For the month of April, I have taken up Frédérique's Quilting Patchwork and Applique challenge to blog daily (except Sundays) on a quilt topic related to a letter of the alphabet.
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One of the great things about quilting is all the gadgets and notions that aid our day-to-day sewing. A quick look around my quilt space reminded this "Gadget Fanatic" of some of the things I like to use:
Chain Ripper Seam Ripper
This seam ripper is small enough to fit in the harp of my machine so it is always handy for those times when I need to cut apart chain pieced units. It can also be removed from its base (or not) to "unsew" a seam. It can be flipped down into the base to keep kids and pets away from the sharp point.
...until I saw this one on the Singer Featherweight Shop site made to go right on my machine!
This one works for my 401.
A Sidewinder Bobbin Winder allows you to wind new bobbins without having to re-thread your machine.
For store shopping or for project storage. Appropriately enough, this one is holding all the Quilts of Valor tops I've made.
Lastly, these Timer Cubes are great for when you need to clock how long you have to sew. They come in many different time configurations so search for one with the increments that work best for you.
What are your favorite notions? Is there something you've been wanting to get to assist your sewing?
Linking up with Frédérique and the other Challengers at Quilting Patchwork and Applique. Bonne journée!