During the 1940's and 50's, Applique Kits became popular. A quilter could purchase a kit in which the applique pieces were stamped and ready to be cut out and then appliqued to a pre-stamped top. (Heather Buchan) C
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Techniques include; basic bag construction and some fun suggestions for piecing, surface design and embellishment. The Canadian Quilter's Association has put out the call to Canadian Quilters for banquet attendee gifts for CQA Niagara 2014. This year's project is wine bottle bags. -you can make a few to send in to CQA. -or whip some … Continue reading CQA Wine Bottle Bag Tutorial
To quickly and inexpensively clean an iron's surface, pour a line of table salt approx 1/2 x 6" on a terry towel. Iron back and forth with hot iron - residue comes right off. (F&P mag). Maintain your machine - there's nothing more frustrating than a breakdown when you're in the middle of sewing. Especially keep … Continue reading Tidy Tips
Make Your Own Variegated Thread Load bobbins with the colours you want to use in your project and stack them onto your thread holder. Run all of the threads through a large eye needle. You will be amazed at the effect. Also put spools of thread onto extra spool holders or in a mug near … Continue reading Clever & Crafty Ideas