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Chrissyjo
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New and a newbie quilter

Post by Chrissyjo » Tue Jan 12, 2016 3:50 am

Hi I am new and new to quilting! Any advice?

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rosebud3
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Re: New and a newbie quilter

Post by rosebud3 » Tue Jan 12, 2016 4:55 pm

Enjoy the process is the best advice I can give right now.

Welcome to the forum. Please join the visits in Sew-In section. Usually if you have questions or just need to talk that is where you will find most of us most of the time.

Blessings,

Mary/Rosebud

auntjana
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Re: New and a newbie quilter

Post by auntjana » Thu Jan 14, 2016 6:20 am

Welcome!

Best advice - read and thoroughly understand the pattern you are making before you cut anything. This saves headaches and running out of fabrics.

Jana

scrapquilter48
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Re: New and a newbie quilter

Post by scrapquilter48 » Sat Jan 23, 2016 8:04 am

WElcome from Manitoba, Wpg.

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shelly322002
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Re: New and a newbie quilter

Post by shelly322002 » Mon Feb 08, 2016 5:11 am

When my friend was new to quilting, she joined my local 'quilt group' and signed up to make a 'sampler' quilt. They made a new block each week which tackled all the 'different' styles of block that you may come up against. Perfect way to start out I think.

Also look at some of Eleanor Burns books, on the plus side of this she has all of her video's of each series here on the website which run with the books (or is it the other way around?) haha...

Have fun most of all!!!!

xxx Jacquie xxx

gardenquilter
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Re: New and a newbie quilter

Post by gardenquilter » Mon Feb 08, 2016 3:41 pm

Try out a local quilt guild, samplers are great and have fub

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purrfect-lady
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Re: New and a newbie quilter

Post by purrfect-lady » Thu Feb 11, 2016 3:38 am

Hang with all of us! You'll find inspiration, ideas, helpful hints, answers, some laughs, and many friends!

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