As much as we quilters enjoy coming together through our love of making beautiful things with our quilting machines, we also have our share of debates on techniques.
One such debate is that of binding and which one is best to use for your quilting project.
Of the three different [...]
Rotary cutters are the preferred tool for cutting fabric, especially if you’re cutting quite a bit of it for a machine quilting project.
They are a sharp tool used cut out quilt pieces quickly and cleanly to begin the sewing part of your project right away.
There is a bit [...]
There are a million types of clear acrylic quilting rulers out there in so many shapes and sizes, it’s mind-boggling.
Do you actually need all of those to make a beautiful quilt top to stitch together on your sewing and/or quilting machine?
Many of those rulers are pretty unique in [...]
We’ve either all been there before and if we haven’t, we surely will be one day.
Staring at a partly finished quilt ready for the quilting machine and losing the motivation and creativity to get it done.
What do you do when that pile of fresh, new fabric starts calling [...]
Though fabrics are made in countless colors and patterns perfect for making gorgeous projects with your quilting machine, the art of quilting is not always about the fabric itself.
Sometimes it’s about the stitching, which can create its own beauty especially when using a non-standard thread.
Normally used for heirloom [...]
What color batting do you use for all the quilts sewn on your quilting machine?
If you’re like most quilters, the answer is white or cream because what other colors are there?
Would you even want to use a different color for any project?
The truth is that quilt batting [...]