What is fun and done quilting?

What is fun and done quilting?

Quilt as you go fun and done is a technique for joining the backs of the blocks first and then using the backing fabric to join the front of the blocks.

Can I quilt on a regular sewing machine?

The short answer to the question is YES you can. You can quilt with a regular sewing machine. With the machine you already own; There are two ways you can do so: straight-line quilting with a walking foot or you may also quilt any design you wish with a free motion quilting foot.

Can I make a quilt without a sewing machine?

Fact: sewing your quilt (or a smaller project, like pillow tops and table runners) by hand provides a soft finish that really can’t be achieved by machines. Not to mention there isn’t anything that beats the zen of sewing something with needle and thread.

What size quilt will 1 Jelly Roll make?

Changing the Dimensions of a Jelly Roll Race Quilt Using the standard 40-strip jelly roll, you will get a quilt that is 50″ x 64″ without any additional border. If, however, you want to create a larger quilt, you need to know how to change the dimensions of a Jelly Roll Race quilt.

What is a string quilt as you go quilt?

String quilts are simply quilts made from your longer fabric scraps. To make a string quilt, you start with a foundation fabric or foundation paper, then use an easy sew-and-flip technique to attach strips and scraps to the foundation until the scraps completely cover the foundation. That’s all there is to it!

What is the easiest quilt pattern for a beginner?

One of the easiest quilts for a beginner to make is a simple patchwork quilt. A square patchwork quilt is made from fabric squares that are sewn together in a simple grid pattern. You can cut squares from your own fabrics, or start with a precut fabric bundle called a “charm pack” or “layer cake”.

How do you start a lap quilt for beginners?


  1. Purchase 3 yards of cotton blend quilting fabric (Wash and Wear).
  2. Prewash the fabrics separately.
  3. Now place the fabrics in form of a pile, one over another on the place mat.
  4. Arrange the squares in a pattern.
  5. Sew the squares together to form individual rows.
  6. Place the chosen batting material above the piecing.

Can you quilt one block at a time?

Instead of handling bulky quilts, you can quilt your project one block at a time. Quilt-As-You-Go is ideal for machine appliquéd projects because quilting over the applique design can cause skipped stitches. It’s also great for people who don’t own a larger sewing machine with a wide harp.

Can you machine quilt without a walking foot?

Can I machine quilt without a walking foot? If you do not have a walking foot and can use a darning foot, you should still be able to do machine quilting. Some quilters like to safety-pin baste the layers together when they machine quilt.

How big of a quilt will 2 jelly rolls make?

Be sure to read part 1, Jelly Roll Race Quilt :: Make a Quilt in an Hour?! and part 2, Jelly Roll Race Quilt :: Directions & Notes. So your standard Jelly Roll Race Quilt makes a finished top that is approximately 50 x 60 inches. This is fine for a throw quilt, or if you add a border it would work for a full sized bed.

How long does it take to make a lap quilt?

This is not a process to be rushed and it includes pressing and trimming as I sew the pieces together. I find that this takes on the average 10 hours to do a good job on a lap quilt. That brings us up to 17 hours and $110 for the quilt project. Once the quilt top is pieced, it’s time for the quilt sandwich.

How many squares do I need to make a quilt?

Packs of 5″ squares are very popular and many quilts have been designed around them. A charm pack includes one or more 5″ squares from an entire fabric line (usually 40 – 44 squares), making it easy to coordinate fabrics for a quilt.

How do you make a quilt out of old sarees?

RECYCLING – Convert a Couple of Old Favourite Silk Sarees to a pair of quilts!

  1. Cut the pallus and place aside.
  2. Cut the main saree lengths into two along the width as shown.
  3. Join them so!
  4. You have several options to lengthen the quilt, if you wish to – add the pallu, or undamaged portion of border from Saree B!

How many 10 inch squares does it take to make a lap quilt?

Depending on how big you actually want it….if your blocks are 10 1/2 inches finished, then 4 x 4 would make it 40 x 40, which is ok, but most of my lap quilts I make are 10 1/2 finished squares and I make them 6 x 6 or 60 x 60.

How do you start a crazy quilt?


  1. Start the Block in the Middle.
  2. Sew a Second Piece to the First.
  3. Press the Seams as You Go.
  4. Align the Next Piece to the Center Piece.
  5. Trim Extending Seam Allowance.
  6. Sew New Pieces Around the Center.
  7. Work Around the Block Counter-Clockwise.
  8. Piece Strips for More Crazy-Quilt Variety.