9 Patchalong 2.0: With Natalia Bonner

In this exciting online stitch-along, called the 9 Patchalong 2.0, author and designer Natalia Bonner will be your guide as you delve into the world of machine quilting. This stitch-along focuses specifically on machine quilting 9 beautiful 9-patch quilt block motifs. 

Working with 9 patches can be incredibly enjoyable! Join Natalia Bonner in this engaging online stitch-along, the 9 Patchalong 2.0.
In this second edition of Natalia's popular 9 Patchalong stitch-along, she will teach you how to think beyond the blocks. You'll learn to stitch 9 new designs on 9 patch quilt blocks. The stitch-along will cover a range of quilting styles, from modern to more traditional, and will involve some marking techniques. Natalia will also provide 9 bonus designs and 1 fun geometric background filler. 

Quilts can seem overwhelming at first, but in this free stitch-along, we will break down those 9 patches. We'll take them one block at a time, marking and quilting them individually.

NOW! Lessons and workbooks are now available. Work at your own pace and share your progress in our online community. (You will have access to video lessons forever after class begins.)

piecenquilt.com - When you check out you will be sent an email that will contain information on how to join the class dashboard. Join our Piece N Quilt - Show & Tell Facebook group. Share your machine quilting progress, interact with quilty friends and be inspired.

What You Will Need
Something to quilt on. Natalia will be quilting all of her designs on a custom 9 Patchalong panel; you can purchase a panel from Honest Fabric. Natalia will be stitching on the 51"x60" size. If you prefer to piece your own top, we've got a 9 Patchalong Piecing workbook available for purchase here.

Natalia will be using 1 layer of Quilters Dream Poly Deluxe Batting.

Natalia will use four of her machine quilting rulers: 4N1, Mini 4N1, Inside Out & Mini Inside Out.

Natalia will use So Fine #401 on the top and Bottom Line #624 on the bobbin.

If working with the custom panel you will only need backing and binding material.

  • Red - 3/8 yard
  • Turquoise - 3/8 yard
  • Soft Green - 1/4 yard
  • Gold - 1/4 yard
  • Yellow - 3/8 yard
  • White 1 7/8 yards
  • Backing - 3 yards
  • Binding - 1/2 yard


  • 9 Patchalong 2.0 Design Workbook contains 9, 9 patch designs and 9 bonus block designs, plus blank blocks for you to sketch your own block designs. 
  • 9 Patchalong Piecing Workbook contains full color piecing instructions to make the coordinating quilt top. 
  • Quilter's Sketchbook is the perfect companion for doodling your quilting designs.

A foldable tape measure.

Natalia will be doing some marking using the Blue Mark-B-Gone Marker. Natalia will mist away her markings using the Misting Spray Bottle.

Skill Level
Students should have a basic knowledge of free-motion quilting and machine quilting with rulers. Anyone on any machine with the ability to machine quilt with rulers and free-motion quilt can join Natalia's classes. Beginner's Guide to Free-Motion Quilting book or online class recommended as a pre-requisite to this class (but not required). Visual Guide to Creative Straight Line Quilting is also recommended as a pre-requisite to this stitch-along.