Whether Mom is a beginning quilter or an experienced quilting enthusiast, she will appreciate the gift of some new quilting tools and reference guides this Mother’s Day. Quilters of any background and skill level will appreciate these great gifts for Mother’s Day:
The Omnigrid Quilters Travel Case is a roomy 14 inch by 14 inch by 2-2/4 inch travel case designed for the quilter on the go, and includes an inner organizer to keep all her quilting supplies neatly organized.. The Travel Case makes a great gift for a Mom who attends quilt classes and workshops or quilting retreats.
Calculated Industries Quilter’s FabriCalc Quilt Design and Fabric Estimating Calculator. Use this handy battery-powered, pocket-sized calculator to find costs for materials and total fabric yardage including batting, backing fabric, borders, and binding. Store calculations for up to 6 different types of fabrics, or use it to figure out how many squares or diamonds can be cut from fabric.
All-In-One Quilter’s Reference Tool Easy-To-Follow Charts, Tables and Illustrations, Yardage Requirements, Cutting Instructions, Setting Secrets, Choosing … Piecing Techniques, Number Conversions [Spiral-bound]C&T Publishing; 1st edition
Find information fast in this convenient pocket-size reference guide. Provides answers to quilters most frequently asked questions: How much fabric do I need? How many and what size blocks do I need to make a quilt the size I want? How do I figure the percentage to enlarge or reduce when photocopying? How do I cut bias binding? Which needle should I use? How do I sew a mitered border? And more! Makes it easy to find information fast! Convenient, pocket-size reference guide
The Quilting Bible, 3rd Edition: The Complete Photo Guide to Machine Quilting [Paperback] Creative Publishing International
This is the one reference every quilter needs. Its 352 pages and 1,000 photographs cover every aspect of machine quilting. Sections include quilt basics, block-pieced quilts, appliqué quilts, special piecing methods, embellishing quilts, and a sampler quilt with related projects. Quilters from beginners to the skilled will turn to this book again and again.
Local Quilt Shop Gift Certificate or Quilting Class
Give her a gift certificate and let Mom pick out some new fabric or a book that she has been wanting for a while. She can also sign up for a class that is offered at her favorite local quilt shop.