A lasagne quilt is the perfect way to use the leftover fabric from a quilter's endless supply of fabric. Each strip can bring a new colour and pattern to create an eclectic quilt that resembles the delicious layered dish that is its namesake. Following these instructions will yield a completely original quilt.
- Skill level:
- Moderately Easy
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Things you need
- 1/3 yard of 13 different fabrics
- 1/2 yard binding fabric
- 1-1/2 yards backing fabric
- 45-by-60-inch piece of batting
Cut each 1/3 yard of fabric into strips ranging from 1-1/2-to-2-3/4 inches wide.
Attach the quilt's back and batting together using either adhesive spray or safety pins.
Pick any strip, and place it right-side up on top of the batting.
Choose the next strip. Align the top edges of the right sides of the strip. Sew through all layers using a 1/4-inch seam.
Place the next strip on top of the first strip, again aligning the top edges. Sew through all layers using a 1/4-inch seam. Iron the seams, making sure there are no creases.
Pick another strip, and align it along the right edge of the already existing strips. Sew through all layers using a 1/4-inch seam.
Add another strip to the already sewn strips, again aligning the right edges. Sew with a 1/4-inch seam. Iron the new seams.
Repeat steps until the quilt has reached its desired length.
Trim any extra fabric, then bind the edges of the quilt.
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