Wednesday, April 15, 2009

A Helping Hand

Rotary Cutting Tips For Quilters.

To cut fabric with a Rotary Cutter the following is very important:
1. Your cutting mat must be flat and held firmly in place. Here is an example of how to hold it flat and firm.
2. You must be relaaaaxed. No point in being tense.
3. The fabric you are about to cut should be smoothed and held down firmly, like so;
4. Did I say you must relaaaaax?
5. Carefully position the cutting template.

6. Above all, don't stress.

Saturday, April 4, 2009

Sorting Mum's Threads
"Hi Mum, didn't expect you back so soon. I've been sorting all your threads for you. I hope you like the colours I've picked out?"Wow, I never realised sorting through all those threads could be so tiring.