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Category: Product Reviews

Articles that describe and critique quilting tools and notions

Random thoughts on irons used in quilting

If you’ve quilted for any time at all, you know that a very hot and dependable iron is indispensable. Another thing you’ve probably picked up on is that quilting is just brutal on irons. Before I started quilting, I had used the same iron in my…

A review of fabric marking tools and a few tips & tricks for successful fabric marking

Let’s chat a bit about fabric marking tools. I know, it may sound a bit boring upfront, but honestly, it’s an important topic because It only takes one quilt stained with ugly marks to make you sour and bitter. (As they say, once bitten, twice shy…

June 2018 Quilting Roundup – A bird’s eye view of what’s up in quilting

  Hello Quilting friends! And thanks for stopping by! Today, I want to share some goodies I’ve found around the quilter-net this month that I have found inspiring. This post contains lots of Quilting News with links to other websites. You can choose to pop in on…

Notion of the Month: V-Block Trimmer by Studio 180

Last week I shared my Tennessee Waltz Quilt, and I explained that the trickiest part of that quilt is getting the V-units right in the 54-40 or Fight Block. Last week I whipped up a few test blocks with one of my newest tools: the V-Block Trimmer…

Fiskars Rotating Cutting Mat

Happy Monday, friends and quilters! This weekend my sewing group met for our monthly sewing night. We meet at a local quilt shop, so we have lots of cutting and ironing tables available for use, which is nice.  That means I don’t have to pack up and carry…