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12 Hacks Every Quilter Should Know

12 Quilting Hacks Every Quilter Should Know

12 Hacks Every Quilter Should Know

12 Hacks Every Quilter Should Know

12 Hacks Every Quilter Should Know – Summarized for you!

1a Quilt Hack - Piece with Neutral Thread and Use Large Spool of Thread
1a Quilt Hack – Piece with Neutral Thread and Use Large Spool of Thread
1b Quilt Hack - Use a larger spool of thread
1b Quilt Hack – Use a larger spool of thread
1c Quilt Hack - Wide Mouth Jar Behind Machine for Large Thread
1c Quilt Hack – Wide Mouth Jar Behind Machine for Large Thread
2a Quilt Hack -Fabric Everywhere
2a Quilt Hack -Fabric Everywhere
2b Quilt Hack - Use Comic Boards to Fold Fabric
2b Quilt Hack – Use Comic Boards to Fold Fabric
2c Quilt Hack - Fold Fabric Around a Comic Board
2c Quilt Hack – Fold Fabric Around a Comic Board
2d Quilt Hack -Use Comic Boards to Fold and Store Fabric
2d Quilt Hack -Use Comic Boards to Fold and Store Fabric
3a Quilt Hack - Press Blocks Don't Iron Them
3a Quilt Hack – Press Blocks Don’t Iron Them
3b Quilt Hack - Use Spray Fabric Starch Press Block
3b Quilt Hack – Use Spray Fabric Starch Press Block
3c Quilt Hack - Place Square Ruler over Quilt Block after Pressing
3c Quilt Hack – Place Square Ruler over Quilt Block after Pressing
3d Quilt Hack - Weight the Ruler with the End of the Iron while the Quilt Block Cools
3d Quilt Hack – Weight the Ruler with the End of the Iron while the Quilt Block Cools
4a Quilt Hack - Measure Quarter Inch Seam Allowance with Ruler
4a Quilt Hack – Measure Quarter Inch Seam Allowance with Ruler
4c Quilt Hack - Place Blue Painters tape at the Quarter Inch Seam Allowance as Guide
4c Quilt Hack – Place Blue Painters tape at the Quarter Inch Seam Allowance as Guide
5a Quilt Hack - Use a Quarter Inch Seam Quilt Foot for Piecing Use a Walking Foot for Binding and Quilting
5a Quilt Hack – Use a Quarter Inch Seam Quilt Foot for Piecing Use a Walking Foot for Binding and Quilting
6a Quilt Hack - Use Cookie Sheets to Sort Quilt Block Pieces with Flannel Fabric Under so They Don't Slip
6a Quilt Hack – Use Cookie Sheets to Sort Quilt Block Pieces with Flannel Fabric Under so They Don’t Slip
7a Quilt Hack - Arrange Quilt Block Pieces on a Felt Design Board from Foam Core so the Pieces Stay Put
7a Quilt Hack – Arrange Quilt Block Pieces on a Felt Design Board from Foam Core so the Pieces Stay Put
7b Quilt Hack - Quilt Block Arranged on a Felt Design Board Don't Fall Off
7b Quilt Hack – Quilt Block Arranged on a Felt Design Board Don’t Fall Off
8a Quilt Hack - Use Washble Elmer Glue Stick to Hold Your Binding in Place
8a Quilt Hack – Use Washble Elmer Glue Stick to Hold Your Binding in Place
8b Quilt Hack - Rub a bit of Elmers Washable Glue Stick to baste binding in place for stitching down
8b Quilt Hack – Rub a bit of Elmers Washable Glue Stick to baste binding in place for stitching down
8c Quilt Hack - Use Clover Wonder Clips to Hold Binding in place
8c Quilt Hack – Use Clover Wonder Clips to Hold Binding in place
9a Quilt Hack - Print off ABCs 123s on Cardstock to Use as Quilt piece identifiers to keep similar shapes sorted
9a Quilt Hack – Print off ABCs 123s on Cardstock to Use as Quilt piece identifiers to keep similar shapes sorted

