The Magic 8 tutorial - this is a great way to make 8 HST at once - She even does an easy equation to figure out how big to cut the original squares

The Magic 8 tutorial - this is a great way to make 8 HST at once - She even does an easy equation to figure out how big to cut the original squares

An incredibly clever way to make tiny one inch four patches....very fast and efficient - original, hadn't seen this before!

An incredibly clever way to make tiny one inch four patches....very fast and efficient - original, hadn't seen this before!

Messy stitches. Loose threads. Clanking metal. Lint clogs. When you’re in the quilting groove, there’s nothing more frustrating than an out-of-whack sewing machine. Luckily, there are a few tips and techniques that can get your machine up and running in no time, and Rob is just the guy to show you how! In fact, he gets pretty excited about taking care of his machines! This week Rob has released a series of three video tutorials to guide you through do-it-yourself repair and maintenance…

Messy stitches. Loose threads. Clanking metal. Lint clogs. When you’re in the quilting groove, there’s nothing more frustrating than an out-of-whack sewing machine. Luckily, there are a few tips and techniques that can get your machine up and running in no time, and Rob is just the guy to show you how! In fact, he gets pretty excited about taking care of his machines! This week Rob has released a series of three video tutorials to guide you through do-it-yourself repair and maintenance…

Easy Guide Quilter's Math to calculate unfinished base units (with 1/4" seam allowances) based on finished unit: 1)Squares or rectangles add 1/2" (for 4" finished square cut @ 4 1/2" unfinished square; 2) Half-Square Triangles add 7/8" (for each 4" finished HST cut (2) @ 4 7/8" unfinished squares); 3)Quarter-Square Triangle add 1 1/4" (for each 4" finished QST cut (2) @ 5 1/4" squares).

Easy Guide Quilter's Math to calculate unfinished base units (with 1/4" seam allowances) based on finished unit: 1)Squares or rectangles add 1/2" (for 4" finished square cut @ 4 1/2" unfinished square; 2) Half-Square Triangles add 7/8" (for each 4" finished HST cut (2) @ 4 7/8" unfinished squares); 3)Quarter-Square Triangle add 1 1/4" (for each 4" finished QST cut (2) @ 5 1/4" squares).

I get it guys! Many of you like to sew and you want easy projects that are quick and doable for you. Visit http://www.sewinlove.com.au/category/fashion/accessories-fashion/ for more DIY Bags and Purses ideas.

I get it guys! Many of you like to sew and you want easy projects that are quick and doable for you. Visit http://www.sewinlove.com.au/category/fashion/accessories-fashion/ for more DIY Bags and Purses ideas.

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