Tag: Templates

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Rulers are a vital part of designing and making a quilt and Sew Easy have a great range of rulers and templates, including these triangles, to help quilters with cutting accurate shapes and blocks.   90° Triangle Ruler Essential for designs where the blocks are set on-point, this 7.5×15” 90° Triangle Ruler is perfect for…

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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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  Easier to use than standard templates, these mini squares and right angled triangles  are perfect for creating smaller piece quilts. They complement the existing pentagon, diamond, triangle and hexagon shapes in the Sew Easy range of mini template sets with an RRP of only £16.99. Great for beginners and experienced quilters alike, each set…

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There are many reasons for needing to make templates for cutting shapes. Some shapes simply cannot be easily cut with a rotary cutter and although you can buy acrylic templates for many of these shapes it can get a bit expensive as you need a separate template for each size. Sometimes you may want to…

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There have been a few strings on social media about how to keep rulers and templates tidy.   Sew Easy have come up with a clever, affordable idea for us all. The ideal storage solution to keep rulers and templates tidy, organised and protected from scratches. This wall-mountable design has built-in fixing slots on the back…

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This is the third Silesian template review in the series. Please read the first review….. if you have not already done so, this explains how to use the rulers. You’ll find the review here – https://ukqu.co.uk/silesian-templates-ruler-work/ you can also find out more information on the website www.silesianquilt.com This time I’m exploring the hexagon templates, once…

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I have reviewed Silesian Templates previously and if you haven’t read that review I’d recommend reading it before starting this one. In the previous review I explained how to use the rulers and the FMQ Grip. You’ll find the previous review here – https://ukqu.co.uk/silesian-templates-ruler-work/ Margaret from silesianquilt.com sent me a 4 ½” heart template which fits…

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Create a wonderful array of patchwork and quilting designs with these easy to use templates from Sew Easy. Made from 100% acrylic using laser cut technology, all three templates include a ¼” seam allowance and are suitable for beginners as well as more experienced quilters. 90° Triangle Templates Used for marking and cutting out strips,…

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Having followed Jenny Haynes of Papper, Sax, Sten since she started out in earnest in the United Kingdom, I was more than excited to be given a set of her acrylic templates and some luscious Oakshott fabrics. I was less excited when I realised which pattern she wanted me to use…. Curves always fill me…

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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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Silesian Quilt is a company based in Poland and is owned by Margaret Lehman, she offered to send me some of her ruler templates to review for the website. I had no idea what she was going to send me, but waited patiently for their arrival. When the box of https://ukqu.co.uk/shop/uncategorized/free-motion-quilting-grip-5 arrived I couldn’t help but smile,…