Happy (early) National Quilting Day!
Are you busy quilting today or dreaming up your next quilted masterpiece? Seeing as this Saturday is National Quilting Day, I am taking in all the beautiful quilted inspirations in our office.
I have compiled my favorite quilting notions and books for your enjoyment. All items are available at shopsewitall.com
Thin Quilting Pins: Extra long, extra sharp and extra thin, these 1 7/8″-long glass head quilting pins will glide effortlessly through your quilts. 100 pins per box.
Schmetz Machine Quilting Needle Collection: Now have the needles for all your quilting needs. Use the 75/11 and 90/14 slightly rounded-point needles for piecing and machine quilting; the slim, acute-point 70/10 needles for top-stitching and precision piecing; and the extra-long-eye 90/14 needle for top-stitching or using multiple threads. Set includes 20 needles, five each size; a free spool of Sulky 60wt. PlyLite thread; a pocket guide; and a hinged-lid 3 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ tin.
Golden Threads Quilting Paper: Trace continuous-line designs for machine-quilting projects. 12″ x 20-yard roll of lightweight, gold vellum paper. Use the plastic Dot Stamper tool to apply 3/8″ fabric-safe, double-sided-adhesive dots to the back and then adhere the paper to the quilt for machine stitching, and tear away when done.
Best of McCall’s Quilting Simple Beginner Quilts: Fantastic quilts can be easy to make! These 16 exclusive designs from the pages of McCall’s Quilting use basic piecing skills to make wonderful wall hangings, cozy cuddle quilts, and beautiful bed coverings. New and experienced quilters alike will love these simply spectacular projects.
Cathedral Window Quilting: In Cathedral Window Quilts, internationally-renowned quilt designer Lynne Edwards returns to this beautiful patchwork technique by popular demand. Lynne’s uniquely creative and accessible approach brings Cathedral Window quilting up to date, capturing quilters’ imaginations and inspiring them to learn and enjoy this technique and its variations.
The American Legacy Quilt Frame: A traditional frame at an affordable price. Quilt by yourself or with a group on this hardwood frame, which adjusts for tilt, height and width (from 45″ to 95″). You can remove the quilt rods and roll up your quilt, and then fold the legs away for storage.
Wowza! That is a lot of favorites to have! What about all of you? Do you have a favorite quilting tool or book? What about a favorite quilter? I would love to hear your passion for this art form.