The Power of Glue Basting - Back to School Blog Hop

Posted on September 27, 2015 by Cristy Fincher | 4 comments

Welcome! Today is my stop on the Back to School Blog Hop, organized by the wonderful Sam Hunter.

Today I'm going to give you a little "crash course" on glue basting - one of my favorite techniques for getting great results for many quilting and sewing projects.

What is glue basting, you ask? It's probably much like you imagine, but a lot less messy than you fear. Glue basting is a simple techinique...

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Posted in Applique, Binding, Blog Hopping, Foundation Piecing, Glue Basting, Half Square Triangles, Piecing, Sewing, Tools & Supplies

Iron Shoe: Free Pattern & Tutorial

Posted on July 10, 2015 by Cristy | 0 comments

 Iron Shoe by Sharon Schamber
Sharon Schamber's Iron Shoe Pattern & Tutorial are fianlly here! And they're free for you!

Have you ever pressed your precious fabrics with your iron only to discover that the metal base made a shiny spot on your fabric? Sharon designed the Iron Shoe to help keep your pressing sheet close at hand, as well as to protect your fabrics as you press.

Making your own Iron Shoe is quite simple and requires...

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Posted in Piecing, Pressing Board, Tools & Supplies