National Sewing Month

Posts about National Sewing Month and more.

Reduce Fabric Waste by Using the Cut and Shift™ Method

Sep 17, 2020 7:45:00 AM / by Emily Tindall posted in GO! Getter, Quilting Tips, National Sewing Month


To honor National Sewing Month, we're addressing an issue that makes all fabric-lovers cringe: waste. Wasted fabric is never fun! Learn from GO! Getter Emily of Homemade Emily Jane how you can reduce fabric waste while using the AccuQuilt fabric cutting system. 

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What are Fabric Precuts & How to Use Them

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


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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Quilters and Sewists: Do you Pick Your Fabric or Pattern First?

Sep 9, 2020 12:30:58 PM / by Erica Bottger posted in Quilting Tips, National Sewing Month


September is National Sewing Month, so what better way to celebrate than to talk about some of our favorite sewing questions and tips? First up, an age old question: do you pick your pattern or your fabric first? For many quilters, when it's time to start a new quilt project, this question is like asking which came first, the chicken or the egg! 

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