Isn’t it great when you come across a bright idea that makes you say, “Why didn’t I think of that?” That’s why we’re rounding up some of the best tips and tricks from our favorite quilters every Tuesday in January.
Here are 5 more to get you on a creative roll…
From Cherie Killilea:
Tip No. 11
Use a file folder holder to keep your quilting rulers organized.
From David Page Coffin:
Tip No. 12
Fill mint tins with spare coins for easy DIY pattern weights.
From Linda Permann:
Tip No. 13
Tired of burning your fingers? Get a heat-resistant glove in the beauty section. (They’re usually by the curling irons!)
From Ashley Smith:
Tip No. 14
Make threading your machine needle easier by placing a piece of colored paper behind the eye.
From Nancy McNally:
Tip No. 15
Create your own cutting tool for chain piecing by using a barrel seam ripper and spool.
If you loved these tips, there’s a whole world of inspiration waiting in our Quilt Savvy roundup!