10 days until Christmas!!! Needful Things!!

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Well how is it going so far?…I kinda got carried away in yesterday’s post and forget to tell you that the papers were on sale…but I bet you’ll figure that out….I love to teach and sometimes forget I need to sell too…lol…so when you add them to the cart it puts a discount off in the cart total.

DAY 10 – ALL PRE-CUT FABRICS…JELLY ROLLS, CANDIES, FAT 8THS, FQ TOWERS..THIS ALSO INCLUDES 2″, 2 1/2″,3 1/2″ AND 5″ CHARMS THAT WE PUT TOGETHER …..You know the ones…you see them at shows…60 fabrics/30 prints, so 2 of each all the same color family…or 100 scrappy charms or 50 light and 50 dark charms? Hmmm those would be useful…with yesterdays post of 2″,3″ & 4″ blocks that can be made from CHARMS…in reds, blues, browns, greens, cheddar/chrome/purple, and on and on…we never put OUR PG PRE-CUTS  on sale…but…there’s alway a first time and the time is now…Pre-cut can make our lives much easier…therefore they are a NEEDFUL THING.  They also are a good way to collect every fabric from your favorite designers.

I have a drawer of them at home..img_9135I pulled some out to take a pic…I should have left them in…now its messy..img_9136-2…Jill hand cuts these all by herself with our dandy Accu-cutter…she is amazing…img_9139these packages are perfectly stacked and wrapped…you will LOVE them. img_9140They make good gifts too!

I will be using lots of pre-cust from now on…and giving you free patterns to use them with…like this Jelly Roll pattern…CLICK HERE for a PDF… Its called Lightning Fast…shown here in Songbirds Gatherings..Lakeside Gatherings and Snowman Gatherings II, respectively.lightning-songbird-photolightning-lakeside
lighting-snowmanand its fast and easy and makes a great gift quilt. You will need 2 of the same Jelly Rolls.

And…remember that quilt I finished on Thanksgiving Day?…I quick threw in on the bed in our guest room…lisa-bongean-bedroomThis quilt is made from 135- 10″ squares or 4 Layer Cakes…From each LayerCake cut 2- 5″ squares and 8-2″ squares. One LC yields 2- 5″ unfinished snowball blocks… Stitch across the diagonal on all 4-2″ squares that were placed on the corners of a 5″ square.  Trim and press triangles out to make a snowball block.  I then made 9 patch snowball blocks…30 of them…set the quilt 5 by 6.   Make these blocks as leader/enders when stitching another project…and Yes the quilt is hand quilted…took me a bit, but it gets done…I used fabrics from both Snowman Gathering lines, Lakeside Gatherings  & Lakeside Gatherings Wovens…or any creams, tans, light and dark blues, grey…Also Snowman III is coming-out in May…we will try and get some kits together for this quilt… I know some of you asked about them.img_8828

Click link to shop now! ALL PRECUTS-20%OFF    We have Moda pre-cut and Primitive Gatherings Pre-cuts…which mean lots of fabric companies  in color ways and scrappy, lots of pages to choose from…Orders will be picked first some first served…Some of these are in limited quantities…

Questions from yesterdays comments….

The handle on my starch can is a SPRAY CAN PAINT NOZZEL…works great and is nice/easy on our precious hands and when you starch like we do…you don’t want cramps from holding the starch can nozzle down with only one finger…gripping it with your whole hand is much ergonomically correct.

Does the starch need to be washed out of your quilt as some point?  I can be washed out when the quilt is finished…It doesn’t have to be…Can starch used to be made from cornstarch…it is not any longer…so there is no need to wash it out as there was before…some of the thinking out there was that bugs are attracted to the cornstarch…and would eat your quilt if you left starch in it…So that’s gone away…no more corn in the starch…

But once you start starching your fabric before quilting you will never to back to not doing it…Your quilt lay flat,  less stings on the back and everywhere…they will be so much more accurate…My machine quilters love to quilt our quilts as they are flat, straight, piecing is near perfect and they are a joy to quilt.  So try starching your fabrics…completely wet..let them dry…iron them and start cutting.  Do not just mist them…Use cheap starch like the can in the post…You’ll go broke if you use your Best Press.

I’m picking winners early today!!!

The winner of the charm triangle papers is…

Lynn Zane
December 14, 2016 at 6:28 pm
I have never used the triangle papers but would love to try them. I am new to quilting, have finished a quilt that I did in my beginners class. I am anxious to do more, and your triangle papers seem that they are a more accurate way. I know accuracy is important in quilting. I would love to try them

The winner of the sheet triangle papers is…326 comments…getting better, plus I’m picking 6 hours sooner today…

Kathryn Casavant
December 14, 2016 at 11:00 pm
I have used them. Have not used your brand yet. But I will have to try them. What do you have on your spray can? I also starch all my fabric before I cut it. Kathy

Please email: Amy at:    ahoefler@new.rr.com  she is in charge of mailing you prizes! You have until 12/31/16 to claim your prize..

The presents are piling up for my “little man”…Nick says we need a bigger house..Take care…Nick and I are going shopping later on today…I can’t wait to leave the house…I’ve been really good and staying home and not doing too much…LB.

To WIN some Precuts…We will pick 6 winners…

Comment…Do you buy precuts?…Have you ever made something from them? Tell me your favorite thing you’ve made from a pre-cut…do you just collect them and not make anything from them? Tell me about your experiences…


317 responses to “10 days until Christmas!!! Needful Things!!”

  1. Kathy Bradbury Avatar
    Kathy Bradbury

    I also have a drawer full of pre-cuts, but one could always use more!!! going to make the snowball quilt soon!

  2. Sandy Avatar
    Sandy

    I love precut but never want to use them up, just kind of decorate with them! I made a lollipop quilt from the batiks and really like it.

  3. Mary C Avatar
    Mary C

    Love precuts; in fact, I cut my left over pieces into precuts so I can quickly pick what I need for a project.

