How to Make a DIY Quilt Template

Quilty! | DIY Templates with Rebecca Fons | Episode 132

Mary and her sister Rebecca demonstrate how to make a DIY quilt template for one of the projects in the book Fat Quarter Friendly by Marianne Fons and Liz PorterFor more quilting tips and techniques pick up Quilty magazine, visit or watch more Quilty episodes at or on DVD!

Hint: click the photos to view Marianne Fons and Liz Porter’s book Fat Quarter Friendly and Quilty on DVD!



  1. What was the arrow for?

    Joy, 2 years ago Reply

  2. Sure enjoyed this teaching!

    Suzanne, 2 years ago Reply

  3. When you want to make a template for a circle, I found it easier to use a compass.

    Nancy, 2 years ago Reply

  4. The arrow is your indicator for the straight-of-grain of your fabric when you cut pieces.

    Nancy, 2 years ago Reply

  5. the DIY template, was good, but they didn’t mention NOT to use that template with a rotary cutter.

    Linda Converse, 1 year ago Reply

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