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    Tame Thread Tails with Spool Peels

    by Sarah
    by Sarah

    Few things are as frustrating as having your thread tail constantly unwind from your thread spool. It creates a mess and wastes valuable thread. Instead of fighting your thread, tame those pesky tails with Spool Peels. Peels are simply plyable strips of rubber that wrap around your thread spools to lock the tails in place. They’re flexible and hold their grip on…

  • Having touble keeping your thread and bobbins organized? We don’t blame you. No one wants to waste precious time cleaning when they could be sewing. Instead of throwing your thread in a basket and bobbin off to who-knows-where, why not store them together? The Bobbini and Bobbin Clamp combo quickly stacks your bobbin on top of your thread spool, keeping both stored…

  • It may seem like an after thought, but taking the time to make your points and corners sharp¬†improves the overall¬†professional appearance of your project. As any seasoned seamstress will tell you, a point turner is a great little helper. This simple tool turns out your corners and curves, as well as creases seams. It ensures no fabric is stuck in the seam…

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    Retractable Tape Measure

    by Sarah
    by Sarah

    We love this tape measure. It’s so much better than tediously rolling up a traditional tape measure. But there’s more to this tool than just a recoil button. Instead of the typical 60 inches, this tape measure is 120 inches – perfect for quilters. It’s also double sided. One side has inches and the other side is measured in 1/8 of a…

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    How To Use The Binding Tool

    by Sarah
    by Sarah

    Professional quilts have perfectly finished binding. The binding is snug against the quilt; no bubbles or puckers. For us mere mortals, this use to mean a lot of guess work and hoping for the best. Well, not anymore. The Binding Tool does all the work for you. Before any of the fun starts, you need to have 2 things finished. 1. There…

  • I don’t think I can emphasize enough the importance of thread quality. It’s not that you must always use the top-of-the-line thread for every project; it’s that you want to use the appropriate quality for your project and task. For instance, I’m not going to use my expensive thread to sew basting stitches. It’ll just make ripping them out even harder. But…

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    Save Time with Basting Spray

    by Sarah
    by Sarah

    There’s a reason basting spray is popular with so many quilter; it’s easier and faster. Basically, you put your projects in the fast lane with this stuff. You also take away the risk of dropping pins or even worse – disappearing pins. Nothing’s worse than tip toeing across the room dodging pins and needles. Basting Spray is only temporary. It comes out…

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    Friday Finds: Stabilize It!

    by Sarah
    by Sarah

    A couple weeks ago I introduced Amazing Tape as a great tool for keeping sewing goodies organized. I think most of us sewing enthusiasts struggled to keep organized. We have tools, fabric, notions hidden all over the place. For me, it had gotten so bad, I would spend a chunk of my ‘sewing’ time just looking for misplaced items. Recently, I’ve decided…

  • There are so many incredible inventions floating around the sewing and crafting world. Products that would make our lives a million times easier, yet most of us don’t even know about them! This is a tragedy that just cannot continue. Each Friday we’ll be sharing products we just can’t live without. Accessories and tools that will revolutionize your sewing and craft room…

  • This seam gauge is awesome! I promise you will never go back to a standard seam gauge after you’ve tested this one. It has so much built into one little tool. There is even a compass! Watch our video to learn all the neat details. Feel free to learn more on our products page.