Here is a terrific chart to guide you with your quilt backing. Quick-look chart to piece quilt backings without a center seam. DLW

Here is a terrific chart to guide you with your quilt backing. Quick-look chart to piece quilt backings without a center seam. DLW

Two different ways to make a pieced quilt backing

Christa’s Quilt Along 4.5 – Sea of Squares Pieced Backing

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 #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

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

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

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.)

Creative Quilt Backs: Tips to Make Them Special

Creative Quilt Backs: Tips to Make Them Special

You've designed an awesome front for your quilt, why not try some of these tips to make a creative back to complement your work & make it more special?

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