You may have heard that you should pre-wash fabric before using it for your patchwork. Some quilters wash every single piece of fabric as soon as they buy it - before it even goes into their stash. But why? What are the reasons behind this? And should we all be doing it? Colour fastness - One … Continue reading Should I pre-wash fabric before quilting?
So – you’ve sat down, ready for a relaxing sewing session, but your machine just isn’t having it! The fabric is rucking-up, threads are tangling, or your machine just won’t sew at all. What do you do? Give up and hope it feels better tomorrow?? Here’s a list of trouble-shooting suggestions to try and sort … Continue reading Troubleshooting – hints and tips