Rachel & Nikki
Beginner | Quilting
Nikki & Rachel
Beginner | Quilting
Guide To Quilting
Have you always wanted to make a quilt but not known how or where to start? If you are new to quilting there can be lots to learn and we are here to make sure it’s fun at every step! This Guide To Quilting course is the perfect gentle introduction to anyone wanting to learn how to quilt. And we promise your first quilt will not be your last!
What you will make...
In this course, we will take you through 4 simple but very impactful patchwork blocks which you can then turn into your own mini-quilt or keep going until you have enough for a full size quilt.
Basic 9 Patch
Half Square Triangles
What you will learn...
We’ll walk you through everything you need to know to get started with quilting. Our bite-sized lessons make it really easy for you – take your time as we show you each step in depth, gaining confidence with every block. We’ll teach you…
What You Will Need...
You do not need any more than your sewing machine, some fabric, thread, scissors and a marking tool to follow along with this class. However, here are some of the extra items we use throughout:
★ A rotary cutter
★ A self-healing board
★ A quilting ruler (we use a 6.5” x 13” ruler)
★ A range quilting cottons or scrap fabrics (1-1.5 metres in total if you wish to make one example of all of the blocks shown - our downloadable worksheet will help you to calculate how much fabric you would need for a larger quilt)
★ Batting or wadding fabric (four 13” squares for the samples alone - our downloadable worksheet will help you to calculate how much fabric you would need for a larger quilt)
★ Backing fabric (four 13” squares for the samples alone - our downloadable worksheet will help you to calculate how much fabric you would need for a larger quilt)
★ An air-erasable or water-soluble marker
★ Quilters pins (we like the flower head variety)
★ Basting pins or spray adhesive
★ Embroidery floss and hand sewing needle for decorative stitches
★ An iron and ironing board
★ Spray starch
★ Store bought bias binding, or extra fabric and a bias tape maker
★ Binding clips