M encouraged me to start with a very small quilt to get started and see how the whole thing comes together. So I made a quilt for my daughter:
Here it is in use....
I didn't start with a pattern (or a clue, for that matter!) But for some odd reason, I decided to start with triangles.... mostly becuase I found a tutorial somewhere that showed me how to match 2 squares, draw a line on the diagonal, and then seam on either side of that line. I did quilt it myself on my vintage Bernina, which I was glad to find had a darning foot in the little box that came with it!
So anyway, it was a good starting point for me. And G loves it for her dolls!