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Cutting perfect circles with Olfa and TrueCut Circle Cutters

Cutting perfect circles with Olfa and TrueCut Circle Cutters

I hope you've stuck with me all week for my look at the great variety of rotary cutters on the ...
2 specialized cutters to create beautiful chenille fabric

2 specialized cutters to create beautiful chenille fabric

Happy Thursday, everyone! Today is Day 4 of my spotlight on rotary cutters. Yesterday I shared some tips of using ...
There are more rotary cutter options than just the 45mm!

There are more rotary cutter options than just the 45mm!

Welcome back! Yesterday I looked at decorative rotary cutter blades and today continues my look at Rotary Cutters. Though they ...
Decorative rotary cutter blades for fun, quick and easy edge finishes

Decorative rotary cutter blades for fun, quick and easy edge finishes

Happy Tuesday! I hope you enjoyed taking a trip down memory lane with me yesterday as I described the early ...
Celebrating 40 years - Olfa's revolutionary time-saving rotary cutter

Celebrating 40 years – Olfa’s revolutionary time-saving rotary cutter

This year marks the 40th anniversary of when Olfa took a slice through the sewing and quilting industry with the ...
Part 5 - Why Chaco Liner and UNIQUE Sewing Jumper are indispensable notions

Part 5 – Why Chaco Liner and UNIQUE Sewing Jumper are indispensable notions

We did it! Thank you for sticking with me all week to read about my 10 favorite super-useful, time-saving products ...
Part 4 - Get a handle on sewing with Clover Create-a-Strap

Part 4 – Get a handle on sewing with Clover Create-a-Strap

We’re getting close to the end of the list of 10 time-saving products and notions which will help make bag-making quicker ...
Part 3 - In quilting notions, Clover is my lucky charm

Part 3 – In quilting notions, Clover is my lucky charm

Wouldn’t our grandmothers be in awe of the amazing selection of notions we have available to us today which help ...
Part 2 - 10 super-useful, time-saving notions for quick and easy bag-making

Part 2 – 10 super-useful, time-saving notions for quick and easy bag-making

Yesterday, in Part 1, I talked about using HeatnBond Quilter’s Edge iron-on adhesive to position pocket pieces, trims, handles, etc ...
10 super-useful, time-saving notions for quick and easy bag-making

10 super-useful, time-saving notions for quick and easy bag-making

Like many quilters, I got turned-on to making tote bags a while back and just can’t stop. These useful, environmentally ...
Curvy, fluid quilting designs soften the linear peicing. The quilting is spread further apart to showcase the beautiful fabrics from the NEW Banyan Batiks Banyan Classics Collections. Free rail fence quil

Quilting options for a Banyan Classics rail fence quilt

Yesterday, I cut and sewed the rail fence blocks and placed them on the design wall so I could see ...
The Banyan Batiks Banyan Classics Collection Rail Fence quilt comes to life as the strip sets are cut into 12½" square blocks. Free pattern

It’s hip to be square! Cutting and sewing rail fence blocks

As a beginner, you likely won’t have a lot of specialized tools at your disposal, but a 12½" x 12½" ...
Carefully press the seams from the right side of the strip set to ensure the fabric lays flat; using Banyan Batiks Banyan Classics! Free rail fence quilt pattern.

Easy pressing tips for a perfect square rail fence blocks

If making a quilt is new to you, you may wonder about this constant back and forth between stations; cutting, ...
All 5 colorways of the enticing NEW Banyan Classics Collection labelled and lined-up in sewing order.

Quick and easy cutting instructions for a classic rail fence quilt

Yesterday, I introduced the colorways for the NEW Banyan Batiks, Banyan Classics Collection. I'm thrilled to start the rail fence ...
NEW Banyan Classics Collection makes for a knockout rail fence quilt

NEW Banyan Classics Collection makes for a knockout rail fence quilt

I was beyond excited when asked to write about Banyan Batiks NEW Banyan Classics Collection. After all, what quilter doesn’t ...