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We are calling it РLiberty Tana Lawn is THE BEST fabric with which to create your beautiful quilts!

Over the years, quilters have turned to Liberty Tana Lawn not only for the diverse range of beautiful classic and seasonal Liberty prints,¬†but also for the delicate softness and beautiful feel that the fabric lends to quilts in particular. It is lightweight and silken to touch – with beautiful hang and drape- and it is¬†obedient, holding it’s shape well.

Liberty may be a little pricier than regular quilting cotton, but it is oh so worth it.¬†Tana Lawn feels SO beautiful and delicate. And the Liberty prints simply shine on the fabric¬†–¬†almost¬†as though the highly saturated colour shimmers on the surface. ANY thing that¬†you create with such beautiful fabric¬†is of course going to be stunning. Liberty is an investment – it’s important that we do our best to treat it with care and respect, to get¬†the most out of our¬†fabric and ensure¬†the longevity of resulting¬†quilt.

Often people ask me how to work with Liberty, or how I care for my Liberty quilts. I decided to put together a one stop post full of¬†tips and tricks to make sure you get the best result possible when using your Liberty Tana Lawn…

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Selecting which fabrics you are going to use is the funnest part, especially when working with Liberty!

Do I need to prewash Tana Lawn?
Nope! Tana lawn is pre-washed, so you do not need to worry about washing it before you work with it. It is also much easier to work with before it is washed again, which is an added bonus. Bearing this in mind, it is always a good idea to wash any linens or other fabrics that you are pairing with it before you start. All you really need to do with Liberty before you get stuck in is give it a good iron to ensure it is flat and wrinkle free!

Cutting
Please¬†do not be afraid to cut in to your Liberty stash! I understand, but if you are feeling a little trepidatious, perhaps choose a quilt design that calls for small amounts of different prints so that you can slowly get in to the process with smaller pieces- this way, in the unlikely event that you¬†mess up, it isn’t so traumatic. But trust me, once you start working with¬†it you will fall even more in LOVE – soon you will be making absolutely everything out of Liberty!!!

I am often taking my fabric straight from the bolt so I will generally tear my fabric to ensure I get a straight line. It then settles and falls in to shape. Otherwise, for smaller pieces, I use a rotary cutter and a large rectangle ruler for absolute perfection. If I need to fold a pattern to cut it, I always check that the fold is following the direction of the pattern.

When I am making a hexi quilt using directional fabrics I try to cut¬†them all on a tilt. Having each¬†fabric¬†on a different angle means that it isn’t noticeable if they aren’t lining up perfectly – it takes a bit of pressure off and also brings¬†a lot of movement to the quilt, which I love.

Don’t forget, if you need to save time or you can’t stand¬†cutting out shapes, like hexagons or charm squares, you can pick up a whole lot of precuts and papers in The Strawberry Thief store.

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Sewing with Tana Lawn
Tana Lawn has a very tight weave with fine threads, so whether you are using a machine¬†or stitching by hand, it is always best to use a small needle so that you don’t damage the threads or leave any holes.¬†When I am sewing on a machine I use a size 70 all purpose needle and for hand stitching I like to use a very small needle, around a size 10.¬† In order to avoid puckering, you should also make sure you are using a good quality, light weight cotton thread – Aurifil or DMC cotton threads are great.

I do know that some¬†people like to spray Liberty with a starch to make it easier to cut and sew with – personally I don’t, and I have never had a problem using it.


Quilting
I have had great success with machine quilting and also hand quilting my Liberty. Personally I like to¬†use a thick DMC cotton when hand quilting –¬†this is mostly for the aesthetic because I think that it ties everything together nicely. If I send my quilt to be machine quilted on a long arm machine I always ask them to enlarge the pattern so that there is around a 2″ space between each line of quilting – I prefer this to a small and tight pattern of stitching which I find can make quilts quite stiff. The bigger pattern allows the quilt to remain quite soft and floppy which I think enhances¬†the delicate and soft nature¬†of Liberty Tana Lawn.

My favourite batting to use is Quilt Lite Batting. Of course, you need¬†to take in to consideration the climate you live in and your own preference, but even in colder places I think I would still use quilt lite –¬†I would prefer to layer lots of soft floppy quilts than use one thick,¬†heavy one… It¬†might be personal preference, but I love being surrounded by and using my quilts,¬†so¬†I can’t think of anything better than having a few on my bed at once!

