9 Beautiful Types of Quilts Every Quilter Should Try

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Quilting is such a versatile hobby, and there are so many different quilt styles and quilt types to choose from.

When trying to figure out what type of quilt you would like to create, you should first have a good idea of the different types of quilts and what skills you will need for each one.

In this article, we’ve curated nine different types of quilting patterns to peruse and decide which would be the best for you to try.

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13 Gorgeous Summer In The Park Quilts

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Have you seen those cute little jellyroll bundles for sale at your local fabric store but resisted buying one because you wonder, “What would I do with a bunch of 2 ½” strips of fabric?” Well, a beautiful and simple solution is the Summer in the Park quilt pattern.

This pattern is so fun because the possibilities are endless with different color variations.

You can completely change the look and feel of your room with this beautiful quilt pattern. Plus, it is a very simple pattern. All you do is sew strips together, create squares, sew those squares together, and there you have it — a Summer in the Park quilt top!

Here are several of the best examples to inspire you to create your very own Summer in the Park quilt.

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11 Absolutely Stunning Trip Around The World Quilts

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If you are looking for an easy, yet gorgeous quilt pattern, the Trip Around the World quilt pattern might just be the perfect pattern for you!

It may look complicated at first, but if you take it one row at a time, it is quite simple to follow the pattern.

Fabric selection is critical as you are creating a layered look beginning in the center of the quilt and moving outward. All the squares are cut the same size, which makes this a great beginner quilt.

We’ve gathered some beautiful examples of this versatile quilt pattern to inspire you to create your very own Trip Around the World quilt.

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7 Of The Best Embroidery Machines For Quilters

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Embroidery machines used to cost thousands of dollars.

With the popularity of personalized items and handmade gifts, companies have begun creating home embroidery machines for home crafters and small business owners.

As a quilter, an embroidery machine would be an excellent investment.

It’s perfect for creating custom labels for your quilts.

It also works well for baby quilts to add the child’s name and birth date on the quilt top. 

You can even create beautifully intricate embroidered blocks to add extra texture and detail to your quilts.

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7 Best Portable Sewing Machines For Quilters

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Most of you treasure every chance you get to settle into your craft room and lovingly create new quilts.

Although we value that feeling of being in our happy place, sometimes you may want to take your sewing hobby on the road.

When you and your friends organize a quilting bee, a lightweight sewing machine you can move around easily is essential.

The good news here is that you don't have to worry about sacrificing function for portability.

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Your Guide To The Best Curved Safety Pins For Quilting

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High-quality safety pins perform best for quilters.

Quilting safety pins have features specifically designed to make your work a bit easier. 

Manufacturers make quilters' safety pins with slight bends in their shafts.

They also use malleable metals that bend with minimal pressure if you need to adjust their shape slightly.

 At first glance, they might look like factory rejects, but their curving design optimizes their function for quilters.

As with everything related to quilting, specialized tools have the power to improve your results. 

Let's take a look at some of the best curved safety pins on the market.

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