Found these suggested ideas for how and where to store your fabrics from fat quarters to large cut pieces on the AQSblog.com website. There is so much information available! Just click here to learn more. . .
Ready to improve your quilting experience. Here is a round-up of helpful tips for quilting including ideas to save time and improve accuracy.
Prewind bobbins with neutrals, learn to chain piece, increase accuracy, prepare and stack pieces and maintain your machine.
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There is a great Fons & Porter site that always has tips & ticks and so much more. Just thought you would like to take a look here...
Take a good look at this video tutorial as it will demonstrate how to make an awesome binding that can be done by machine!
This video will show you how to make multiple half square triangles and they will be just about perfect!
Here's a great idea to use up all of those left over 2 1/2" strips. Or many of them at least.
Here is a great tutorial on how to crochet blocks together to create a truly beautiful quilt.
Great New Product for Rag Quilts
Thanks goes to one of our members for bringing the Fiskar easy action snips to our attention. They are the perfect tool for Rag quilts as the spring opens the blades after every snip as well as being flat on the bottom of the lower blade so the fabric does not need to be lifted each time which can't help but save time. So, saving energy, better ergonomics and time saving; what could be better?
Connecting Threads website is hosting 52 Weeks of Free. This is week 2 and they just sent out the cute Spools Pattern above. Last week was a pillow case pattern that you can find on the freebies tab among many other amazing projects. You can sign up for weekly emails so you don't miss any of this years free patterns.
If you have not yet seen the folded Christmas Tree napkin, you are in for a treat! It is "sew" simple to make; follow the link below:
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Whether your new to quilting or just want to catch up on anything new, this video is for you. Discussed are marking tools, templets, how to enlarge or reduce the patterns and how to make multiple copies quickly.
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