The 6 Best Quilting Irons For 2021

quilting iron FI

Are you searching for the best iron for your quilting projects?

If you love quilting and want to ensure a quality product, you need to invest in quality tools.

You want to create a quilt that is not only beautiful but also practical and useful for generations.

A quilt can be an heirloom treasure that deserves ensuring you have the proper equipment in your quilting set-up.

You may not focus on quilting irons as much as you might your sewing machine, fabrics, or batting — but this important piece of hardware shouldn't be overlooked or purchased without some consideration and research.

Read moreThe 6 Best Quilting Irons For 2021

Best Rotary Cutters For Quilting In 2021

best rotary cutters in 2021 FI

As a new quilter, you will find a large assortment of tools that must be purchased to complete your first quilt project.

One of the tools most often used, besides the sewing machine, is the rotary cutter.

Originally invented for the garment industry, this handy tool became a staple at every quilters cutting table during the 1980s.

Before the rotary cutter, quilters spent hours cutting out pieces by hand with sharp scissors. Each piece of fabric, as well as each completed block, required precision in trimming.

Read moreBest Rotary Cutters For Quilting In 2021

8 Basic Quilting Tools For Beginners

No one knows when quilting became an art form.

Historians say the earliest quilted garment was part of a statue representing an Egyptian pharaoh who was doing what pharaoh’s do around 3400 B.C.

The Crusaders brought the quilting art form to Europe in the 11th century. The knights wore quilted garments the way folks wear Under Armour today.

The earliest known surviving quilt is Sicilian. That quilt is a 14th-century deteriorating masterpiece.

Read more8 Basic Quilting Tools For Beginners