Two Great Tools

I’ve been working feverishly on the baby quilt for my friend’s impending delivery, and I’ve discovered two new tools that are great for projects!

The first is the Clover Needle Dome. This handle little tool stores up to 10 threaded needles. I tend to get in a groove when I’m sewing that it can be annoying to have to stop and re-thread needles. While it can take a bit of time to set up, having so many needles ready to go is a very handy little thing indeed:

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The second are the wonderful Clover Wonder Clips. These curved clips are designed to help keep binding in place in lieu of pins, but they are also great for paper piecing. I use them to hold the fabric in place when basing, then to help keep the pieces together when whip stitching. My fingers tend to cramp up when I hold the pieces together, so having a tool to keep them in place instead has been great.

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About 12months12quilts

I am an educator and sewing teacher, crafting away in The Bay Area, CA.
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