Learn How to Join Leftover Quilt Batting Scraps Together!

A great thing about machine quilting is that it allows you to put small scraps of leftover fabric to use in your projects, even scraps of leftover batting which is expensive, so you sure don’t want to waste any of it.

The question revolves around how to turn batting scraps [...]

By | June 1st, 2020|Categories: Machine Quilting|Comments Off on Learn How to Join Leftover Quilt Batting Scraps Together!

A Dilemma – Should You Keep or Toss Your Sewing Machine Box?

Do you still have the box your sewing machine came in?

To keep or not to keep, it’s such a minor concern yet a dilemma that most sewists who have purchased a brand new sewing machine have stewed over once their machines have arrived in those big, sturdy boxes. 

Many [...]

By | May 21st, 2020|Categories: Sewing Machines|Comments Off on A Dilemma – Should You Keep or Toss Your Sewing Machine Box?

Amazing Information About Quilting Machine Bobbins!

The one common denominator among all types of quilting machines, whether standard sewing/quilting combination models like the Janome 4120QDC-B or longarm machines, is those pesky lower thread bobbins.

No matter what type of sewing or machine quilting you do, there's going to be a bobbin to deal with, although that’s [...]

By | May 18th, 2020|Categories: Machine Quilting|Comments Off on Amazing Information About Quilting Machine Bobbins!

Don’t Toss Those Old Clothes – Turn Them Into A Quilt!

If you’re looking for a really unique project to make with your quilting machine, this is a great idea for you!

Ever thought about turning old clothing into a casual, cozy family heirloom type quilt?

You may have already heard of using old tee shirts for this, but there’s so [...]

By | May 14th, 2020|Categories: Grace Frame Machine Combos|Comments Off on Don’t Toss Those Old Clothes – Turn Them Into A Quilt!

Father’s Day – Here’s Some Great Quilted Gifts Dad Will Love!

Father’s Day is coming up and if you have one of those dads who has everything, finding the perfect gift can be quite a challenge.

If you enjoy machine quilting, what about a handmade gift that every dad will love?

Put that Juki quilting machine to work and whip out [...]

By | May 11th, 2020|Categories: Grace Frame Machine Combos|Comments Off on Father’s Day – Here’s Some Great Quilted Gifts Dad Will Love!

Learn How to Finish Quilts with an Embroidery Machine!

Machine embroidery and quilting are two highly creative things you can do with some fabric and thread.

Combined, you can create some truly amazing and unique quilts adorned with fancy embroidery if you know the secrets to doing it.

Use these tips and you’ll be amazed at the great things [...]

By | May 7th, 2020|Categories: Machine Embroidery|Comments Off on Learn How to Finish Quilts with an Embroidery Machine!

Here’s How to Get Your Quilting Lines Really Straight!

Believe it or not, one of the hardest things to do in machine quilting is sew a perfectly straight line.

As simple as it might seem, sewing straight lines can be really deceiving when you can’t see the wavering until you’ve sewn a bunch of them.

Want to know the [...]

By | May 4th, 2020|Categories: Machine Quilting|Comments Off on Here’s How to Get Your Quilting Lines Really Straight!

Handy Info About Longarm Quilting Machine Needles!

The right needle is an essential sewing need, especially when you’re working with a machine like the Grace Q'nique 19 Longarm.

Though it’s easy to assume all sewing machine needles are the same, it’s not true.

Because of how fast they can stitch, longarm machines should be used with needles [...]

By | April 30th, 2020|Categories: Quilting Machines by Brand|Comments Off on Handy Info About Longarm Quilting Machine Needles!