Happy Sunday everyone. I hope you are having a great weekend. Later this morning, I’m meeting up with friends for Brunch at a local restaurant, and Milo is coming too. The owner keeps inviting Milo to come in, so we’ll see how this goes. He’ll be getting a bath before we go. I’m curious, is it common for dogs to be allowed into restaurants where you live?
I have a new-to-me tool to share with you today. It’s called the FussyCut 3in1 Tool by Crafty Bev. I have two tools to give-away and a special purchase link for you to save!
It’s primary use is for fussy cutting fabric precisely. It is L-shaped and has grooves in the L that the rotary cutter goes in to complete the cut. Here are a few photos that I took while fussy cutting a butterfly:
While called the 3in1 tool, it actually has six uses:
- Corner Cutter lets you take your cut out of the middle
- Center-Finding Ruler
- Seam Allowance Guide
- 1/8″ Bonus Grid
- Bonus Mini-Metric Ruler
- Bonus Y Seam Guide
If you’ve always wanted to make a memory quilt, but didn’t know where to start, I highly recommend Vicki Welsh’s Keepsakes Quilt tutorial. It’s a free downloadable PDF file filled with useful information to get you started and on your way. Here’s one of the quilts that Vicki made (photo used with permission):
Crafty Bev is making a special offer to Quilting Gallery readers. Get a FussyCut 3in1 Tool, regularly $12.95, for $10, a Big Sister, regularly $18.95 for $15, and both, regularly $30.90, for $24. Plus, you’ll receive a free Inches & Bits, a brand new, very handy measuring gauge. This special offer is available to Quilting Gallery readers only through this special link: http://www.craftybev.com/fc31QG.html.
To get started using your new ruler, Crafty Bev has a free pattern, Attic Antics, available on her site that makes use of the main features of our FussyCut 3in1 and Big Sister tools.
Step by step, you’ll learn to frame and cut perfectly centered images, make Y-seams and mitered borders like a pro, and do gorgeous bindings so easy and slick you’ll wonder how you ever had a problem with them!
I have two of the FussyCut 3in1 Tools to give away, one in each size to two of my lucky readers. Don’t worry, if you’ve purchased the ruler using the special link above, and you win the give-away, you’ll receive a refund.
To enter the give-away, leave a comment below telling me something funny. It can be a joke, or a funny short story. Please keep it family-friendly for all. Winners will be randomly selected July 30th. One comment per person.
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