My Quilting 101 series is all about learning survival techniques for the quilting journey. I want to make sure you know everything you need to know to start your first quilt. Even though most beginner quilt patterns won't have you cutting templates, eventually you may want to know.
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I remember when I got my first sewing machine and I thought I was instantly Martha Stewart. I had never heard of universal needles, but I was still pretty sure I knew everything there was to know about quilting and sewing and life.
I have so many fun, free and exciting things to cram into this one post about the NEW BERNINA 570 QE, it’s going to be really hard for me to stay on track. Since I want to be sure you don’t miss anything because of my excessive rambling, I have written a detailed outline that I will strictly adhere to...
There are so many different quilt marking tools available to sewers, it can be a little bit overwhelming and a LOT bit scary since many of them come with their own whispered horror story. Let me do my best to clear away the mystery surrounding some of these tools so you can go forth and draw guide marks with confidence.
In the words of the 21st century philosopher Beyoncé, “If you liked it then you should have put a label on it.” What?… she didn’t say that? Well, I'm pretty sure it was something close to that.
We all know that quilting takes some WORK, and whether you’re giving that finished masterpiece to your niece, selling it on Etsy, or even just keeping the dang quilt cause you made it and you deserve it...
If quilters were cowboys, they would all have irons in their hip holsters. Sometimes I wish I could spin my iron around on my index finger before pressing wrinkles, but I think I might break a finger. Irons really are an essential tool when you’re working on precise sewing projects like quilts, so you should know what the best iron for sewing is!
This post goes out to all of the parents of human children, pet children and/or spouse children. Basically if you have anything in your home that moves and can potentially make a mess, creating a space for a quilt design wall is not just a helpful idea, it's a necessary tool!