• Easter Holidays Monster Madness in the Quilt Direct Bernina Studio Recently new in, we are very excited about our new Crafter’s Edge Crossover range and have been eager to try using the new range of FAB dies with the Accuquilt Go! conversion kit. As the kids are on holiday from school, we decided it would be lovely to involve them and do a fun, bright ...
  • Preparing for Valentine’s Day in the Bernina Studio https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MJS4XnC9Fj4 So…….. Welcome to our first blog post about learning to quilt.  I am Charlie, one of three members from Quilt Direct who are keen to learn about all things quilting and the tools we pack into parcels for our customers everyday. Bernina Studio Our early sessions have been about ‘half square triangles’. Having ...
  • How to use the BERNINA patchwork foot no. 97 and 97D Piece beautiful quilts, just like a pro! Our video tutorial shows you how to achieve expert results and precise, straight lines in no time at all with the BERNINA patchwork feet no 97 and 97D. The patchwork feet 97 and 97D are designed for BERNINA machines with 9 mm stitch width. They can be used ...
  • Quilters Christmas Gift – Binding Tool Another nifty little tool that makes a pefect gift is the Binding Tool designed by Susan Brown. This amazing tool is designed to bring together the last two pieces of binding in a perfect mitered seam. No measuring and cutting, and then trying to figure out how to join those last pieces! When you finish the last ...
  • Felt Christmas Ornament Kits Ever wanted to make your own Christmas decorations, but not been confident enough? Well, Quilt Direct can help. These fabulous Christmas ornament kits mean even the most timid sewers can create a little bit of hand-made Christmas magic. Rachel Pellman designs and produces exquisite kits that include all the fabrics, embellishments, floss, precise patterns and illustrated instructions. These kits ...
  • Bernina 3V Manual Buttonhole Foot Video Use the Bernina 3V Manual Buttonhole Foot whenever manual buttonholes are indicated such as for extra long or extra small buttonholes, or in difficult areas with uneven thicknesses of fabrics such as narrow collar stands. Use this foot to sew buttonholes with or without gimp. The sole of the foot has two grooves, which allow the ...
  • Sewing Machine Needles Video The lovely people at Schmetz have put together some great videos explaining sewing machine needles There are 6 videos in the series: Needle Basics Needle Anatomy How to Read the Needle Package Needle Selection Changing the Needle Needle Q&A session Don’t forget we’ve also got our useful Understanding Sewing Machine Needles guide for you. Quilt Direct stocks Schmetz needles and Bernina needles – buy ...
  • Bernina 2V Overlock Presser Foot Video The Bernina 2V Overlock Presser is suitable for overlock seams and machine-hemming. It can also be used to sew decorative hems, ribbing and satin stitching on most knits. The stitches are formed over the pin on the inside edge, giving extra thread to each stitch thus producing flexible, flat seams. The overlock pattern foot no. ...
  • Bernina 1V Reverse Pattern Presser Foot Video The Bernina 1V reverse-pattern foot is an all-purpose foot for straightstitching and ‘open’ decorative stitch patterns. This is a versatile foot, suitable for heavyweight fabrics like denim, wool and corduroy. It is also ideal for various utility and decorative stitch patterns, ribbing and hems. There is an indentation in front of and at the ...
  • Bernina Zig Zag Foot 0V Video The Bernina Zig Zag Presser Foot 0V is an all-purpose presser foot suitable for various utility and decorative stitch patterns, particularly for straight or zig zag stitching. It can be used together with all needle types and for embroidery and leather projects. This presser foot is great for sewing with straight stitch, zig zag and all ...

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