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Lori Holt’s Recommended Notions

Lori Holt's New Recommeneded Notions and Tips Bee of My Bonnet

Lori Holt’s Recommended Notions of Bee in My Bonnet

Are you working on a Lori Holt block, project or quilt? Make life easier by understanding the notions she recommends. This list is Lori Holt’s recommended notions that she uses to create the bright happy items we all admire – I’ve included videos, images and descriptions with links to help you!  Any of these notions can be purchased on sale at Stitches Quilting just tap the picture or blue header.

Aurifil Thread White Large Spool  Sale $9.25 instead of $12.99
Aurifil Basic Thread White 2024 White Large100% cotton 50 weight Popular with quilters and sewists for use in your domestic machine.  Thin fine strong quality Aurifil thread used on your domestic sewing machines.  Stitches smoothly like butter from your machine and into your fabric.  The Aurifil Thread is hardly felt in the seam giving a flat finished look.  Aurifil Thread may cost a bit more but your sewing machine is not something you need to replace.  With Aurifil Thread you will have less lint and don’t have to clean your sewing machine as much.  This large White Aurifil Thread spool with 1422 yards of thread is perfect to purchase to stitch together most items.  Designer Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet recommends this thread and uses it herself to piece all of her quilts together.

Aurifil Bee In My Bonnet’s Happy Colors Thread Collection Box of 10  Sale $32.95 instead of $46.00
Happy Colors Bee in my Bonnet Lori Holt Aurifil ThreadTH-HC10 Bee in My Bonnet’s “Happy Colors Thread Collection” by Aurifil. 12 Happy Colors, 100% Cotton Small spools. .50 WT. Made in Italy.

 

 

 

 

Aurifil Bee In My Bonnets Happy Colors Thread Collection Box of 12 Sale $89.99 instead of $129.99
Aurifil Happy Colors Thread Large Lori Holt Bee in my Bonnet CollectionTH-HC12 Bee in My Bonnet’s “Happy Colors Thread Collection” by Aurifil. 12 Colors, 100% Cotton large spools. .50 WT. 1422 Yards. Made in Italy.

Cute Cuts Cutting Mats Sale $24.75 instead of $27.95 to Sale $$64.99 instead of $69.99

Cute Cuts Cutting Mats by Lori Holt of Bee In My BonnetCute Cuts Cutting Mats designed by Lori Holt of Bee In My Bonnet has designed this 24 x 36 inch Cutting Mat, perfect for quilting and general use.  Double sided cutting mat with blue on one side and green on the other. These high quality cuttings mats are triple layer, self healing, with grids on both sides for a longer life.  Perfect happy colors to adorn your cutting needs.  STCM-4100

Cute Cuts Cutting Mats designed by Lori Holt of Bee In My Bonnet has designed this 18 x 24 inch Cutting Mat, perfect for quilting and general use.  Double sided cutting mat with red on one side and green on the other.  These high quality cuttings mats are triple layer, self healing, with grids on both sides for a longer life.  Perfect happy colors to adorn your cutting needs.  STCM-4099

Cute Cuts Cutting Mats designed by Lori Holt of Bee In My Bonnet has designed this 12 x 18 inch Cutting Mat, perfect for quilting and general use.  Double sided cutting mat with green on one side and blue on the other.  These cuttings mats are triple layer, self healing, with grids on both sides for a longer life.  Perfect happy colors to adorn your cutting needs.  STCM-4098

Design Boards Lori Holt Bee in My Bonnet Sale $7.99 10 inch $13.99 18 inch

Design Boards Lori Holt Bee In My Bonnet10 x 10 inch design board

18 x 18 inch design board
Design Boards by Lori Holt of Bee in My Bonnet  Used as a quilting tool for placement for cutting and sewing your blocks.  Two sizes available 10 x 10 inches or 18 x 18 inches in a variety of colors.   Size 10 x 10 inches available in the colors of aqua, green and red.  Size 18 x 18 inches available in the colors of blue yellow and red. Lay out blocks to piece so they don’t move. Has 6 of them stack on top of each other to set aside to sew for later.

Circle Rulers

Lori Holt Circle Ruler Set Bee of My BonnetCircle Ruler Kit Sale $20.94 instead of $34.90
K2045-MULTI – Riley Blake Designs Brand “Sew Together” Kit.  Lots of Dots Circle Rulers.  Both the Quilt shown and the rulers were designed specifically for Riley Blake Designs by Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet.  Fabric featured on cover is from Polka Dot Stitches also by Lori Holt. Circle Rulers included: 10″, 7″, 5″, and 2.5″ sizes. Free Lots of Dots Quilt Pattern download with purchase.

