6 Of The Best Self-healing Cutting Mats for Quilters

Best Self-Healing Cutting Mats

One of the most utilized tools in the quilters workspace aside from the rotary cutter is the cutting mat.

A quality cutting mat will not only provide a sturdy cutting surface but also self-heal in the process. The composition of the mat should not dull your rotary blade.

Although mats come in a variety of sizes, a new quilter will want to purchase an 18″x 24″ mat to get them started. This size is easily portable for classes and retreats.

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The 16 Best Fabric Shops On Etsy

Best Fabric Shops On Etsy

Esty has a reputation for being “your grandma’s basement,” or a crafty, clever, cross between eBay and Amazon.

Whatever vision you have of Esty, or whatever way you want to describe this online site, one thing is certain.

You’ll find some of the best fabric stores on the planet on this popular thirteen-year-old site, as well as vintage fabrics you may not find anywhere else.

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The 12 Best Quilting Magazines

The quilting world is vast, yet basic, a collection of creative people who express their individuality, talent, and personal art in unique ways.

People who love to quilt like to read about the ever-changing landscape of quilting.

We are especially interested in new and old fabric collections, and we like to stay current when it comes to the products and services that give quilting its character, attractiveness, and down-home flair.

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The 6 Best Quilting Irons For 2021

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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.

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Best Rotary Cutters For Quilting In 2021

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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.

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