Round Robin is designed by Kim @Kimberbell Designs!

I met Kim and her twin a couple of years ago at The Creative Connection. In fact, I was soooo lucky to sit next to them on the plane ride home and talk their ears off! They were so patient with me and kind…love those girls!

We continue to bump into each other at Quilt Market, quilt stores… it’s always fun to run into them.  They are both truly talented and so much fun to be with.

Kim is the designer behind Kimberbell where her style is very distinct and great for any kind of sewer level.   You can tell that she loves applique…. and fun whimsy designs.

I am excited to have her here sharing her quilt block with us–

Appliqued Flower Quilt Block 

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Here is what Kim said about her quilt block:  I absolutely love to applique! There’s so much you can add to any quilt, handbag, or home decor, with just a little bit of scrap fabric and a design. I wanted to showcase how easy it is to do fusible applique with this flower block. I also love to add all the extra-fun embellishments that make a quilt unique. So you’ll also learn how to do an extra large yo-yo for the center of the flower.

This is part of the Round Robin Quilt Along Series-– for previous blocks and for the schedule of designers.clickety click here.

Round Robin 2014 | 12 designers | 12 Quilt Blocks |

Materials needed:

  • background fabric (in this case I made a 12.5 x 12.5″ square)
  • scrap fabric for flower applique
  • fusible web (ex: Heat-n-Bond LITE)
  • scrap fabric for yo-yo embellishment
  • flower applique and yo-yo pattern {provided on her tutorial page}

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Now it’s your turn to sew the Applique Flower Quilt Block:

*Hop on over here for the complete quilt block tutorial*

Get to know Kim a little better:


Kim Christopherson is the owner and creative force of Kimberbell Designs, a sewing, quilt, and embroidery design pattern company. Kimberbell products are available online and in quilt and fabric shops around the country.

Kim has been involved in the DIY industry for many years, as the founder of and You may also recognize her as the co-host of The DIY Dish, an online sewing, quilt and craft show. Past seasons can still be viewed at

Kim and her identical twin sister, Kris, have been featured on national television shows including The Rachael Ray Show and The Nate Berkus Show. You’ll find them in magazines, such as “Quilts and More”, “Where Women Create,” and “Designs in Machine Embroidery”. Both are also monthly contributors to their local NBC affiliate lifestyle television show, Studio 5.

Here’s a few places you can find Kim:

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Now for the fun part the Giveaway 

Winner of last weeks prize: Lori congrats!  She posted this pop rox quilt block:


Winner of last weeks prize: Cindy Digby congrats!


This weeks block giveaway is being provided by:

Modern Yardage is offering a prize package

of a set of 8 Fat Quarters to the winner!

How do you enter?  You will need to upload one image of your quilt block to the flickr group.  Winner will be announced next week with the next quilt block.


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3 thoughts on “Around the Block | Round Robin Quilt Along Block 3

  1. Lori Michel

    Yea Cindy! I love the forest look fabric………Congrats…..

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