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Perfect Circles™
Designed by Karen Kay Buckley

Perfect Circles™ and Bigger Perfect Circles® are heat resistant plastic templates designed by Karen Kay Buckley especially for appliqué quilters who desire to make perfectly shaped circles each time.

  • Perfect Circles™ comes packaged containing 15 different circle sized heat resistant plastic washer templates, 4 of each size, ranging from 7/16" to 2" for a total of 60 circles and a ring to store them on.
  • Bigger Perfect Circles® comes packaged containing 10 different circle sized heat resistant plastic templates, ranging from 2.25" to 4.5".

Following the excellent directions included in the Perfect Circles™ and Bigger Perfect Circles® package, you can make perfect circles for your hand and machine appliqué. Perfect Circles™ were a featured product on both Simply Quilts and American Quilter.

 
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Perfect Circles

Perfect Circles™
Designed by Karen Kay Buckley
Heat Resistant Plastic Washer Shapes

Count: 15 sizes, 4 each = 60 circles
Sizes: 7/16" up to 2"
Item Code: P02CIR3
Weight: 0.3 lb
10% off: $11.66
MSRP: $12.95

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Perfect Circles

Example of 15 sizes and shapes

Bigger Perfect Circles

Bigger Perfect Circles™
Designed by Karen Kay Buckley
Heavy Heat Resistant Plastic Templates

Count: 10 sizes 2 each = 20 circles
Sizes: 2 1/4", 2 1/2"", 2 3/4", 3", 3 1/4,
3 1/2", 3 3/4", 4", 4 1/4", 4.5"
Item Code: P02CIR4
Weight: 0.3 lb
10% off: $13.45
MSRP: $14.95

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Helpful Appliqué Tools &

Threads for Freehand Machine Work, Machine Embroidery, Machine &/or Hand: Appliqué, Quilting &/or Embroidery

FAQ: Quilting & Applique Topics by Sharla Hicks

Invisible Machine Applique Example

AtlantisSuperior Threads Razzle Dazzle Variegated Silver 1008 Bronze

  • How-to Use Article: Breakage with Metallic thread?? Here are the Tips and Tricks by Sharla Hicks, an expert in using the sewing machine with decorative threads for the sewing machine. Find tips on appropriate needle sizes. when to use in the bobbin, when to use as top & bottom thread, and much more.

 

Helpful Notions and Threads for Hand and Machine Applique & Quilting

 

 

Thread Heaven Thread Conditioner
Thread Heaven
Thread Conditioner & Protectant

30% less Friction
Black Gold Needles
Clover
Black Gold Needles
Quilting/Between
Appliqué/Sharps & Quilting

 

10% off
Zipper Feet
Tutorial: Use Zipper Foot for
Invisible Machine Applique

Helpful Applique, Binding & Piping, and Quilting in the Ditch

10% off
Schmetz Needle package
Schmetz Needles

every style and size

 

 

Invisible & Low Profile Threads

Good for hand &/or invisible machine applique, hand-look machine quilting & bobbin thread

10% off
Wonderfil
SpecialityThread
Invisafil samples
Invisafil 100 wt
.
Cottonized Polyester
very fine w/matte finish
spools or minipacks
10% off
YLI
Wonder Invisible and Lingerie Bobbin Threads
Monofilament
Invisible Thread

in Clear or Smoke
Nylon Lingerie
& Bobbin Thread

in Black or White
10% off
Superior Threads:
Monopoly Thread by Superior Threads
MonoPoly Invisible Polyester Thread

in Clear or Smoke
10-25% off
DMC Thread examples
DMC
50 WT Machine Embroidery Cotton

Large selection of colors for easy fabric matching when a more subtle quilting look is wanted and great for appliqué

More Threads for Appliqué, Embroidery, Quilting by Hand or Machine

 

Bottom Line example
Superior
Bottom Line
Quilting, embroidery, bobbin, binding, and appliqué thread designed by Libby Lehman. 60 wt. lint-free polyester.

