Tag: Clover

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Although it is small (only 3″ high) it is mighty! I now have this guy permanently set up next to my machine, I do a lot of chain piecing and this cuts down the time (pun intended!) quite a lot. It’s very user friendly and easy to use, it has a standard 45mm rotary cutter…

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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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Sewing, whether it is patchwork piecing or garment sewing, is all about the accuracy. The more accurate you can be, the more professional the finish. When starting out,  this can be the most difficult thing to grasp. Clover Stitch Guide Quick recap on the 1/4″ seam allowance – by sewing a ‘scant’ 1/4” seam, a…

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Plastic clips have been around for some years now. I find them particularly useful for holding my binding over when sewing it down by hand so when Clover were kind enough to send me a set of their Wonder Clips to try out, I was keen to have a play with them. Clover Wonder Clips…

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Wonder Clips from Clover are now available in multi-sizes within one pack! Already available in separate Regular, Mini and Jumbo sizes, they now also come in a variety pack. Wonder Clips provide a whole new way to hold project work in position while you sew and are an ideal alternative to pins. They are a…

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Clover “Quick Cut” Thread Cutter When Sylvia asked me to review the thread cutter, I assumed it would be like many of the other cutters that are out there, you use them for a short while then forget about them.This one is definitely not going to fall into that category. Ready For Use It’s a…

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Do you chain piece? What is chain piecing I hear some ask? This is where we have numerous units to join and piece them one after the other without breaking the thread between each. It is a method which speeds up the piecing and also has the advantage of using less thread as you don’t…

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Recently I was sent a pack of quilting needles from Clover – Black and Gold Needles. On opening they are certainly great to look at. The black colour comes from the special plating which allows the needle to pierce the fabric smoothy, reducing drag. The gold, from the top eye of the needle. Black and…

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Earlier this year we ran a competition featuring some lovely notions from Clover, and launched a series of videos created with Stuart Hillard showing how useful the different notions were proving to be.  He created a pretty humbug bag for this, and used the hera marker and finger presser to line up his quilting and…

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Clover Black Gold Needles The ultimate in needle quality from Clover, these professionally polished hand sewing needles have a special black plating which allows the needle to pierce effortlessly through fabric with major reduction in frictional resistance. Designed to provide the optimum balance between hardness and flexibility, the needle shaft is strengthened using carefully selected,…

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When Clover asked Resolution (my video company) to create a series of explainer videos to showcase their fantastic range of notions we were really excited. We asked Stuart Hillard to work with us – he is a dream presenter for any company and really does understand the craft. Stuart designed this lovely little humbag bag…

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We have been rather busy in the day job at Resolution recently, and for once it was an assignment I really enjoyed. Many of you here might not realise that aside from running this fabulous website Resolution are also professional video producers.  Just before lockdown we built one of the few private greenscreen recording studios…