Hi, I started quilting after I retired in 2009. I love quilting. Start slow. Watch videos, read books, join quilt groups and Volunteer groups. Quilts for Kids is a great group and has many experienced to help you with out judging. They won't steer you wrong. You can advance at your own pace. You can enjoy relax and satisfy your creative side on what ever level you want . From beginner to advanced. Thanks for this group. There were lots of tips .