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Tip: Record Bolt-End Information

Tip: Record Bolt-End Information

Create fabric collection reference files with ease.

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Tip: Play with Fabric Colors Before Cutting

Tip: Play with Fabric Colors Before Cutting

Believe it or not, a kaleidoscope can be a handy tool for color evaluation.

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Tip: Roll Trim on Your Wrist

Tip: Roll Trim on Your Wrist

Learn how to stop trim from becoming caught or tangled.

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Tip: Remove Fabric From Stash With Ease

Tip: Remove Fabric From Stash With Ease

This trick will make it easy to slide fabric out from a tall stack without disturbing it.

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Tip: Roll Lint Away

Tip: Roll Lint Away

Loose threads and lint can be a hassle to clear away, but not anymore.

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Tip: Always Have a Backup With Photocopied Fabric

Tip: Always Have a Backup With Photocopied Fabric

Don't let yourself be caught off-guard when you run out of a fabric type.

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Tip: Leave Notes On Painters Tape

Tip: Leave Notes On Painter's Tape

If you want to leave yourself handy notes, painter's tape is the way to go.

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Introducing Quick Stuff to Quilt

Introducing "Quick Stuff to Quilt"

See what's inside this quilting special issue.

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The Big Quilters Giveaway!

The Big Quilter's Giveaway!

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You could win all of these fabulous items!

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Prevent Stray Bobbin Threads

Prevent Stray Bobbin Threads

Use hair elastics to help keep thread on your bobbins.

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Spike Your Hand-Sewing Thread

Spike Your Hand-Sewing Thread

When hand-sewing, I use a bill spike to hold my spool of thread. They are available in stationery-supply catalogs. It helps keep my spool of thread readily accessible without rolling away but gives...

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Sheath a tracing-wheel blade

Sheath a tracing-wheel blade

Use a toothbrush holder as a handy storage place for tracing wheels.

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Perfect Narrow Mitered Corners

Perfect Narrow Mitered Corners

Use this method for easy-to-sew, professional-looking corners.

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Machine Quilt a Supple and Stylish Garment

Machine Quilt a Supple and Stylish Garment

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Here’s a way to eliminate the bulk and accentuate the detail when you make a quilted jacket.

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SmartFlix--the NetFlix for All Crafters

SmartFlix--the NetFlix for All Crafters

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Perfect your sewing skills with the help of SmartFlix

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