Various kinds of fabric can transform your quilts into designer pieces. For example, cloth like satin or georgette is the best. And if you are good with thread and needles, some embroidery would certainly enable you to put up the quilts for sale. Various quilting designs are given in the following paragraphs.
After you are done with this, you have to decide what size do you want your quilt to be and then cut the sheets accordingly. But an important point here is to cut as less as possible. Just try to see whether you can make do without cutting the extra long bed sheet or the double bed sheet.
The best thing about anything that is homemade is that you can totally customize it. Likewise, making a homemade quilt gives you the freedom of deciding the thickness. The next step is stitching up the sheets together with long running stitches all along the borders.
You can select two different cloths for the upper and inner side of the quilt too. While you are stitching up the cover, one last bit of finishing touch is to take long strip of cloth to give the quilt a border.
The following paragraphs will give you various patterns you can opt for:
As far as the colors are concerned, It would look better if you go with your wall color. Again, depending on your liking, you can either go in for contrast colors or something that offers a monotone theme.
This is a very plain and simple pattern with a border and the rest being absolutely plain. You can go for bright colors or strips of satin or any other material for having variety. Choosing a single color will give the quilt an elegant look.
This is especially for the kids. Kids prefer designs and colorful cartoon characters on their quilts as compared to plain printed cloth. So you can make simple outline sketch of your kid's favorite cartoon character or cute little animals like rabbits, pandas, ducks, etc.
This is an applique pattern which you can experiment by either using a same cut piece of cloth, alternating with two pieces or by taking various pieces and making a random design out of it.