The Fons and Porter Fabric Glue Marker

The Fons and Porter Fabric Glue Marker

Hey Everyone, welcome back to Cool Tool Thursday. I’m always very skeptical when it comes to gadgets and tools especially ones that could leave a mark or residue on my work. Last year when I was teaching one of my Bargello Sunflower workshops at Quilty Pleasures...
The Needle Grab’r An Alternative Thimble

The Needle Grab’r An Alternative Thimble

Hey Everyone, welcome back to Cool Tool Thursday. I have an awful time using a thimble – in fact I become all thumbs when one even comes near me. I’ve tried all kinds – metal, leather, silicone but still all thumbs. As a result I often have sore...
9 Great Reasons To Use The TrueCut System

9 Great Reasons To Use The TrueCut System

Hey Everyone, welcome back to Cool Tool Thursday. I’m always looking for ways to make my life easier in the studio and the other day I discovered this new cutting system from TrueCut which includes rulers and rotary cutters. I brought it home and gave it a...
Dritz Iron-Off Hot Iron Cleaner – A Review

Dritz Iron-Off Hot Iron Cleaner – A Review

Hey Everyone, welcome back to Cool Tool Thursday. My iron has never been such a mess. I am always so careful to use pressing cloths and Teflon sheets for applique and other fusible products to keep all that nasty glue and gunk off my iron. Well, I was making a memory...
4 Benefits Of The Steady Betty Pressing Surface

4 Benefits Of The Steady Betty Pressing Surface

Hey Everyone, welcome back to Cool Tool Thursday. I’ve had a few ironing board covers over the years, some that have lasted quite a while and others that have only lasted a few weeks. Now I have one called The Steady Betty Superior Pressing Surface which came...
The Safety Pin Fastener From Unique

The Safety Pin Fastener From Unique

Hey Everyone, welcome back to Cool Tool Thursday. I am so happy H.A. Kidd passed this tool onto me because I won’t have sore fingers when I have done basting my quilts. My favourite way to baste quilts is with safety pins but my fingers are sore at the end...