July 06, 2020
Advertisement

I use an orangewood stick as a stiletto. It is inexpensive and has a flat end that doesn’t pierce the fabric like metal stilettos can. I usually take a few extras with me on retreats to give to friends when they are struggling to move fabric through their machines.

Ellen Corning

McFarland, Wisconsin

Share your tips for a chance to be featured: E-mail your tips with your name, address, and daytime phone number to apqtips@meredith.com; type Tips in the subject line.