1. Bought 5 different fabrics, with 1/2 yard of each. ( Note to self: bought a yard of the white fabric with birds because you loved it so much. That Alexander Henry makes great fabrics.)
2. Got out my cutting board and rotary cutter. I then picked one fabric and started cutting a rectangle. I pieced together all five materials until I had a complete square.
3. Sewed all five materials together with a 1/4" seam allowance. Then ironed the seams down, so the square is nice and flat.
4. Repeated this process with another square, making sure that no 2 colors/materials are next to eachother.
5. Sewed together the 2 big squares that I made, cut off the access material, if any, so that I have now one big square/rectangle.
6. Next step will be to repeat #'s 3-5, then sew those 2 big squares together. Repeating this until you long strips/rows.
7.Sew the rows together into the desired length and width of the quilt.
8. Measure quilt to get the dimensions (for example: 45x60, which is what I am shooting for) and then go and buy the fabric & batting for the back and middle of the quilt, so that it will match the dimensions of the top layer.