This post provides a basic guide for anyone who wants to start quilting. Quilting is such a beautiful and satisfying craft! Here are some of our posts with detailed information and instructions to help you begin this wonderful journey.
Introduction to Quilting Techniques
A great variety of quilting techniques involve sewing together multiple fabric layers to create an item, for example a blanket or wall hanging. Typically, the layers are a top, middle and backing layer. The top layer is often made with fabric for decorations and the middle layer includes padding. Click on the post below for much more information.
Quilting Tools and Supplies
When you want to start your adventure in quilting, you need to know what quilting tools and supplies you need. But not just any quilting tools — the ones that have been tested and recommended by expert quilters. Detailed information in the following post.
Fabric For Quilting – What You Need To Know
Before you can begin you’re obviously going to want fabric for your quilting project. You’re going to want 100% good quality cotton. The lesser quality fabrics may shred or fade and this is something you don’t want, because you’re doing this quilt with so much love for somebody or you may just hang it on your wall. So you want it to last. Read more below.
Sashing in Quilting
Sashing in quilting is a great way to tie quilt blocks together, as it adds strips of fabric between them. When you use sashing in the rows and columns it can make a big impact on the overall look of the quilt. Depending on the design, it could be quite complex or really simple.
How to Make a Nine-Patch Quilt
How to Assemble a Block Quilt
This tutorial explores an easy method for putting a quilt together. You can apply these steps to any quilt made up of blocks. Just keep in mind that this tutorial is for a quilt with six blocks in a row.
You may want to complement this guide with Quilting Basics from The Spruce Crafts.