Browse Forum Posts by Tags

Showing related tags and posts for the Share Your Tips forum. See all tags in the site
  • Keeping your Quilt Block in the Order you want them.

    I don't know about you but once I have finished with all my blocks and have them in the order I want them in on my quilt wall, I have a heck of a time keeping them in that order when I need to sew. So instead of the little round labels or post-its that everyone else likes to use I use the photo/scrapbook...
    Posted to Share Your Tips (Forum) by Mamagshouse Donna Gilliam on Sat, Apr 12 2014
  • I know where MY foot is

    Sometimes on a project, I need to change back and forth between sewing machine feet. After having temprarily "lost" the unattached foot, by either knocking it off without noticing or forgetting where I put it, I bought a decorative toothpick holder. Now I know where to look right away for the...
    Posted to Share Your Tips (Forum) by Cyndeetrek on Wed, Feb 1 2012
  • recycle mattress pads

    Here's an article I wrote about my mother's quilting idea. When my dad had cancer and was bed ridden, she recycled old mattress pads into bed pads. This would make a good service project for older girl scouts working on their Gold Award. http://www.examiner.com/children-s-arts-crafts-in-panama...
    Posted to Share Your Tips (Forum) by Paula Hrbacek on Thu, Oct 6 2011
  • Re: QCA Member Tip Contest - Post Your Entries Here

    [quote user="Patty"] Because my cutting mat is dark blue (and my eyes old!) it is sometimes difficult to see the edge of dark fabric when lining up my ruler. I take a narrow strip of white paper (about 2-3 inches) and place it just under the edge and I can then see the fabric. When squaring...
    Posted to Share Your Tips (Forum) by Caryl Anne on Sun, Oct 2 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
  • Tip: Use Empty drink mix containers to Store Lint rollers

    I have a tip for you. I recycle to empty drink mix containers to store the paper lint rollers to take to quilt shows, retreats, & classes. They fit easily in vehicle cup holders or anywhere. Kathy
    Posted to Share Your Tips (Forum) by Quilt Gal on Sat, Aug 13 2011
  • Re: QCA Member Tip Contest - Post Your Entries Here

    For beginning quilters and those of us without a walking foot - a very simple (and non-frustrating) machine quilting method for smaller items. 1. After creating the "quilt sandwich" cut a piece of freezer paper just larger than the quilt. 2. Draw/stencil/create the pattern to be quilted on...
    Posted to Share Your Tips (Forum) by susandf on Sun, Jun 12 2011
Page 1 of 1 (7 items)
Have a Question? | About Us | Privacy Policy | Join Today © 2014 F+W All rights reserved.
By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use