  4. catskillquilter Avatar
    catskillquilter

    I have gotten pre-cuts before, and I always seem to use them! I have made table quilts – small pieced quilts for side tables. On the few occasions that I have purchased pre-cut strips, I have used them in large strip quilts in various patterns.

  5. Patty Avatar
    Patty

    I love, love, love pre-cuts! They are fun to have and to collect. I haven’t done the starching as you suggested so I will definitely do that next time!

  6. moosebaymusings Avatar

    Thanks for the pattern–I have so many jelly rolls (as well as other pre-cuts) and they are piling up! It’s hard to resist them as they look so pretty, but then I don’t know what to do with them!

  7. Cyndy Ward Avatar
    Cyndy Ward

    I’ve purchased, used and hoarded precuts. I’ve bought more than I’ve used. I think of the small ones as something like a fabric chart of the colorways, fabric scale and prints in a line. Wish I could collect them all but as my friend Barbara says “where would you put them?”. Always found a solution so far . . .

  8. marie Avatar
    marie

    I have purchased a few. Have not used them yet, but i do not intentionally collect them.

  9. Pamela Kramer Avatar
    Pamela Kramer

    I love precuts. I am terrible at cutting. Have been for years. I make quilts all the time with precuts. I love the looks of them in my sewing room. And buy them even when I don’t know what I am doing with them. They are fun. And you can get all the fabric line. Love love them.

  10. Helen Glover Avatar
    Helen Glover

    Haha. had to laugh at your statement, or do you just collect them…..yep, that would be me. I collect fat quarters. So far I haven’t gotten many other pre-cuts but as I grow older and hands get a little stiffer, I think I probably will when I use up some more of my stash. I would love to win some precuts to get me started! Thanks for the tip on the starch. I fine it really helps also. Thanks for the chance to win!

  11. Kathy Avatar
    Kathy

    I don’t have any experience with pre-cuts, but just downloaded “Lightening Fast” and will hopefully win today!!

    Thanks for all you do.

  12. Vicki H Avatar
    Vicki H

    I have several charm packs but usually have a hard time opening them up to use. Love the snowball quilt.

  13. Linda B Avatar
    Linda B

    I have never used pre-cuts. Would love to try at some point. Did you make the pillow cases to match that quilt?

  14. Linda L Avatar
    Linda L

    I love precuts and have used layer cakes, jelly rolls, fat quarter bundles and charm squares so far. They are easy to work with and there are so many great patterns to use them on.

  15. Jonnie Nottingham Avatar
    Jonnie Nottingham

    I’ve never used pre-cuts because I mostly do applique’. I do love your fabric though…hmmmm

  16. Lu Avatar
    Lu

    Love precuts. I use them more often now I believe because it is so much faster to get started. I travel for a living and I precuts are something that if I get the opportunity to stop at a quilt shop I can easily add to my suitcase. Love your precuts and would give them a home.

  17. Sandy K Avatar
    Sandy K

    The only precuts I have are fq’s. I need to start buying some charms, the quilt is lovely.

  18. Christina Gordon Avatar
    Christina Gordon

    I love Pre-cuts! Sometimes I use them, or I just display them and enjoy all the colors! They make good decorations! LOL

  19. Becky Avatar

    Oh yes precuts! Project in progress as we speak. Snowball quilt is now on the list!!!

  20. Julia Cole Avatar
    Julia Cole

    I use them frequently. I make baby quilts, place mats, table runners, tote bags and all types of bigger quilts. I enjoy the variety of patterns and colors. My imagination just runs wild with ideas!!

  21. Cheryl Gherna Avatar
    Cheryl Gherna

    Each year my daughter, Connie Gherna-Barzano, and I make a quilt for a raffle in your area – Real Men Wear Pink, a cancer fund raiser. We have used the pre-cuts to help set up our project and to save lots of cutting time, time better spent sewing. We usually do this at a weekend retreat in the UP, Silver City, MI. It’s a wonderful time to spend with my daughter who is learning and enjoying a quilting hobby her mother loves, and doing something good for others who are going through a difficult time.

  22. Sharron Avatar
    Sharron

    I love precuts but they’re so pretty I have a hard time cutting into them. Have made a couple of quilts with the charm squares but have more to do.
    Have a Merry Christmas and all the best in 2017. Have fun with your little man – Christmas morning will be a blast with him.

  23. Nancy Avatar
    Nancy

    The only precuts I have are those small mini charms which I have saved in a big plastic jar in my sewing room. But they need more use eventually than to just look pretty!

  24. Colleen McLaughlin Avatar
    Colleen McLaughlin

    I love pre-cuts, but sometimes I get a beautiful pattern which has instructions for fat quarters, so it can get a little confusing. I like the time saving factor with pre-cuts though. I usually make lap quilts, as my DSM cannot handle anything too much bigger. They look so pretty when done. Have a wonderful holiday, Lisa.

  25. Cindy Selnekovic Avatar

    I love precuts, I collect them also, and I do use them! Such a timesaver and I love the scrappy look without all the work of choosing fabrics, and cutting. Half of my work is done using them! Now to go shopping…..

  26. Glenna D. Avatar
    Glenna D.

    I haven’t bought many precuts and haven’t yet used the ones I have purchased. However, I do have a collection of 6″ charms from a charm exchange that I have decided to use for leaders and enders. I cut each into 4 and am making 2 1/2″ HQTs from them for a quilt that requires nearly 900 – now here is where I should try your triangle papers! Your post today does tempt me, especially since some of them are my favorite collections.

  27. jrp53 Avatar

    I made the cutest baby quilt from a charm pack of 30’s repro fabrics. I just sashed white with print cornerstones and made a crib size. The quilt was the hit of the shower! I used to be so reluctant to open the packages cause they looked so cute all wrapped up. After making that baby quilt in an afternoon by saving all that cutting time, I’m all about opening them ASAP and making something beautiful!