Something else to consider when quilting with Liberty is that due to¬†the delicate, almost sheer nature of tana lawn, putting a certain colour of¬†batting behind the fabric can completely change the feel of the quilt. For instance, if you use a cream or a natural batting behind Liberty, like Quilt Lite, it will give it a vintage hue that softens the colours and ties all of the different prints together. On the other hand, if you use a really bright, bleached white batting it really lifts and brightens the colours by shining through the print. Quilt lite doesn’t come in a bright white, so if I am looking for that colour pop that comes from the the¬†whiter batting I just make sure to select¬†another brand that is¬†100% cotton.

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See the difference between the white batting underneath this quilt on the left hand side, and the cream batting on the right hand side? Normally I prefer the soft, vintage appearance that quilt lite gives to my quilts, particularly my hexi quilts, but in my Love Liberty quilt, picking a bright white batting lifted the colours and strengthened the overall appearance of the quilt. 

Using and Maintaining your Liberty Quilt
I am of the opinion that quilts should be used and enjoyed, not tucked away in a cupboard for years and forgotten about. I have piles of quilts around my home that are easy to access and use at any point by all members of my family and guests. I don’t treat them any differently to my other blankets –¬†they go in the wash with my clothes and come out perfectly clean and ready to go again.

My best advice for ensuring the longevity of a quilt is to make sure that you don’t keep it in direct sunlight – for instance, if it’s on your bed and you get strong morning sun you will probably want to close¬†your curtains in the morning. Prolonged exposure to the sun will definitely bleach it.

Happy Sewing!

The Strawberry Thief Not-so-Tricky Liberty Giveaway

What is your number one Liberty tip or trick? Do you have any advice that you think will come in handy for your fellow stichers? We would love to hear it in the comments below! Our favourite comment will receive a lovely little Liberty Inspiration Bundle Р10 x super sweet Liberty fat 1/16s and 2 x 3m Bias Binding packs Рvalued at $64.00!

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This Giveaway is open until Monday 20th March 2017… Don’t forget to include your name and current email address with your comment so that we can contact you‚ô•¬† Good Luck! Invite your friends to participate too – we really want to get a conversation going with all of our fellow Liberty Lovers!

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♥  Robyn

 

 

Comments
Alice Cooksey
17.12.2017
Growing up in ththe U.K my mum worked in the Liberty of London scarf hall - she had one scarf that I inherited some years ago when I moved to Australia and all of a sudden it started to get extremely crinkly! You're going to think I'm crazy, but ironing just didn't quite cut it for me - so I pulled out the GHDs and voila! So now when I sew any little pieces of Liberty fabric, I use hair straighteners and it works amazingly and my pattern pieces always stay exactly as I want them too and never fold up! It's maybe even dangerous too but works for me ūüėć *don't try this at home?*
Brianna
17.12.2017
My tip would be to use sharp, fine pins when pinning Liberty (such as silk pins) to reduce the size of the hole made and help reduce movement.
Caren
17.12.2017
I have not yet had a chance to try working with these lovely lovely fabrics. I came across your site recently and am enjoying the eye candy. Some day I'll be able to try a project. . .
Amanda
17.12.2017
I recommend a very fine needle - and also to regularly start a fresh needle when using tana lawn. It just minimises puckering and makes everything run smoothly. I use a short stitch length for durability, but sew slowly! When working with very small pieces, I find a little starch can make handling easier, but it isn't usually necessary for bigger pieces. Most importantly, enjoy using the most beautiful fabric around!
Hayley
17.12.2017
No tips of my own other than to use it!!! And then buy more! Thanks for the great tips you shared. Especially the one about the batting. What a difference!!
Caroline
17.12.2017
My only tip is to beware...you may never want to sew with anything else but Liberty!
Deanne
17.12.2017
One piece of Liberty fabric is never enough.
L Sanchez
17.12.2017
Great article! My tip is start out with scrap packs if you're uncertain to save money! Once you get confident you can then invest in larger pieces. Starting out small and for a fraction of the cost makes it more viable for a lot of small businesses out there. :)
Robin
17.12.2017
Have filed your great tips for reference. I visited Liberty of London five years ago and was so overawed by the beauty of the fabrics that I began collecting pieces. I now have nearly enough for a quilt. I regularly open my box of Liberty pieces and just admire and handle them. What better way to brighten my day.
Alison
17.12.2017
My tip is use Liberty as quilt backing. It is wide enough for a lap or throw size and is so luxurious to curl up under! I also suggest pairing Liberty with chambray. I love how Liberty colors pop against it.
Paula
17.12.2017
My main tip is to USE your Liberty lawn. If it's sitting in your stash you can admire it, but make a quilt out of it and you can still admire it while wrapping yourself in it, snuggling up with it, really enjoying it. And hoard your scraps because even the smallest pieces can be used for applique of EPP (1/4 inch hexies are so much easier to make with Liberty than any other fabric because it's so fine).
Carol Johnson
17.12.2017
Measure twice and cut once don't waste an inch of fabric a liberty scrap quilt is the ultimate in amazing.
Carol Johnson
17.12.2017
Take a deep breath measure twice and cut once and don't waste an inch a Liberty scrap quilt is the ultimate in amazing.
Beate Teale
17.12.2017
deliciousness galore. my tip is to focus when sewing with Liberty. The fabrics are so beautiful one could sit and stare at them for hours, with nary a stitch in sight.
Genevieve
17.12.2017
I love the variety of prints, patterns and colours that Liberty provides. And I love the history of all the great artists whose work has been used in the fabrics. My tip is to push the boundaries of what you think goes together and enjoy the process of mixing Liberty fabrics and mixing them with other quilting cottons. So many beautiful combinations can be made. ‚úā
Jana
17.12.2017
I love all these tips. I feel brace enough now to finally cut into my Liberty and start sewing.
Julie
17.12.2017
Just beautiful. Some helpful tips too.

