Tuesday, March 8, 2011

About Today: Learn to Quilt 2/24/11

From Jen Hubley, your About Today Editor
My hobbies, by and large, are unproductive, by which I mean that they don't actually create a byproduct you can see and use later, such as a sweater, or a potholder, or a quilt. But now is my time to change all that. (No worries: I'll still stick with the unproductive hobbies as well. That TV won't watch itself.)

How to Make a Quilt, Start to Finish 

As I was starting this newsletter, I thought to myself, it's a shame that no one ever just writes an article that teaches you how to make a whole quilt - not just "learn this stitch" or "prepare this block," but the whole thing. And then, of course, I found this article.
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Easy Quilt Patterns for Beginners 
The trick to starting any new hobby is to start off with a project you can finish. Otherwise, you're basically just making things to put in the basement later.

7 Skills for Beginning Quilters 
Not even sure what rotary cutting is? Start here.

Readers Show Us Their First Quilts 

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