Tips To Make Quilting Easy

6917110_controlled-chaos-scrappy-quilt-along-2_f1b29330_mAre You Interested In Saving Time And Improving Precision? You might want to pay attention to the following points and practice them regularly.

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A Simple Tip – How To Organize Your Bobbins.

If you have made plans to attend classes or a retreat, you will be sewing for several hours or many days. It serves as a great idea to store pre-wound bobbins in a bobbin case. You can find one from any thread manufacturer.

Regularly Oil Your Machine – Keep It Clean

It is almost like taking yourself to a luxury spa as a part of your maintenance regimen. Keep your machine and space clean, clear off all the stray threads, lint and keep it dust-free. Ensure that you regularly oil the bobbin case of your machine. Keep a count of the number of bobbins used (about 5 to 6 empty bobbins are enough to remind you of the oiling routine). Remember to get a regular cleaning done at least once a year to maintain the machine long-term. A well-oiled and maintained machine provides you with a hassle-free experience and lasts you very long!

How To Test If Your ¼ Seam Is Accurate?

Cut three ½” x 5” fabric strips and sew them together with the ¼” seam. Open the seams and check the width of the middle strip from the right of the fabric. The middle strip should measure 1” width. Continue the method and make adjustments till incorrect measurement persists. Also in some machines, the needle is flexible and so adjustments can be made by flexing the needle.

How To Ensure Easy Handling Of Quilts While Stitching?

It is important to organize your quilt material. Fold the entire quilt material into accordion pleats and clip the pleats. For pieces, it is best to stack the pieces in advance.

Chain Piece – How Can It Help?

Yes it does! Do take some time out to chain piece and you will be surprised to note that you not just saved time but your thread as well!

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