Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Four Block Wonder Sashing, Cornerstones and Borders
When I first started quilting, I absolutely hated doing sashings because working with long strips of pieced fabric and trying to get everything to line up was next to impossible for me. As a result, almost all of my early quilts have no sashings. This is a shame because I think sashing really makes a quilt sometimes.
And then I watched an episode of Fons and Porter Love of Quilting on PBS. They demonstrated a technique that I call "Sash As You Go" -- because it's kinda like quilt as you go. I sat with my mouth hanging open thinking, "Why didn't I think of this?"
The directions for the Four Block Wonder sashings is based on the sash as you go technique. No more looooong sashing/cornerstone strips with seams to match.
Download all of the pdf files for this project at www.crazyladyquiltdesigns.com.