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Power Cutting Fabric

Published on YouTube December 2014, this demonstration was recorded during West Michigan Quilters’ Guild’s, “Quilts on the Grand” show in October 2014. It features Nancy Roelfsema demonstrating a technique of how to cut multiple layers of fabric quickly and accurately. … Read More

New Display Boards

At the Get Together Day in December we were delighted to receive these display boards given by Lesley and Michael Griffin.  The gift was quite unexpected, out of the blue and a real surprise to us all but the boards will be … Read More

Wide Binding

Here is another video from Heirloom Creations and there is a connection to their blog on the previous video. This one shows a lovely finish to a quilt with a 3″ wide finished binding using double thickness fabric. This would require … Read More

Binding Tutorials

Here are a couple of tutorials produced by Heirloom Creations which we, Jennifer and Kate, found on YouTube. We know there are numerous ways to do anything in patchwork and quilting, but found these to be straightforward and informative without … Read More

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How to Use Metalic Thread and Stay Sane

Whenever I show people a finished quilt where I’ve used metallic thread they invariably remark that they find it impossible to work with.  I used to feel the same, wondering why the manufacturers made a product that simply didn’t work. … Read More