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I’m delighted to be given the opportunity to test this clever hybrid of two products I already love to use – what do you get when you cross Wonder Clips and quilters safety pins? Clover Wonder Pins of course!   A new concept from Clover that offers the benefit of both straight pins and safety pins,…

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Sometimes we need something more than just an old fashioned pin to hold a project in place, or if you are blocking a piece of work for example, and these new Fork Blocking Pins from the lovely people at Clover could be just what you are looking for. Fork Pins are constructed of two flexible…

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This new “pin concept” from Clover holds layers of fabric together in an instant. The benefits of both straight pins and safety pins are now integrated into this single pinning tool.

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A great alternative to pins or stitching, this new fabric glue pen from Sew Easy helps you complete projects quickly and easily. The adhesive gives a temporary bond which remains repositionable for up to 3 minutes. Perfect for quilting, appliques, hems and craftwork, it dries clear and washes out. With a simple twist of the…

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A quilt is made up of three layers – the top (which may be wholecloth, pieced or appliqued), the wadding and the backing. These three layers are held together by the decorative quilting stitches. It’s important that the layers don’t shift around during the quilting process, as this will result in puckers on either the…