Then measure the side edge of your quilt and add on the width of your top and bottom borders subtracting 1” that will be taken up in seam allowances when these are added (calculation based on ¼” seams). Measure the quilt from side to side and include the borders. Adding sashing isn’t hard – just think of it as another skinny block between each of the bigger blocks. Piecing a Quilt With Sashing. We are essentially using the same techniques you learned in the Beginning Quilting Adding Borders tutorial here on MadamSew. 1. It is often used to emphasize the patterns within the quilting squares. Sashing is a great way to add length and width to your quilt without going through the extra effort of making additional quilt blocks. The quilt features diagonal sashing, like lattice between the blocks. After some searching and lots of exploring I have found a tutorial from Teresa Down Under that shows us her method to make a wide sashing when attaching QAYG blocks. Click the Layout tab. 3. Sewing Sashing. I nearly always "audition" various widths of sashings -- I lay out the blocks and try out different sashing widths and fabrics until I think I have the right combination of both width and color. Press and trim even with quilt center. Divide the total width of the fabric by the cut width (5 inches) of your sashing. Sashing is used to attach the blocks together. 5. After quilting the finished quilt measures approx. Quilt sashing is the strips of fabric placed between quilt squares to hold them together. Sew to left and right side of quilt center. How to Quilt as you go (QAYG) I am excited I have found a new way to add sashing to any of your quilt as you go projects. I can easily turn the block while I'm quilting, to do any sort of design I like. When I decided to make a Quilt As You Go scrap quilt, I choose the traditional log cabin block for the top because it has a strong graphic style with lots of lines. Although squares can be connected directly to eachother, sashing adds an elegant touch to a quilt. It's much easier to quilt something small than something big. Cornerstone Fabric: There is a total of cornerstone(s). Skip the border (for now) and just think about the strips in the quilt’s interior. I am rather partial to a couple sashing for the quilt. Click the Layout tab.Strip 1: Under Select a strip style, choose Spaced Squares. Since these are wonky triangles, nothing needs to be measured or perfect. Thread Starter . Jun 15, 2019 - Explore Audrey Borning's board "Quilt Designs-Sashing", followed by 133 people on Pinterest. On the Quilt worktable click QUILT > New Quilt > Horizontal Strip Quilt (or Vertical Strip quilt). I cut 3 strips of my black fabric 3 1/2" wide by the width of the fabric. I like to do one that is narrower (usually 2-3") and then another in … I've also seen other Farmer's Wife quilts with a small border all the way around the quilt, the same fabric and width as the sashing strips, before adding the wider border. We’ll start with adding the vertical strips. The sashing is added as you piece it together. Similarly, if you want to use 9 ½″ quilt blocks you would INCREASE your sashing width by ½″ on each side. Location: Chili, New York (Rochester) Posts: 1,146 I am almost done with my striped quilt, first try. If you want the sashing to be wider, make sure to cut the intersection block to the same width. If you decide to alter the finished size by adjusting the border, consider not only reducing or enlarging the border width, but also creating an additional border. I am excited! The total number of blocks in the quilt is . Often, there is more than one "right" answer, so I may also think about how I am going to quilt the quilt after it is put together. Sashing Width and Length That means you would use sashing up to 3 inches wide (finished) for a 12-inch (finished) quilt block. How To Sew Sashing. In this case, you will be able to cut 16 vertical strips from every 2.5-inch strip. This is an ideal choice if many of your shirts are the same color or if you have a small number of shirts. Sew (2) G 1 ½" x WOF strips together at short ends. It’s not that it’s impossible for us to have done the math wrong. It is fully reversible and looks great in either soft vintage materials or bright moderns colors. Press the sashing away from the blocks. It needs to be twin size. Your Results Calculated Number of Blocks Across: Calculated Number of Blocks Down: Suggested Number of Blocks Across: Suggested Number of … Desired Quilt Width: Desired Quilt Length: Sashing Width: (leave blank if none) Are you using cornerstones? You will only need one 2.5-inch strip to cut all the vertical sashing strips you need for your quilt (12). Super Member. In this case it ends up being 9 blocks exactly. 