I thought I would give you a little update on a few of the notions we have tried. We try so many things and often have a short turn around time from the time we get things to the time we have to do a review. We know we initially like and don’t like things but we sometimes don’t know how much we LOVE things. Today we are featuring a couple things we really love.
The Gypsy Quilter originally sent two Cutting Gizmos for us to try–one for me, and one for Kelli. I tired mine out right away and loved it. Kelli was a little ho-hum about it and said she didn’t need another something laying around that she probably wouldn’t use and told me to just give her’s away. I said are you sure…I LOVE mine. There was no convincing her and we gave her’s away.
Now I have been using mine for a couple months and Kelli has used it quite a few times too when she was here. Saturday she said, you know, I sure wish I’d have kept mine.
Both of us really love the Cutting Gizmo. We’ve had plenty time to test it out and both of think it’s pretty awesome and very useful. They have them available on Amazon at a discounted price if you’re interested Gypsy Quilter The Gypsy Cutting Gizmo. We were talking about how we are going to lay out the quilting room at the new house. We decided that we want to purchase another of these so we have one at the sewing station and one at the ironing station.
Another notion that we want to re-recommend to you is the Seam Fix Seam Ripper and Thread Remover. (Don’t mind my fingernails..it’s what happens when you bounce from the garden to quilting)
We spent much of last week working on this quilt. Kelli had trouble and had twisted some of the blocks and then I had trouble and twisted a whole row. That make for LOTS of tiny threads left in the seam. This little seam ripper saved the day!! The ends are like erasers and lift the threads from the seam when it is rubbed on…I love it!! It really made working with the mistakes much easier. If you are interested, here is an Amazon link for one. Seam Fix Seam Ripper & Thread Remover #653542 The plan for the new quilting room is to have one of these at each of the sewing machines.
Have you tried any new notions?? We’d love to hear what you love and what you wouldn’t want to live without in your sewing room.