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Hawaii Roxy
April 27th, 2013, 01:59 PM
Ok im about to go buy thread ,fabric etc to start my very first project! Im not sure yet what Ill make but am kinda leaning toward doing a pillow case. I know the walmart in my area has some pretty quilted Hawaiian fabrics so I may start there! If anybody has any suggestions,tips or input of any kind PLEASE share your thoughts :) thanks

auntiemern
April 27th, 2013, 04:05 PM
Jenny has a great tut for making pillow cases. http://quiltingtutorials.com/browse-by-skill-level/beginner-quilting-tutorials/easy-tube-pillow-case-tutorial-support-million-pillowcase-challenge/

rebeccas-sewing
April 27th, 2013, 04:11 PM
That sounds like a great place to begin. You're smart to start out with a small project.

ilive2craft2
April 27th, 2013, 04:33 PM
A small project is the best way to start. No deadline is another. Not that I am speaking from experience or anything..... :) Lisa

K. McEuen
April 27th, 2013, 04:50 PM
What, no king size quilt as a first project?

Jenny's tutorial makes a really nice pillowcase, like Marilyn said. A table runner is a good first project as well.

shannonsaulter
April 27th, 2013, 04:58 PM
Pillow case sounds wonderfuil..Mug rugs are also goos small projects!

ilive2craft2
April 27th, 2013, 05:03 PM
Mug rugs are great for trying out new blocks and techniques. I found table runners a lot of fun. I have about a dozen or so hanging in the closet waiting to be quilted.... :)

Ellimay
April 27th, 2013, 06:07 PM
Good idea starting out small, unlike myself that started to do queen size quilts. What a chore.
After I finish my 4 queen size keepsake quilts. I plan on going small for a bit.

sassyquilter
April 27th, 2013, 07:51 PM
Good Luck on your project! Check out my blog for some beginner tips:)

Things I learned the hard way! (http://www.sassyquilter.com/things-i-learned-the-hard-way/)