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.
Shortcuts simply aren’t well received by many, but you and I are always looking for an easier way to make that award winning quilt.
I often receive emails from quilters who need help with some or other quilting element. Here’s a few quilting questions that I have gotten and I give you those answers.
Fabric has a right and wrong side, so does it follow that batting also does? Read on and find out more.
With so many choices on the market, it can be difficult to decide which quilting rulers to buy. Over time you will collect many rulers but there are a few that will make creating quilt motifs with rulers a joy.
I enjoy quilting, no, I love quilting. I could very well sleep next to my quilt machine so that it’s right there if I wake up in the middle of the night with an urge to quilt. Yes, that’s me. Which also means that I want a pattern at weird times, and I don’t want to wait for the courier.
Creating designs using circles can have interesting results. Here are a few examples.
Quilt stencils have been a handy tool for quilters on both domestic and longarm machines for years. But do you choose details or frameworks?
The quilt top featured in this video is Kirsti and is available in the online store. I used Sid throughout, which is a ruler designed by Angela Walters. It is widely available from most quilt stores, and also directly from Angela’s website. Hexagon Party uses three hexagon blocks arranged in a floral like pattern. I …