How to Make A Quilt 

There is no one way to make a quilt. There are lots of techniques. Learn basic quilting information such a fabric preparing, cutting the fabric including use of rotary cutter, pinning, pressing and more quilting basics.

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  • Choosing Quilt Colors Do you have trouble choosing quilt colors? Learn how to choose color schemes for a quilt.
  • Fabric Preparation and Cutting Cutting the fabric for a quilt is one of the most crucial steps. Accuracy is a must. Learn how to prepare and cut fabric.
  • Quilting Templates Before rotary cutters and special measuring tools were invented, quilters used a lot of plastic templates to cut quilt pieces. Even today, to make certain patterns, such as applique or pattern from magazine, a plastic template is necessary. Learn how to transfer pattern shapes to template plastic.
  • How to Assemble Blocks Piecing Techniques! How to hand piece? How to machine piece? Curved piecing? Triangle piecing? English piecing? Paper piecing? Learn all these techniques for assembling blocks.
  • Pressing Issues! Quilters Press, They Do Not Iron! A very important aspect of quiltmaking is pressing - pressing fabric, pressing seam allowances, pressing blocks, pressing sashing.
  • Top Assembly After assembling the quilt blocks, it is time to sew the blocks together to make the whole quilt top. Learn how to assemble the quilt top.
  • Quilt Batting How to choose a batting for a quilt? What are the types of batting? How to join scrap pieces of quilt batting together. Batting facts? Learn how to choose the right batting for the quilt.
  • Sandwich Assembly What is a quilt sandwich? A quilt sandwich is the process of assembling three layers of the quilt together - the quilt top, the batting and the backing. This needs to be done carefully. Learn how here.
  • Quilt Backing Quilt backing is the fabric on the back of the quilt. Sometimes it is necessary to piece fabric together to make a quilt backing. Learn ways of piecing the fabric together to make the quilt backing.
  • Quilting Motifs Need ideas for quilting a quilt top? Try quilt motifs. Quilt motifs are quilting designs you can use to quilt the quilt top.
  • Basics of Hand Quilting Want to learn how to hand quilt? Hand quilting adds heirloom vintage look to the quilt. Learn how to hand quilt.
  • How to Machine Quilting Learn how to machine quilt a quilt top.
  • How to Tie a Quilt How to finish a quilt by tying it.
  • How to Sew Binding on a Quilt Learn how to make binding, how to sew binding on a quilt, how to miter corners and other quilt edgings.
  • Labeling a Quilt An essential part of finishing a quilt is to attach a label. No quilt is complete without one. There are different types of quilt labels. Learn all about quilt labels here.
  • Embellishment Ideas for Quilt Quilt embellishments is a fun way to add personality and texture to a quilt. Learn some interesting concepts.
  • Quilt-As-You-Go Learn Quilt-as-you-go techniques.






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