Do you need to quilt in both directions?
Typically you want to avoid doing this when you are quilting straight lines. It’s best to break your thread and start at the top again. … By starting your quilting on the same edge every time, all of the quilting is going in the same direction and you will avoid getting this effect!
How many inches should be between quilts?
Most batting requires quilting at least 8 or 10 inches, but I’m going to recommend you overachieve a little bit: quilt every 4 inches.