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…

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Quilting basics: choosing and treating fabric

Source: Generations Quilt Patterns; Fine Craft Guild Selecting material 100% quilting cotton gives you a lot of colour/pattern options and standardized weight Avoid mixing fibre types to ensure what you make washes and wears consistently Keep fabric weight in a single project consistent to avoid problems with uneven sewing and…

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