In our Fall 2013 issue, we asked the project designers for their favorite organization tips. Here are their tips. We hope you can find some new ideas.
I am a very visual person. My favorite tip is to keep your fabrics organized by color and easily accessible. Sometimes I find myself just staring at my stash (below) for inspiration.…
The image above is "Redbird Pincushion" by Nancy Conn, published in our Winter 2011 issue.This is group 2 of our Reader Tips from our October 24th
newsletter survey. These make for enjoyable
reading. Tips cover topics ranging from
taking your time and enjoying yourself, to various ways of holding pieces in
place, to myriad favorite products, and so much more. Enjoy!
I grew up with…
A popular designer whose projects you've enjoyed in Primitive Quilts and Projects is Lisa Burmann, of Burmann Studios. She is a long-arm quilter, designer, and lecturer (the fun kind!).Recently she uploaded three great tutorials on appliqué. We thought you'd be interested in seeing her tips for curves, points, circles, and a clever alternative to the starch method--she's a smartie!Clic…
I’ve never taken the time to learn about different needle and thread types, and which work best for different types of stitching. I asked several designers as well as my sisters Jeni and Gretchen for advice. Then, being the analyst I've always been, I created a handy chart that helps me see what’s what. I hope it helps you, too.Needle and Thread Chart
In our March 28 newsletter we asked for tips on threading needles. We received useful, enlightening, inspiring, and entertaining answers. We edited out several repeated tips, but left many in because they were so fun to read. We learned some great tips, and decided to share.Have patience!Needles
really do have a front and back. If you're having trouble,turn it around and