This illustrated beginner’s guide takes you through the skills, tools, and techniques you need to make your first quilt—from first step to last stitch. Alex Anderson has taught countless quilters across the world through her books and television programs. In Make Your First Quilt with Alex Anderson, she offers step-by-step instructions and illustrations designed for beginners. Alex explains the basics of quilting, such as choosing fabrics, rotary cutting, basting, quilting, and binding. For your first quilt journey, Alex teaches you how to piece classic Arkansas Crossroad blocks. With these fundamentals in place, it’s time to choose from 12 different layout options—in 4 different sizes—as you embark on your first quilt!