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My First Fabulous Quilt Pattern

My First Fabulous Quilt Pattern
By Shannon Gillman Orr

Finished Size: 54" x 54"

This 1st Fabulous Quilt is easier than it looks and walks any beginner quilter through everything they need to know to get started! Too many beginner quilts are for babies, this one is a good picnic size.
  • Anatomy of a Quilt

  • How to start sewing right out of the box

  • How to cut fabric

  • How to make Half Square Triangles blocks

  • How to make Flying Geese blocks

  • How to quilt (stitch it together)

  • How to bind

Materials Needed:
  • 1 1/2 yd light color fabric A

  • 1 3/4 yd medium color fabric B

  • 3 yd dark color fabric C - background fabric

  • 3 1/2 yd backing fabric

  • 1/2 yd binding fabric

  • 60” x 60” batting

  • Basic tools and supplies: neutral thread, sewing machine, rotary cutter, cutting mat, 6” x 24” quilt ruler, quilt pins, iron, ironing surface, scissors