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 [...]
The day has finally arrived!
It’s time to get your quilt set up and prepared for the last two steps in the quilting process: stitching the quilt sandwich together and doing the edge binding.
Like all other parts of the quilting process, getting the quilt sandwich ready requires attention to [...]
One of the least favorite parts of machine quilting that many people groan over is basting the layers together in preparation for doing the actual quilting.
Yet it’s an integral step in the process and one that if not done correctly to prevent the fabric layers from shifting could [...]