Quilt As You Go?
Quilt As You Go is a method of making a quilt sandwich with the finished quilt blocks or rows, batting cut to the finished size and backing, then quilting the finished block. The blocks are then stitched together on the quilt top and the back seams are finished by hand, leaving you with a quilt top already quilted at the end of the project. There are many ways to Quilt As You Go, and all leave you with a quilted top when you are done piecing. Some techniques involve attaching the backing during the quilt as you go through the process, some add the backing at the end of the project. No matter which way you Quilt As You Go, it's a fast and easy method of finishing a quilt.
Benefits of Quilt As You Go
Quilt As You Go is a fast way to make a quilt. The back can be as interesting as the front, creating a reversable project! This method also works well if you want to machine quilt and the throat of you machine is not large enough for the size quilt you are making.
Tools and Supplies for Quilt As You Go
You'll need the following for Quilt As You Go:
- Basic Sewing Supplies
- Rotary cutter, ruler, self healing mat
- Sewing Machine
What I Wish I Knew When I Started - Quilt As You Go
There are several methods to QUILT AS YOU GO, if you are not successful with one, try another.