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?
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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?
Do Charm Squares Have a Secret Life? You bet they do. Just think about it, you see a pack of charm squares and it's just 5" squares of fabric that sort of match together. At this stage it really isn't anything special other than being your favourite color or theme. Now you open the pack and lay it out to reveal all the beauty contained within. You move the squares around in … [Read more...] about The Secret Life of Charm Squares
We've been uploading tutorials on YouTube for quite a few years now and over that time we have gained over 70,000 subscribers. So with that in mind, we thought we might post our top 10 most popular YouTube tutorials in order of Views. 1. Easiest Quilt Ever This one is an oldie but it still gets loads of views. As at June 2019 it has had 719,700 views. CLICK HERE for the … [Read more...] about Our Top 10 Most Popular Tutorials on YouTube – As at June 2019
In this tutorial, we will be showing you how to cut your own 10" Layer Cake squares for your quilting projects. We love pre-cuts! They save time and you don't have to worry about coordinating fabrics, as it is all done for you. However, they can be expensive, and there are those times when you just can't find the exact fabric you want for a particular project. This is where … [Read more...] about How to Cut 10″ Layer Cake Squares From Your Yardage