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Restoring old blocks and quilts

I’m sure all of you have a favourite or hand me down quilt with a few marks on it. Perhaps there are pen marks, dirt or even worse. Here are a few helpful tips to get your cherished treasure looking as good as new – or as close to new as possible.

To restore old […]

Grains of Fabric

Before you pin and cut your fabric, take a good look at it to see that it’s straight and on grain. Here is some key things to know when dealing with fabric:

Selvage: the narrow woven border on the lengthwise edges of fabric.

Fabric grain: the grain refers to lengthwise and crosswise threads. Lengthwise grain […]