  28. Nancy Fitzpatrick Avatar
    Nancy Fitzpatrick

    I love precuts!! Most of the time I use them to make table toppers to change out with the seasons, or just my mood!! Love charms squares and mini-charms!!

  29. Pamela Schmitt Avatar
    Pamela Schmitt

    I buy precuts and bundles all the time. I have used many but cannot bring myself to cut up the snowman gatherings ones. They look so cute testing in my shelf.

  30. Carolyn Avatar
    Carolyn

    I love the precuts especially yours . Love the colors & how accurate they are. Use them a lot in small quilts.

  31. Linda Davis Avatar
    Linda Davis

    i have used precuts, sometimes a few, to finish out a color family in a repro quilt, other times the whole pack especially in a mini but most of all- all neatly lined up in a basket on the shelf.

  32. Carol Garner Avatar

    I love pre-cuts. Used them in a stars and chains quilt, which turned out beautifully. Pre-cuts are a good way to add variety to the quilt.

  33. wilma serrao Avatar
    wilma serrao

    i love precuts so collect them. Find it hard to use them as they are so pretty. I am new to primitive collections and will search them now on. It is very hard to find them here so will look for it online at yours from now on. will have to patiently wait for the new collection. thanks for this opportunity.

  34. Anne Thate Avatar

    I love precuts! I buy them, collect them, use them. I just made a quickly little quilt from a French general charm pack.

  35. Betty Lockhart Avatar
    Betty Lockhart

    I have used precuts in all different sizes, and love them. But I actually like cutting too, so I don’t use them all the time. Sometimes I cheat and pull out a few of them to fill in a spot on a quilt someplace, then my package isn’t complete any more, and I have to do more mixing and matching.

  36. Ellen R Avatar
    Ellen R

    I know it is easy but I love my jelly roll race quilt. They go together quickly and show off the fabric so well and are great for gifts.

  37. LINDA Avatar
    LINDA

    Love precuts! I have used all of them.Latest project was using the Mini Charms for tiny Hourglass blocks for a Wall Hanging! So neat! Great accuracy to start with! Thank You for sharing!

  38. amycofer Avatar

    Collect precuts to see the fabrics in a specific line so I can decide if I want to purchase more yardage. Also use them a lot because they’re a fast & easy way to make a quick gift or assemble a quilt quickly.

  39. Leslie Knoop Avatar
    Leslie Knoop

    I would love to say I use my pre-cuts… but my mama said to never tell a lie! I buy them and collect them…I will use them someday or Ryleigh (our daughter) or Cassidy (our daughter in law) will!

  40. Sharon Clune Avatar
    Sharon Clune

    I just used circle precuts in wool to teach my quilt group how to work in wools. They loved it.
    Hopefully they will take to wool work.
    Sharon

  41. Marian Mapes Avatar
    Marian Mapes

    I love the versatility of a layer cake. I like having leftovers if I don’t use all of it, to add to my scraps for future projects.

  42. tonia Avatar
    tonia

    I have used precuts to make wall hangings and small gifty projects. They add variety to my stash without a big investment in yardage.

  43. Sue OConnor Avatar
    Sue OConnor

    I have used precuts on more than one occasion. They’re such a time saver, and it really helps with the scrappiness of my quilts!

  44. Kathy Avatar
    Kathy

    I love precuts! I have been quilting for 35 years, almost all are scrap quilts with small pieces. These are the best way to get a fantastic variety and the separate color and light and dark packs are great. The BOW’ s in the summer have the same feel. Each week you get a wonderful package in the mail. That’s why I can’t resist them!

  45. Maggie Reintges Avatar
    Maggie Reintges

    I have bought several of your precuts and I loved using them! My favorite was the small tumbler quilt. I never would have made it if I had to cut all those pieces out by hand!!

    1. Carol Green Avatar
      Carol Green

      The only time that I used pre-cuts from a major fabric company I was very disappointed because they were not cut accurately. But knowing the pride of workmanship that goes into everything that yo u do Lisa convinces me to order your pre-cuts to give them another try.

  46. Sharon Avatar
    Sharon

    I have a collection started. Love to see the different prints from the designers.

  47. Paulette Doyle Avatar

    YES!! I buy pre-cuts all the time and YES I use them!! My favourite is turning charm packs into baby quilts to give to friends’ grand-babies and neighbours’ babies! They are fast and easy and everyone loves the simplicity of them! I also find layer cakes the most user friendly…if you know what I mean!
    Have a wonderful Christmas in your beautiful new home!
    Paulette

  48. Stacey Larson Avatar
    Stacey Larson

    I love the towers and jelly rolls the best. i love to view the towers in my sewing room – eye candy – and then buy fabric to use. I use the jelly rolls for FAST quilts. Great designs to use them for but quick and easy.

  49. Jacque Avatar

    Yes I buy pre-cuts. Jelly rolls and charms are my favorites. I team them up with yardage and can pretty much make any quilt pattern out there. The joy of the pre-cuts to me, is getting sew many different fabrics all at one time. I am a scrappy type person.
    Love your snowball quilt and the hand quilting. I am a hand quilter and can understand the need to put a needle in your hand.
    Thanks for the sale and thanks for a chance at winning some.

  50. Sheila Avatar
    Sheila

    Have only used precuts for a tablerunner but think I should move on to bigger things and have to get starching!

  51. Teresa Avatar
    Teresa

    I do use precuts (also collect them just because.) I made modified log cabin quilt for my daughter’s wedding present this past year using jelly rolls.

