Tools For Quilting

Welcome to your one-stop resource for quilting supplies. I do the hard work for you, researching the best tools for quilting. From the best sewing machines for quilting, to quilting rulers and sundries, you'll find honest reviews (the good and the bad!) and where to buy. You'll also find informative information such as avoiding backache when quilting and quilting definitions. Check the "Articles" section for my latest posts. From time to time I find free stuff and love to pass the information on to you, you'll find these posts in the "Free Stuff" section! If there's anything you'd like to see here, feel free to leave a comment or contact me via the contact form.

Juki HZL K65 Review

Juki HZL K65 Review The Juki HZL-K65 is a marketed as tough, hard-working, portable sewing machine. On first view, the simpleness of the design would make it an excellent machine for beginners. Juki is known for its high standards in producing quality machines, and this quality is not limited to their industrial models. The Juki model HZL-K65 is a […]

Bernina 780 Sewing Machine

Is this you? I know it certainly applies to me, but, I have a solution, the Bernina 780 Sewing Machine! It has a larger bobbin capacity, up to 80% which can make a huge difference, especially when quilting. Of course, that’s not all this Bernina model has going for it with it’s USB Connection, Bernina Stitch […]

How Are Needles Made

How are needles made? Well if your hobby is sewing in any form then you’re going to be using needles and pins at some point (pardon the pun!). Did you know that it takes 2 days to make a needle or pin? It all starts as long coils of steel wire. The basic process is: […]

Brother Designio DZ3400

Brother Designio DZ3400 According to Brother, the Brother Designio DZ3400 computerized sewing and quilting machine has been designed for artistic crafters. Brother says it can: “help you give your projects a customized, high-end look”. It has plenty of features, a slide off accessories tray and a free arm. Included in the package is a circular […]

Coloring Books For Quilters

When I was under the weather recently I wasn’t able to sew  but was getting pretty fed up not being creative. Then I discovered that you can actually get coloring books for quilters! It might seem extreme, but I was SO excited! Have you enjoyed “helping” your kids and grandkids with their coloring in books? […]

Free Quilt Patterns For Beginners

Following on from my post Easy Quilts For Beginners, I’ve put together some free quilt patterns for beginners. Once you’ve mastered piecing basic strips or squares then you’ll be looking for something a bit more challenging, These are still easy quilts, just a step up if you’re fairly new to quilting. Free Quilt Patterns For Beginners […]

Easy Quilts For Beginners

When you first start quilting it can be daunting, the amount of information out there. Best thing to do is look for easy quilts for beginners, you’ll find a ton of resources via Google or whatever search engine you use. I’ve found a few for you, some have tutorials some not, but they’re all good easy […]

Vetron Auto Seam

What is a Vetron Auto Seam I hear you say, and what does it have to do with quilting?! This article is just a snippet about how technology touches everything we do, including quilting. I’d never heard of Vetron sewing machines until I found a news article about an automated sewing machine that works by […]

Free Motion Quilting Instructions

Not so much free motion quilting instructions but, following on from my tips for beginning quilters, I decided to put together my top free motion quilting tips.   Note, it does take practise, not many quilters get it right first time. Expect some odd patterns and snarl-ups till you master it! Free Motion Quilting Tips 1)Free […]

Recent Posts in Sewing Machines Reviews

Juki HZL K65 Review

Juki HZL K65 Review


Juki HZL K65 Review The Juki HZL-K65 is a marketed as tough, hard-working, portable sewing machine. On first view, the simpleness of the design would make it an excellent machine for beginners. Juki is known for its high standards in producing quality machines, and this quality is not limited to their industrial models. The Juki model HZL-K65 is a […]

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Bernina 780 Sewing Machine


Is this you? I know it certainly applies to me, but, I have a solution, the Bernina 780 Sewing Machine! It has a larger bobbin capacity, up to 80% which can make a huge difference, especially when quilting. Of course, that’s not all this Bernina model has going for it with it’s USB Connection, Bernina Stitch […]

Read More

Brother Designio DZ3400

Brother Designio DZ3400


Brother Designio DZ3400 According to Brother, the Brother Designio DZ3400 computerized sewing and quilting machine has been designed for artistic crafters. Brother says it can: “help you give your projects a customized, high-end look”. It has plenty of features, a slide off accessories tray and a free arm. Included in the package is a circular […]

Read More

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How are needles made

How Are Needles Made


How are needles made? Well if your hobby is sewing in any form then you’re going to be using needles and pins at some point (pardon the pun!). Did you know that it takes 2 days to make a needle or pin? It all starts as long coils of steel wire. The basic process is: […]

Read More

coloring book for quilters

Coloring Books For Quilters


When I was under the weather recently I wasn’t able to sew  but was getting pretty fed up not being creative. Then I discovered that you can actually get coloring books for quilters! It might seem extreme, but I was SO excited! Have you enjoyed “helping” your kids and grandkids with their coloring in books? […]

Read More

Easy_Quilts_For_Beginners

Easy Quilts For Beginners


When you first start quilting it can be daunting, the amount of information out there. Best thing to do is look for easy quilts for beginners, you’ll find a ton of resources via Google or whatever search engine you use. I’ve found a few for you, some have tutorials some not, but they’re all good easy […]

Read More

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