How do I estimate the fabric quantity for a quilt?

Answer Quilts are made by sewing together a variety of fabric shapes and patches into a cohesive whole. Quilts are used for a number of purposes but are most commonly used as bedspreads and are most often... Read More »

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How much fabric do you need for a king quilt?

Fabric yardage necessary for a king-size quilt varies based on quilt pattern. The minimal amount of fabric for a king-size whole cloth quilt--one that is not patchwork-made with 45-inch wide fabric... Read More »

How to Make a Quilt Out of Sewing Strips of Fabric?

A string quilt is the perfect use for those humble piles of fabric scraps that otherwise would not get used. String quilts are a variety of patchwork, with blocks made up of narrow strips of differ... Read More »

How to Find How Much Fabric is Needed for a Quilt?

If you don't want to be left short-sheeted, follow the old carpenter's adage---"measure twice, cut once---before starting your quilt. This will help ensure that you won't have to re-cut squares and... Read More »

How to Tie a Star Quilt With Gingham Fabric?

There are a few ways that quilts can be finished, with the most time consuming being stitching decorative patterns through all three layers of quilt top, batting and backing. However, tying a quilt... Read More »