So true about the hand quilting – in fact any sewing for me lol – I am a slow sewer, so use my resources very slowly. Advantage is that it saves money and keeps me amused in a less expensive way
How interesting to have been a chemistry teacher. I am fascinated by the sciences and would love to learn more – it wasn’t my area of interest w…[Read more]
Thank you for this very helpful guide. I am a great admirer of your beautiful work. I am a keen patchworker but a novice quilter – so every tip is very useful indeed.
I just wanted to mention, as an aside, and I hope you won’t mind this, but now that we know more clearly just how very harmful polyester is to our environment, how it d…[Read more]
Anne Burke recommended the post Cats and threads and ribbons……. a few words of warning….. 4 months ago
May I suggest that all pattern reviews are carried out by beginners or those who are not confident sewers please? As it’s really difficult for experienced or confident sewers to remember when, in the world of sewing, everything was new including all the special terminology, and nothing seemed to make clear sense. If a pattern is easy to follow b…[Read more]
I have one of these and find it absolutely invaluable. Small enough to put just about anywhere while sewing and as you say large enough to accommodate the iron. A bonus for me is how efficiently it reflects heat, making the job of pressing very easy, if a little hot on the fingers when chain pressing, lol. Mine was on my Christmas wish list a…[Read more]
Anne Burke recommended the post June Tailor Cut and Press II distributed to UK stores by EQS 10 months, 1 week ago
This is a really useful and helpful review Lynda, because it would never have occurred to me to ask for the long arm service to use cotton – I had assumed that they always did. Now I know to always ask.
Gutterman makes quite a lot of fluff on my Juki domestic – although not so much that cannot be easily cleaned at the end of each of my…[Read more]
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