Quilting for Beginners: A Free Beginner's Quilting Guide

23 Jul 2014

Do you long to make a quilt but don't know where to start? Or do you have a friend who could use a few lessons on quilting for beginners? We have the perfect starter's guide, and it includes free quilt patterns for beginners!

In The Beginner's Quilting Guide Plus 4 Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners, you'll learn to quilt starting with the basics, then use your beginning quilting skills to make creative contemporary quilting projects you'll be proud of.

Start with the perfect lesson in how to quilt for beginners: "Easy Quilting Projects + Tips from Leni Levenson Wiener and Tula Pink." These quilting pros will teach you beginning quilting essentials such as how to choose fabric, which tools you need, why the quilting is important, and more. This article includes two free quilting patterns for beginners.

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This one-block quilt makes the perfect
beginning quilting project.
Want to learn how to quilt an art quilt? Beginners will appreciate Lesley Riley's step-by-step instructions for designing and creating a simple art quilt in "Art Quilting Made Easy." She covers simple wholecloth quilts, how to quilt by hand, and even no-sew quilting techniques!

Next up is a perfect beginner's quilting project, a "Quilted Pillow Cover" by Sue Bleiweiss. This project is great for learning how to quilt with free-motion and straight quilting. A template for the flowers is included.

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Learn to quilt this easy pillow cover by Sue Bleiweiss,
using techniques like free-motion quilting,
straight stitching, and fusing.
Another project perfect for learning how to quilt is "Free-motion Stitched Placemats" by Helen Gregory. Helen shows you how to use commercial fabrics and fuse the circles to the background squares, then add decorative stitching.
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Learn how to make a quilt by creating place mats!
Helen Gregory's easy project will give you practice with piecing and stitching.
Finally, let your whimsical side take over in a fun beginner's quilting project. Learn how to quilt a small quilt that reflects your personality with Yvonne Porcella's "Creative Self-Portraits." You'll learn about how to construct an art quilt where the design is up to you.

So don't wait, begin quilting with The Beginner's Quilting Guide Plus 4 Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners.

P.S. Do you have friend who would like to learn to quilt? Forward them this link so they can download their own copy of The Beginner's Quilting Guide Plus 4 Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners.


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