Mariners Quilt Guild

Some notions are great ideas

Dominique's modern quilt

Dominique’s modern quilt

Check a dictionary and you’ll find that a notion is an ingenious article or device. At the last Mariners meeting in April, Heather highlighted an array of these great ideas available at Atlantic Fabrics, many on sale in conjunction with the store’s 30th anniversary. Or, as Heather said, it was a chance to see what’s new and to do new things with what you already have.

So what did she show us? Too many to name all but here are a few that make quilting easier: several cutting systems from Sew Easy and Fiskars, especially helpful for those with arthritis; a selection of rulers, both multi-purpose and specialized – Dresden plate, log cabin, attic windows, hexagons and more; and folding cutting mats of various sizes. Heather also Continue reading