This is our review and demonstration of the xTool D1 Laser Engraver and Cutter. We were so lucky to be approached by the company to take a look at their laser and cutting machine. This has become our newest hobby and it's so much fun. The machine was beautifully packaged with lots of medium denisty foam to make sure everything stayed in place during shipping. So we … [Read more...] about Our New Laser Engraver and Cutter – xTool D1
We were recently approached to see if we were interested in doing a review of the Ortur Aufero Laser 2 engraving/cutting machine. Of course we said we would love to...I mean, who wouldn't!? Now neither of us have had used a machine like this before so it was all new to us, but you can see the types of things we ended up creating in the image below. We had a ball - this is … [Read more...] about Ortur-Aufero Laser 2 – Our Review and Demonstration
We were recently approached by HTVRont to see if we would like to take their Heat Transfer for Vinyl machine for a spin. Of course we said yes, thank you very much. In our review we show you what we received and how the machine performed. ALERT: Check out the Pre-Sale price of 40% off - on HTV Ront Machines as part of their Summer Beach Time Sale - available until 27 June … [Read more...] about My HTVRont Heat Press Machine Review
Remember back in the olden days when quilters only had a pair of scissors and a tape measure and they still managed to make amazing quilts? I know some of you will. Personally, I’ve only been quilting for about 5 years so I have had the luxury of using all of those wonderful modern tools and gadgets that make it all so much easier but I have much respect for those that … [Read more...] about What Quilting Rulers Do You Need?
I've been wanting to try out a twisted pinwheel for some time now ever since I saw a video on YouTube for the Twist n Stitch Ruler by June Tailor. That was some time back and funnily enough I had forgotten that I even purchased the ruler. It had been hanging with all of the other rulers we have purchased (but haven't tried yet). It was only when I purchased the Lil' … [Read more...] about Twisted Pinwheels – Lil’ Twister vs Twist n Stitch Ruler Review
What is a Quilt Rack? A quilt rack is a stand or display that holds your quilt in a hanging position. It can be a wall-mounted rack, a ladder-style rack or a rack that sits on the floor. Quilt racks are often referred to as blanket rack or a towel rack and can often be used interchangeably as they basically perform the same job. However, be aware that a quilt is going to … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Quilt Rack Guide: How to Choose One & Where to Buy
Before I got my first Serger, I pondered about it for along time. When I was first looking to buy an over-locker (which is what we call a serger in Australia), they were very expensive, and to be honest, just a little bit scary. So many threads and dials to consider, but I wanted to get the best serger I could find. Back then the internet wasn't well established so looking for … [Read more...] about The Number One Best Serger For Beginners Under $250