How to sew an accurate quarter-inch seam

When you join two pieces of fabric to make a quilt block, you sew each seam one quarter-inch (6mm) away from the raw edges. If you are new to quilting, you may be surprised to discover that the seam allowance is so small! If you have come from a dress-making background, you will have beenContinue reading “How to sew an accurate quarter-inch seam”

How to make a backing for a quilt

This month on the blog, I am writing about making up a quilt. If you are new here (hello!), you need to know that last year I published instructions for making twelve blocks 12 x 12″ square, one each month. In the last couple of weeks, I have explained how to add sashing (between theContinue reading “How to make a backing for a quilt”

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