How Do You Make A Patchwork Quilt?
The term patchwork refers to fabric cut into different shapes and sizes and sewn together to form a large block. Several blocks make up a quilt. There are several types of patchwork blocks, such as a four patch, nine patch, double nine patch, churn dash and Ohio star. This example show you how to construct a four patch block quilt. Step 1 Cut a 6 ½ inch square from cardboard to make a template for the large square. With your rotary cutter and cutting mat, make 50 squares of this size from various fabrics of different colors and designs. Step 2 Make strips of fabric 3 ½ inches wide from various gingham and striped fabric with a rotary ruler and cutter. Step 3 Sew two strips right side together along the long edge. Press seams to one side. Step 4 Cut the pieced strips 3 ½ inches wide using the cutter and ruler. You need 98 paired pieces. Press seams to one side. Step 5 Place two sets of pairs right side together. Carefully sew, matching seams together. Press seams to one side. You need 4