How to paper piece: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8uaW26igygE
I have seen some quilters add the batting as the progress in the quilting. This is different than a quilt as you go , inthat the top is completed in the traditional manner. So if you are working from left to right on the quilt , the rolled up part under "the arm" is thinner becauase the batting has not been added to the backing and top. I Have tried this on smaller projects just to see if I could mange the technique , and I have to say they are on to something. I found adding a few feet
I just found this last night and WOW!!! She also has her Florabund BOM there that was in the McCall's Quilt Designer contest.
I think I will scrap my ideas about a floral applique design I've been thinking of and do this one.
Hi Mona, there is a teaching about backings by John Flynn that should be helpful for you.
Quilt Backing Info by John Flynn (Download)
The traditional method is to use two lengths (fabric the length of the quilt). Split one in half lengthwise, then sew a half to each side of the uncut length. This results in the back having two seams. Traditionally a single seam