Fast First Patchwork Quilt for beginners

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Fast First Patchwork Quilt for beginners Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • iron
  • sew straight seam
  • measure & cut fabric

Pattern Description:

In my sewing classes, I've taught this to many students, adults & children as young as 9 years old. No need to cut squares, No sewing little squares together, Fast to sew up! Four pages of step by step instructions with detailed drawings. This is a pdf file you can print it out on 8.5x11 inch paper. Be sure you have Adobe Acrobat Reader (which you can download for free * By purchasing this pdf pattern, you are agreeing to not sell this pattern, distribute it for free, make copies, or in any way imply that you are the author/designer. You have my permission to print it for yourself. Not permission to email to others or make copies for others. You have my permission to make up and sell your finished items. I've been teaching beginning sewing for over two years to ages 8 and up to adults. I see the need for clear instructions with good diagrams for beginners. I've had many students make this pattern in class. They really like it. I wanted to create patterns that a new beginner, even children could follow along and complete as a first project.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • lap quilt or baby quilt


  • 1 pack of 30-42 "Charm Squares" 5 inch precut squares of cotton, woven fabric OR Assorted fabric squares all 4 in. or all 5 in.
  • A non-stick (teflon) pressing sheet. (for ironing)
  • 1 yard of Pellon(tm) Fusible Quilters Grid 820
  • 3/4 yard cotton, woven fabric for front border
  • 1+1/2 yard cotton, woven fabric for back
  • threads

You Will Also Need:

  • sewing machine
  • iron
  • scissors or optional rotary cutter, mat and acrylic template ruler

About Designer

About Designer

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ME, Barbara Edmondson - FROM STUDENT TO TEACHER:
I love sewing. I've been sewing since I was 10 years old. That was about 40 some years ago. I've taught sewing for 5 years and my business did very well. I was teaching classes 3-4 weekdays every week, 2-3 classes each day. Classes have 1-3 students.
I've taught many different types of people, and see how they think and learn. I want ...

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