14 Easy Quilt Patterns For Beginners

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In the days of the pioneers, the need for warm bedding made learning to quilt a necessity. Today, many people feel it’s easier to pick up a blanket at a local retail store.

Yet, learning to quilt is an art form which many women (and men) still learn and pass on to their daughters – and even their sons.

All that’s needed to make a quilt is a basic understanding of design and the ability to sew.

Using simple blocks made of up geometrical patterns, along with your imagination, you can create beautiful works of art that also function practically as warm blankets.

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12 Of The Best Books On Quilting for Beginners

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Looking for some useful resources to help you learn how to quilt?

We’ve put together a great list of instructional books that teach beginners all the basics of creating their first quilt.

Maybe you've been inspired to learn how to make a quilt but don’t know exactly how to begin.

It can be daunting to think about all of the steps involved in crafting a beautiful, finished product.

These quilting books offer a variety of techniques and ideas to help you master some new quilting skills.

There are a lot of books available that can get you started if you're a beginner or get you back into quilting if you haven't practiced in a while.

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Announcing Our New Quilting Blog

We are excited to announce the launch of our new blog, Quiltdom.com.

Our staff will publish regular posts on all things quilting, giving you access to hundreds of helpful ideas and techniques on a range of your favorite quilting topics. At Quiltdom.com, you'll enjoy quilting tutorials, quilting reviews, info on the best quilting supplies, and news from around the web on the latest quilting trends and information.

You can also shop for beautiful new quilting fabrics, block patterns, notions, and gifts for your favorite quilter.

Quiltdom.com is already getting attention and interest, with the number of followers on Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram reaching over 5000 followers (as of 11/25/2017). We hope you will join us and share your questions and needs related to quilting so we can continue to provide exactly what you want.

We are headquartered in Asheville, NC,  and we have big plans for quiltdom.com to be one of the leading quilting blogs in U.S.

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The 7 Best Places To Sell Crafts Online

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If you make crafts, either for a living or as a hobby, you likely want to be able to sell crafts online so other people can enjoy your talent.

It may be hard to get the word out in your city that you offer a niche craft like quilting, so selling crafts online makes more sense.

Most people turn to online sales when they are trying to buy or sell unique crafts.

The big question is, can you make good money selling your quilts and crafts online?

Keep reading to learn what you can earn in various e-commerce sites.

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