No More Wobbling Spools

Do you have a spool of thread with a large diameter center tube that won't fit onto your spool peg properly and wobbles on your machine?

Here's a quick trick to enable the use of that spool.

thread spool with large hole
How to Sew a 3-D Flower

See how to turn a sewn 3-D fabric flower right sides out to prepare it for a landscape quilt.

3-D Purple flower made from fabrics and yarn
The 3-part series below shows beginning quilters the steps to make a small quilted hot pad or table mat.

Begin with the quilting shortcut technique to sew 4-patch blocks so they press flat at the intersections.

Proceed to learn to quilt the layers of the hot pad.

Finally, Learn to sew the binding on the hot pad using a few tips.

Quilt block made from16 patches
Quilting a hot pad with a sewing machine
Shows fabric binding placed around a small hot pad.
How to Sew Flatten Intersecting Block Seams

This video shows how to flatten the intersecting seams of a quilt block for a flatter profile in the quilt.

shows a flattened intersecting seam
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