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  • Using Press-N-Seal for Quilting designs

    This was the best tip I have received this year. Use Press-N-Seal for top quilting. Just place on design you want to use, trace with permanent marker, let dry, stick to area on quilt you want to sew and sew right through the Press-N-Seal. I am nearing the end of a large quilt and am so happy with the...
    Posted to Share Your Tips (Forum) by Kathy on Sat, Sep 15 2012
  • Quilting On a Home Sewing Machine Without Special Gloves

    I tried using quilters gloves and gardening gloves for quilting on my home sewing machine, but was frustrated by having to put on and remove the gloves so often. My husband purchased a product called Flexx-Rap that is similar to an Ace bandage material, but looks a bit like blue painter's tape in...
    Posted to Share Your Tips (Forum) by Barb S on Fri, Feb 24 2012
  • Wrinkle Releaser

    While long arm quilting, there are times when the batting or quilt top becomes wrinkled from being rolled. I spray them with a little wrinkle re-leaser and smooth out the wrinkles before quilting to avoid the wrinkles from being quilted into the quilt. The product also reduces static electricity that...
    Posted to Share Your Tips (Forum) by beths kwilt on Sat, Oct 8 2011
  • Tip: Use fabric panels to practice machine quilting.

    I have a tip for you. Use assorted size leftover fabric panels to practice machine quilting and then use them for gifts such as pillows, wallhangings & quilts for a quick & easy gift to let someone know your thinking of them. Kathy
    Posted to Share Your Tips (Forum) by Quilt Gal on Sat, Aug 13 2011
  • Re: QCA Member Tip Contest - Post Your Entries Here

    Easy Quilts Spring 2011 Tip Contest Winner! As an avid recycler--and an unapologetic cheapskate--I scour the thrift stores for old quilting magazines (usually ten cents apiece). I look through them for quilting patterns that I can use to do free motion quilting on my sewing machine. When I find one I...
    Posted to Share Your Tips (Forum) by Barbara on Thu, Jan 6 2011
  • Selecting a quilting design for your quilt top

    I love putting all of the pieces together on a quilt top. However, after I get it all together, I get stimied on what design to use to actually quilt it. I've tried taking a close look at what the author has done but I'm never comfortable with selecting a design. Last time, I finished the quilt...
    Posted to Share Your Tips (Forum) by lynnb on Tue, Aug 18 2009
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