If you have a sewing machine then it is inevitable that you will have a ton of bobbins floating around. Some empty, some half full, some pre-wound, some for embroidery, some with colours you will never use. Well, you get the picture. So with this in mind, we thought we'd give you our best bobbin storage options. These are the ones we use. Between the two of us, we have … [Read more...] about Best Bobbin Storage Options – Our Review of What We Use
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When I first started quilting, I didn't worry too much about what spray starch to use and just went with whatever I had on hand. It wasn't until I got a little more serious about it all that I realised that a good spray starch can make all the difference. That's when I did a bit of research to find which one was the best and Mary Ellen's Best Press came up time and time … [Read more...] about Mary Ellen’s Best Press Review – What is it and Why I Love it so Much?
Baby quilts are one of my favourite things to make. The reason? Because they are small so you can get them done fast. Plus, if you have an easy baby quilt tutorial to go by, you can get it done even faster...you know, for that baby shower you were only give two days notice for. I must admit that I am not one for making long winded quilts that take months to complete. Yes, I … [Read more...] about Quick Quilt #1: Layer Cake Baby Quilt Tutorial
Once you have made the blocks for your string quilt, you are ready to sew the blocks together. You can refer to our post on ‘How to Make a String Quilt Block’ for Part 1 of this tutorial if you haven’t made your blocks yet. TOOLS USED IN THIS TUTORIAL So now we need to join the the blocks together. Cut some contrasting strips that are 1″ wide and … [Read more...] about How to Make a String Quilt From Your Scrap Stash – Part 2
My grandaughter Ayla is visiting from Sunny Queensland for a bit of 'R 'n' R. She just needs some time to chill out. While she is here, she has decided she would like to learn how to quilt. The first thing we made was the zippered pouch just using some fabric from my scrap stash. I love having a scrap stash, it certainly comes in handy for little projects like these … [Read more...] about Easiest Quilt Ever – Let’s Get Quilting with the Adorable Ayla