  52. bobcandy61@yahoo.com Avatar
    bobcandy61@yahoo.com

    Love the pre cut squares. My guilt quilt did a class project for a large bag with the squares. Great size, you can even put you sewing machine in it. Great for weekend trips. I also love that the fabrics are already mix and matched for you. They are fun to use. Ho, Ho, Ho!🎄🎄

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  53. Deanna Bowman Avatar
    Deanna Bowman

    I do buy precuts–mostly I make small quilts for my church quilt group. We give them to a variety of charities.
    I must confess I have a few precuts I haven’t unwrapped yet–they just look so pretty on my coffee table.
    Thanks for the chance to win.

  54. shirley Avatar
    shirley

    I have used pre cuts finished a table runner with a charm pack, so much fun. My favorite pre cuts are charm packs.

  55. Candy Avatar
    Candy

    I always gravitate towards the precuts before anything else when I go into a quilt store. They are so attractive. And yes, I have used them on occasion (but I have to admit, I have probably ‘collected’ more than I have used!) LOL! Candy

  56. Janet O. Avatar

    I buy charm packs quite often–gives me a nice variety of fabrics for making mini quilts. I have purchased a couple of FQ bundles, but I just separate them and add them to the stash, rather than making something exclusively from the bundle. Have only purchased one jelly roll. I opened it to use some in a quilt, but did not make a “jelly roll” pattern. Never have purchased a layer cake, but have been gifted one and it is in a UFO box, partly made into a quilt from a workshop with Jenny Doan.
    I did purchase your little purple/chrome/cheddar charm packs at a show. Still waiting for just the right pattern.

  57. Mandy Meierotto Avatar
    Mandy Meierotto

    I love to look at the precuts but haven’t used them much.

  58. Vickie Olsen Avatar
    Vickie Olsen

    Your drawer looks like mine! Have lots of different ones. Love to make projects with them. So much quicker. Love the tumbler precuts. I sew a few together when I have a few extra minutes at sewing machine. I too want to know what was on your spray starch bottle.

  59. Cindy Avatar
    Cindy

    I have made a quilt from jelly rolls and from a layered cake!!! So much fun and easy to have on hand for a emergency!!!!

  60. Gayla Nuss Avatar
    Gayla Nuss

    I love precuts and have a growing collection of them in my stash! I love the projects and patterns that utilize them, and the time-saving ideas. Unfortunately it seems most of the projects I end up working on are from fat quarters and/or yardage. I am currently reorganizing my sewing room and my 2017 resolution is work on my precut projects and whip out quilt tops!!! I’ll worry about quitting them later 🙂

  61. Sally Avatar
    Sally

    Precuts are fun design opportunities. I’ve made some quilts using them, designed a few quilts on my own, and am slowly learning to break them into more than one project rather than hoarding.

  62. Kathy Johnson Avatar
    Kathy Johnson

    I adore precut but have only made 2 quilts with them (both Valentine). I seem to be better at collecting them than producing with them, lol. Thanks!

  63. Shirley Troccoli Avatar
    Shirley Troccoli

    I LOOOVE precuts because I hate to cut. I love all sizes and they make my life easier. Jelly rolls and honey buns are great for log cabin and fence rail quilts and charm packs for HST using PG Triangle Papers of course. And don’t forget layer cakes that can make large HST or cut in half and lined up with 4 patches to make a cute and fast quilt, or just sewn together with alternating solids. So many choices and ideas and so little time!
    Lisa, I love your fabric and patterns. You are an awesome and prolific designer! Merry Christmas to you and your family!

  64. Nancy Martin Avatar
    Nancy Martin

    I have lots of precuts and used up some one year when I made 5 jelly roll race quilts and backed them with fabric I found from years ago when a shop closed. I made them for family, they loved them. I plan on making more and using the patterns you showed us today

  65. Janet Dickson Avatar
    Janet Dickson

    I have bought and used all the precuts. I like the charm packs, they’ve been my go to fabric for sewing with my granddaughter. I’m able to focus on teaching and helping her without having to spend time cutting.

  66. Jackie Avatar
    Jackie

    I have not used precuts much, but I think I need to start. Thanks

  67. Rebecca Avatar
    Rebecca

    I do buy pre cuts. They are my go to project when I need a quick project fix!

  68. Loretta Waterman Avatar
    Loretta Waterman

    I love precuts and look for patterns that use them. It’s a great way to enjoy a great variety in fabric!

  69. sandy Lowery Avatar
    sandy Lowery

    I do buy precuts and have a few charm packs lined up of Primitive Gatherings to make table runners, maybe next year?

    slowery@shaw.ca

  70. Pamela Tasker Avatar
    Pamela Tasker

    I would love to win some pre cuts. What a quick and fast way to put a lovely quilt together ! Thank you.

  71. June S Avatar
    June S

    I collect & use precursor. Love them!

  72. Sharon Clune Avatar

    I just used circle precuts in wool to teach my quilt group how to work in wools. They loved it.
    Hopefully they will takae to wool work.
    Sharon

  73. Tina Avatar

    Yes, I love precuts and I also use them! I’ve made quick quilts for gifts and I don’t think you can beat the wonderful variety of choices in a precut. They’re perfect for having a manageable stash – they’re like your own little fabric store!

  74. Ann Post Avatar
    Ann Post

    I am definitely a collector of precuts. Love them. I have made a snowball quilt and am working on a bowtie quilt. Love the variety I get from the precuts.

  75. Kathe Howe Avatar
    Kathe Howe

    I love seeing precuts in ads but don’t always buy them, not knowing what I’ll do with them. The one I like the most is the ten inch squares which I can then cut into various shapes.

  76. Mary schreiner Avatar
    Mary schreiner

    Love pre-cuts! I have several tote bag and project bag patterns that I use them for that I give to my knitting friends!

  77. Deborah Graber Avatar
    Deborah Graber

    I too love to starch my fabric, but instead of Best Press or spray starch in the aerosol cans, I buy the liquid in the half gallon size and dilute it 50/50 in a spray bottle. Much more economical, and I like that I can control the stiffness. And the empty plastic half gallon bottles can be recycled, unlike the aerosol cans. Thanks for such a fun blog, and being positive force in the quilting community! Have a Merry Christmas.

