We all know that Hollywood fudges some facts to make for a more entertaining movie. But it turns out some of those things they neglect to mention end up being pretty unfortunate when reapplied to the movie.
Knowing how to figure out how much backing fabric is required for a quilt is a great skill to have. Not only will it ensure that you always buy enough fabric for your project, but learning how to figure it out before having to just measure the pieced quilt top can allow you to purchase all of your fabric at the same time. Heather Thomas shows you how to calculate how much yardage of fabric is needed for different sizes of quilts.
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Heather Thomas presents some fun quilt border ideas as well as teaches you how to create a quilt border that isn’t straight edged so that you don’t have to do all the calculations and you can create unique edges that you’ll be proud of. She shows a few different examples of her own work, and then demonstrates the quick and easy process for flip and sew bordering.