Tag: Product review

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When it comes to wadding we all have a favourite and everyone has an opinion as to why theirs is the best, for some it’s the price, for others the brand or company that makes it, some go solely on the fibre mix – so many things to think about and consider. For me personally…

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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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HSTs are one of the most common units used to make quilt blocks or even whole quilts – like the one I’m currently pattern testing that has quite a lot of HSTs to make, so I though it an ideal opportunity to put the new Patchwork Triangle Ruler by Sew Easy through it’s paces. My…

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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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The last blog gave a brief introduction to EQ8. As EQ8 is software produced for quilters it is capable of a lot more than drawing blocks.  When you open the software, it gives you options under 3 headings, when you click on the heading it will then give you further options. Design quilts Design a…

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The advantage of making your own tassles is that you will always have them to match the item you are making.  You can match colour, materials and size.  I’ve always made them before using cardboard so I was quick to jump at the chance to try out the Clover Tassle Maker. I was sent the…

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I would like to thank Gütermann and the UKQU website for asking me to test and review the Gütermann Creativ Overlock thread, Bulky – Lock 80 multicolour colour 9957. Information found here directly from their website; https://consumer.guetermann.com/en/product-finder/bulky-lock-80 . They are sold in plain or variegated multicoloured reels. Overlockers or sergers as known in the USA,…

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I was lucky enough to be chosen to review a product recently and I duly received a package containing two rulers, Sew Easy 60 Degree Triangle and Sew Easy Half Diamond. Like most quilters I have more than one ruler but I have very few speciality rulers so was keen to see what I thought…

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For a long time, I’ve wanted to do a triangle quilt so when the request went out to review some templates I was quick to volunteer.  I didn’t know what I was going to get but I was hopeful that there would be some triangles. The post arrived and I opened the envelope.  Inside were…

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You might remember I said in my previous blog that I had more plans for the London Town Fat Quarters from the Cotton Craft Co.  As promised, I’ve come back to share my next make using the fabric. Continuing with the them of travel, I’ve created a passport wallet with lots of useful pockets.  On the…