Tip Tuesday: 5 Bright Ideas for the Savvy Quilter

One great creative idea almost always sparks another. That’s why we’re rounding up a stash of trusty tips from some of our favorite quilters — and we’re doing it every Tuesday in January!

Check out these 5 bright ideas to get you started…

From Cherie Killilea

#CraftSavvy Tip No. 1: Use a silverware organizer to keep scissors and rotary blades handy.

Tip No. 1

Use a silverware organizer to keep scissors and rotary blades handy.

From Sandra Betzina:

#CraftSavvy Tip No. 2: Carry your rotary cutter in an eyeglass case to prevent nicks in your blade.

Tip No. 2

Carry your rotary cutter in an eyeglass case to prevent nicks in your blade.

From Laura Nash:

#CraftSavvy Tip No. 3: Use a sewing awl when working with unstable fabric or lots of layers. It holds everything together under your sewing fit!

Tip No. 3

Use a sewing awl when working with unstable fabric or lots of layers. It holds everything together under your sewing foot!

From Lee Chappell Monroe

#CraftSavvy Tip No. 4: When packing pressed blocks, saran wrap them to a square ruler. They'll stay flat and ready to use right away!

Tip No. 4

When packing pressed blocks, saran wrap them to a square ruler. They’ll stay flat and ready to use right away!

From Ashley Smith:

#CraftSavvy Tip No. 5: Use cardboard cutouts to fold your fabric neatly and easily.

Tip No. 5

Use cardboard cutouts to fold your fabric neatly and easily.

If you loved these five tips, there’s a world of inspiration waiting in our Quilt Savvy roundup!

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