I forgot about using a sashing. Explore. Hi Merran....I'll answer here since you are set at no-reply. From the Blogger: "The Quilt As You Go with Wide Sashing Tutorial is great for beginner and experienced quilters alike. Trying to identify the maker of this beautiful bedspread. See more ideas about quilt as you go, quilting crafts, quilt tutorials. I'm so happy I surfed onto your blog. I'm just no good at project monogamy! LOVE and ENJOY reading your blog! The quilt is going to be a masterpiece! wider borders). Improvide with boxes for a desk/armoire. This is a queen-sized quilt and I made a similar quilt in king-size. Sew all the layers together using a. Neat place to visit along with the breweries, lol. Probably 12, but in coordinating colours. Oliso Iron 5. I always wondered about having so many layers of batting in the seams - great tips. This streamlines the method. Cut the fabrics, for the borders you want to add to your quilt, about 2" longer, than the edge you are adding to. I just found your blog and this tutorial through Pinterest. I wonder if you have ever used this method to construct a quilt in panels. As the quilt grows, the borders have a tendency to be a bit wavy, if you aren't careful. Cindy, there is a way to add borders to a quilt-as-you-go quilt. great tutorial! Thank you so much. DIY And Crafts. One joins the border to the main panel w/ zig zag stitch (including an extra edged sashing abt a finished 1/2" wide). Thanks for this splendid series of tutorials for QAYG! I just finished reading all your posts on the QAYG method and I loved it so much! Materials you will need: quilted blocks ~ full blocks and spacer blocks; sashing fabric ~ cut into strips (see below) quilters ruler; hera marker (like this one) Quilt as You Go ~ Notes: Thanks for taking the time and effort. Thanks for the thorough explanation! What adjustments would you recommend in order to use this method to make a bed-sized quilt? Do you use sashing on the front as well as the back or are the blocks butted togeather? Your tutorials are impressive. MarjorieI haven’t done actual panels but have gone round and round (log cabin style)...same thing as it eliminates the washing. Toni. Now I hand quilt...backasswards huh?Anyways, if you hadn't taken all the time(I'm sure it took a good amount of time!) It has been liberating. Coverlet, Duvet, Quilt, Comforter: What's the Difference? I'm working on my 3rd quilt with this method. I made the hanging sections with the broderie perse flowers, and was ready to sew them on; then my mother said she wanted to use it as a bedspread instead of a quilt. That's my sweet mother in the picture, BTW. Then see the Album called Nissei Africans. VIDEO); She stitched on a piece of batting large enough for both inner and outer borders when she added the inner border. Zigzagging the batting to the seam allowance is a great idea! Great job! :), I forgot to add that I'm working on a medallion quilt using your method. It's important to remember to square up your center block. You can absolutely go neutral - but you then might find that it's too bland. I know Iâve barely touched on the basics of appliqué in this post. So, the first of what I imagine will be many questions from your newest fan; you say in this tutorial that you would only recommend this method for lap quilts, what about the other methods you use (thin strips and wide strips) can they sustain a large quilt? ), but I'm really wanting to try this method. I have 2 projects in particular that this will be a life-saver for. Or they did in the early 90's. Again, my sincere thanks for sharing your talents. In order to receive a response you can change your status in your blogger profile. Perhaps no one before has been able to explain and demonstrate the technique as eloquently, simply and thoroughly as you. This tute' is terrific! Thanks for letting me know....I'm glad it was helpful to you. Every method has pros and cons and this one is no different. Join Quilt As You Go Blocks And Borders Seamlessly. The one problem I have, however, with every quilt I make, is the fact that it is awful hard to machine quilt on jâ¦ Your quilts are gorgeous works of art! Mar 24, 2017 - This video shows how to prepare for simple borders on a quilt as you go quilt. Thanks also for providing pros and cons too. Tweet. You can stitch the plain border with squared corners or with mitered corners, depending on your expertise. Choose 1 set of borders and lay the border fabric (a), right sides together, and even with the top edge of the front of the quilt. I try to respond to all of your wonderful comments....if you are not getting any response from me it's because you are set up as a no-reply blogger. Give the lady a prize :-) I'm starting the painful process of going through my Mom's stuff, sigh. The next step is to quilt the border as desired. Alison shows you how to quilt smaller sections and then piece them together. I just sewed the border sections to the hanging section (using QAYG, with sashing), and then attached them to the main quilt in the same manner as the individual blocks are joined--with sashing. Repeat to sew the remaining