How much of each color of fabric is needed to complete a design is generally given when you are working off of a purchased pattern. However, when designing your own quilt it can be difficult to know how much you will need. Heather Thomas shows you how to do basic fabric calculations to determine how much of each color or print of fabric you will need.
Quilting is a skill that takes a lot of practice, and like any major craft, it can seem a bit overwhelming in the beginning. That's why we've put together the Quilting Tutorials: Quilting for Beginners and Top Tips for How to Quilt" eBook.