Quilt backs or backing! It’s a hot topic around here. We often receive questions about preparing quilt backing fabric, such as cutting and assembly techniques, working with 108” wide fabric, pieced backings, and how to make the backings ready for a longarmer. Over the years, […]
Beginner Quilting Projects, Ideas & Tutorials
Explore our beginner quilting patterns and tutorials to improve your skills! We have beginner quilt patterns and projects for every taste and style, from Shortcut Quilts to the Ultimate Beginner Quilt. Using our quilting notions, precut fabrics, and free video tutorials, you’ll have all the tools you need to start making beautiful quilts. Browse easy beginner quilt patterns on the Jolly Jabber Blog!
Welcome, once again, to the Quilt Goals 2023 challenge! It’s that time again when we pick up our needles and 2023 quilting dreams. Are you ready? Hi there, it’s Christopher from The Tattooed Quilter. We’re nearly four months away from a new year, can you […]
Today we’re stepping into the world of quilting with flannel fabrics and taking you with us! We’re sharing our top five tips for sewing with flannel and a new free shortcut quilt pattern below. Be sure to read to the bottom so you don’t miss the video tutorial or an exciting new giveaway!
Welcome back to the Quilt Goals 2023 challenge! Hi there! It’s Wendy of The Weekend Quilter here. It’s hard to believe that we’re over the halfway mark of 2023, and as soon as you know it, it will be gifting season. Every year on my […]
Attention all new quilters! Are you eager to try your hand at creating beautiful and intricate quilts but not quite sure where to begin? Look no further than this list of the top 10 free quilt patterns for beginners designed by Fat Quarter Shop! With […]
Welcome back to the Quilt Goals 2023 challenge! As a quilter, one of the most exciting things you can hear from a friend is, “Can you show me how to make a quilt?” All the emotions start running as you know that the adventure ahead […]
There’s no place like home! The Home Again Quilt Along starts today, April 4, and runs for five weeks, through May 2. We will sew one row each week, until the final week when we add the borders and finish the quilt. With nine different […]
There are no two ways about it – we know you’ll love this vintage 2-color quilt along! To mark the release of Lori Holt’s new quilt pattern published by It’s Sew Emma, we’re hosting a Home Again Quilt Along this spring. The Home Again Quilt […]
Today we’re sharing the newest addition to this series, the Jelly Roll Twirl Quilt! The 2.5″ strips twist and twirl together to create a truly eye-catching quilt design. For all the detail on this free pattern and video tutorial, read on.
We’re almost ready to start our 10th Annual Charity Quilt Along, Bountiful! We’re leaping into this year’s charity quilt and stitch along with the fabric requirements and cross stitch supply list. From March to August we’ll be sewing and stitching our way through this beautiful […]
With so many types of quilting fabrics available, choosing the right one can be overwhelming. It’s important to understand their differences so you can choose the best one for your next project. Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about quilting fabrics. Types […]
This easy tutorial will get you running to your sewing machine! Today we have a fun and beginner-friendly project that only takes a few hours to complete! Read on for a photo tutorial on how to make a quilt-as-you-go table runner. The magic of this […]
You’ve heard of paint by number, but today we’re bringing you the quilting version! Our friend June Tailor came to visit and taught us everything you need to know about quilting as you go. Keep reading for four free video tutorials and a bonus video […]