How to make a quilt

Follow these steps:

  • Choose a quilt pattern.
  • Gather tools and materials.
  • Cut the patchwork pieces.
  • Sew the patchwork together.
  • Add quilting stitches.
  • Bind the raw edges of your quilt.
  • Enjoy your new quilt!


There are more stars in space than there are grains of sand in the world.

There are 10 times more stars in the night sky than grains of sand on the Earth, with 70 sextillion stars being visible from Earth through a telescope.


Elephants are afraid of mice.

This myth seems to have originated from children’s stories. It would look funny for such a big creature to be scared of such a little one. Regardless,¬†elephants have no particular fear of mice. They do however have poor vision and are fairly slow moving. That means elephants might be big and strong, and even brave, but they can still be startled when a small animal, like a mouse or bird, darts past and surprises the lumbering pachyderm.