Every magician has a secret, and in the world of machine embroidery, that secret is often the stabilizer—a true unsung hero that keeps everything in place and looking fabulous.
In the heartwarming world of quilting, each stitch and piece of fabric holds the potential to tell a story, create warmth, and bring joy. Yet, many of us find ourselves hesitating, haunted by the concern of fabric waste.
Ever wondered, ‘How do I come up with quilt designs?’ It’s a question I get asked a lot, and let me tell you, it’s like my quilting puzzle that I solve every time I start a new quilt top. Figuring out what to quilt on it is like the most exciting yet head-scratching part for me. While some people find it a breeze, for me, it’s like diving into a new world of creativity each time. I totally get it, especially if you’re just starting on this colourful quilting journey.
Have you thought about keeping a journal dedicated to your quilting endeavours? It’s truly amazing because it allows you to record every intricate detail, like the sources of your inspiration, your collaboration partners, and even the emotions it evoked. Believe me, it’s a wonderful method to preserve and relish your remarkable quilting experience!
Foundation paper piecing (FPP) is a technique used in quilting, where a pattern is printed or drawn onto a piece of paper. Fabric is then sewn onto the paper, following the lines of the pattern, in a specific order. Once all the fabric pieces have been sewn onto the paper, the paper is removed, and
Your sewing machine takes a lot of abuse (including the verbal kind!) but there are a few simple things that will improve the relationship! Let me know which of these you’re guilty of. Don’t pull your thread against the thread path Yes, I do this too. I’ve finished with whatever thread and I yank it
The bug has bitten, and you’re eager to get going on your patchwork and quilting journey. With so many tools on the market, what is it that you really need? Well, my fellow quilter, here’s the answer to your question. Rotary Cutter These babies come in various sizes and shapes, but you simply cannot go
It is surprising how argumentative quilters can be about ironing and pressing. I do both! And I’m not referring to the laundry.