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Help! Not enough backing fabric! - some piecing suggestions from Quilting board--

Some ways to piece a quilt back De's note: if you don't rip your fabric to be on grain, your pieced backs will sag and pucker. Always work on-grain!

My favorite challenge lately when making quilts is to add some fun character to the backing.  No more plain boring backs on your quilts!  Here are a few new quilt backing ideas for you to consider. This is the quilt backing for my Flowering Snowball Quilt. Buying 4-5 yards of fabric for the backing of …

My favorite challenge lately when making quilts is to add some fun character to the backing. No more plain boring backs on your quilts! Here are a few new quilt backing ideas for you to consider. This is the quilt backing for my Flowering Snowball Quilt

Ideas for Backing a Quilt: #LetsQuilt by cathleen

Ideas for Backing a Quilt: is free to all, by request, and is sent via email attachment. Request the free Collection of Ideas for Backing a Quilt file

good visual for Ways to extend quilt backings.  (From Quilters Newsletter)

Ways to Extend Quilt Backing - The inner gray lines represent the pieced top the pieced top. The outer lines are the edges of the pieced backing.

This is ingenious! John Flynn's Diagonal backing calculator helps to minimize the amount of fabric needed for your quilt backing. (Flynn was a bridge-building engineer before he became a quilter, and you can tell it from his great tricks.)

This is ingenious! John Flynn's Diagonal backing calculator helps to minimize the amount of fabric needed for your quilt backing. (Flynn was a bridge-building engineer before he became a quilter, and you can tell it from his great tricks.

There are two backing troubles that can derail an otherwise wonderful quilt: your fabric is too small or your fabric is not square. Read our solutions!

Previous pinner wrote: There are two backing troubles that can derail an otherwise wonderful quilt: your fabric is too small or your fabric is not square. Read our solutions!

I love to make quilt tops (which is probably why I have about 6 that are waiting to be quilted).  Sometimes, I get stuck when it comes to making a quilt back. In most cases, and especially with cha…

Storytime Squares Tips & Tricks: Pieced Quilt Backs

I love to make quilt tops (which is probably why I have about 6 that are waiting to be quilted). Sometimes, I get stuck when it comes to making a quilt back. In most cases, and especially with cha…

Lots of inspiring quilt back pics!--Linky Party Other Side of the Quilt SwimBikeQuilt Linky Party: The Other Side of the Quilt

Linky Party: The Other Side of the Quilt

Linky Party Other Side of the Quilt SwimBikeQuilt Linky Party: The Other Side of the Quilt Over 160 Quilt Back Ideas

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