Well the weather is wild, windy & wet! Our family is about to head off in the morning for a 2 daybreak. The first in a very LONG time together as we missed our annual holiday in January at the beach due to such a late harvest here on the farm. So we will go to Goolwa for 2 nights - might end up in the car or motel room out of the weather, but at least we are away & together vbg.
It is now less than a month before the amazing Sharon Schamber arrives in Australia. There are only a couple of spots left in the domestic classes now, so if you are considering learning from this inspiring teacher then book in soon. There are still plenty of spots to come see her trunk show & hear her quilting story!
For those having difficulty in finding some supplies to complete her classes and patterns that are available, I now have some of these items in stock.
Helmar Kid's School Glue, easy to use and quick drying. Ideal for use with paper, cardboard, school projects, craft & hobbies, most timbers, particle board, MDF, balsa wood, fabrics, book binding, most art & craft materials, styrene etc. Clean up with water…
Dried glue on material can be removed by washing in warm soapy water. Perfect to use as a basting glue when appliquéing your projects.
Helmar Fabric Glue 50ml bottle
Helmar Wash 'n Wear glue is a water based glue for permanently adhering, appliqués, ribbon, lace, fabric cutouts, etc to various types of garments. It dries clear and flexible, although it may be seen on thin or light coloured materials. Excess should be cleaned while wet with soap and water. For best results leave for 48 hours before washing. Garment and fabric should be pre-washed to remove sizing. Denim should be pre-washed at least 4 times using a colour safe bleach.Garment should be washed in cold water, gentle cycle or hand wash. Do not soak. Dry on permanent press setting, fabric softener can be used in washer or dryer.
Helmar Super Lube Machine Oil is a High quality Pharmaceutical Grade White oil.
Ideal for lubricating Sewing & knitting machines, typewriters, clocks, scissors,locks, prams, bicycles, power tools, toys, household appliances, sporting accessories, hinges and many other uses.The perfect choice for Industrial and Household use.
Excess oil can be wiped off with an absorbent cloth.
To remove oil stains from fabric use white spirit (dry cleaning fluid) or spot remover.
125ml (US 4.23 fl. oz.)
**Glue Tips are BACK!!!**
After a very long search, we are very happy to introduce our NEW Glue Tips Set. They are fantastic and easy to use. Simply put the new tip onto a bottle of Washable School Glue and you're ready to go! The fine tip and topper are already connected. No more metal tips to screw on and off, and no need to cut the plastic tip either! The new tips clog less often, too.
These are the tips that Sharon recommends for using with Washable School Glue to use as basting glue. They are used in:
- and MUCH more!
After washing, it turns into fiber that acts as a trapunto for the appliqué. Easy to handle.
5yd x 14” rolls
This clever glue stick means the end of sewing around pins! A water-soluble blue glue that dries clear is a quick, convenient way to hold fabrics for sewing. Great for quilting and appliqué work but also for hemming and general sewing. Once glued, the fabric pieces can be pulled apart, so not to worry if they are misplaced or need to be adjusted. Refills available.
Pink Glue refills for your Sewline Glue Pen
Contains 2 refills
A fabric pencil with a unique 360 degree rotating mechanism for three functions in one. The Sewline Trio comes with an 0.9mm black lead for marking on lighter cloth, an 0.9mm white lead for dark cloth and a blank roller for tracing or making indentations on fabric. The pen also comes with a small eraser located underneath the top cover and a soft triangular grip. Convenient lead refills are available in white, pink, green and black graphite so you can tailor the Trio to your own needs.
These slick space age washers eliminate the backlash in the bobbin when changing directions at high speed. Backlash creates "birds nests"in free-motion quilting and embroidery. Just drop a Little Genie in the bobbin case and replace bobbin. Fits longarm and domestic machines. Designed by author, teacher and award winning quilter Sharon Schamber.
One dozen teflon bobbin washers
Until next time….