Pinwheel Quilt: Designing your Quilt Top

Now that you’ve researched the different quilt sizes and made a decision on what size meets your needs, the next step is to make a few decisions about how to lay out your quilt top. Since our first quilt is the pinwheel quilt pictured to the right, we will use the basic design here to talk about…

Designing Quilt Tops

I’m a big believer in sketching your quilt top prior to sewing your first stitch. Here are some of the benefits as I see it: It’ s good for your brain. Studies show that there are cognitive benefits to drawing and doodling. You can sort through a lot of issues you might encounter when assembling…