Quilting Quickly II: Patterns, Techniques & Tips »
InstructionsI used 5 inch squares of flannel fabric with 3 inch squares of batting for each sandwich square. I started with a solid brown border but thought the quilt was too small, so I added leftover patterned squares cut in half to make rectangles to make another border and finally added a wider solid brown border. This is the first quilt I have made from start to finish and gave it to a co-worker as a ...
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Type of item: Accessory
What was your inspiration?
I love Jenny Doan's tutorials! I have watched many of her YouTube videos and also purchased both Quilting Quickly I and II on Craftsy. I am a beginner in sewing/quilting and I knew Jenny would guide me through the process step by step.
What are you most proud of?
At age 51, I purchased my first sewing machine about 6 weeks ago and I am teaching myself to sew. I absolutely love it! This is my first start-to-finish quilt and I can't believe how great it turned out. The girls at work can't believe I am a newbie to sewing...neither can I! I will be making many more of these.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Be careful when you are snipping the edges on the quilt. I snipped a bit too far in a few places and had to re-sew a few seams that came loose after washing/drying it.