If you are new to quilting and find the thought of picking out fabric, cutting and sewing lots of little pieces of fabric a bit daunting, then why not consider learning how to make a layer cake quilt pattern. Layer Cakes are collections of 10″ x 10″ squares of fabric made by Moda Fabrics. They are similar […]
Quilt Patterns For Beginners
We have 'surfed' the internet to find quilt patterns for beginners from straightforward designs suitable for your first project to more complicated designs for when you want to experiment more. You can make your first quilt in a matter of hours, so you'll want a variety of sewing patterns. After all, no-one wants to be making the same pattern over and over again... where's the fun and creativity in that!
Fortunately, there are many quilters who love to share their designs and provide written and video tutorials for quilt patterns for beginners. Many of these patterns use pre-cut packets of fabric which are readily available at your local haberdashery store or else on the internet. Quilting is a wonderful and creative hobby that is only limited by your imagination and the number of hours there are in the day. So check out the patterns below to get started!
Learn how to make beautiful rag quilt patterns that produce a very cuddly finish, from baby rag quilts to more advanced rag quilt patterns. Rag quilting produces a very cuddly finish which looks a bit raw around the edges! This is because instead of sewing the pieces of fabric with the seams on the inside, with Rag […]
Barn Quilts ( Quilt Trail ) are the beautiful painted panels that you see on many a barn across America. However, if you are a quilter with some experience and lots of fabric bundles just waiting to be used, then these Barn Quilt Patterns are a great source of ideas for quilt patterns to sew. When constructing […]
Quilting fabric comes in all sorts of pre-cut bundles, such as Charm Packs or Jelly Rolls. You can also buy your own selection of fabric choices in pieces known as Fat Quarters. What is a Fat Quarter? A Fat Quarter is typically a piece of quilting fabric that is cut to 22 inch by 18 […]
Who can resist the lure of buying yet another jelly roll of quilting fabric? Whether you are drawn in by the colors or the patterns they are just too tempting to not buy every now and again… but there comes a point when you need to start using up some of these fabrics to make […]