  78. Pam H Avatar
    Pam H

    I have been using the small tumbler precuts to make a table runner for a large table. I like having hand piecing to do so this fits that bill. I haven’t worked on it for a bit though, because Clara’s Stars has been taking up my hand work time. Now that that’s almost done, I’m finding I need a few more tumbler packs to continue the table runner project. I usually pick up one a year on my annual jaunt to PG but I should be picking up more…I’ve run out! The other thing I like precuts for, is so I have a record of the whole line and can easily call and order more of a particular fabric, should I need that.

  79. Christine Baxter Avatar

    I love precuts….I am pretty new at quilting and it sure helps someone who doesn’t have a large stash!!

  80. Sally Avatar
    Sally

    I have collected them and used them! I have patterns for quilts that use them and it is so much quicker when some of the cutting is already done for me!

  81. gingerfolkdesigns Avatar

    I have some precuts n love them. I like small projects and wanna try the mini charms. Like to collect a jar of them including 1. From songbird gatherings😵

  82. Laura Avatar
    Laura

    I love precut and also have a drawer of them. They draw me in when I see them in a shop.

  83. lisa k Avatar
    lisa k

    I just bought a book with patterns using all fat quarters. Bought a fq bundle, but it’s too pretty to break open!

  84. Sharon Clune Avatar

    I do not know what you want in the details url?

  85. Marlene Leonardo Avatar
    Marlene Leonardo

    I have a few precuts. I bought them because I thought I could just sew them together as is and make a quilt. I still haven’t done anything with them yet. I have a layer cake, a jelly roll, and a few charms….a few of each. The free pattern looks like fun with different colors in the background. I always buy more ….just in case. I hate not having enough or when it is time to make something the fabric is no longer available.

  86. Sylvia miller Avatar
    Sylvia miller

    Love precuts. Getting ready to make an autograph quilt for my daughters wedding with jelly rolls. Hugs to all.

  87. Lana Avatar
    Lana

    I love precuts!!!! I do use them and your charm papers you designed are awesome! The charms and candy and jellyrolls work well as decorations on my shelves while I decide on just the right project to make! Thank you for the chart on half square triangle sizes.

  88. Angela Bowling Avatar
    Angela Bowling

    I have bought some precuts but have not used them. I just got back into quilting so I have only done some small projects. After the first of the year I intend to get moving on some more projects.

  89. Badawson16@AOL.COM Avatar
    Badawson16@AOL.COM

    I like charm packs, and have a few jelly rolls!

  90. Donna W Avatar
    Donna W

    I love to buy precuts because you get such a wide variety of fabrics and they all go together. I usually buy layer cakes or charm packs. And, I also love fat quater collections.

  91. ChrisI Avatar
    ChrisI

    I love precuts and have used them in several quilts. I like the scrappy look you get from using the charm squares and the jelly rolls and all the options you have with the 10″ squares. In the beginning I used them as I bought them. Somehow over the years I must have started collecting precuts because I now have a drawer dedicated them!!

  92. Lou Mongler Avatar
    Lou Mongler

    I love precuts. One of my favorite quilts made with precuts is a simple Christmas quilt I have on the back of my couch now. I used three 5″ charm packs of Christmas prints in reds, creams, golds, greens and blacks.Using freezer paper for circle patterns, I cut out 3″ and 3.5″ circles from some dark squares and some light squares. These circles were appliqued onto a complementary colored square with light prints onto darks and darks onto lights. About 30 squares received a circle. (I carried these to my sons’ sport events and hand stitched the circles onto the squares.) The setting was simple with 9 squares across and 10 down. Be sure to audition the block placement and lay them out randomly I added a green sash and a wider black print made from prints matching the charm group. My quilter quilted “bubbles”/circles on it. It is a subtle but fun quilt. Thanks.

  93. Sandy G. Avatar
    Sandy G.

    I’ve made a couple of table runners from a jelly roll and precuts, but I have a lot of precuts waiting for a project. I just fall in love with them, you get so much variety.

  94. Janice Joyner Avatar
    Janice Joyner

    I enjoy layer cakes and fat quarters most, but do have some jelly rolls. I made 4 great-granddaughter quilts this Christmas using layer cakes and the Urban Cabins pattern by Atkinson Designs. Can’t wait to use the triangle paper designed for strips with a jelly roll. I can see easier scrap quilts doing that.

  95. Barb Jenson Avatar
    Barb Jenson

    I do use precuts it’s a great way to get a whole line of fabric; sometimes it’s hard to break them open they are such good eye candy.

  96. Marian Allen Avatar
    Marian Allen

    I have LOTS of pre-cuts – made placemats, a quilt, bags – love them

  97. timbersmith63 Avatar
    timbersmith63

    Yes, I use and love precuts! They have changed my Quilting life!!

  98. Marsha Avatar
    Marsha

    No have not used pre cuts … I have cut my own at times when I use a pattern calling for them. Thanks for a chance to win, Merry Christmas

  99. suejean1 Avatar
    suejean1

    I have bought precuts and love them. I love scrappy quilts so it is a great way to get variety without having to buy a lot of each piece. I do use them, mostly for my small quilts.

  100. Cindy S Avatar
    Cindy S

    I have used the 5″ square precuts to make tote bags. I usually get some yardage for lining. I guess I also collect them cuz they are so cute!

  101. Nancy Avatar
    Nancy

    I LOVE precuts – from mini-charms to charm packs to jelly rolls to 10″ squares – SOOO much easier to use when already cut:) Hope to win:)

  102. Gloria Avatar
    Gloria

    I buy pre-cuts but I must belong to the “I just collect them” group. They look so nice in my drawer. I confess that I have used one package that I purchased from your booth, in my scrappy tumbler quilt. Wonderful variety.

  103. piecrust Avatar

    My fav is jelly rolls. I have a drawer full of them and they multiply! Always keeping an eye out for pattern books using jellies.

