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
A tailor’s clapper is used to get beautiful flat seams. I can already hear you saying that your iron does that – well, try doing half a quilt with a tailor’s clapper and half without. You’ll wonder why you ever doubted me.
Thread has a weight, even if you think it’s as light as a feather, it can be measured, and it relates to the thickness, really. Much like humans….
The thread that you use on your project does make a difference to the result.
If you don’t know this yet, I love quilting with rulers. These wonders of the quilting universe are very expensive, especially imported from the USA. Quality quilting rulers are available from my online store and they don’t have to cost you your fabric budget for the month.
“There are a multitude of quilting rulers on the market, all in a different price range. Which one is the right one for me?” Here’s a comparison of the 24″ rotary cutting rulers available from us. I do believe that a 24″ rotary cutting ruler is an essential tool for every quilter: Here are the