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Backing a Quilt Idea #6 Take the leftover fabrics from the quilt and cut them into strips to make a matching stripy section on the back.  More Ideas here: http://www.victorianaquiltdesigns.com/VictorianaQuilters/Library/UsefulInfo/VQDInspiration/QuiltBackingIdeas.htm  #quilting

Backing a Quilt Idea Take the leftover fabrics from the quilt and cut them into strips to make a matching stripy section on the back. I really LOVE having a bit of extra on the back!

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.)

Quilting - 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.

How to make loads of Half Square Triangle Units at a time.

north winds quilting: Half Square Triangle Units - how to make a large number of HST's quickly

What a great idea for a quilt.

"My Quilt Story: Susan Stewart". Goes with genealogy, a wonderful way to preserve family photos.

Cut your fat quarter into layer cake, jelly roll strip and charm pack...love this idea to organize all my "what to do with" fabrics!  We all have them!

Fat Quarter - Cutting It Up -

Creative Use of Your Fat Quarter Stash! ~ Cut your fat quarter into layer cake, jelly roll strip and charm pack.love this idea to organize all my "what to do with" fabrics!

Finally some good information about applying the quilt back. As the site says, most quilt patterns are vague about this.

Another Pinner Wrote: Finally some good information about applying the quilt back. As the site says, most quilt patterns are vague about this.

Well isn't that clever - a quick way to get 8 half triangle squares

Quilting Shortcut: the Eight Square Method

Great tutorial on a different way to make Half Square Triangles. No bias edges with this method. Quilting Shortcut: the Eight Square Method - HoneyBear Lane.

Backing a Quilt Idea #9 Take the leftover fabrics from the quilt and use them in the center strip on the back. More ideas here: http://www.victorianaquiltdesigns.com/VictorianaQuilters/Library/UsefulInfo/VQDInspiration/QuiltBackingIdeas.htm #quilting

Backing a Quilt Idea Take the leftover fabrics from the quilt and use them in the center strip on the back.

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