It’s Tip Tuesday! (5 Quilting Lifesavers Inside)

We know that a little tip can turn into a huge lifesaver. That’s why every Tuesday this month, we’re putting together a stash of trusty tricks and shortcuts, courtesy of our favorite quilters.

Enjoy these 5 fresh ideas to get things started — and don’t forget to visit our Quilt Savvy page for more bite-sized inspiration!

From Ashley Smith:

#CraftSavvy Tip No. 6:  Mark the back of your ruler with washi tape when cutting strips of the same size. Then there's no need to double check your measurement!

Tip No. 6

Mark the back of your ruler with washi tape when cutting strips of the same size. Then there’s no need to double check your measurement!

From Cherie Killilea:

#CraftSavvy Tip No. 7: The shallower the drawer, the easier it is to organize your thread.

Tip No. 7

The shallower the drawer, the easier it is to organize your thread.

From Ashley Smith:

#CraftSavvy Tip No. 8: Prolong the life of your iron by using distilled water.

Tip No. 8

Prolong the life of your iron by using distilled water.

From Lee Chappell Monroe: 

#CraftSavvy Tip No. 9: Put a piece of foam shelf liner beneath your machine to eliminate any bouncing.

Tip No. 9

Put a piece of foam shelf liner beneath your machine to eliminate any bouncing.

From Barb Eikmeier:

#CraftSavvy Tip No. 10: Tape an empty thread cone on the end of your machine to hold your scissors at the ready.

Tip No. 10

Tape an empty thread cone on the end of your machine to hold your scissors at the ready.

If you missed Tips 1 through 5, see them here. And discover a world of inspiration in our Quilt Savvy roundup!

What are your top quilting tips?

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