This Saturday Sampler Quilt is the best way to learn basic quilting skills. Each block in this series focuses on one or more essential skills. Complete all blocks and you’ll be ready to tackle more advanced quilting projects.
Below the video links, you’ll find the handouts you can download for FREE along with photos of other Sampler Quilts. Hope you enjoy this project!
Learn about this project and why Sampler Quilts make great beginner projects. More detailed instructions can be found in later videos in this series.
Learn about the supplies needed for this project
Learn about the most popular quilt shape. Then discover how to add seam allowances. Finally find out how to cut this using a rotary cutter.
Learn another easy appliqué method. Beginners can use this method in place of more difficult curved piecing requiring templates and registration marks.
Learn about cutting rectangles and sewing a precise 1/4″ seam. Review adding seam allowances. You also learn why pressing along with cutting and sewing add to your accuracy.
Learn about the quick corner method.
Learn about the quick corner method. Add this jar to your Sampler Quilt or try the square with four quick corners also featured in this video.
Learn how to cut and sew triangles.
Learn how to match points.
Learn how to make a pattern for this block. Practice cutting, sewing and matching skills while constructing this Simple Basket.
Learn about some of the popular settings for sampler blocks and the process that quilters go through when deciding on a layout. You also will receive directions for adding sashing to your blocks. At the end of the video, you’ll find more examples of different settings.
Saturday Sampler Quilt HANDOUTS:
SEE Individual Entries (Rail Fence, Four Patch, etc.) for more FREE PATTERNS.
Other Sampler Quilts:
Looking for other beginner quilts? Check out the quilts below: