What are some quilting terms?

What do you call putting a quilt together?

Patchwork. The process of making a quilt by sewing many small pieces of fabric together to create many different designs for a quilt top. It is also known as piecework.

What is the edging around a quilt called?

A border is a strip (or strips) of fabric that frame the edges of the quilt. Your entire quilt top is usually bordered, but you can also have borders surrounding your quilt blocks or as part of the quilt block design. A quilt’s borders can be wide or narrow, pieced or appliqued, or a combination of techniques.

What are the two methods of quilting differentiate them?

Many types of quilting exist today. The two most widely used are hand-quilting and machine quilting. Hand quilting is the process of using a needle and thread to sew a running stitch by hand across the entire area to be quilted. This binds the layers together.

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