I really do like the Internet! From the comfort of my recliner, sitting here staying warm while it is snowing outside, I can learn new things. Also, I can research and find out how to do things.
My sewing machine needed some cleaning and oiling, and my short-term memory wasn’t working! I needed to find out how to oil it. Well, enter my computer and the Internet! Search term: Oiling Bernina Sewing Machine – Result: Both written instructions and Videos!
Today I’d like to share some links to a number of other interesting sites.
Aurifil Thread – Which Thread Do I Use for What Project?
Here is a link to several Videos that Aurifil has shared explaining differences in threads and when to use them –
Marci Baker shares her tips for Binding Mitered Corners – a Video. She also has a link to another page with some written tips.
Scroll through the 36 pictures of items suggested by All People Quilt which may help with your organization.
Hanging a Wall Hanging Quilt:
Do you really need a special quilt hanger just to hang that wall hanging you just made? No! Here is a simple way that Jenifer of 42 Quilts Blog shared. It is an improvement on a method that she previously described. It uses simple to find Command Strips and a piece of baseboard both of which can be found at your local hardware store.
Dresden Plate – does this intimidate you?
Well fear no more! Quiltmaker shares a video, some templates and tips for making several sizes of Dresden Plate. I’m visual and a video really helps me understand the technique!
Well, that’s it for this week! Hope we’ve discovered something that will help you on your journey!