Handy things to help make your quilting life easier!
Two at a Time Half Square Triangles
Use this chart to determine the correct size to cut squares for two-at-a-time half-square triangles. Includes finished and unfinished HST sizes and measurements for both exact and "a little bigger so I can trim to size" squares.
Using the right needle can make a big difference in how smoothly your project goes. And did you know that you probably own a presser foot that can give similar functionality to a serger? Check out these handy tips
Do you love strip quilting? It can be wonderful for making a quick and easy quilt project ... and there is an endless number of beautiful strip quilt patterns available. This chart shows how many strips you can cut per yard for strip sizes from 1" - 12" in half-inch increments.
This chart gives yardage calculations for making double fold binding ranging from 2" - 4" wide and 40" - 472" long. If you know exactly how much yardage you need, you might find you can use your stash more efficiently to make the binding you need.