How To Calculate and Sew Sashing

How to calculate and add sashing

Learn how to calculate the yardage needed for sashing on your quilt. Then get some tips for sewing the sashing between blocks. You’ll also find out how to “ease in” strips and “square up” your quilt.

Below you will find the topics covered with links so you can skip through. You’ll also find links to info mentioned in the video.

SASHING TOPICS and TIMES:

SASHING as a DESIGN ELEMENT

Examples in Other Quilts (0:36)

How to Decide on Sashing (1:01)

Choosing Fabric for Sashing (1:21)

CALCULATING

Cutting Sizes (1:47)

Yardage (4:08)

CUTTING & SEWING

Sashing (6:07)

Finding Average Block Size (6:23)

Trimming Blocks (6:53)

Easing Blocks (7:16)

Watch those Triangle Tips! (8:24)

Laying out Long Strips (10:06)

Easing Rows (10:19)

Vertical Registration (11:00)

Easing AND Lining Up Blocks (11:32)

“Squaring Up” With Sashing (12:05)

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