Category Archives: Tool Reviews

Quilters’ Cutting Guide

  Last week, we introduced you to Deborah Rubles‘ Protective Guides and Ruler Holders. This week I would like to introduce you to her book, Quilters’ Cutting Guide. Deborah teaches us her Sliding Ruler Method for cutting fabric which is absolutely great for beginning quilters and for experienced quilters as well. Everything is explained clearly …

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Correction! – Quilter’s Cutting Guide!

My profuse apologies to Deborah Rubles, her Quilter’s Cutting Guide and all of our readers for the inexplicable error I made yesterday! In my blog about Deborah’s wonderful Protective Guides and Ruler Holders, I inadvertently, and without realizing it, changed Quilter’s Cutting Guide to Quilter’s Cutting “Edge” in a few places! Don’t ask me why. …

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Protective Guards & Ruler Holders – Great for Quilters!

  Deborah Rubles of Quilter’s Cutting Guide offers 2 wonderful tools for quilters – her Protective Guides and her Ruler Holders! Both are truly quality items! Now that I’ve tried them, I wouldn’t be without the Protective Guides or the Ruler Holder! They adhere nicely and easily to our rulers. They protect our hands when …

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A Peek at a New Bernina – Plus Its Connection to Kennel Quilts & TQPM!

For those who receive my blog via email, this video won’t work in an email message. Please visit my blog to view it. The Quilt Pattern Magazine (TQPM) started the Small Kennel Quilt program and provides free patterns for you. Make them for your own pets and to donate to pets in shelters. They are always …

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A New Tool – Curvalicious!

Cheryl Lynch quilt designer, teacher, artist, and author, has developed a tool that quilters will enjoy and have lots of fun with it. She has given it a perfectly enticing name too –  Curvalicious! Here is what Curvalicious looks like. Here is a sample of what you can create with it. To learn all about it, how to use …

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A Beautiful New Way to Hang Our Quilts

The quilts we make are special and take us a long time to create. They deserve to be shown off in a spectacular way. Birgitte Hipple of Summer Sky Creations has a large variety of unique and beautiful hangers for our quilts.  An extra bonus is that all her quilt hangers can be customized to fit …

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Sharpening Rotary Blades

We quilters go through a lot of rotary blades. Imagine the number we use per year and multiply it by the number of years we’ve been quilting. Does that number surprise you? Because we don’t wish to waste our blades and add to landfills, many of us buy rotary blade sharpeners. They do restore our …

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Win Double Wedding Ring Shapes from Inklingo!

Bet you thought that making the Double Wedding Ring pattern was hard! Not with Inklingo! With Inklingo, all you have to do is print (on fabric), cut, and sew! It’s that easy! If you are new to Inklingo, click here to learn how simple it is to use. You are guaranteed to love it! And, …

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The Creative Iron

A while back I introduced The Creative Iron web site to my newsletter readers. Their fusible, fabric art is fun, quick, and easy to use on quilts and other projects. Imagine the possibilities! I recently made this miniature wall quilt following the wishes of a special daughter-in-law. She wanted a simple design with the focus …

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Tools: Seamingly Accurate™ Seam Guide

Here’s a new, handy tool sold exclusively by Quilt Woman! This handy little tool will help us to sew accurate seams and even to make half square triangles quickly. It sticks to our sewing machines and can be removed and re-stuck at will without leaving a residue. Complete instructions are included and a demonstration video …

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