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

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

Three beautiful bags

Today in the holidays my mum, grandma and I made the bag on the Norfolk Quilters website. This bag although it looks really difficult it is not, this is loads of fun and practically anyone can make it. We each … Read More

A Cross Body Zipped Phone Bag

I have looked at several, ‘zipped bag’ YouTube videos, but this one from “Among Brenda’s Quilts and Bags” I think is the easiest to follow and I hope a number of you enjoy it too. If you try it, let … Read More