How to Quilt

By Susan Weinroth

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Tools used

  • Micro-Tip® Scissors (No. 5)
  • Ergo Control Rotary Cutter (45 mm)
  • RazorEdge™ Softgrip® Scissors (8")

Supply list

  • Thread

    Basting safety pins

    Straight pins


    Sewing machine

    Batting (I use bamboo, but 100% cotton is also great) – 1.5 yards batting

    *Fabric for squares – you will need 36 5.5 inch squares (you can buy 1/6 yard cuts for these), Fabric for border – you will need 2/3 of a yard for this, Fabric for binding – you will need ½ yard for this, Fabric for backing – you will need 1.5 yards for this. Finished quilt will measure 36 inches square.