  104. Beth Strand Avatar

    I have a couple. I’ve made four patches with some charm packs that are going into something…someday. I would love a chance to play with some Layer cakes! Bethastrand@gmail.com

  105. Pat Braun Avatar
    Pat Braun

    I have bought and used precuts, esp. the smaller ones. It’s fun to combine that many different fabrics!

  106. Teri Avatar
    Teri

    I have quite a few precuts and have made many projects using them. Would like to use some layer cakes.

  107. Pam Benson Avatar
    Pam Benson

    I love my precuts. You get to own the line of matching fabrics which I could not afford otherwise. Some of my favorite quilts are made from precuts.

  108. Ruth Ann Avatar
    Ruth Ann

    I have just started using charms. I am am currently making the peiced summer block of the week using 5 inch charm packs and triangle papers. I really like. Cutting is not my favorite part of quilting! Makes it so much easier and so accurate.

  109. Michelle Wilson Avatar
    Michelle Wilson

    I love precuts….and they always seem so practical to have handy to put together a “quick” quilt. However…..I tend to repurpose them as decor in my sewing room! 🙂 They are great to “look” at too!

  110. Mary Avatar
    Mary

    I love the precuts! I have a bag pattern that I have made several times using them.

  111. Marsha Jean Avatar
    Marsha Jean

    Love pre-cuts! My fav are the 10″ layer cakes and 2-1/2″ jellyrolls. I buy most of them in reds, whites & blues to make quilts for Quilts of Honor. I am able to make many more quilts to donate when the fabrics are mostly cut and ready.

  112. Katherine Avatar
    Katherine

    After more than 25 years of quilting, I finally caught the pre-cut bug and now wondering why I hesitated!

  113. Lynn in Madison Avatar
    Lynn in Madison

    Pre-cuts are like quilting toys. Being all cut, fun size pieces, lovely bits of fabric. Yes I own a number of rolls and different cut sizes, some being yours. Unfortunately I don’t cut into them but decorate my sewing room with them, at least for now. Your snowball quilt though is pulling me over to give it a try.

  114. Fran B Avatar
    Fran B

    I just love that snowball quilt, gotta make one someday! I love jelly rolls and layer cakes and have made a few quilts with them. I used to buy fat quarters, but not so much anymore. Precuts are so cool because they eliminate the cutting time and you can get a quilt done pretty quick.

  115. Connie Morgan Avatar
    Connie Morgan

    I always use precuts. Fat quarter bundles are my favorite, but layer cakes are awesome too. So many options and wonderful patterns out there to try! I seldom do small quilts, the bigger the better for me, but I’m slowly switching to lap quilts. And yes I do tend to “collect” precuts. Sometimes they are just too pretty as they are to open!

  116. Mary Ellen Avatar
    Mary Ellen

    Love the precuts! I love doing internet sew a longs with small blocks & the precuts add so much variety to scrappy blocks!

  117. Loris Mills Avatar

    I love using the precuts from Moda…other manufacturers, not so much as the cuts are too wonky.
    Fat quarters are still my favorite though for lines that I really love.

  118. Kristie Michalowski Avatar
    Kristie Michalowski

    I actually make things from pre-cuts and stash them too ;o) I think my favorite thing I have made from precuts was a tumbler quilt…so saved time to cut all those pieces and accurate!

  119. Nancy Zimmerman Avatar
    Nancy Zimmerman

    I love precuts! I also love the twister gadget and have made many twister items such as bags, tablerunners, Christmas tree skirt, and quilts.

  120. Wanda Hall Avatar
    Wanda Hall

    I LOVE precuts and yes, I collect them like I do Fat Quarters! I make lots of table runners or toppers from them and I like to use patterns that include instructions using precuts. I use the Charm squares and the Jelly Rolls the most. My favorite thing I made was a quilt for my sister in law. She loves bright cool colors and I fell in love with a particular fabric collection and decided to buy the charm packs from it to make a quilt. I did squares and strips with a background of Kona Snow fabric. When it was done, it looked like a modern 30’s quilt and I loved it!!!

  121. Beth T. Avatar
    Beth T.

    My favorite thing I made from pre-cuts was our couch cover. It’s huge–101 inches long, so using 10 inch squares gave me a head start. I then cut them into 5 inch squares (mostly) and added a few stars and away we went.

  122. Marty Toaloe Avatar
    Marty Toaloe

    I love precuts! Saves lots of time and one of the easiest when my 8 year old granddaughters are sewing. They love using something right away instead of having to wait for it to be cut. Especially love the jelly rolls and layer cakes!

  123. Marie Eddins Avatar
    Marie Eddins

    I do love precuts but I think I’ve saved more than I have used in my quilts! I have made bed sized quilts with jelly roll strips and layer cakes, runners with charm squares, and small quilts with ‘candy’ squares. But truth be told, it is hard for me to open them to use. They’re so pretty! Yours are a dream though and I’d love to use them, especially in a Snowball quilt! Thanks!

  124. Lynne Sowerby Avatar

    I just finished a quilt using charm packs and I also made a pinwheel flannel quilt using layer cake packs for my grandson who is in college in Indiana. After the holidays I am going to make more with precuts, I really like working with them.

  125. Cheryl G Avatar
    Cheryl G

    I really like using precursor. I have your charm packs. I need to try the small ones for corners.

  126. Karen Qualls Avatar

    I have a small collection of precuts. Now that I am retired, I will be putting them to good use. It’s like fat quarter collections. I love buying them but sometimes find it hard to use them because then they will be gone!! Ha! Ha! But I have made several quilts with those bundles and am very satisfied. So need to pick up a few more precuts to make the quilts I have in mind. Thanks Lisa!

