Quilting 1: Basics for Beginners
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Wikipedia says: "Quilting is the process of sewing of two or more layers of fabric together to make a thicker padded material, usually to create a quilt or quilted garment. Typically, quilting is done with three layers: the top fabric or quilt top, batting or insulating material and backing material."

We say quilting is a fun and an addictive way to make something out of those fabric scraps laying aroung your storage!

Together with WeAllSew.com we put together some basic skills you need to get started with quilting!

The basic supplies you will need are:

  • Stabilizer
  • Temporary Adhesive Spray
  • Sewing Needles
  • Safety pins
  • Small scissors or snips
  • Rotary cutter
  • Ruler
  • Marking tools

The basic materials you will need are:

  • Fabric
  • Batting
  • Embroidery Thread
  • Bobbin Thread

Before you make your first quilt, start by learning these helpful skills! Also look into our Quilting Collection to get more project ideas!


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Discussion 3

  • Lois Olsen commented 7 years ago

    Is the pattern used as the background of the header page for Learn the Basics of Quikting available as a pattern ? It has a raibow of colours top to bottom. With Thanks. Lois.

  • Chrissy Chrissy B commented 8 years ago

    I so need to come across this!

    Paivi Kankaro replied 8 years ago

    Yay, Im glad you found it!


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