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How to Piece Wide Backing to Reduce Waste

24th Jan 2019

For quilts with the smallest dimension larger than 98", even if you use  wide back fabric, you will most likely still have to piece your backing together. Save money and effort by following … read more

How to Add to Backing for a Longarm Quilter

23rd Jan 2019

So, you have your quilt top done and you've already cut your backing to the same size of your quilt top. Now, you're ready to bring it to your longarm professional and they ask you to add more fabr … read more

How to Square Backing

21st Jan 2019

Fold the backing fabric in half. Fold it in half again, the other direction. This finds the center of your backing. If there are very noticeably "extra" pieces/lengths, do not includ … read more

How To Prepare a Quilt for a Longarm Quilter

21st Jan 2019

Piecing Tips If you pre-wash one fabric, be sure to pre-wash all fabrics in your quilt, including all top and backing fabric, and remember to account for shrinkage when purchasing. We recommend 6% … read more