1. She uses Downy Wrinkle Releaser when she initially irons all her fabric. She said it gets the wrinkles right out all the time.
2. She uses a Microtex 60/8 needle in her machine for machine appliqué with invisible thread in the top and bobbin. This way you cannot tell her machine appliqué from her hand appliqué.
4. She put Daylight light bulbs in her sewing room and it makes a big difference in how truly the colors in her fabric read.
6. She made her own ironing surface with Luan plywood with Drill fabric wrapped around it and duct taped.