“Happiness is Quilting” 2017 Block of the Month Quilt. An original quilt designed by TK Harrison from BOMquilts.com
Let’s make a sampler quilt out of some of the “Quilted Kitchen” quilt blocks found here at QuiltTherapy.com! ALL of the quilt blocks are already designed to be 12″ finished, 12 1/2″ unfinished blocks. You need to do is to choose to make the ones I have put in my design or any 12 blocks of the design of your choice. Then deicide on the colors of your sampler blocks. You can keep the colors I created with the blocks, use your stash for an even scrappier quilt and even go all out and choose your own colors for a more complimentary and uniform look.
Well, there IS another something you will need to decide…and that is should you make all of the recipes that go with each block? LOL
Here is the “Quilted Kitchen Sampler” quilt image:
Head on over to BOMquilts.com to obtain the finishing instructions.
You have purchased 10 yards of 42” fabric to use for the backing on a quilt. Now what do you
The reason for doing this is mostly for fabric strength. The most used areas (and hence, the
most damage areas after regular quilt usage) of a quilt is the binding and the backing. You do
not want a seam down the center of the backing ‐ too much stress is put on that area of a quilt
‐ think of two people laying under a quilt and one pulls it one way and the other pulls it their
way. That stresses out a center seam on the back of a quilt. You also want to press the
seam open because if you press it to one side (as you do on most quilt tops), it will be bulky in
that area. By putting your backing seams on the sides of the quilt back, the center remains