Saturday, February 18, 2012

quilt as you go

cut backing and wadding a bit wider than the braid will be
sew on braid through all layers
press well.

Quilt as you go is the method that Melva ( a lady at quilting ) uses to make all her quilts for both nursing home's in town. I am making a quilt for our youngest son's girl friend. I was given a stack of 5" square samples and was planing on making a pioneer braid quilt. Melva explained how to make  it quilt as you go.
Back joining  strip sewn  one side by machine other side by hand
cut braid down to size sew on joining strips to  front and back 

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