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9b Quilt Hack - Label Quilt Block Pieces with ABCs 123s and clamps
9b Quilt Hack – Label Quilt Block Pieces with ABCs 123s and clamps
10a Quilt Hack - Clean Your Sewing Machine Don't Use Canned Spray Air
10a Quilt Hack – Clean Your Sewing Machine Don’t Use Canned Spray Air
10b Quilt Hack - Use a clean paint brush to Clean You Sewing Machine
10b Quilt Hack – Use a clean paint brush to Clean You Sewing Machine
10c Quilt Hacks - Use a Retractor to Get Lint Out of your Sewing Machine
10c Quilt Hacks – Use a Retractor to Get Lint Out of your Sewing Machine
10d Quilt Hack - Use the Cleaning Brush that came with your Sewing Machine
10d Quilt Hack – Use the Cleaning Brush that came with your Sewing Machine
10e Quilt Hack - Use a Pipe Cleaner to Clean Your Sewing Machine
10e Quilt Hack – Use a Pipe Cleaner to Clean Your Sewing Machine
10f Quilt Hack - Use a Q-tip to Clean Your Sewing Machine
10f Quilt Hack – Use a Q-tip to Clean Your Sewing Machine
11a Quilt Hack - Press your seam allowances to set seams
11a Quilt Hack – Press your seam allowances to set seams
11b Quilt Hack - Press your seam allowances to set seams
11b Quilt Hack – Press your seam allowances to set seams
12a Quilt Hack - Press Seam Allowances to the Dark Side from the back of your quilt block second
12a Quilt Hack – Press Seam Allowances to the Dark Side from the back of your quilt block second

 

12b Quilt Hack - Press Your Quilt Blocks up and down instead of Ironing
12b Quilt Hack – Press Your Quilt Blocks up and down instead of Ironing
13a Quilt Hack - Sew Long Strips Together
13a Quilt Hack – Sew Long Strips Together
12b Quilt Hack - Sew Sets of Strips Together
12b Quilt Hack – Sew Sets of Strips Together
12c Quilt Hack - Cut Strip Sets Into Quilt Blocks
12c Quilt Hack – Cut Strip Sets Into Quilt Blocks
12d Quilt Hack - Arrange Quilt Blocks into Patterns to Sew Together
12d Quilt Hack – Arrange Quilt Blocks into Patterns to Sew Together
13a Quilt Hack - Use Sew In Interfacig to trace Applique Designs
13a Quilt Hack – Use Sew In Interfacig to trace Applique Designs
13b Quilt Hack - Use a Shape to Trace the Applique Design
13b Quilt Hack – Use a Shape to Trace the Applique Design
13c Quilt Hack - Lay the Interfacing to the Right Side of Your Fabric then Stitch on the Trace Line
13c Quilt Hack – Lay the Interfacing to the Right Side of Your Fabric then Stitch on the Trace Line
13d Quilt Hack - After Stitching Trim the Excess Fabric about Quarter Inch from Shape Line
13d Quilt Hack – After Stitching Trim the Excess Fabric about Quarter Inch from Shape Line
13e Quilt Hack - Cut a Hole in the Interfacing to Turn it Inside Out
13e Quilt Hack – Cut a Hole in the Interfacing to Turn it Inside Out
13f Quilt Hack - The Center of the Interfacing has a small hole to turn inside out
13f Quilt Hack – The Center of the Interfacing has a small hole to turn inside out
13g Quilt Hack - Turn Inside Out so Right Side of Fabric is Showing
13g Quilt Hack – Turn Inside Out so Right Side of Fabric is Showing

 

13h Quilt Hack - Use a Point to Point Turner to smooth the edges of your applique
13h Quilt Hack – Use a Point to Point Turner to smooth the edges of your applique
13h Quilt Hack - Place your Pressed Applique Shape into Place then machine or hand stitch
13h Quilt Hack – Place your Pressed Applique Shape into Place then machine or hand stitch

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