  127. Michele Erker - from Huntsville, AL Avatar
    Michele Erker – from Huntsville, AL

    I’ve used precuts – they make many projects SO much easier!!
    Question – back to your starching – when you douse your fabric with the starch, what are you spraying on top of? Your ironing board? Wouldn’t that make the ironing board really ucky after awhile? Or do you use a different, protected surface to spray your fabric pieces on? THANKS!!

  128. Lynelle Ussery Avatar
    Lynelle Ussery

    omy, I adore precuts… I have quite a few and they are a little bit like that new box of crayons when I was young!
    love, love, love!

  129. Jamie Austin Avatar
    Jamie Austin

    I have been collecting some charm packs for awhile so I can make a scrappy quilt.

  130. Brenda Peplinskie Avatar
    Brenda Peplinskie

    I have bought quite a few pre-cuts as gifts and prizes, but since I really enjoy the cutting process, I don’t buy them for myself! Doesn’t mean I would mind winning some though lol!! I do love how you can have a piece of a whole collection!!

  131. Alice Avatar
    Alice

    I purchase and use, although, I do have a few baskets of not yet used precuts! I love the charm packs your team puts together! Merry Christmas!!!

  132. VivM Avatar
    VivM

    Pre-cuts are so handy! It is a great way to get a large variety of fabrics, in just the size you need. I am currently making a mini Tumbler quilt using the Primitive Gatherings pre-cut tumbler packs.

  133. kade Avatar
    kade

    Yes, I love precuts. My favorite was a quilt made from two packs of candy bars. Super easy.

  134. Angelia L. Avatar
    Angelia L.

    I love precuts and I am jealous of your precut drawer! I have mostly charm and mini charm packs and a few jelly rolls. I haven’t made anything with them yet but do have several projects waiting to get started.

  135. Deborah Fields Avatar
    Deborah Fields

    Yes, I love precuts. I especially like the mini 2 1/2″ ones. They make such cute mini quilts and make the whole process go much faster!!

  136. Karen Smith Avatar
    Karen Smith

    I would like to try pre-cuts. I need to try yours out as I love your fabrics. Thanks for your ideas and quilting helps. I am going to try starch. Thank you and Merry Christmas!

  137. Joy Toole Avatar
    Joy Toole

    I love precuts and use them a lot

  138. Jill Avatar
    Jill

    I love pre- cuts – especially the 5″ and 10″ squares. Thanks for the chance to win.

  139. Melanie Eiswerth Avatar
    Melanie Eiswerth

    I have collected precuts for years. I love them and have made fast projects for gifts. Table runners, throws, purses, a large quilt, scrappy from left overs, and even used some for mug mats and place mats. Love them all!!!

  140. Jennifer Theien Avatar
    Jennifer Theien

    Hi…love your shop/products and really enjoy your blog post on using the triangle papers. A local quilt shop has a bimonthly precut class that I take where the patterns use primarily precuts. It makes good use of my “collection”, but some of them are just too pretty to use…know what I mean? The projects go together really quickly and then it’s on to the next one. Thanks again for all the great info and products and have a blessed holiday… Jennifer

  141. Maria R Avatar
    Maria R

    I do buy precuts, mostly jelly rolls and charm packs. I have made wall hangings and table runners. I like the variety of fabrics you get. Keeping my fingers crossed.

  142. Cathy Avatar
    Cathy

    I like to buy precuts, because I love to get the variety. I love scrappy! Going to check yours out now…

  143. Carolyn Hechel Avatar
    Carolyn Hechel

    I purchase your precut for a quilt pattern using civil war pattern. I was hook on them. Since then i have made almost all my quilts with precuts . You have a lovely mix of colors,blends,and makes my quilts love like i spent hours picking out the fabric. Thank you for all the sizes and colors you offer.

  144. City Chick Quilts Avatar

    I seem to collect pre cuts lol! I recently made a Halloween quilt from tumbler blocks I had purchased and wow it was so fast and easy and it turned out amazing with all the different fabrics in it!

  145. birdlooker Avatar
    birdlooker

    Since my least favorite part is the cutting, I love, love, love precuts. I especially love layer cakes. They seem to be the most versatile. My favorite project was a modern quilt using a jelly roll and a layer cake. It turned out great. I keep precuts (too many) on hand, so I can make speedy projects when needed. And I love the variety they can add to any project with very little expense compared to buying big yardage. I just can’t say enough about precuts!

  146. Becky Rabalais Avatar
    Becky Rabalais

    I love pre-cuts especially fat quarters and layer cakes. I purchase them and cut some from my stash. I just finished a quilt using layer cakes. Will gift it tomorrow. Merry Christmas! Enjoy your shopping!!!!!

  147. Cathy Avatar
    Cathy

    I love precuts! They are so convenient and much easier and quicker for cutting out pieces. I made my niece a quilt using a few jelly rolls and have made Christmas table runners using layer cake left overs. I have to say your Thanksgiving snowball quilt has me motivated to make it. Your quilting is well done too. So pretty and would make a great gift. Thanks for sharing the pattern and post.

  148. Renee Stapleton Avatar
    Renee Stapleton

    I love precuts because you can get so many different fabrics in a quilt. I have made a couple quilts with precuts, but I collect them faster than I use the 😊

  149. Mary K Avatar
    Mary K

    I do like to buy precut. Charms are a favorite to see what the line looks like. I have made a quilt from a jelly roll before and it is fast and fine. Thank you for the chance to win!
    Mary

  150. Karin Pavlovsky Avatar
    Karin Pavlovsky

    I love pre-cuts to be able to get the whole line in easy to use sizes. There are so many patterns that use these sizes and make it so much easier to make a great quilt

  151. Jody Randall Avatar
    Jody Randall

    I use precuts all the time and the 5″ charms are my favorite! I make lots of runners and wall/table topper sized quilts so these are wonderful to use. I especially like your packages because sometimes you just want scrappy in certain colors. I will for sure be shopping today for some more!

