Whole Cloth Knit Jersey Quilt – Tutorial

When I first started sewing, I was obsessed with sewing knit. And I’m pretty confident that many of the first dresses and shirts that I made for my friends and family might not still be intact. And after a few years of persistence and humility, I can confidently say that I have conquered knit… enough so that I am going to share with you how to make your own whole cloth knit quilt. And I promise that it won’t fall apart.

Machine Used


Mathew’s Choices

  • Blueberry Cobbler Plaid & Deep Sea Plaid for main knit fabrics and Sahara Sun knit for binding from the Knits collection by Art Gallery Fabrics
  • Hobbs Tuscany Collection 100% Wool Batting
  • Aurifil 40 wt thread in Pale Yellow (top) & Maxi-Lock STRETCH™ thread in white (bobbin)

For the full tutorial, head over to my post on the Brother Blog.


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  1. Mathew Boudreaux
    Beth LaMotte

    It was such a delight to meet you at Quiltcon! I love your enthusiasm and improv work. Thanks for bringing such energy to the crazy world of quilting!

  2. Mathew Boudreaux
    Linda Anderson

    Question about binding this – couldn’t you just “pillowcase” it and do a topstitch around the edges, instead of actually binding it? I love this, and I love the look of the binding, but I got a couple of nice pieces of knit in our quilt guild’s donations, and wondered about making a whole cloth quilt — the pieces are coordinated — one side solid and the other is a modern print. I’m headed to the blog to watch the whole process!

    1. Mathew Boudreaux

      You totally could. But it would limit what you could do with quilting. Have fun making one! It’s our most used quilt to date

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