My tips that I've learnt: measure twice cut once, so you don't waste precious pieces, always use a new sharp needle, clean out under the feed dogs before starting to sew Liberty.
Jenny Dickman
17.12.2017
What a greatgvaway, I've never sewn with Liberty as I've never been able to afford it but I'm going to start saving NOw
Piroska
17.12.2017
I just love the gorgeous fabrics! The colours! I've never sewn with Liberty yet, but have a few projects in mind!
Michelle Size
17.12.2017
I have some Liberty charm squares that I bought in the Liberty shop in London and have many plans on using them. They are colour co-ordinated and I have since bought some larger pieces from here to pair with them. My tip would be to be brave with colour and use the colour wheel to pair unlikely prints that will really pop rather than be tied to pre-ordained groupings.
Jenny Duffield
17.12.2017
I'm handpiecing my first Liberty quilt for a daughter... it's a lovely design called Peony Medallion.... it is such a joy to see each block take shape.... my daughter is just going to wait awhile so I can enjoy the pleasure of making it.
Gina
17.12.2017
Great giveaway!! When using acrylic templates on Liberty fabric they can slip and move. I like to add a piece of very fine sandpaper or non slip tape, such as those used on rulers, to the back of the template. I used to be scared to cut into my Liberty, but then I started adding a little bit into my regular quilting cotton blocks. Now I'm making a whole Liberty quilt. Love Liberty!‚̧
Pam
17.12.2017
Swoon! I love Liberty prints! Thanks for this awesome giveaway. My tip on Liberty is don't waste the tiniest bit of this loveliness. I even save the dog ears from half square triangles. I assemble the scraps on a sheet of double sided fusable and make new collaged fabric that an be cut into shapes for art quilts. Tiny Liberty pieces make lovely hedges and floral fields.
Courtney Rose
17.12.2017
Thanks for the tips - love Liberty fabric!
janequiltsslowly
17.12.2017
I love sewing with Liberty fabric and I adore every print! My tip is that a small amount of Liberty goes a long way. I especially love to pair it with linen or linen blend fabrics. There is something so perfect about the smooth and silky Liberty paired with the rough linen. It makes the almost 3-D appearance of the Liberty prints pop! I agreed with using a smaller needle and also slow stitching when you are using Liberty Tana Lawn fabric. ūüíē
Michele
17.12.2017
I use Liberty for cotton accent pieces layered in a lot of my wool applique quilts and hangings. The lawn is so easy to starch applique and gives a lovely counterfoil against the weight of the wool.
Lori
17.12.2017
What an awesome prize!!! My tips are to always measure twice and cut once & to be patient...any problems/mistakes make your project "unique" & you should be proud of it!!! :-)
Lyn Symons
17.12.2017
I am excited about starting my first Liberty hexagon quilt and am very impressed with some of the tips I've read. Spray starch on my shopping list!
Leti Peterson
17.12.2017
What a great giveaway! I love the way all the patterns complement each other & never really go out of fashion.
Debbie Carraro
17.12.2017
Love Liberty fabrics for all my quilts. they are just so gorgeous and soft to work with. Easily manipulated especially for needle turn applique. Thanks for the great giveaway opportunity to ad to my LiberTy stash
Kathryn Honey
17.12.2017
I am addicted to paper piecing and I am currently making a Liberty hexagon quilt. I am using a glue stick to secure my fabric to the papers, you only need a small amount and it works perfectly with Liberty. Because glue is being used, some quilters are concerned about removing the papers once your block has been completed. A little trick I use, is to spray starch on the back of your completed work, then gently press with a warm iron. The fabric lifts off the papers and you then simply wiggle the papers out. This method is good as it is gentle on your beautiful Liberty fabric and the edges don't frey. A fine needle works like a dream. Happy Liberty paper piecing!
Amanda
17.12.2017
My liberty tip is to cut into it, use it, wear it, don't hesitate!
Martha Pouliot
17.12.2017
Lovely selection. I love the heart quilt. Perfect for a baby quilt.
Michele
17.12.2017
Great tips in your post. My tip for sewing with Liberty fabric is to save any and all little scraps because this fabric is so, so precious and lovely. All of those tiny pieces can be sewn together to make a treasured mug rug, pin cushion, mug cozy, whatever you can imagine to sew for someone special. Maybe even something just for you, because we can all agree, that we always are making special pieces for others, not often for ourselves! Personally, I've only sewn with tiny pieces of Liberty fabric that were gifted to me and I made a sewing machine cover that has a narrow strip of Liberty fabric pieces between white fabric... simple, gorgeous and I love it!!
Tamara Harrison
17.12.2017
My tips are to keep even the most minuscule scrap because liberty + decoupage = blissful beauty. And use Hugh quality needles like clover gold or Hiroshima needles. Makes the biggest difference! The other trick I use is to whip stitch on the back (flat) my epp pieces then you se no thread at all from the front!
Kathleen Clarke
17.12.2017
I have been working on my Liberty hexagon quilt for three and a half years, I would love to win some more fabric to complete the quilt.
Allison
17.12.2017
