On this page, you will learn Quilting for Beginners, simple tips and strategies that will help you go from a quilting novice, who has never made a beautiful quilt to an experienced quilter who can make and design stunning quilts that will last a long time.
This page is dedicated to hand sewing methods for making a lasting, high-quality quilt.
What is hand quilting?
Because this section is dedicated to quilting for beginners we shall start with the fundamental basics.
Hand Sewing a quilt, put simply is the process of making a beautiful patchwork quilt using a needle and thread. As long as you can sew in a straight line you can begin to enjoy making quilts.
We shall look at 3 simple sewing methods and stitches that will enable you to make your first quilt .
The most common type of hand quilting stitch is the running stitch. This simple stitching method is designed to allow you to sew in straight lines and creates a neat stitch which is perfect for quilting.
To start sewing your quilt, with the running stitch, thread the needle, leave plenty of free thread. Remember to tie a knot at the end of the cotton.
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This hand quilting stitch is a little more complex than a running stitch. To do the rocking stitch whilst making a quilt follow the guideline below.