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Guidelines Seam Allowance Additions

guidelines additionsIt might surprise you to learn that the quarter-inch seam allowances you have been cutting with your quilting ruler have actually been incorrect.  Your ruler rounds to the nearest 1/8th of an inch, which can cause your pieces to come out slightly wrong.  To fix that, just attach this ruler add-on and align your ruler with the patch size you’d like to cut.  The extension with the add-on will give you the exact seam allowance you need.  The three pack contains the add-ons to give you the correct seam allowances for squares, half-square triangles, and quarter-square triangles.  These ruler additions also have a built-in finger guard to help you avoid nasty cuts.  They will attach to your acrylic quilting rulers; additions made specifically for the official Guidelines Ruler are sold separately.



embroideryHappy Hoopers

Our 2nd "Happy Hoopers" Heyday is scheduled for Tuesday, April 22nd.  This special event is like the ever-popular Play Day, but it is just for machine embroiderers.  We'll have give-aways, demonstrations, prizes, and lots of fun. Ila and Pam will be on hand, and a good time will be had by all!  $10.00 for the entire day, from 9:00-5:00.  Call 217-431-9202 to make your reservation.