How to Quilt for Beginners

We have a number of resources available for beginning quilters
and those who would like to learn how to quilt, or learn a new quilting technique.

This is our favorite book for beginners
just learning to quilt:

Alex will show you everythig from cutting out your fabrics to how to bind your completed quilt.

alex anderson start quilting book

Start Quilting With Alex Anderson
by Alex Anderson

3rd Edition - Softcover, 48 pages, color,
from C&T Publishing
Let Alex guide you every step of the way as you learn to plan, cut, piece, quilt, and bind your first quilt. Get started with 8 easy projects. Expanded 3rd edition includes new projects, more quilt sizes, and lots of helpful new tips.

$14.95 [Add to Cart]

We have more great beginner's quilting books
by Alex Anderson on this page.


For those who are a little farther along,
we suggest Jean's sampler book:

There are many great techniques and
over two dozen different quilts included.

patchwork quilts made easy

Patchwork Quilts Made Easy Book
By Jean Wells

Revised, Second Edition - 208 pages,
soft cover,
from C&T Publishing
This is the revised second edition of Jean's very popular "Patchwork Quilts Made Easy" book from C&T publishing. 33 quilt projects, including 27 newly designed or updated for this edition. A number of techniques are covered: template piecing, strip piecing, appliqué, curved seams, and crazy patches.

$29.95 [Add to Cart]

You can find more quilting books
by Jean Wells here.


Beginner's Baby Quilt Kit:
Quick Patch Flannel

rockin rail fence quilt kit

We try to always have some version of this quilt available. All you need to do is cut the 4 1/2" strips into squares, arrange the squares to your liking, and sew them together!

We have a tutorial by Jean Wells
on how to finish a baby quilt
using the "Pillow-Turn" method on this page.

pillow turn version of ultimate blankey


You can also download a PDF from Jean Wells
showing how to finish a quilt with a facing, rather than a binding, by clicking here.