MaryJane’s Farmgirl Sisterhood

Earning Farmgirl Sisterhood Merit Badges

Stitching & Crafting

7. Quilting


  • If you don’t know how to quilt, learn.
  • Pick a simple pattern like a doll-sized quilt that will help you learn the basics, even just sewing squares together.
  • Learn how to add a backing and batting and do simple quilting stitches to hold everything in place.
  • Finish your quilting project. There is a three-hour minimum time investment required.
  • If you already know how to quilt, teach someone how to quilt the beginner project.


  • Continue on your quilting journey, but step up the pace by picking a harder project this time. Try new patterns that tax your sewing ability and push you to new limits.
  • Start and finish a new quilting project of intermediate status. There is a 20-hour minimum time investment required.
  • Quilt in the company of a friend for a total of five hours.


  • You are ready to learn how to be called a quilting queen now! Learn three new techniques and/or patterns.
  • Start a new project of Expert Level. There is a 50-hour time investment required.
  • This section of the badge can not be earned until you finish your project.
  • Teach at least five other people how to quilt.

April, 2024 Edition