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!Submitted via Facebook
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- 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