- Use our handy guide on How to size your quilt to determine how large and wide your quilt needs to be
- Decide how much of the quilt will be made up of blocks, and how much of the size will be taken up by the border
- Make a sketch of your quilt, make the blocks and borders fit within your dimensions
For instance, for a quilt that measures about 60 inches x 80 inches, six 10 inch blocks across and eight 10 inch blocks down will fill the space, requiring 48 blocks - thats without a border.
There are also several quilting calculators online you can use to do the maths for you!