March 14, 2010

Week 2: Cutting Fabric

So you have hopefully picked out fun fabric for your "Charming" Minky quilt. 

Our next step is to cut all of our wonderful fat quarters up. 
So let's get out our cutting tools...
And start cutting.  Out of each fat quarter you will cut 9 - 6" squares (or what quilters call charms). So each fq will be cut up like this...
After doing this to all 12 fq's then you will have a great pile that looks like this...

And then you can stack them up like this and stare at them with a giddy smile...

Oh and I haven't written the dimensions of our final quilt (sorry).  It's going to end up 44" x 49.5".  A perfect lap quilt to hang on your couch and cuddle with when you are watching a good show on t.v.

I hope everyone is having fun so far.  Remember, if you have questions or comments please feel free to write in the comment section or e-mail me. 

Take care mucho,


  1. Natalie, I love those prints! Maybe I should jump into the quilt along, though a little late!