My Dream Machine – The Juki TL 2000 Qi Quilting / Sewing Machine

    Yes, this is it…I think. This is THE machine I’ve had my eye on for a few months. It’s not the fanciest or the most expensive. No flashy lights or bells or whistles. No fancy stitches or a computerized interface to connect to the internet. The Juki TL2000Qi sews a straight stitch forward …

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Olfa 12″ Rotating Self-Healing Rotary Mat – Is It Worth the Money?

    Product:    Olfa 12″ Rotating Self-Healing Rotary Mat Pricing:     List Price: $43.99            Amazon Price: $28.80 My Rating: 4 / 5 Why I Love This Rotating Mat In a previous post I listed the top 5 tools and techniques necessary to successfully piece your first quilt top. …

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Pellon Shape Flex 101 and the Quilt Top Applique Process

Pellon Shape Flex interfacing vs Everything Else Out There Over the past couple years I’ve read many tutorials and watched several videos each describing the various techniques for creating a pattern to be attached – or appliqued – onto fabric. For every technique available, there are an equal number of associated pros and cons. For …

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The Top 5 Techniques for Instant Success Piecing Your First Quilt Top

If you are like me when the quilting/sewing/I-have-to-make-something bug hits it usually happens when I’ve eyed a stunning quilt or located a new fabric line, my first thoughts – “I need to make that” or “I have to make something with that fabric”. Like many worthwhile things in life, quilting is not always so quick …

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