Monthly Archives: April 2013

New Patterns!

Prairie Sky Quilting is introducing 4 new patterns! Twisted Trellis      Zig-zag quilts are very popular, but this design takes it up a notch by adding a zig-zag “twist”.  Uses the Folded Corner Clipper as an optional tool.  #606 …. Retail $9 …  Sizes: Crib, Lap, Twin, … Continue reading

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Rulers for Pin-Basting

Here’s another great tool for machine quilting – or rather, for pin-basting your quilt in preparation for machine quilting.  Did you know that you can get a 60″ aluminum ruler at hardware stores? The long, straight edge helps to make straight borders, … Continue reading

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Mini Quackers

Mini Quackers?  No, I’m not talking about baby ducks.  I’m talking about my favorite new tool for machine quilting: I do not like using gloves for machine quilting!  They are too hot,  and make it clumsy to perform other tasks … Continue reading

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Folded Corner Clipper: Half-Square-Triangles

The Folded Corner Clipper is a great tool for cutting Half-Square-Triangles.  It’s fast, and it uses fabric efficiently.  Nobody likes to waste fabric!  The classic method calls for cutting your pieces 7/8″ larger than the finished square.  But using the Folded Corner Clipper, your pieces are … Continue reading

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