Lori Holt uses her circle rulers to cut fabric or use as template to mark circles on fabric. When Lori uses the circles as a template, she marks the fabric using a mechanical pencil. Then stitches pellon light weight interfacing stiching along her marked line. Lori cuts the center of the interfacing side and turns the circle inside out and presses. Perfect ruler set to use with 10″ and 5″ precut fabric stackers

Demonstrates how to use circle rulers with pellon interfacing and crochet hook

Sew in Interfacing Pellon Sale $2.59 instead of $2.80
Lori Holt Recommended Notion Pellon Sew-In InterfacingLightweight and easy sew
sew, easy trim, snip on the pellon side with x, then turn right side out
Video demonstration in the Hexie Half Rulers
crochet hook to poke out corners. press it and then applique either hand applique or machine it with a small zig zag stitch. 1 inch width and 1.5 for length. Needle down position. Start with back stitching. Half way into shape and background zig zagged around.  N010-PLS36
PLS36-PACKAGED SEW-IN 15″x3 yards
Lightweight and easy sew in interfacting

Thimble Rulers With 10″ and 5″ Sizes with Retail Packaging Sale $16.95 instead of $19.95
Thimble Ruler Set 10 Inch 5 Inch Lori Holt Bee In My BonnetSTRULER-4195 Thimble Rulers With 10″ and 5″ Sizes with Retail Packaging. Also included is a link to download the free quilt pattern pictured on the package header. Rulers are designed by Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet. Created for use with 10″ and 5″ precuts. Rulers are made from clear acrylic. STRULER-4195 Package includes: 1- 10″ Ruler & 1- 5″ Ruler

Use with 10 inch square and 5 inch square precut fabric stackers
free pattern jump ropes quilt
Use 10 inch fabric stacker squares and 5 inch squares
use Stick Its Glue Dots ACTUALLY sticks instead of “grip”

Sew Simple Shapes Bloom Templates by Lori Holt of Bee In My Bonnet Rulers Sale $26.95 instead of $33.00
Sew Simple Shapes Cozy Christmas Lori HoltPackage include 24 Myler Template Shapes to create flowers, hearts, petals, and MORE! STTEMPLATE-1339

 

 

 

 

Sew Simple Shapes Christmas Templates by Lori Holt Bee In My Bonnet Rulers Sale $26.95 instead of $33.00
Sew Simple Shapes Template Rulers Lori Holt Needed for Bloom and Grow QuiltCozy Christmas Sew Simple Shapes by Lori Holt of Bee In My Bonnet Template Rulers
Package includes 20 Mylar Template Shapes to create Christmas fabric cuts that includes candy canes, bells, stockings, flowers, houses, gingerbread, and MORE! STTEMPLATE-2893

 

 

Clover Bias Tape Maker 1/4″ Sale $5.99 instead of $6.99 
Clover Bias Tape Maker Quarter Inch 464 12 6mmCLOVER 464/06 BIAS TAPE MAKER 1/4″ (6MM)
N039-464-06 Bias Tape Maker. 1/4″ (6 mm) Create your own bias tapes in minutes.

 

 

 

Clover Bias Tape Make Half Inch N039-464-12Clover Bias Tape Maker 1/2″ Sale $5.59 instead of $6.59
CLOVER #464/12 BIAS TAPE MAKER 1/2″ (12mm)
N039-464-12 Bias Tape Maker. 1/2″ (12 mm) Create your own bias tapes in minutes.

Lori Holt Christmas Buttons
COMING SOON at STITCHES QUILTING!!!! STB-LH-2742 “Cute Little Buttons” by Lori Holt of Bee In My Bonnet. Approximately 400 buttons are included in the jar! Lori Holt has forever collected buttons and displays them in her studio.

Busy Fingers Rotating Mat Round Cutting Board 10 Inches Wide Sale $28.95 instead of $32.00
Cutting Board Small Round 10 InchN093-CBSR 10″ Rotating cutting mat in Busyfingers’ PINK. Product fits neatly inside Project Travel Case.
10 inch circle cut and rotate while keeping fingers on ruler without slipping to use with small rulers. Not too large on sewing project table.

Clover Wonder Clips Sale $19.80 instead of $32.98
Wonder Clips Clover 50 PiecesUse for my binding so it stays in place as I am stitching. Clear side has measuring marks to keep fold the exact width you need. Helps with fussy projects to hold things into place

 

Sew Together Glue Dots 1″  Sale $3.21 instead of $3.49
Stick Its Glue Dots Medium 1 inch Lori Holt Bee of My Bonnetto put on back of rulers to place on fabric to rotary cut so the ruler doesn’t shift. The Sticky Dots don’t leave a residue on the fabric. Peal off and use over and over again.
Sew Together Glue Dots 1″
STST-MEDIUM – Riley Blake Designs Brand “Sew Together”Stickits (Glue Dots) – Package contains 24 – 1” round glue dots. The glue dots are a double adhesive application for trims, embellishments, flowers, and buttons to help attach and adorn to any sewing, craft, or hobby project you have in mind.

