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My 11 year old daughter benefitted immensely from Dawn's instruction on quilting. Dawn went the extra mile with carefully laid out instructions, her patience, and enthusiasm. The only reason we've p

Amon (Quilting lessons with Dawn Z.)

My first class was excellent; I learned several new things from Dawn. She taught me how to use several of the feet for my sewing machine as well as several straight line designs I can use while quilti

Gina (Quilting lessons with Dawn Z.)

Dawn is an amazing instructor. She goes above and beyond to teach you at your level. She is very patient and kind. She has a delightful personality. After only 4 lessons my quilting skills have improv

Cheryl (Quilting lessons with Dawn Z.)

Dawn is an excellent quilting teacher. She came to my lesson well prepared and gave me numerous tips and then E-mailed me them so I would not forget them. She taught me the basics of piecing and why

Cheryl (Quilting lessons with Dawn Z.)

My 11 year old daughter benefitted immensely from Dawn's instruction on quilting. Dawn went the extra mile with carefully laid out instructions, her patience, and enthusiasm. The only reason we've p

Amon (Quilting lessons with Dawn Z.)

My first class was excellent; I learned several new things from Dawn. She taught me how to use several of the feet for my sewing machine as well as several straight line designs I can use while quilti

Gina (Quilting lessons with Dawn Z.)

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Quilting Lessons

Quilting has long been a treasured textile art. Dating back to the early 13th century, this technique has been around for centuries. Today, quilts are often given as baby gifts, hung up for decoration, or used as blankets around the home.

Whether you want to make a gift for a special occasion or pick up a new hobby, learning to quilt with TakeLessons will get you started. If you’re an experienced quilter who wants to improve your skills, we have a quilting tutor for you, too!

TakeLessons offers the best online quilting lessons available. You’ll be sure to find a teacher that works with your needs!

Certified Quilting Teachers

Qualified and experienced teachers teach all of our quilting lessons. They love the art of quilting and cannot wait to share it with you. Whether you take in-person sessions or the best online quilting lessons with us, you’ll be sure to learn everything you need to know to become an expert quilter.

Here at TakeLessons, safety is one of our biggest concerns. As you browse through our list of instructors, you can rest assured that each instructor has been background-checked.

They have also prepared bios full of information for you to learn more about them and how they can help you. Pricing and availability are also listed to help you find a quilting tutor near you.

The average cost of a quilting tutor on TakeLessons is $44 per hour. However, depending on the teacher, location, and type of lesson, you can expect to spend between $25 and $63 per hour.

Once you’ve found the perfect instructor for you, pick your package, and schedule your lessons to start learning how to create beautiful and timeless quilts your entire family will love!

Quilting Online Lessons for All Ages

Quilting is fun for all ages! Whether you’re looking for quilting lessons for kids or you’re an adult who has always wanted to learn how to quilt, you will find what you’re looking for here at TakeLessons.

When scheduling your lessons, let our instructors know the age of the student participating in the lesson. They will customize your time together to be sure that the student is comfortable and learning how to create a quilt they will love.

Group lessons for all ages are also available. Start your search for a quilting tutor near you today!

Quilting Lessons for All Levels

No experience? No problem! TakeLessons offers quilting lessons for beginners.

With our lessons, you will start with the basics of sewing and quilting. Learn everything from how to thread a needle to basic sewing stitches before moving on to more advanced skills like designing quilt blocks and adding finishing touches.

Do you have some skills but aren’t quite ready to call yourself an advanced quilter? Our quilting teachers will have you feeling more confident in your skills and ready to take on more challenging designs and patterns.

Or, are you an advanced quilter? We can help you find quilting lessons near you, too! Take your skills to the next level and make beautiful quilted pieces from scratch.

Sample Curriculum for Beginner Quilting Lessons

During quilting lessons for beginners, your teacher might instruct on the following topics:

  • Learning to hand-stitch
  • Getting comfortable with your sewing machine
  • Acquiring all the supplies you need
  • Learning how to measure and cut fabric
  • Pinning and sewing fabric
  • Completing a small quilted project

Sample Curriculum for Intermediate Quilting Lessons

In intermediate lessons, your quilting tutor might choose to cover the following topics:

  • Choosing fabrics with an eye for design and color
  • Perfecting the quarter-inch seam
  • Learning to rotary cut and strip piece
  • Perfect your mitered binding
  • Making a crazy quilt

Sample Curriculum for Advanced Quilting Lessons

Advanced course content depends on the student's goals and interests, but your teacher might cover the following topics:

  • Working with complex blocks
  • Mixing techniques
  • Learning how to free-motion quilt
  • Working with unusual materials and shapes, including hexagons, octagons, stars, and more
  • Designing your own complex patterns

TakeLessons classes will help the student to feel more confident in their quilting skills and ready to create beautiful designs!

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Can I teach myself how to quilt?


Technically, yes, but there are a lot of resources available to learn to quilt, and it can become very overwhelming very quickly. Taking a class with a qualified TakeLessons instructor will speed up the learning process and save you time from trying to navigate the difficult work of self-instruction.

Our quilting instructors have been quilting for many years. They will teach you the right technique to quilt correctly so that your skills will continue to grow. They can also tell you the tips and tricks they have learned along the way.

Are there basic skills needed for quilting?


Yes. There are a handful of skills necessary to make a quality quilt, including oiling, threading, adjusting tension, and stitch length. Your TakeLessons quilting teacher has the knowledge to teach you everything you need to know to make the perfect quilt. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced quilter, there is always something new to learn!

How long does it take to make a quilt?


Regardless of skill level, quilting is not a fast process. You will need time to cut your fabric into squares, sew your squares together, bind your quilt, add your sleeve, and label it. The most time-consuming part is the actual quilting of the squares. Though not a quick process, the outcome is a beautiful one to be enjoyed for years to come!

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