Quilting for Beginners: Learn to Quilt with Quilting Tutorials & Projects For Beginner Quilters - The Jolly Jabber Blog

Quilting Tutorials for Beginners

Explore the basics of quilting for beginners to start sewing with confidence! The Jolly Jabber Blog provides free beginner quilt patterns to help you learn to quilt, including our Ultimate Beginner Quilt Series and tons of online tutorials. With precut fabrics, quilting notions, and other supplies from Fat Quarter Shop, you’ll have everything you need to tackle these beginner quilt patterns. Browse our quilting tutorials for beginners and start creating today!

Tips for Adding a Quilt Label

Once you’ve poured countless hours into sewing a quilt, it only makes sense to give it a finishing touch with a quilt label. We often receive questions about what quilt labels we use or how we make them ourselves. We’ve gathered some of our favorite […]

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Understanding Quilt Backs: A Guide for Beginners

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, […]

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Top 10 Free Quilt Patterns for Beginners

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 […]

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Happy Cloud Batting

How many times have you been told “it’s what’s inside that counts”?  When it comes to quilts, you just can’t have a quilt without batting. Our EXCLUSIVE line of batting is called Happy Cloud, and that’s exactly what it feels like! Treat your quilt sandwiches […]

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Best Quilting Rulers for Beginners

Are you a beginner quilter looking for the best quilting rulers to start your journey? Look no further! This blog post explores quilting rulers that are suited for new quilters. With the right rulers for quilting, you can easily make precise cuts to complete your […]

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5 Tips for New Quilters

Today I’m sharing some of the best tips I can think of for new quilters. As a newbie to the quilting community, I had the joy of making my first ever quilt and documenting it here on the Jolly Jabber. If you keep reading, you can learn about the top five things that I think new quilters should know before making their first quilt, according to someone who just made theirs!

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The Ultimate Beginner Quilt – Binding Your Quilt

Today we’re finishing our Ultimate Beginner Quilts. Yippee! Adding the quilt binding is the very last step to complete this beautiful beginner-friendly quilt. In today’s tutorial, Kimberly Jolly will show you how to trim up your quilt and attach the binding. Learn techniques for putting […]

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The Ultimate Beginner Quilt – Block 9

Today we’re continuing with the ninth block of The Ultimate Beginner Quilt, Friendship Star Variation. If you’ve been following along, this block will be a cinch! The Ultimate Beginner Quilt is a free quilt pattern series with video tutorials designed just for beginners. Even if […]

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