All About Precuts

Sep 15, 2020 2:22:59 PM / by Erica Bottger posted in fabric, pre-cuts, Quilting Tips, National Sewing Month

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Ready for more quilting tips for National Sewing Month? Whether you are new to quilting or not, some of the terms in quilt patterns and discussions can be confusing. For example, you might start to think that quilting is really a code word for snacks when you start seeing terms like jelly rolls and layer cakes popping up, and hearing about fat quarters might just seem to confirm that. Don’t worry, these are fabric goodies, and your waistline is safe.

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How to Choose the Best Fabric for a Quilt

Jul 9, 2020 4:18:55 PM / by Erica Bottger posted in fabric, Quilting Tips

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Fabric selection is key to any quilt, but if you are new to quilting, it can be very intimidating. Many a new quilter has found themselves frozen with indecision when standing in the middle of hundreds of bolts of fabric, but it can happen even to experienced quilters! 

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3 Easy Techniques to Save Fabric with Your AccuQuilt

Oct 30, 2019 7:15:00 AM / by AccuQuilt posted in fabric, Quilting Tips

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Wasted fabric is a quilter's least favorite phrase, which is exactly why nearly every sewing room or space has a scrap stash. Beautiful fabric falling to inaccuracies or miscalculated cuts is enough to warrant tears. The AccuQuilt team hates to hear that fabric cutters and dies create fabric waste, because just like a rotary cutter, our products can be used improperly and not do your fabric investments any good. That's why we're sharing our top three, tried and true fabric-saving AccuQuilt tips!

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The Art of Picking Quilt Fabric: 5 Tips for Magazine-worthy Projects

Sep 10, 2019 7:48:00 AM / by Melanie Call posted in fabric, GO! Quilt, GO! Getter, Quilting Tips

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Hi! It's Melanie from A Bit of Scrap Stuff! Today we are going to chat about choosing the perfect fabric for your next AccuQuilt project! Are you lucky enough to have a local quilt shop near enough to spend some quality time mixing and matching bunches of lovely fabric bolts to find the perfect combination? Or do you panic as soon as you walk into the store? Or are you an online shopper who relies on your computer/tablet/phone screen resolution for color accuracy? Worry no more! I have five tips for all who need a little help picking fabric for their next quilt project. 

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