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What's your favorite "modern" quillting helper?

Old 09-23-2012, 04:43 PM
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Default What's your favorite "modern" quillting helper?

I just spray basted 3 table runners with 505 spray in about 10 minutes. No more pinning or sew basting. I must say this is one of my favorite time savers. What's yours?
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Old 09-23-2012, 04:51 PM
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My favourite helper is my Machingers gloves. I wouldn't do freemotion quilting without them.
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Old 09-23-2012, 05:03 PM
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I love the clever clips for binding. No more stabbing!
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Old 09-23-2012, 05:10 PM
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I sandwiched 5 quilts this afternoon with 505 spray basting 3 queen size , one twin and a toddler sized baby quilt. Thank goodness for spray basting, the ping pong table and heqavy duty spring clips!
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Old 09-23-2012, 05:13 PM
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I baste with Elmer's School Glue and may never go back to needle and thread!
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Old 09-23-2012, 05:19 PM
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Spray basting!! It was life changing... no more puckers.
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Old 09-23-2012, 06:32 PM
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An telescoping magnet for picking up the pins, scissors, seam rippers, bobbins, awl, presser feet, keys, and heavens knows what else I constantly drop!! From Amazon.

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Old 09-23-2012, 06:39 PM
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1. Accucut Go
2. Pinmoors
3. Steady Betty
4. Ecolux LED light strip for machine
5. Clover Binding Clips
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Old 09-23-2012, 07:45 PM
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spray baste 505+pick up magnet+reflex scissors
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Old 09-23-2012, 08:43 PM
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Rotary cutters have to be the best, I can't imagine cutting everything out by hand and sewing by hand so I have to say the sewing machine is also a favorite of mine
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