We had no idea that quilts were made in this quilt-as-you-go fashion. I brought it to several experts who were nearly as perplexed as I, and was advised to go do some research and become the “expert,” which I have endeavored to do. It’s been a wonderful journey, and in the next few weeks as I finish my book on the topic, I’ll blog in a general kind of way to entice you to want more!
The blocks can be finished in one of several ways:
- either with strips of fabric, or woven tape;
- bringing the front fabric to the back and over-casting it to the backing;
- by using a knife edge finish (I’ll explain this in more detail in a later blog);
- or in an English kind of way, very complicated, and to which I’ll devote an entire entry, again, later!
In future blogs, I'll illustrate the different kinds of finishes. Here's the most common: