Category: Tips & Tricks

Melanie Testa – Traced Patterns

I often use tracing paper to transfer designs and drawings into my quilt tops because it tears away cleanly and easily. This example is a simple one, although if you were to try this out, you might find that sewing a neat circle is a bit more challenging than it might seem. … More

Keep a Clean Machine!

Keep your sewing machine clean and happy! Here’s some advice from John Gass at Sandi’s Sewing Connection. He’s been cleaning and repairing machines for many years, and sees the same problems over and over – many of which can be avoided by keeping your machine clean and oiled.

WARNING: These photos may frighten your sewing machine!