border to the quilt. Sorry for such a long post ! Apr 21, 2017 - This video shows a method of joining together Quilt as you Go blocks and borders, with all those edges covered up! Just to get using the cutters and mats again and keeping the fabric on grain. Adding borders to a quilt, using one of the QAYG methods is nothing new. Using the QAYG method is much, much easier to quilt than the "conventional" method. All the best - Chris. Wow! Wonderful tutorial! Quilt-As-You-Go Quilt: Quilting is something that I absolutely enjoy. We all know you invested so much time for this QAYG tut! Adding borders correctly is key to having a quilt that is square, and that has a nice professional look when finished. See how she connects massive quilt blocks together to make the Hugs and Kisses Quilt. Continue matching and pinning the border to the quilt just as you did side borders, working with ends first then matching and pinning the remaining length. I think you could construct a larger quilt using panels (i.e. You are always quilting at the edge of the quilt, which gives you so much more control. To see mine, pls. The border of your quilt: Frames the center of your design and gives it a finished look. I've done some QAYG, but I just read through all your tutorials and I learned a lot of new tricks. Hey, if you are ever in Golden, CO, they have a neat old quilt museum and shop. Love your work. When you connected quilted blocks together, that's called Quilt-As-You-Go. This is about my quilt journey...I would love to hear about yours, your comments are most welcome. Join together Quilt as you Go blocks and borders, using a strip in between. Repeat all steps to add more borders. I keep coming back to your tutorials year after year. Thanks to you I was able to make a 140"x110" on a normal size home sewing machine. I so enjoy seeing your work! I also have several tutorials on how to appliqué throughout my blog. Thanks for the step-by-step instructions! Learn with these fun 26 different quilt as you go tutorials. I plan to try this one soon. thanks for explaining the process. I am hoping to test run this one...Thank you Julierose. They speak of family, history and beauty. Mar 24, 2017 - This video shows how to prepare for simple borders on a quilt as you go quilt. Next, attach a sashing you've made that's roughly 1.5" folded in half so you've got a 2-ply 3/4" sashing to the sew to the main panel, raw sides together, include this in position when you do the zig zag & it does both at once (attaches sashing to main panel & zig zag also joins border to main panel). Creative Grids Ruler 8½â x 24½â 2. The strips can easily sustain very large quilts. Your quilts are amazing! My sample is approximately 27" x 23" in size. You inspired me all the way! What an elegant technique! Thanks for your kind comments. Here is the back.....some of it was quilted before the back was added and some after. Power of Nine Quilt Pattern You can find the instructions on completing a quilted block (part 1) or a spacer (part 2)with the qaug method in previous posts. 3. As a general rule of thumb, a small wall hanging should have a border of less than 6" while a king-size quilt can handle a 12" to 14" border. And I plan to follow your blog. I will be interested in what others have to say when I do QAYG I have never added a border what I have done is squared up my quilt and binded my QAYG.Red. The border method is awesome! Brilliant idea and well explained. Learn how to master this technique in this new quilting tutorial with Leah Day. This is perfect for me. Iâm a beginner yet, so itâs constantly challenging and fun and creative all at once. You make a large quilt by piecing and quilting supersized quilt blocks. Before you commit to anything, try the layout with what you have right now. I just finished my first quilt the traditional way and wrangling it through my sewing machine for 42" straight stitch seams was not my idea of fun! I'm very happy with whatt I have so far. I decided that I'm going to see if I can make a couple of small lap-quilts for the care home in the next little while. But I had always longarmed. I haven't forgotten about your quilt as inspiration. Quilt Binding More information Quilt As You Go: Borders - posted by Nancy Roelfsema/ OnPoint tv on YouTube (20 min. Your photos and instructions are fantastic, ALMOST as amazing as your quilts! You can also combine QAYG with a string-piecing approach, which is particularly well suited for small home-dec projects made withâ¦ It has certainly helped me. I'm no longer accepting anonymous comments.Thanks again for all your wonderful commentsMarianne. Linkedin. Or what? https://www.flickr.com/photos/53938060@N05/, Duct Tape......Who Knew!!! In fact, the borders can enhance a quilt with a finishing touch that compliments the overall design. I promised myself not to start another project until I'm done my current ones - that may have to change! Next Article . Btw, I do big stitch hand quilting using different weights of perl cottons and silks, not those boring tiny stitches. One joins the border to the main panel w/ zig zag stitch (including an extra edged sashing abt a finished 