This is a short and sweet, compact yet comprehensive guide to making a quilt for the first time. It is an A5 format of just 48 pages, but manages to pack in 1 quilt block, 12 layout options and 4 sizes. This is a superb visual guide to making your very first quilt. It also lies flat, leaving your hands free. It is super easy to follow with very clear instructions and photographs. You’ll learn how to use a rotary cutter, see the tools and supplies checklist, find tips on choosing and preparing fabrics, discover the basics of quilting such as cutting and piecing, making a quilt sandwich and marking a grid for machine quilting. You are then ready to follow the project instructions to make a quilt with or without a border. This book is a little gem for any beginner quilter.
Make Your First Quilt with Alex Anderson
Beginner’s Simple Step-by-Step Visual Guide • 1 Fun Block, 12 Easy Layout Options, 4 Sizes
Alex Anderson ––
All you need to know about quiltmaking, from picking fabrics to the last stitch
Your first quilt is just around the corner! Learn the ropes from best-selling author Alex Anderson, who has taught hundreds of thousands of people to quilt with her books, beloved television show, and online learning platform. Make classic Arkansas Crossroad blocks, and then choose one of the layout options to put it all together. Includes material and cutting instructions for 4 sizes—wall/baby, lap, twin, and queen. Master the basics, from rotary cutting to borders and machine quilting. Take this portable guide with you or keep it right by your sewing machine. It includes a lay-flat binding, yardage and cutting instructions, and a construction checklist to keep you on track every step of the way.
• Television and Internet personality Alex Anderson shares the quilting ABCs in a way that’s simple and fun to learn
• Options galore! Use Alex's layout or choose one of the 12 optional arrangements for 12" blocks in 4 size options (wall/baby through queen)
• Learn it all—choosing fabrics, pinning, strip piecing, making a quilt sandwich, basting, quilting, and binding for the perfect finish
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