quilting

  1. Sewing Tips from Reva: Tips for Quilt Success

    1) When beginning a new project, piece a trial block to make sure that the finished block ends up the size that is intended. This also helps by giving you a good visualisation of how the colors will work together. 2) Use quilting and piecing feet that are made for your machine. This will increase the accuracy of the piecing...
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  2. Free Quilt Shop Locator App for Your Phone

    Have you ever found yourself in need of a quilt shop and you just don't know where to find one?  It's okay, "there's an App for that"! Download the Quilt Shop Locator called "Quilt Shops" from Itunes or the Android Market. If you don't have a smart phone,  just visit the website. “Quilt Shops” – is a free application to...
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  3. Show Off Your Quilted Masterpieces at the Pacific West Quilt Show

    Enter your original quilting masterpieces to be judged at the 2011 Pacific West Quilt Show and you could be one of the winners of over $25,000 in cash and prizes. The entry submission deadline is Thursday April 28, 2011. There is a limit of 2 quilt entries plus 1 wearable entry per person. To be eligible to enter a submission...
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  4. The New TrueCut Comfort Cutter by Grace Company

    Grace Company is known for it's TrueCut rotary cutters that in conjunction with their rulers, mats and grips, form a cutting system that enables more accurate cutting. This system is safer and easier than traditional rotary systems. I was so excited to try out the newest rotary cutter available from Grace Company, The TrueCut Comfort Cutter. The Comfort Cutter...
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  5. The Limited Edition Laura Ashley NX-2000 Sewing Machine by Brother

    Laura Ashley has always been a name that was connected to excellence and quality in every aspect of fabric and garment or home decoration products.  Brother machines are also known for their excellence and quality, so it was a match made in heaven when Brother began to offer the special Limited Edition Laura Ashley NX-2000 machine for the sewer who...
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  6. Quilting with Your Embroidery Machine

    I love wonderful designs that are used to quilt projects but don't feel skilled enough to create these patterns perfectly by free hand.  In many instances I prefer to do the quilting of my projects with my embroidery machine. This process is really quite simple. Wind a bobbin with the same thread that will be used in the needle. Layer your...
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  7. C1100 Pro-Smarter by Pfaff

    There is a new member to the Pfaff Sewing Machine family. Just unveiled at Pfaff convention, this machine boasts many desirable features that will benefit the quilter, home decorator, and garment creator alike. One of the features that I find most appealing is the 9” of well lit working space for large amounts of fabric. This helps make sewing draperies...
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