13 DIY Tips and Tricks to Learn How to Quilt

Learn how to quilt.

Quilting is a great way to repurpose household textiles and many are taking the time to learn this important craft from our past. Have you been wanting to get in on the action and learn how to quilt? Read on for a roundup of tutorials and tips and tricks on how to quilt.

How to Quilt

  1. 3 Tips for Beginner Quilters – It all starts with the basics. Learn these useful tips for handling seam allowances, pressing and for using a design wall.
  2. 5 Steps to Increasing Your Piecing Accuracy – Follow these suggestions for increasing your piecing accuracy, or cutting out, lining up and sewing your quilt pieces.
  3. Easy Sewing Cheat Sheets – Sewing is the obvious skill you need to develop if you want to learn how to quilt. These handy infographics will help with those basics.
  4. Straight Line Quilting Techniques – I’m sure we all know just how difficult it can be to drawn, cut and sew a straight line in any and all DIY projects. You are not alone.
  5. Quick Quilting Tips – Here are some tips for making short work of your quilting projects.
  6. Basic Quilting Supplies – Before you start any project, it is of the utmost importance to make sure that you have all the necessary tools and supplies. Quilting is no different.
  7. Quilt Pressing Tricks – One of the keys to making beautiful and accurate quilts is your pressing technique.
  8. 40 Sewing Hacks – More sewing basics to help you be a better quilter.
  9. Best Way to Sew Bias Tape – Here are some super great tips and tricks for how to quilt with bias tape.
  10. Binder Clips Trick – Binder clips are actually quite a useful tool in the the world of quilting.
  11. Big Stitch Hand Quilting Tips – Learn some techniques for hand stitching using big stitches.
  12. General Sewing Hacks – More sewing tricks to help you how to quilt.
  13. How to Work WIth Quilt Patterns – Finally, a key to learning how to quilt is to understand how to work with quilting patterns. Learn more here.

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Jen Wallace

Jen Wallace is a communications consultant and freelance writer who writes about everything from independent business tips to the modern history of the American hemline. Jen's passions and interests are varied and include a love for all things fermented, locavorism, cats, and community building among others.