 

 

18 Fat Quarter Kit for the Farm Girl Vintage Quilt Book by Lori HoltUse Happy Color Fabrics – buys a fat quarter at a time. Sale $29.95 instead of $44.12

 

 

 

 

Farm Girl Vintage Quilt Book by Lori HoltFarm Girl Vintage Book by Lori Holt Bee in My Bonnet Sale $21.95 instead of $28.74

 

 

 

 

Quilty Fun Book By Lori HoltQuilty Fun Book by Lori Holt Bee in My Bonnet  Sale $21.95 instead of $27.95

 

 

 

 

Granny Squared Book by Lori HoltGreat Granny Squared Book by Lori Holt Bee in My Bonnet Sale $11.38 instead of $13.98

 

 

 

 

Mini Ric Rac 1 8 Inch Color Red STR-18-RED Lori Holt Bee In My BonnetMini Ric Rac 1/8 Inch Color Red $.30 Sale $.23 per yard
STR-18-RED – Riley Blake Designs Brand “Sew Together” 1/8″ Ric-Rac – Approximate width 1/8″ x 25 yard long spool. Ric-Rac is custom colored and designed to match perfectly with Riley Blake Fabrics and Sew Together buttons, and trims. 100% polyester
Sold by the spool of 25 yards.

 

 

Mini Ric Rac 1 8 Inch Color Sweet Mint STR-18-Sweet Mint Lori Holt Bee In My BonnetMini Ric Rac 1/8 Inch 1/8 Inch Color SWEETMINT $.30 Sale $.23 per yard
STR-18-SWEETMINT – Riley Blake Designs Brand “Sew Together” 1/8″ Ric-Rac – Approximate width 1/8″. Ric-Rac is custom colored and designed to match perfectly with Riley Blake Fabrics and Sew Together buttons, and trims. 100% polyester

 

 

Mini Ric Rac 1 8 Inch Color Sugar Pink STR-18-SugarPink Lori Holt Bee In My BonnetMini Ric Rac 1/8 Inch Color SUGARPINK $.30 Sale $.23 per yard
STR-18-SUGARPINK – Riley Blake Designs Brand “Sew Together” 1/8″ Ric-Rac – Approximate width 1/8″. Ric-Rac is custom colored and designed to match perfectly with Riley Blake Fabrics and Sew Together buttons, and trims. 100% polyester

 

 

Mini Ric Rac 1 8 Inch Color White STR-18-White Lori Holt Bee of My BonnetMini Ric Rac 1/8 Inch Color WHITE $.30 Sale $.23 per yard
STR-18-WHITE – Riley Blake Designs Brand “Sew Together” 1/8″ Ric-Rac – Approximate width 1/8″. Ric-Rac is custom colored and designed to match perfectly with Riley Blake Fabrics and Sew Together buttons, and trims. 100% polyester

 

 

Seams Sew Easy Seam Guide Red Lori Holt Bee of My BonnetSeams Sew Easy Seam Guide $6.50 each Sale $4.95
Seams Sew Easy Seam Guide by Lori Holt of Bee In My Bonnet Seam Guide Color
Colors available aqua, red, pink and green
don’t use 1/4 inch foot so she can see what she is doing
General Notion Video

Stitches Quiting also carries Lori Holt Fabrics on sale too!

Other Items Lori Holt uses:

Freezer Paper – Iron onto fabric to trace patterns onto fabric.

Walking Foot – When sewing several layers of fabric like binding. It goes faster and smoother. Feeds fabric

Open Toe Sewing Foot used instead of 1/4 inch seam foot to see what she is sewing and measures her 1/4 inch seam wide with the Seam Sew Easy Guide.

Colorful Pin Cushions

Pins – Long and sharp

Best Press
Don’t use steam in iron to shrink the fabric. Need a little bit of starch to press things out and available in different scents

Graph Paper
To Design her blocks and quilts.

Organizing Ideas:
dishwasher sink strainer
Use a water spray bottle
Vintage Muffin Tins – Use to sort things after spray painting a happy color

Paper Scizzors

Cover table as ironing board…. thick plywood ironing board fabric use home dec fabric
IKEA roll around cart
Use space wisely

Lori Holt Recommended Notions of Bee in My Bonnet

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