New rulers part 1

Rulers are a great way to keep you honest!  Yes, they help you to maintain your shape, line and length.  If you’ve been following me on social media (@lavenderquiltingfarm) you will have seen me play with some rulers from Creative Grids, specifically Angela Walter’s rulers that have been available for about a year now. Since …

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Patchwork in-the-hoop

Patchwork in-the-hoop is the method of creating patchwork blocks using your embroidery machine.  It is a matter of hooping stabilizer or background fabric, and then following the instructions to create a patchwork block that looks like you made it the traditional way.  Essentially, patchwork in-the-hoop is a form of foundation piecing with your embroidery machine. …

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More quilt tools from my toolbox

Quilting tools come in a variety of shapes and sizes.  Some are more useful than others, and some are a duplication of another.  This is the second in the series on the tools that I keep in my toolbox.  You can read the first instalment here. Let’s take a look at the secondary tools – …

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