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Teaching the World to Quilt!

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We feature FREE videos with step-by-step instructions, text transcripts and FREE patterns in PDF format.

  • You may choose to focus on one skill at a time (click on Beginner Basicsor “jump right in” with a full size quilt (click on Quilting Classes).
  • We also have small quilting projects where a beginner can “practice” piecing techniques before conquering larger ventures (click on Quick Quilts and/or Small Projects).
  • Check out our Encyclopedia (a.k.a. “Quiltapedia”) where you’ll find photos and videos for most entries.
  • Last but not least, don’t forget to browse our Threadhead Gallery filled with completed quilts and a link to directions for posting your own creations.

Hope you learn to enjoy quilting as much as we do! Please subscribe to our mailing list (at bottom of page) to receive updates & beginner patterns throughout the year. Follow our LearnHowToQuilt Adventures on YouTube. THANKS! 🙂

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Creating a Pattern

Having a beautiful quilt that you adore but no pattern? Find out how to produce patterns on your own.

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Cutting Fabric

Learn traditional AND quick cutting methods.

Sewing Patchwork

Sewing Seams

Follow our tips and you’ll be sewing an accurate 1/4″ seam in no time!

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Finishing the Quilt

You are finished with layering your quilt … now what? Learn about different quilting techniques and how to finish the quilts’ edges.

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This is my first attempt at quilting. Thanks to you and your website I was able to layout this queen size top ready to assemble.

Thank you for your expert contribution.

Kevin L Wiltfong
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    1. Thanks for visiting LearnHowToQuilt.com. Check out our Beginner Basics section for tutorials on all aspects of quilt making. You might also like to try a beginning quilt under Quilt Classes. Happy quilting!

    1. Hello!

      New quilters might like to check out our Beginner Basics and Small Projects tabs. There you will find information about quilting methods along with small projects to get your started.

      Thanks for visiting our website.

  1. This is great information. I would like to share the link in Mountain Valley Living Magazine, printed and published online in Northern California. I would love to collaborate further or hear from other quilters, as we enjoy including a quilting article in every quarterly edition of our magazine. Eileen: mountainvalleyliving@gmail.com

  2. Saw you on Idiot Quilter. Later today I will spend time on your website, and see what I can learn.

  3. Love this site !! I saw your blooming 9 patch and gathered all my fabric exited to try . I had one fabric that was striped , oh my goodness I’m having a time with the direction to put them together !! Maybe put a note about not using directional fabric !! Hope I can figure it all out ! I’m pulling my hair out ! If you can help me in any way I would welcome your suggestions! Thx 🙏🏽 😃

    1. Hello! Thanks for your suggestion. I’ll add that to supply list. I’ve sent you an email with some suggestions. If you visit our gallery and look for Dad’s Blooming Nine Patch, you’ll see a quilt with 2 directional patterns. They aren’t stripes but they do create the same issue. I sent you an email with suggestions – mainly turning all the stripes in the same direction. Hope this helps. Looking forward to hearing/seeing your finished quilt. Thanks again for pointing out a potential problem.

    1. Hello Kathryn!
      You’ll find free patterns under the Free Patterns tab. You can also go to YouTube to LearnHowToQuilt.com (don’t forget the dot com!) to find videos with links to free patterns.
      Thanks for visiting our site!

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