Quilting basics: choosing a pattern

Source: Pile o’ Fabric

  • Look on the Internet or in quilting magazines/books for easy patterns to begin with
  • Try simple patchwork to get used to the basics of quilting:
    • Fabric selection
    • Fabric prep
    • Cutting patches
    • Piecing patches
    • Assembling blocks
    • Basting
    • Quilting
    • Binding
    • Tagging
  • Move on to a pattern that introduces a new method each time you make a new project to gain new tools in your repertoire
  • Designing your own quilts is more effective once you have the basics down


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