I am very new to patchwork, and wanted to ask about the most helpful tools I should buy to start my very first patchwork quilt. (Apart from a sewing machine!) Which fills I should buy? What are the most efficient rulers I should have? I see a lot of quilters using a rotary cutter too, should I get one of those? Thank you!
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Sounds like you need help with your quilt shopping list! Here are a few basics I would recommend for a new quilter:
A good quality cutting mat – I recommend a 36 x 24-inch self-healing mat A rotary cutter – you’ll get a lot of use out of this 8½ x 24-inch ruler 6½ x 6½ -inch ruler 12½ x 12½-inch ruler A good book will help you immensely too – anything by Carol Doak is a good bet
Welcome to the wonderful world of quilting!
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