9 Ways to Keep Track of Quilt Blocks With Markers

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Do you ever get confused about what goes where when sewing quilt blocks together? Fortunately there are a number of ways to keep blocks and rows organized. Some of them also work well to keep pieces organized when creating blocks.

Nicole from Mama Love Quilts has written a great article that outlines 7 ways to keep track of quilt blocks. It’s an older article and some of the reference links are broken but she clearly outlines each DIY option in her article.

Click here for the “7 Ways to Keep Track of Pieces When You Sew” article.

Keep Track of Quilt Blocks With Markers

One article she references is by Elizabeth Hartman who outlines how she uses painters tape to keep blocks straight. We found the article in web archives and it’s available here.

Keep Track of Quilt Blocks With Markers

Sturdier tags are easy to make. Karen from Sew Many Ways has created a tutorial about making markers from floss bobbins (shown above). Get the tutorial here.

Keep Track of Quilt Blocks With Markers

Alphabitties are helpful for keeping quilt blocks straight and can also be used to keep block pieces organized. A package includes letters of the alphabet and numerals. See how they’re used in the following video.

Click here to watch the video on YouTube if it doesn’t play on your device.

Alphabitties can be purchased here.

Learn how to make design boards here.

Pinnable Quilt Block Markers with Storage Case

Purple Hobbies Store has sets of markers available in several colors. Pin them to the fabric to everything organized. One package contains the full alphabet and numbers 1-10.

Click here to purchase “Pinnable Quilt Block Markers with Storage Case.”

Image Source: The photo at the top of the page is from Sew Many Ways.


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