If you are a quilter, then you’ve probably cut hundreds if not thousands of squares of fabric over time. It's just one of the joys of quilting....cutting, cutting, more cutting and cutting again. Still, we shouldn't complain since these days we have the privilege of rotary cutters, quilting rulers and cutting mats to make the whole process a lot easier. Even so, knowing how … [Read more...] about How Many Quilting Squares Can You Get from a Yard of Fabric
If you are getting serious about your quilting then you may be looking to get yourself a quilting machine. You are probably also starting to check out prices to see what you might be up for. Luckily for you, quilting machines come in a range of prices so almost anyone can get more serious about their hobby. How Much Are Quilting Machines? Quilting machines can vary in price … [Read more...] about How Much Are Quilting Machines?
What are Quilting Notions? If you are fairly new to quilting you may have only just come across the term ‘quilting notions’ and wondering exactly what that means. Fortunately, this is a simple one to answer. Quilting notions are all of those tools and accessories that are used when making a quilt. Some examples of quilting notions include: Scissors Thimble … [Read more...] about What are Quilting Notions that Every Quilter Should Have?
Quilting gloves are worn by quilters and are used when sewing together the layers of a quilt. They assist in providing a firm grip on the quilt to prevent slippage and ensure greater precision when quilting out the stitched design. However, having said that, it’s important to note that there is another type of quilting glove whose purpose is to protect your hands from cuts … [Read more...] about What are Quilting Gloves?
Guest post Denim is a great fabric, mainly because it looks very good but also because it's somewhere in-between casual and formal wear, with the ability to be either one when necessary. You can wear it in the summer or in the winter, it fits nicely with a wide variety of clothing combinations, and it's appropriate for both young folk and the more serious adults. When it … [Read more...] about Sewing with Denim: Tips and Tricks for Stress-Free Sewing