My tip is to use your Liberty fabric - get it out, start cutting it up and use it! Savour it, fondle it and enjoy making something wonderful!!! Use a nice new sharp needle and rotary cutter and get going!!!
Elizabeth Beckett
17.12.2017
I love Liberty, I make bags with Liberty and as it is such a fine weave I use 2 layers of sf 101 on my bags to keep the fabric firm and then I use bag foam (soft &stable is my fave) instead of fusible fleece and it then gives you a more stable bag with the most beautiful Liberty fabrics without the bubbling and bumps that some fusible interfacing can give you.
LINDA
17.12.2017
SWEET BUNDLE! I love Liberty and use it for appliques on my baby quilts for gifts! I could not manage these without the use of starch. This is my no.1 hint. Even the little beaks on birds are possible! Love your Blog+giveaway! Thank You for sharing!
Faith Essenburg
17.12.2017
My very best advice for Liberty is to USE IT!! I have heard so many people who buy it and then are too afraid to actually cut into it and sew it. If I could sew with liberty as a pretty new sewer, then it's not as hard as most think. Give it a try and I bet you will be hooked!! If not, just send me your Liberty and I'll he happy to use itūüėČ
My only other tip is to use a smaller size needle on your sewing machine.
Debra
17.12.2017
I love this giveaway! Liberty fabric is wonderful to use for quilts. I recommended saving all the scraps and using them for projects. And if you must pin pieces together, pin in the seam allowance so there is no chance of poking a hole! I have loved Liberty prints since I received a dress made for me by my aunt. I was in junior high school. That was a long time ago!
Brigette Wootton
17.12.2017
I love using Liberty in cathedral window quilts because the flowers just pop on top of a white fabric and the "windows" frame the beautiful fabric.
Leslie Drew
17.12.2017
I was first introduced to Liberty over 30 years ago when my husband and I lived in England. Believe it or not, I still have a few scraps left from that time. Just gorgeous fabrics! Loving the patterns, colors, and of course the finished products :). Sewing with Liberty is not hard, just take your time, enjoy the process and don't be in a hurry. Working with Liberty always brings a smile to my face - it's like a little gift to myself.
Tiffany Pobjoy
17.12.2017
I love to put a little bit of Liberty fabric into my scrappy, vintage looking quilts. They fit in so well.
I have also made a quilt for my Mum's 70th out of beautiful floral Libertys that friends have given me over the years.
Anna Cassie
17.12.2017
My top tip is that Liberty lawn is really strong fabric. Because it feels so soft and is expensive, many people worry that it might be delicate and need to be carefully looked after. Not so. I have a couple of children's smocked dresses that are at least 45 years old, have been worn many many times by country girls who climbed trees and played in sandpits in their dresses and they still look like new. So use it and enjoy it!
Lynne
17.12.2017
Never be worried about putting fabrics next to each other that do not go as chances are it will have a tiny bit of the same colour in the piece that you put next to it. This is why you can mix old and new Liberty. Every piiece of Liberty talks to each other and is on the same wavelength. Even the brights and the muteds. The colours all live in harmony with each other. The other thing that I have noticed is that Liberty ages gracefully. By that I mean when she fades she fades beautifully and the look of the fabric/pattern is never spoiled
Chris kohli
17.12.2017
I so wish I had an amazing tip, other than take your stash out stroke it, tell it you love it, rearrange it and plan what to do with it. Winning this little bundle would make my 60th the best birthday ūüėćūüėćūüėć
Melody Srygley
17.12.2017
I always test on scraps first, to check stitch length and quality, thread colour, etc. I use a French seam, and sew SLOWLY! And I ENJOY the process. Liberty Love!
Lucy ~ Charm About You
17.12.2017
Liberty is the best! I like using the Aurifil 80wt or 50wt for hand piecing Liberty and always a size 10 needle as you say :)
Thanks for the giveaway!
Kay Mallet
17.12.2017
I got my love of liberty through charm blocks and made my fist quilt out of these in 1989 for my daughter i am now making a hexagon quilt for my grandaughter which i take with me on holidays and have a photo sewing this with the view in the background, i am going to print these on fabric and use on the backing for lots of memories of her Ga Ga
Jean Lynton
17.12.2017
I have sewn with Liberty fabric for many years and always am happy with the result.
I find if you are EPP, my tip would be to use the finest thread and always the finest needle
so that your stitches are invisible.
To stop the thread twisting it is a good idea to run it over some beeswax . This makes all the
difference to your handsewing experience.
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Chris Jenkin
17.12.2017
What a beautiful bundle of Liberty's to add to my very new stash/collection of Liberty fabrics.
Nina Bate
17.12.2017
What a beautiful collection of Liberty lawns! I've always loved Liberty, both for the look and the way they handle, but my most enduring memory is of my Mum in a Liberty dress. She would have turned 100 last birthday, and wore her dress into her 90s.
Maria Doyle-Mediaro
17.12.2017
My number one thing with Liberty is save every itty bitty scrap. Because of the tight weave they don't age, I've pieces from many years ago that I mix with more recent collections and it makes for a wonderful mixture!