  152. Donita Moore Avatar
    Donita Moore

    I have purchased, used and stashed precuts. Have a line I am collecting for my grand-daughter to make a quilt with. So many possibilities with precuts, such a time saver.

  153. Sue Bennett Avatar
    Sue Bennett

    You can never have to many pre cut fabrics. They are awesome.

  154. Judy Vandervort Avatar
    Judy Vandervort

    I use pre-cuts constantly. It saves so much time in cutting and the the accuracy of the cut is precise. The octagon shape makes very interesting quilts and if I had to cut them – – it would be so time consuming…I would rather be piecing. Also love the charm packs as I make many table mats and mini quilts to hang on the wall..

  155. Audrey Bretz Avatar
    Audrey Bretz

    Yes, I’ve bought precuts! Jelly rolls, charm packs and layer cakes. I love that half the work is done when you start with a pre cut!! I made a wedding quilt for my niece and her husband with a couple of jelly rolls. Yes! I use them!!

  156. Sharon Avatar
    Sharon

    I just recently bought a few pre-cuts but haven’t done anything with them yet. I’m not sure what I can actually make with them by themselves or how much fabric to add to them.

  157. Jakey Avatar
    Jakey

    Hi Lisa, I absolutely love precuts! If I buy 5″ charm packs, I always buy 2, in case I want to make a baby quilt. I recently started buying FQ towers to have more creative flexibility and they provide inspirational decor until I decide to use them. My favorite precut project, a stuffed Christmas Scottie Dog using Moda 2″ candies… I didn’t get mine done yet but some dear friends did and they were adorable. Have fun shopping!!! Keep spoiling little man too!!! Hugs, Jakey

  158. Annie B Avatar
    Annie B

    I enjoy precuts. Have made a cheater hexagon quilt out of jelly rolls. Love to collect precuts. Not sure how many charm packs, 2 1/2 charm packs, tumbler packs, layer cakes I have, but I do know I can’t have enough=:)

  159. marie Avatar
    marie

    I’ve used pre-cuts, especially love charm packs and use them to make small projects

  160. Cindi P Avatar
    Cindi P

    I love pre its and have made several quilts from them, my fav is the jelly rolls. Thanks for the chance to win.

  161. Rose Jeter Avatar
    Rose Jeter

    Pre-cuts are so pretty, and they look so pretty on my shelf, I need to start using them though and really like your free pattern, maybe I will ‘mess’ my shelf up and use a couple on that pattern. Thanks for all the thought you put into these posts, this is my third year, and I always look forward to it.

  162. Mary Smith Avatar
    Mary Smith

    I too have a stash of precuts. Because I only have one of each, the projects I’ve made are small wall hangings or table runners but after seeing Lisa’s snowball quilt I will be looking for some layer cakes! Thanks for the inspiration. Merry Christmas to you all!

  163. Sue knill Avatar
    Sue knill

    I love pre-cuts many of the old quilt patterns are easier to piece with them. I also have a stash of them waiting to become something beautiful look forward to patterns from you.

  164. Marsha B Avatar
    Marsha B

    Love the snowball quilt, it is so pretty! I have some precuts and they are fun to work with.

  165. Kathy h Avatar
    Kathy h

    I have several precuts that I can’t open yet. My favorite things I have made are table runners with charm squares.

  166. Christine G. Guenther Avatar
    Christine G. Guenther

    I’ve made several table runners out of charm squares and when they first hit the market, I made a cute tote bag out of 2 charm packs. Thanks for the opportunity to win some more!

  167. Donna Pace Avatar
    Donna Pace

    I have never used pre-cuts but I’d love to give them a try!! Pre-cuts sound like they would make life easier and less stressful and I’d be able to complete a quilt much sooner than I do now! What a wonderful idea! I love the jelly rolls I’ve seen with all the variety of fabrics and they always go together fabulously!! Merry Christmas!

  168. Cindy Ohmart Avatar
    Cindy Ohmart

    Of course I’ve bought your pre-cuts, only thing is, I hate to cut into them, I love stacking them up and looking at them and rubbing on them,
    trying to decide what to do with them, you inspire me and I want to make the snowball quilt on your site. However, I need quite a few more pre-cuts, hope I win!!

  169. LJ Avatar
    LJ

    Yes, I have and do use precuts. Probably the thing I like the best about them is that I get ALL the fabrics in a particular collection. The newest thing I made is a Tuffet! for my 16 year old granddaughter for Christmas. The batik jelly roll I used did not have a single repeat. How sweet is that!

  170. Elizabeth F Kisielewski Avatar
    Elizabeth F Kisielewski

    Sometimes I buy precuts because they look so pretty. Not always sure what quilt to use them in.

  171. Donna Sparling Avatar
    Donna Sparling

    Yes, I LOVE precuts! It saves so much time – which I have very little of! I have made baby bibs, blankets and throws from precuts. I like that you get an entire collection with them. My favorite precut is a toss up…. I love layer cakes and charm packs. Sometimes I will buy a mini charm pack and play around with it – it helps me to see how I like the pattern/color placement. Thanks for the pattern…..I have a few jelly rolls tht I have been saving and may try this pattern!

  172. Dee Dalton Avatar
    Dee Dalton

    I love precuts I use them all the time. The best part is pulling them and beginning to play with a pattern and the cutting is already done. I’ve become addicted and now precut my stash fabric to go along with them. Had enough cut to make a large quilt and didn’t have to spend time cutting each part. LOVED IT!!?!!!

  173. Teri LaVoy Avatar
    Teri LaVoy

    I’ve used charm packs a lot and have some layer cakes, candy and jelly rolls as well. But with Christmas on its way and helping kids out its gonna be a while before I use them.

  174. carol Avatar
    carol

    I have made a sweet baby quilt with precut charm packs; a nice way to welcome a special granddaughter. I have some jelly rolls but I have not used them yet. Today’s lightening fast quilt might just be the way to use these jelly rolls.