Category Archives: Hints and Tips

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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Fold and Sew Quilts

Square in a Square Quilt – made by Maria Hrabovsky Recently, I came across this wonderful Fold-and-Sew method of making a Square in a Square quilt block quickly and easily. At the time, I was looking for a good pattern to use for a quilt to be given to my cousin for her birthday. The …

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How To Fold Quilts to Prevent Creases


A New Applique Method!

This video is by Kathy McNeil. The tools can be purchased through her website. FacebookTwitterPinterestStumbleUponLinkedinTumblrDigg

Learn to Quilt with “Your First Quilt”
 – A New Workshop!

This workshop is for first-time quilters and those who have just begun quilting on their own and want to be sure they have covered all of the basics. No previous quilting experience is needed. You do need to know how to use your sewing machine. Everything will be covered including quilt terminology and the basic …

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A Very Handy Tool!


Angela Walters – 3 Things Quilters Shouldn’t Do!

This is a really great lesson for us all – and not just for quilters. I’ve said the same, but not as well as Angela does here. FacebookTwitterPinterestStumbleUponLinkedinTumblrDigg

A Great Quilt-As-You-Go Method by The Gourmet Quilter


Jelly Roll Quilt in 32 Minutes with Marci Baker’s Qtools


Homemade Bug Spray

Stay safe from chemicals. Use kitchen ingredients to make an effective bug spray! FacebookTwitterPinterestStumbleUponLinkedinTumblrDigg