How to Choose and Calculate Backing for a Quilt

Your quilt top is finally done! Yay! The finish line is approaching, but first you need to choose a fabric for the back of the quilt. Choosing a backing is personally one of my favorite parts of making a quilt, allowing you to show off one beautiful print or solid and tie the whole “look” together.

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Chocolatier BOM – September

Hi everyone!

Each month we will be sharing the current Chocolatier Block with you – we’re grateful you’ve chosen to sew with us!

For all of the blocks in the Chocolatier quilt, we recommend pressing all seams open. Some of the pieces in these blocks can get small and pressing open can help reduce bulk when multiple seams collide.

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English Paper Piecing Pattern: La Passacaglia

Welcome to the last day of EPP Week! today, we’re talking about ¬†maybe one of the most impressive examples of English Paper Piecing– the La Passacaglia quilt. The pattern is from Millefiori Quilts by Willyne Hammerstein, and has a corresponding pack of paper pieces. Here, I’ve rounded up some La Passacaglia quilts in progress from Instagram so you can see how amazing they look at each stage.

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