Quilt-As-You-Go
While avid quilters have an array of methods available for joining blocks, there's one process to always keep in mind: quilt-as-you-go. Essentially, QAYG is a way to break down your quilting into more manageable pieces, making it a go-to for those who have smaller work spaces, are working on small-scale projects (like a patchwork bag), or are managing joint pain. Bonus: it's a great way to bust your stash! With that in mind, here are some fun QAYG joining techniques that help bring your blocks together in gorgeous fashion.
Quilt-as-you-go and strip piecing go together like bread and butter. Once you learn these two quilting skills, it's easy to combine them into all kinds of projects, including this strip-pieced pillow project!
Lindsay Conner
Create a cute, fusible-appliqué quilt in record time!
Wendi Gratz
Wendi Gratz
Turn a single stack of 10-inch pre-cuts, plus scraps from your stash, into five fantastic, Bluprint-exclusive projects, fast!
Gudrun Erla
Gudrun Erla
Finish five gorgeous projects faster than you thought possible with blogger Maureen Cracknell's quilt-as-you-go techniques!
Maureen Cracknell
Maureen Cracknell
Discover how to quilt-as-you-go, for amazing results in no time at all.
Marti  Michell
Marti Michell
The quilt-as-you-go method is a quilting technique that is exactly what it sounds like — you quilt as you go along. So, as you are piecing your fabric together, you are also quilting the quilt. It is a great technique to use on table runners, pot holders and other small projects that you would like to make quickly. It works best with piecing that is done by adding one strip to the next.
Carolina Moore
Add spontaneous piecing to your bag of quilting tricks and make a beautiful patchwork tote designed by Tara Rebman.
Tara Rebman
Tara Rebman
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