Marking Bobbins

With so many different weights and plies of thread in our sewing rooms these days, it’s easy to forget what type of thread is in all the bobbins that you’ve wound. Head to the office supply store and purchase self-adhesive page reinforcement labels. The labels are shaped like a ring, so you can write the … Continue reading Marking Bobbins

Marking Quilting Designs on Dark Fabrics with a Lightbox

Paisley Pavane, detail by Nadine Ruggles

Marking quilting designs to dark fabric got you down? Don’t despair! Check out this tutorial for instructions and tips to use a light box to trace designs on your fabric, even if your fabric is black. Transferring quilting designs is quite possibly the bane of my existence. It’s not my least-favorite part of quilting (that … Continue reading Marking Quilting Designs on Dark Fabrics with a Lightbox