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Ludlow Quilt and Sew Launches Quilting Book Range
Even if you had never learned how to quilt before, I feel sure that you might be tempted to begin quilting if you walked into a quilt shop and saw all the fabric and designs on display.
Ludlow Quilt and Sew has been helping beginner quilters for over five years now. This has been done through tutorials and patterns made available on the website: www.ludlowquiltandsew.co.uk. Each week a free newsletter is sent out to thousands of beginner quilters all over the world to help them learn how to quilt. Now the means of helping quilters has been extended to include books in both digital and print format.
Quilting is regarded as being a highly therapeutic hobby and the number of devotees is growing daily. The number of websites, magazines and quilt shops is a testament to how popular the craft of quilting has become. Many people are attracted by the fact that there are so many different branches of quilting – whether you wish to make a traditional quilt, a modern quilt or an art quilt, you will find a branch of quilting that appeals to you. No matter how long you have been sewing or quilting, there are always new techniques to learn. Sometimes this can be as simple as finding out a quicker way of doing an age old technique.
The Ludlow Quilt and Sew website has a series of articles following the making of a quilt from basic size and design choices through to the finished quilt. Learning how to do quilting does not need to be difficult if the whole process is broken down into small, manageable steps. A large section on quilt block patterns gives a choice of designs and sizes of quilt blocks as well as many examples of those quilt block patterns used in a full sized quilt.
Many quilters have requested books showing how to quilt so that they have something simple and easy to refer to when they are making a quilt. Ludlow Quilt and Sew has responded by creating a growing range of books which are available both as digital books on Amazon and as printed books on Amazon and many other outlets. Each book follows one quilt through from fabric choice to finished quilt with clear instructions for each stage, including machine quilting suggestions. Many quilt patterns use the time honoured phrase ‘quilt as desired’ which is not always terribly helpful to a beginner quilter, but these patterns give practical suggestions and advice for machine quilting which can be achieved on a domestic sewing machine.
The topics covered so far in these books include a simple sampler quilt pattern, a medallion quilt and a jelly roll quilt, with many more patterns planned for the near future. They would make great Christmas gifts for a quilter.
It is widely acknowledged that there are many different ways of learning something: some people find that they can learn how to do quilting best from the printed word while others need a visual aspect to their learning. Ludlow Quilt and Sew can now offer to help beginner quilters through the website or through videos or through digital or printed books, making it a really great all round learning resource. Sign up now for their free weekly newsletter and transform your crafting abilities.
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