5 Fun and Easy Quilting Kits for Beginners


Quilting is a fun hobby that can be shared with your children or grandchildren. But getting started isn’t always easy. How much fabric do you need? Which pattern should you choose? Quilt kits eliminate all of the guesswork because they include just about everything you need to complete the project.

To help you find the right kit for your first project, we’ve rounded up some of the most popular Craftsy quilt kits that are great for all beginner levels. These easy quilt kits look great too!

1.     Kona Cotton – New Colors Kite Flight Quilt

Kona Kite Quilt - beginner quilting kit

Made by Kona Cotton, the New Colors Kite Flight quilt is bright, vibrant and easy to complete. It also happens to be one of Craftsy’s most affordable quilting kits for beginners. This kit includes a pattern, and brightly-colored cuts of beautiful Kona cotton. The end result? A 56” x 84” top quilt that will complement any home’s décor.

To complete this project, you’ll need to know how to:

  • Assemble a quilt top
  • Make and baste a quilt sandwich
  • Use a rotary cutter
  • Sew a 1/4” seam

The kit includes the pattern, 2 yards background and 1/2 binding. You’ll need to supply 5 yards backing, a rotary cutting mat, rotary cutting tool, clear quilting ruler and 64” x 92” cotton batting.

The New Colors Kite Flight beginner quilting kit is a beautiful, colorful quilt that’s easy to sew, making it a great choice for beginner quilters.

Click here to purchase the New Colors Kite Flight Kit from Craftsy

2.     Free Spirit Colorful Hexagon Bed Quilt

Free Spirit Hexagon bed quilt

If you’re looking for a stylish bed quilt kits for a beginner, the Free Spirit kit is the perfect choice. With chic and classic prints, this quilt will add a little style and flair to any bedroom space.

Fabrics include paisley and floral prints from the Free Spirit True Colors collection. The final piece measures 88” x 98”.

Designed for advanced beginners, this project requires you to know how to:

  • Assemble a quilt top
  • Make and baste a quilt sandwich
  • Sew a 1/4” seam
  • Use a rotary cutter
  • Basic machine quilting skills

The kit comes with all the fabric cuts you’ll need, but you’ll need to supply: a clear quilting ruler, 8 1/2 yards backing, thread, rotary mat, rotary cutter and 94” x 104” batting.

If you’re an advanced beginner looking for a very cute quilt for your bed, this is the right kit for you.

Click here to purchase the Hexagon Bed Quilt Kit from Craftsy

3.    Timeless Treasures – Tonga Treat Boxcars Quilt

Tonga Quilt Kit

If you’re looking for easy quilt kits, the Tonga Treat Boxcars quilt is a smart choice. With bright, beautiful patterns, this Tonga Treat kit is a project that both kids and adults will love. Not only is this kit affordably priced, but you also get the chance to choose between three colors/patterns:

  • Bouquet: Bright pastel and tie-dye colors with purple, pink, green, blue and yellow tones. Geometric and paisley patterns are featured.
  • Tahiti: Vibrant purples, greens, yellows and oranges adorn this tropical-inspired quilt. Paisley, geometric and organic patterns bring this quilt to life.
  • Madrid: With warm brown, yellow, orange and black tones, this quilt will help you get in touch with your wild side. Animal, paisley, geometric and organic patterns are featured.

This kit includes the Tonga Treat 6-pack. You’ll need to supply:

  • 3 yards backing
  • 52” x 67” batting
  • 1/2 yard binding
  • Clear quilting ruler
  • Thread
  • Rotary cutter
  • Rotary mat

The Tonga Treat Boxcars is a 44” x 59” quilt that’s easy enough for new beginners, and looks great in any home.

Click here to purchase the Tonga Treat Boxcars quilting kit from Craftsy

4.     Bernartex Fossil Fern – Candy Squares Quilt

Candy quilt kit

From Benartex Fossil Fern, this is one of those beginner quilt kits you can’t help but love. With pops of bright, vibrant colors, you’ll love cozying up with this quilt on a cold, rainy day. This is a special kit that was designed exclusively for Craftsy, and includes a 100-piece charm pack.

With a simple pattern, this is one of the best pre cut kits for beginners. Just about everything you need is included:

  • 3 yards background
  • 100 Fossil Fern charm squares

The only items you need to supply are: 3 1/2 yards of backing, 62” x 74” batting, thread, rotary mat, rotary cutter and a clear quilting ruler.

This is a fun project that both kids and adults will love stitching together. And because the pattern is so easy to follow, it’s a great choice for beginner quilters.

Click here to purchase the Candy Squares quilting kit from Craftsy

5.     Riley Blake – Wally the Whale Quilt

Waly Whale quilt kit

Looking for pre cut quilt kits for kids? The Wally the Whale quilt is adorable and perfect for little ones. Available in two colors, this is a quilt that boys and girls will cherish for years to come. Click here to see some other baby quilt kits we love.

There are two kits to choose from: boy and girl. The boy kit features colors of red, navy blue and orange. The girl kit features colors of pale blue, pale pink, yellow and hot pink. Kids will love the adorable whale and the coziness of this soft cotton quilt.

Included with this kit is a pattern and pre-quilted fabric. All you have to do is sew the Wally Whale applique onto the quilt, and your project is complete. You’ll need to supply a clear quilting ruler, rotary mat, rotary cutter and thread – that’s it!

If you’re looking for a fun project for the new addition in your family, the Wally the Whale quilt is a great choice.

Craftsy offers a wide range of quilt kits online, but these are the most popular kits. Designed for beginners, these are projects that only require basic quilting skills and come with simple, easy patterns to follow. As a beginner, there’s nothing more satisfying than completing your first project. Quilt kits help you achieve this by including everything you need to bring the project to life.

Click here to purchase the Wally the Whale quilting kit from Craftsy

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