Cutting/Sewing Rectangles

Rectangles - 6 inches

Instead of cutting individual squares and/or other rectangles, learn how to use strip piecing to speed up your cutting and sewing.  Check out the videos below for alternate methods.   (The last video has information about traditional construction.)

Strip Piecing

Learn how to use strip piecing to speed up the construction of this block.

 

Strips were used to make this Baby Bricks Quilt.  Find out how strip piecing eliminates the process of cutting individual rectangles.

 

Learn about using strip piecing to make nine patch blocks.

 

Basic Information on Traditional Rectangles

Learn about adding seam allowance and why 90 degree angles are so important for accuracy.