New to quilting and need some easy sewing project ideas? When you are a beginner at making quilts, easy is definitely the most fun and enjoyable way to go, but there is no need to think basic, much less boring. We found 34 cute and easy quilt ideas for beginners that are perfect for those making their first quilt. Check out these simple sewing tutorials for quilts and see for yourself.
Easy Quilt Ideas for Beginners
1. Make A Photo Quilt
Looking for new ways to use photos so that they can always be seen? This photo quilt is a great idea to preserve memories and give as a gift for graduation. I love this idea of a memory quilt and would be a perfect project for a first quilt.
2. Quilted Pot Holders
I can never have too many pot holders. They get easily worn out so they need to be constantly replaced. I found a great tutorial from Making It With Danielle on how to DIY your own quilted pot holders and it seemed super easy to me. I love those little pocket details and also the bright colored fabrics. I am putting this on my weekend “to-do” list, for sure.
3. Chevron Quilt For Beginners
So, this chevron pattern might look really intimidating but trust me, it really isn’t. This cute beginner baby quilt looks super cute and would definitely be perfect as a baby shower gift. Let Making Things Is Awesome walk you through on the easy step-by-step instructions to get you started.
4. One Hour Triangle Quilt
I cannot believe that this quilt only took 1 hour to make. But, yes, indeed there’s a magic secret to it. Head on over to See Kate Sew to learn the full details and be the envy of every quilter in town! I am obsessed about how cute it looks and the wonderful colors on the fabric.
5. Strip and Flip Baby Quilt
What makes this Strip and Quilt tutorial perfect for beginners is the fact that its a strappy quilt. How easy can it get? You can quickly put this together just by using bright and colorful fabric scraps. The instructions are thorough and easy to understand, I might just start on it right away.
6. Stylish Quilted Item
This stylish quilted item is actually a quilted tote bag that you can easily make. You can use it as a purse or a grocery bag. I promise you’ll never run out of ideas to use them. I just thought of one, it can also be a great gift idea or much better, something you can sell off of Etsy. Sounds like a plan? Well, go ahead and get started!
7. Quilted Table Runner
Wow, the quilted table runner is too adorable! It’s quite brilliant to use floral fabrics for this quilt. Look at how perfect it turned out. These are happy and springy fabric designs and I can’t wait to start on this project most especially because I am in a desperate need of a table runner.
8. Make Your Own Super Versatile Bandana Quilt
Bandanas have unlimited possibilities. You can practically turn them into anything. Whether a dress, table cloth, table runner or a picnic blanket, whatever you like. And this tutorial from One Good Thing By Jillee lets your imagination run wild with this quilt. I think this is super fun to make!
9. New Address Mini Quilt
After reading the post, my immediate thought was, what a wonderful inspiration! This is really a great idea when you are just moving to a new home. Such a clever and well-executed quilt. Commemorate your home by making this amazing and beautiful new address mini quilt.
10. Seaside Squares Lap Quilt
These blocks on the lap quilt are so beautiful and they are my favorite colors. The pattern was a great choice to allow the colors to shine. Another great project for a beginner since it uses a jellyroll. You won’t have a hard time following the tutorial from Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom.
11. Cheerful Quilted Playmat
12. Strip Tango Quilt
13. Make A Rag Quilt
14. Pixelated Heart Patchwork Quilt
15. Gingham Baby Quilt
16. Easy Strip Quilt
17. Colorbrick Beginner’s Quilt
18. Patchwork Duvet Cover
19. Churn Dash Quilt
20. Easy Half-Square Blocks Quilt
21. Easy Baby Coin Quilt
22. Zig Zag Quilt
23. Easy, Thrifty, Pretty Rag Quilt
24. Easy Circle Quilt
25. Make A Pinwheel Quilt
26. Make A T-Shirt Quilt
27. US State Map Quilt
28. Chicken Quilt Block Tutorial
29. Stair Step Quilt
30. Easy Cathedral Window Quilt
31. Easy Bandana Quilt
32. Victoria Quilt
33. Modern Square Garden Quilt
34. Jelly Roll Jam Quilt