1/2" wide). Your quilt is wonderful! It's a personal thing with me regarding the size. Need quilting ideas? Should work fine. But at the back there is also a borderâ¦ nice and neat. I've never done a quilt as you go, but you make it look so great! Jayne, @anumaura....I see from your pictures and floor layouts that you have curtains and an area rug. Nov 28, 2016 - MoonShine Designs, sewing patterns by Australian designer Monica Poole, patterns for quilts, handbags and clothing patterns for women and children. Mar 19, 2019 - How to quilt and attach borders using quilt as you go with sashing. Thank you for working up these tutorials. Whether it be the birth of a new baby, the loss of a loved one, a spectacular sunset or the way the light hits the glass of a beautiful building....life is a quilt waiting to happen. I've added borders before, but I think I made it harder than I needed to. Thanks for making it easier to understand. A million thanks for sharing this clever process. So helpful - I really appreciate you putting all of this information on line. I reduce myself to tears when basting and quilting large quilts. This video tutorial will demonstrate how to quilt as you go or QAYG. I am going to try this as soon as I get the time.Deborah. I was wondering about the batting...makes sense now! I couldn't figure it out. Olfa 60mm rotary cutter 4. Did someone here have a shoulder replacment not too long ago? Kalli, Looks better without that rectangular rug. Definitely something I am going to try very soon. got to PhotoBucket.com & look up KRSternberg. ?. need help for furniture arrangement & also for decor theme to go with all chosen quilts set.. Part 2 - "Where Did I go Wrong" with New Pics Added. Take the main part of quilt & position the border section butted up against the main part's edge of the appropriate border (I do the sides first, then top & bottom). Ack! I hope seeing the pix (even tho' I wish they were much closer up), will clarify the sashing concept. So I added a 5-6" border on the top and bottom of the hanging section to make it long enough (they are the sections quilted with hearts). This will make you, or the person quilting your top very happy! The major. I'm making a college quilt for a friend's daughter and now that it's quilted I've decided it's too small... your border method will be perfect. I made this quilt/bedspread as QAYG. Quilters Slidelock 6. On the back side, the sashings are green (outer sashes which attaches the borders) & inner sashes are multi-colored stripe (& cover the seams connecting the individual panels to each other). If you said more quilting supplies and rotary cutters, you would be correct! To decide how wide to make a border, begin with your finished block size. You'd have to quilt each panel after it's joined to the quilt, but would always be working on a narrow area with the bulk of the quilt off to the left of the machine. Thank you for this. Hi me again, Im new to blog land so not sure about the set to no reply thing I'll look into it! I first saw this method about twenty years ago, on the sewing ... Once the border is quilted, I square up the border and start the process over again for the next border. Oct 12, 2016 - Explore LindaKay Pardee's board "QUILT AS YOU GO", followed by 3778 people on Pinterest. Borders should be in proportion to the size of the finished quilt. My Best, joni. When you consider adding a border to a Quilt you want it to compliment what is in the middle of the Quilt. Anybody got any ideas? It looks more open now. I will be interested to see if anyone has tried it. Thank you, I'm just about to add borders to a quilt as you go quilt and I didn't want to add more bias binding to hide the seams. Now I'm at the point where I need to add the border but I'm not sure how. Thank you so much. After doing the zig zag, turn this sashing down (the same way one does a binding) & hand tack it down to other side of the zig zag to conceal it (the joining seam). I've wanted to try this method for quite a while, and you have made it clear. Thanks for another great tutorial. I have made a "Take Five" quilt using the quilt as you go method. I am about to finish a king size quilt with borders that go all the way to the floor. You are so welcome....I'm happy it was helpful. Weâll be using some strips of fabric for the joining. Thank you for continuing to share your process. :D. I discovered your blog from your post on Lily's quilts yesterday and have spent the last 24 hours reading and re-reading the instructions, experimenting on some string blocks I have been doing (so far so good) and generally letting my mind go wild with all the possibilities. Best way is to always reposition physical furniture. Quilting. I must thank you for such a thorough tutorial. Pinterest. Help help. See more ideas about Quilt as you go, Quilting tutorials, Quilt tutorials. I never liked the look of this method before (done the old way), but your modifications make it so modern and fresh. This is brilliant....you have opened my world....oh no...now I can see myself doing more hand quilting because I don't have to worry about a huge project! I've been ... Quilting Spirals with a Walking Foot When using a walking foot, I love the amount of control I have as I'm stitching, resulting i... We are finally ready to join the blocks together . !