How do you make a paper quilt for kids?

How do you make a paper quilt for kids?

Making Your 9-Square Quilt

  1. Cut your construction paper into 2-inch squares.
  2. Give each child a free 9-square template.
  3. Practice arranging the squares onto the template.
  4. Once you’ve found a design you like, glue the squares into place.
  5. Make some more 9-square quilts.

What is a paper quilt?

Paper pieced quilt blocks are quilt blocks made by stitching your fabric directly onto paper. Some people call this foundation paper piecing, or FPP, and it’s especially useful when you’re making small blocks, intricate angles, or when you’re a quilting newbie (don’t we all feel like newbies sometimes?)

What is the benefit of paper piecing?

Benefit of Paper Piecing When using a printed paper foundation for a block, complex designs can be easily sewn. Patterns like Mariner’s Compass, with many narrow spikes, are much easier to sew using a Paper Piecing technique than with regular piecing using templates.

What is freezer paper?

Freezer paper is thick paper with a plastic or wax coating on one side. It differs from parchment, which has no wax coating, and wax paper, which has a wax coating on both sides.

How to make paper quilts?


  • Gather Your Materials
  • Wash,Press&Cut Your Fabric
  • Decorate The Squares
  • Lay Out The Squares (and if you are having someone else quilt for you,skip to step#10)
  • Sew The Front Pieces Of The Quilt Together
  • Baste The Quilt (Stack the 3 Layers of Front,Back&Batting)
  • Quilt The Front and Back Together
  • Bind The Quilt Around The Outside Edges
  • How to make a quilt?

    Plan for good weather,as much as possible.

  • If you want to follow a specific trail,gather addresses ahead of time and map out your path.
  • If you stop to admire or photograph barn quilts,be careful about where you park your car,so you aren’t in danger of traffic.
  • To get the best photographs,take them at a time when the sun isn’t directly overhead.
  • How to paper piecing quilt?

    The term paper piecing became popular because many of the templates used to sew a quilt are printed onto paper foundations.

  • Flip and sew and sew and flip are two more terms often associated with paper piecing.
  • Don’t confuse the paper piecing method described here with paper piecing — that’s a completely different technique.