P.s. brilliant giveaway!
Susan
17.12.2017
Such a beautiful bundle. I am a saver and refolder and admirer of my Liberty. I like to pet it and fold it in different ways. Maybe pair it with some solids, rearranging and combining the prints. I haven't actually cut or sewed any of my Liberty but it always looks so perfectly paired with hand quilting. #hopeless #mypretties #libertywasted
Rosamond Blakeney
17.12.2017
I love the way that no matter what colour way of Liberty you use they all blend into each other. I am making an EPP flower/hexie quilt and have some vintage Liberty that still blends with my newer purchases.. loving it! my hint is to just use what you have and enjoy them... they will all look amazing!
Elizabeth Johnson
17.12.2017
This is a lovely giveaway! You made me love liberty fabric! My tip is to hoard little lovely squares until you get enough to make a quilt. I am still working on this part. I do recommend that you clearly mark your bag with a warning of being eaten if opened. That way no on will try to make Barbie clothes out of your treasures! Yes, they make beautiful Barbie clothes but I am saving them for selfish me. I still have that bag you sold me years ago and add bit here and there. I will never win because lets face it I only have one tip buy your liberty from The Strawberry Thief! Comlisajohnson@gmail.com
Christine Tutty
17.12.2017
Liberty Fabric is my very favorite fabric. I just love it so much. I am making a Liberty Fabric dress at the moment for a favorite child.