/Design Wall Tutorial. I used to just send them to the long arm lady but am trying to be a more "holistic" quilter and do them myself(ie: Im cheap) so any method that reduces that unhappy situation is welcome. For my quilt, I have cut a 6" wide strip, of each of the following: Lay the fabric for the front of the quilt (black fabric), on top of the right side, of the quilt, along the edge, right sides together. I'm so enthused to give it a try. I am creating a quilt using neckties. For me, the "missing link" in trying to envision your process was the part about butting the batting strip next to the seam allowance & zigzagging them together. I have used the method where you make the quilted blocks and join them, covering the seams on both sides, but I like the look of what you've done here better. green can be tricky, so I'd get at least three samples and paint them in patchs on the walls (one sunlit and one shaded) to be sure you're getting the lightness and mood/shade that you want to live with. â¦ And I'm so grateful for your tutorial. I wouldn't still be hand quilting. Share options. More detail: Assemble the border section (its front, batting & backing) as one normally would & do whatever quilting that has (let's pretened it's cables, going down the side borders), leaving at least an extra 1/2-3/4" all around the border component. You definitely need to incorporate them and more of the color of the matting, maybe in chair cushions. Prev Article. There is now only. Thank you! Mmmmâ¦ not bad. Seriously. (love the fabics you use and your colour sense! Thank you for sharing and making it so easy to understand! By doing it this way, some of the starts and stops that are characteristic of the "Stitch 'n Flip" method are hidden, under the backing. Your fabric choices are amazing as well. Brilliant idea! Knowing all your methods for joining blocks and adding borders just made me a little bit crazy thinking about all the new stuff I can do now!!! On the front youâll see a border, all nice and neat. You are the BEST! Article from gourmetquilterblog.wordpress.com. That is GENIUS!!! Quilt As You Go (QAYG) is a technique thatâs been around for a long time â but Iâve never tried it until now. Thanks for taking the time to explain everything so clearly! Sew the border to the quilt with a 1/4 inch seam allowance. Thank you for sharing!!!! Magazines & More. THANK YOU SO MUCH for sharing your process!!! When you connected quilted blocks together, that's called Quilt-As-You-Go. Thanks for the great tutorial, especially on how to add the batting. At this point, I put some basting spray between the layers to keep them from shifting, during quilting. Well, all you handymen, of course.....but was I listening, well frankly, NO. I am kind of fascinated with the Quilt as you go method. Explore. I appreciate you listing the cons also. With one bedspread, you then choose a curtain fabric that ties in well, then you layer in an area rug, then you add the pillows and finally wall colour. 2. Hi Bev! Beautiful quilt Wanda, but am curious to see the other side & how the seams were handled, in other words, what sashing finished like. I just read through your whole series of QAYG tutorials and they are simply brilliant! You wonât see any edges at all. Thank you so so so very much! If you have never tried appliqué, I have written an ebook called Appliqué Made Easy for absolute beginners. I've never done QAYG (took me a couple mins. It seems like it should work well and would have the advantage of no sashing, if that's the look you want. This method will give me the freedom to create and releave me from having to drag heavy material thru a machine. You are stitching, in the seam allowance, so nothing will show on the front or the back of the quilt. Related Articles. However this will make it difficult to shop for items that will look ok with "all" the bedspreads. The reason I say commit to one bed spread is because it will make for a more cohesive look in the bedroom. On the front side (black & orange), the sashing is bright orange. Thank you! Not sure if it's still there or not. Very awesome tutorial!! Mar 24, 2017 - This video shows how to prepare for simple borders on a quilt as you go quilt. I hand quilt weird because I have to have my left thumb over and fingers under at the same time so huge quilt tops are out. Place the border front strip on top of the quilt, right sides together. Thanks again for your tutorials. After doing the zig zag, turn this sashing down (the same way one does a binding) & hand tack it down to other side of the zig zag to conceal it (the joining seam). Jul 25, 2017 - This video shows how to prepare for simple borders on a quilt as you go quilt. Thank you so much for this wonderful tutorial. Thanks! I'm now officially a Duct Tape convert . DIY and Crafts. Lay the fabric for the front of the quilt (black fabric). Hi Dinah, I had the same question. 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