Tuesday, July 17, 2018
How to sew the perfect seam!

An accurate and consistent seam will ensure your quilting success.
Simple tips and tricks will help keep your seam allowances accurate! Here is how you can achieve perfect seams with what you have at home or if you can't be bothered rigging up your own system ... check out the next few products!
Here are a few items manufactured and designed to keep your seam allowances accurate.
Sew strips with an accurate quarter inch seam allowance, sewing without pins and without stopping to align the raw edges. This elegantly simple method can produce professional seams quickly while keeping your quarter inch accurate.
Sewing Edge

The Corner Cut Tool is more than a measuring tool!

Here are Ideal Seam Guide's products to keep your seams allowances accurate. Ideal Seam Gauge is the ultimate measuring tool to set the placement for your seam guide, the guide has a tacky backing to adhere to your machine for a secure edge to run your fabric against. The Ideal Seam Guide Student Edition comes with a curve, essential for sewing curved seams.
Ideal Seam Guide Set

Cheers ... to perfect seam allowances ALWAYS!!
Watermelon Sorbet

Watermelon sorbet with only 2 ingredients, no ice cream machine required!

  • 2 cups watermelon
  • 1/2 cup citrus juice (lemon/lime/orange)