1. We had lots of fun so, of course I thought I would share a couple of my tips for making the perfect star points in the sashing of the 4-patch blocks. The Sashing style has strips of fabric placed between the rows and columns of T-Shirt blocks for a more traditional style quilt. Now the length. 2. All shirt pieces are cut the same size. If you're still in the planning stages, consider changing the finished size of the blocks. Strips of fabric are sewn between the shirts. So today we’re not actually talking about the quilt we’re talking about the sashing, because the sashing can add anything to a block. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one. When you cut sashing strips, remember that you'll lose a total of 1/2 inch from their width after sewing strips to the quilt blocks. You will quilt the blocks individually first and then put them together with a two inch wide sashing. This is a ‘quilt as you go with sashing‘ quilt. Divide the width of the quilting fabric (40 inches) by the width of the sashing strips (2.5 inches) to determine how many vertical sashing strips you can cut out of one strip of fabric. First I sew the vertical sashing strips to the blocks in the top row. Sew (2) G 1 ½" x WOF strips together at short ends, sew to top of quilt center. When people get to the step where we have you join the blocks with sashing, they tend to get concerned that we did our math wrong. From that I … We get lots of questions about our “quilt as you go” patterns. You will need a total of yard(s) of sashing fabric. Page 1 of 12. ( pictures #1 & #2) All but the sashing and backing fabric is made from your loved ones clothing. Sashing adds color, width, and length to your quilt. Add the 1/4-inch seam allowances to all four sides. Quilt Information: The quilt's finished dimensions are inches wide by inches high. That has been known to happen but in this case, we promise the math is right. It appears that each block is individually framed by the sashing but in reality, you add the sashing as you piece your quilt top. For Strip 1: Under Select a strip style, choose Spaced Squares. It is a double sashing with strips of green and cream. There’s nothing to do but cut off the crooked part. The front sashing strip on top and the back sashing strip on the bottom. Ideally the sashing will blend in some with the other lines and be a subtle frame for the quilt, but not the first thing someone notices. Yes No Borders (leave blank if none) Border 1 Width: Border 2 Width: Border 3 Width: Border 4 Width: Quilt Size Guide Calculator Help. Sashing Fabric: You will need to cut strip(s) that are width of fabric in length and inches in width. I like to cut sashing and border fabric lengthwise rather than along the width of the fabric for two primary reasons: Because it gives sashing strips and borders a cleaner look (not pieced) Because I find it easier and quicker to cut multiple strips at one time; For the sample quilt, I know the finished length will be approximately 72.5". Making sashing for quilt blocks is easy and a fun way to add a new dimension to your quilting. Step 1: Cut as many 2.5” x (Width of your block) strips as you need to go in between your quilt blocks. It’s distressing how crooked the fabric is sometimes cut at the store. I work in rows. Draw a diagram of the quilt on a piece of paper. When I do sashing, it depends on the quilt, of course. We have just done line quilting on the main quilt with curved quilting on the borders. Your strips will be the length of your unfinished quilt blocks. Sewing sashing between your quilt blocks is one way to add another design element to the quilt's layout. SASHING WIDTH: Sashings are strips of fabric that separate the quilt blocks from one another. Scrappy Column - Sashing strip Scrappy Column - Sashing strip - Scrappy Column BORDERS: 12. This video tutorial will demonstrate how to quilt as you go or QAYG. Jun 20, 2017 - The Quilt As You Go with Wide Sashing Tutorial is great for beginner and experienced quilters alike. Sandwich it between the two sashing strips along the right long edge. This particular tutorial shows how I quilt by the block on a quilt with sashing between the blocks. Quilt parallel to that edge (1 in diagram above), then turn along the sash boundary and quilt the second side of the triangle, approximately the same length as the width of your sashing (2 in diagram above). The quilt as you go technique is the easiest way to put together a quilt pattern using a domestic sewing machine. 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