Rotary Cutting

Rotary Cutting

Rotary cutting is relatively new to the quilting world. It involves using a rotary cutter, acrylic ruler and a cutting mat. Using these tools, many layers of fabric can be quickly and accurately cut at once. Before quilters used scissors to cut out shapes. These are rotary cutters. As you can see they come in… Continue reading Rotary Cutting

Rotary Mat

Rotary Mat

A rotary mat is needed when using a rotary cutter.  The best mats are “self healing” meaning the cutting marks won’t be visible on the mat.  The mats come in different sizes and colors.  Beginner quilters might find the 12″ by 18″ or 18″ by 24″ a good place to start.     Looking to… Continue reading Rotary Mat

Round Robin

A round robin describes a quilt (or quilts) made through a group effort. A quilter in the group makes a block or a small quilt. The next member adds a border to this and then passes it on to the next member who adds another border and passes it to the next quilter and so… Continue reading Round Robin