While pre-cut bundles are already coordinated and easy to use, they’re also more expensive than cutting your own. Fortunately, it’s easy to cut 10″ layer cakes squares from yardage and save money at the same time.
Choose several coordinating prints to mimic the idea of a purchased layer cake. Or focus on a favorite fabric, depending on what the pattern calls for.
An informative article from Alanda Craft explains how to cut your own, even using a less-than 10″ wide ruler. It includes the following yields when cutting from 40″- 44″ wide yardage.
The process is demonstrated in the following video.
Click here to watch the video at YouTube if it doesn’t play on your device.
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