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The team at UKQU HQ have a great sense of humour. They always seem to send me the obscure notions for me to try out. This one was a proper headscratcher. However, after a quick google search, I found this you tube link for inspiration. The particular gauge I was sent measured in millimetres rather…

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CLover are always coming up with clever notions to help improve our crafts. This set of seam markers allows you to neatly draw seam lines along the edges of any pattern or template, whatever the shape. Suitable for transferring patterns and templates on appliqué, Hawaiian quilts and other sewing projects, they enable you to draw…

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This versatile stitch guide is cleverly designed for use in a variety of different ways to suit a multitude of sewing tasks. Once aligned with the edge of your fabric the stitch guide will give you a professional finish and you can confidently achieve a neat, accurate and consistent seam width. The guide can be…

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Having the right marking tool to suit your project is essential and Clover provide an excellent range for Quilters to choose from. It is advisable to test your chosen marker on a scrap of your fabric before using on the project itself. Water Soluble Pencils are suitable for precise marking on sewing, stitching and patchwork…

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The thimble is a staple for every sewing stash but the basic thimble has its limitations and isn’t always the best or most comfortable option, especially when it comes to the exacting needs of specialised or prolonged stitch work! It isn’t always the tip of the finger that needs protection and many of us prefer…

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Having seen lots of wonderful projects on Pinterest made using the Clover Embroidery Stitching Tool, I was eager to volunteer for the task of reviewing it. There was a press release about it earlier in the year, you can see it here.  It is available from most craft shops, prices from around £10.  You will…

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With hand embroidery so on-trend, the Embroidery Stitching Tool from Clover enables you to sew as quickly and easily as drawing a picture. It can be used to create satin, loop and back stitch so you can personalise projects in an instant, giving a handmade, individual finish to home and fashion accessories. The kit includes…

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I don’t know about you, but I am always looking for ways to improve my own techniques.   Precise cutting is important to make sure what you see in your head translates to the quilt you are making and Clover are known for making specialist templates to help us with both our piecing and quilting.  There’s…

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We might be the new kids on the block here at UKQU but we have been having a look around to see what else has been happening online. Clover has given their site a makeover: the new-look site is easy to use across a range of platforms, enabling you to watch videos on how to…