Quilting Tools, Supplies and Notions

There's a million of 'em!

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Just walk into any quilt shop and there'll be a whole wall of tools, supplies and notions...

...And usually a few variations of the same tool.

How's a quilter to choose?

We've begun an index here, of the tools and supplies we use in quilt making. Since new products are introduced all the time, it's a work in progress.

We've organized the tools by category on this page. For an alphabetical listing, check out our Site Map.

Cutting Tools

Accuquilt Fabric Cutting Machine

Olfa Cutting Mat, Self Healing Mats

On Point Ruler - for cutting diagonally oriented patches

Quick Quarter Ruler - for marking 1/4" seams

Tri-Recs Rulers - for Triangle in a Square units\

Studio 180 Designs rulers

Wonder Ruler Quilting Ruler - 1/6" and 1/8" sizes

Design Tools

Sewing Tools

Sewing Machine Needle Guide

Miscellaneous Tools and Aids

Hang It Dang It Wall Quilt Hanger

Magic and/or Mega Pressing Mat

Proportional Scale - How to Reduce and/or Enlarge Blocks - free download

Water Soluble Stabilizer (used in quilting for Invisible Machine Applique)

Paper Piecing 

Half Square Triangle Paper - includes free download

Paper Piecing Papers —A Review