I try to use every scrap as it is so special. I hate throwing any away ever.
Munaiba
17.12.2017
Lovely giveaway. I'm still trying to decide on a quilt pattern for my Liberty. I want one with least amount of wastage. :)
Fiona Smith
17.12.2017
My tip is when hand sewing use the finest needle you can thread and thread the needle straight from the reel, then cut the length. The grain of the thread will be in the direction the thread is travelling. This minimises the thread knotting and it will draw through the fabric smoothly.
Heather
17.12.2017
Thank you so much for the post! I just purchased my first stash of Liberty and your tips make me much more comfortable with the thought of cutting into it! The fabrics feel so delicate and fragile & it's nice to know they are made to be used and loved!

What a beautiful giveaway!! Those prints are right up my alley!!
Esther
17.12.2017
Hi, my top tip for sewing with Liberty is to use clover clips instead of pins. Pins can leave holes or damage the weave. If you wouldn't use a thick needle to sew don't use a thick pin to pin. Clips all the way ūüĎćūüŹĽ.
Bree
17.12.2017
My suggestion is a common one when sewing any fabric but especially treasured fabrics- "check twice, cut once!" There is nothing worse than making a mistake on something that you value. (Ask me how I know).
Glenys O'Shea
17.12.2017
I have been sewing a Liberty hexagon quilt and have used a fusible backing before cutting out my hexies. It works very well for me.
Leanne
17.12.2017
I don't have a tip or trick unfortunately . I am in the too scared to cut into my stash of Liberty basket. But i think i may be able to start now that I can use smaller pieces....I am doing a postage stamp quilt and I want to make one in Liberty! Thank you for that tip
Joelene Colliton
17.12.2017
Thanks for the blog tips and hints - what a wonderful giveaway......I too am in love with Liberty bias tape! I don't quilt with my Liberty, but use it in beautiful handmade heirloom cloth dolls - my number 1 tip is never throw away your offcuts - there is always something pretty you can make with even the tiniest of scraps........self covered buttons, hair bows, tiny bunting for a dolls house or to decorate a birthday cake or card, fabric machet over Christmas baubles.........Liberty should never be wasted!
Jodie Rhodes
17.12.2017
The sharpest thinnest needle when hand piecing! Though, sorry Robyn, I have to disagree about tearing the fabric! I find it frays too much so I much prefer to cut with super sharp scissors! And finally, a super good press when finished, don't move the iron back & forth, just press! ‚̧
Jess Munro
17.12.2017
I sew beautiful girls and baby clothes with Liberty fabric. It's so soft and timeless. Everyone loves a bit of Liberty! When sewing button holes into Liberty I use a stabiliser like a vliesofix. It keeps the fabric from puckering and ensures longevity.
Lindsay Vidler
17.12.2017
Thank you for this post - lots of great points to keep in mind. I agree with not being trepidatious (new favourite word!) - if you love it as a piece of fabric you will love it even more as a quilt (or garment!) so just go for it. You can always buy more fabric ;)
Carrie
17.12.2017
I have not sewn with Liberty yet -- I have some, but I am a little afraid and really want to feel like I am able to take my time when I finally dive in. So my best tip (mostly directed at myself) would be go for it! If you mess up, it is a great excuse to buy more!
Karen Bryan
17.12.2017
I use a shorter length stitch ie 2mm and have used 1.8mm too - depends on who i gift the quilt to and knowing how that person will look after it and how often they use it.
Lisa Burger i.e.Lisacrafty
17.12.2017
What a sweet giveaway, especially the bias bindingūüėć My #1 tip/trick is when sewing with Liberty and linen, which pair so well together, is to use starch- as sometimes the linen will not flatten without it! Then your completed item looks fresh!ūüíē Xo

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