Quilts: Materials Lists

First list fabrics in the order they will be used; backing fabric will be last.
Then list batting.
Then list notions in the order they will be used.
1 1/2 yards yellow print (blocks)
2 yards red floral (outer border)
3 yards backing fabric
63″ square batting
Lightweight fusible web
Machine-quilting thread: pink, ecru, black
Perle cotton No. 8: pink
1 yard 1/8″- to 3/8″-wide ribbon

Do not use 1— in Materials lists.

Fabric choices should be as specific as possible:
red print
solid red
assorted light stripes

Do not include “print” with
batik
check
chevron (added 2.16.15)
damask
dot
floral
hand-dyed
mottled
paisley
plaid
polka dot
stripe
swirl
tone-on-tone

Do not include “print” with these fabric types (clarified 2.16.15):
chambray
shirting

State what a fabric will be used for in parentheses:
red print (roof)
solid red (sashing, borders)

Include fabric requirements for backing and binding.

To get batting requirement, round dimensions of finished quilt up to whole numbers and add 8 inches each to length and width.

Give quilt top size and finished block size, where appropriate, at the end of Materials.
Finished quilt: 22×25″
Finished blocks: 10×5″

Include the following statement after Finished quilt/Finished block(s) measurements.
Yardages and cutting instructions are based on 42″ of usable fabric width. Measurements include 1/4″ seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.

Terminology for notions
Clear monofilament thread
Embroidery floss
Fabric glue stick
Freezer paper
40-weight cotton thread
Heat-resistant template plastic
Lightweight fusible web
Liquid or spray starch
Tear-away stabilizer
Water-soluble or chalk marker


 

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