Tula Pink ~ Chipper Quilt #1 ~ The Chevron

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Hi there everyone ~ Well… I have been actively practicing a goal of mine since I retired a few summers ago:  Piecing.  I’ve always wanted to be a better piecer, and now I have some time to experiment, as well as the interest. {and I do mean ~ “experiment” in the strongest sense!} long story short, this is the quilt …

Part 2 Necessary Notions: Stitch Plates

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Here’s a TIP for you.  Did you know that many of the ‘Pro’ quilters and precision piecers  use a  straight stitch plate?  Whether it’s for free motion quilting, piecing or sewing, it’s a nice advantage.  These are the reasons why: less movement of fabric, so there is more stability in stitching, as there is less fabric in contact with the …