Episode 489: The Power of Precuts
On today’s show, we’re talking about precuts: why we love them, tips for using them, and how we store them. We also chat with Jessica VanDenburgh of Sew Many Creations.
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The Power of Precuts
Quilters love fabric precuts! Precuts are pretty, look great on your sewing room shelves as decor, and make cutting and sewing a project so much easier. There are a ton of benefits to using precuts, and also some tips for making them even easier to work with. Alison and Lindsay chat about:
Precuts are so fun to collect and use in your projects. And if you weren't already a precut-lover before this podcast episode, we hope we've inspired you to try them out in an upcoming quilt!
Alison chats with Jessica VanDenburgh of Sew Many Creations. Jessica designed a series of bag patterns in Quilts & More in 2020, so you may have already seen her amazing work in our magazines! Jessica is an amazing resource for all things bag-making, as well as easy and precut-friendly quilt patterns. (If you want to get started making bags, make sure to check out Jessica's Tourist Tote Bag and the Diva Frame Wallet.) Jessica gives tips for working with cork in your bag projects. She also shares about how she began designing fabrics with Windham Fabrics (she has two past collections with them, Gypsy and Juniper). Up next, she's designing batiks with Banyan Batiks and her new collection launches in spring of 2021.