Quilt patterns can prove challenging for beginners and for seasoned quilters. There’s a lot of new lingo if you’re just starting out, and sometimes this can get a bit confusing. Along with my glossary (have you started collecting the posts on social media yet?), you’ll not only know what terms mean, but with these tips …
quilting tutorials for beginners
Quilting feathers my friends! It’s not as difficult as you think. But before your get to doing that: On a domestic machine, add your background quilting after you’ve completed the centre shapes. Background quilting can be any of your favourite motifs, heck, I’d suggest a meander. Your biggest concern and question is going to be …
Last week I shared the first part of quilting Blooming Stripes. If you want to quilt along, you can purchase the panel or the appliqué pattern and enjoy a stitch-along. Invite some friends, and have a quilty party!
Quilting Blooming Stripes or any digitally printed panel is really no different to quilting a standard quilt top, except for all the advantages of straight lines, perfect appliqué, no snagging on thick seams and no ripping of fabric – eek!
I often receive emails from quilters who need help with some or other quilting element. Here’s a few quilting questions that I have gotten and I give you those answers.
I love a nice bag. And I love quilting. Put the two together and you have love over your shoulder. Here’s how I made a quilted bag with a standard pattern.
With so many choices on the market, it can be difficult to decide which quilting rulers to buy. Over time you will collect many rulers but there are a few that will make creating quilt motifs with rulers a joy.
I enjoy quilting, no, I love quilting. I could very well sleep next to my quilt machine so that it’s right there if I wake up in the middle of the night with an urge to quilt. Yes, that’s me. Which also means that I want a pattern at weird times, and I don’t want to wait for the courier.
Creating designs using circles can have interesting results. Here are a few examples.