Perfectly Spaced Cross-Hatch Quilting with No Math

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Tips for Great Results with This Classic Quilting Design!

Cross-hatch quilting is a staple for both straight-line and free motion quilting. However, the traditional method of marking for it requires a fair amount of math.





We’ve discovered a great method for marking your quilt without the math. It’s an easy technique that uses paper and a triangle ruler.

Plus, in the following video Jennifer Keltner demonstrates how to set up for straight-line cross-hatch quilting. She also shows how to quilt the design without having to stop and start a new line of stitching at the margins.

Click here for the instructional PDF that accompanies the video.

A similar stitching pattern is also outlined in this article from Cooking Up quilts.

In the next video Jennifer Keltner and Vicki Hoth demonstrate a simple way of marking cross-hatch lines – without having to do any math.

It’s a great technique you’ll use over and over again, especially when you’re creating larger cross-hatching that can’t be achieved without marking. Click the image below to open the video in a new window.

Perfectly Spaced Cross-Hatch Quilting with No Math

 

Image Source: The image at the top of the page is from Diary of a Quilter.

 



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