A Beginners Patchwork Quilt Tutorial

Make A Pretty Charm Square Quilt

To get started with quilting, it’s a great idea to try a quick quilt and start seeing results quickly. It’s rewarding and so exciting, you won’t stop.



Charm squares are a comfortable size to work with, and provide a bigger choice of fabrics. Then the best part, laying them out to create your very own design.

pathwork quilt for beginners

If you’re a beginner or just looking for super simple pattern, this free patchwork quilt tutorial will get you started on the basics of sewing a quilt top using 5″ squares.

patchwork quilt and backing tutorial

The tutorial includes best thread weight to use (50wt) and instructions for making a crib size or throw size. Make it larger or smaller adjusting the amount of blocks. There’s a coloring sheet included as a quick fabric/color guide to plan out your quilt before sewing the blocks together.

easy beginners quilt

Beginner Quilt Pattern Maple Cottage Designs
You’ve finished the piecing on the front of your quilt, you might want a little help with some backing ideas. I especially love the ones where you can save by using up smaller pieces of fabric you already have. There’s a great tutorial where you can quickly scroll the subtitles and choose the mini tutorial that you need, which you can find here.

Amista Baker’s free pattern and tutorial is a great start for a simple design using 5″ squares.


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