With stitches about 2" long, baste the three layers together by stitching horizontal, then vertical lines through the center of the quilt sandwich to form quadrants on the quilt top. Next, baste diagonally in both directions. Add basting stitches 3 to 4" apart over the entire surface of the quilt top.
How you assemble the quilt sandwich affects the final product. We discuss two rolling methods and 3 basting techniques to help you decide what is best.
Making a Quilt Sandwich: Now that you have pieced together all of your lovely scraps into what is called a flimsy is it time to quilt. Oh wait. You can't quilt yet.
Walk through the steps to put the quilt top, batting and quilt backing together to make a quilt sandwich.
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Before you can start quilting you first need to assemble the quilt sandwich and pin. If your backing is particularly large then you can trim it a little, however make .
The basics for making a quilt sandwich are the same regardless whether done on the floor, a table or other surface: 1. Your backing fabric and your batting .
Before using this method I struggled with my quilt sandwich. So easy. Uses pipe insulation. I just pin the fabric on and roll them up. Then I can sit at the table to .