Water Solubles & Fusible Threads

Helpful when working with fabric & appliqué templates

Charlotte's Fusible Web by Superior Threads
Charlotte's Fusible Web

Superior Threads

Vanish
Vanish 2 sizes spools
Vanish Water Soluble

Superior Threads
Superior Razzle Dazzle
Superior
Razzle Dazzle
Heavy Metallic Twist
for Hand, Crazy Quilting or Bobbinwork

10-25% off
DMC Thread examples
DMC
50 WT Machine Embroidery Cotton

Large selection of colors for easy fabric matching when a more subtle quilting look is wanted and great for appliqué

40% off
Living Color

Superior
Living Color &
Nature Colors
Art Quilt Colors
Hollis Chatelain Palette
portrait tones & earthtones
40 wt. high-sheen premium trilobal polyester. For quilting and embroidery.

10% off
Razzle
Wonderfil Thread
Razzle
Heavy Rayon for Hand, Crazy Quilting, or Bobbinwork
Razzle
Wonderfil Thread
Dazzle
woven through with metallic
Heavy Rayon for Hand, Crazy Quilting, or Bobbinwork
10% off
King Tut Superior Thread Example CONE
King Tut™ Quilting Thread
Superior Thread
Cream of the crop cotton in Egypt, 100% Extra Long Staple (ELS) Egyptian cotton. Staple fibers 10% longer than Long Staple cotton.
10% off
Wonderfil
SpecialityThread
Invisafil samples
Invisafil 100 wt
.
Cottonized Polyester
very fine w/matte finish
spools or minipacks
10% off
Robinson-Anton Rayon
Robison-Anton
40 WT Rayon

300+ Colors
For Machine Embroidery & Quilting. Threads has a lustery sheen that adds a decorative touch to any quilt.
Robinson Twister Tweed
Robison-Anton
Twister Tweed

35 wt. Two tones of threads twined together makes a very interesting blend for Machine Quilting and Embroidery (excellent animals)

Trace & Develop Line Ideas for Quilting & Appliqué

Preview Lines & Placement: Overlay Cellophane/Paper, Vinyl, & Mesh

20 in x 25 ft
Preview Paper
Video Available
CLEAR
Quilter's Preview Paper

by Quilter's Touch
use with quilting lines & appliqué


Freezer Paper & Fabric Folding Pen

10% off
2 sizes
Transdoodle
Transdoodle

Transfer Paper for clean guidelines
White, Yellow, Blue Chalk Sheets
Does not iron-away
10% off
CJ Jenkins Freezer Paper
C.Jenkins
Freezer Paper

Extra Heavy & Reusuable
8.5x11 & 12x15

10% off Marking Quilt Guides: Curved & Scallop Lines, Edges & Corners

10% off
Easy Scallop Tool
Easy Scallop Tool

by Darlene Zimmerman
10% off
Mini Perfect Spiral
Mini Perfect Spiral

Thimbleworks
Mark Quilting Grids
up to 10" Across
10% off
Perfect Spiral
Perfect Spiral

Thimbleworks
Mark Quilting Grids
up to 24" across
10% off
Radial Corners by Creative Grid
Radial Corners
1.5" 2" & 3" Inch
by Creative Grid

Ruching Guides & Mylar Circles

10% off
Circular Ruching Guide
Circular Ruching Guide
Thimbleworks

 

10% off
Strip Ruching Guides
Strip Ruching Guide
Thimbleworks
10% off
Brandy's
Circle Mylar Pieces
Example of circles
Mylar Pieces
Multiple sizes
Small to large
10% off
Perfect Circles
Perfect Circles &
Bigger Perfect Circles
by Karen Buckley

Hemostat

Tweezers

Scissors


Gingher 8" Scissors with protective cover


Large Ring Scissors Curved

Fusible Webbing & Non-stick Craft Sheets aka Teflon Sheets

10% off
Bo Nash Starter Kit
Bonash
Bonding Powder

and Non-Stick Craft Sheets


10% off
Lite Ez-Steam II by Pellon
Lite EZ-Steam II
& EZ-Steam II
Excellent fusible with fine webbing

10% off
MistyFuse White
MistyFuse White
Extremely light weight fusible

Use fusibles with
Angelina Fibers

Anglina Fiber Turquoise

40% off
8x11
See Video
glueFOIL Copper
Craft Metal

Glue Foil
Aluminum, Copper,
Black, Stainless Steel

10% off
505 Spray & Fix
505 Spray & Fix

temporary
spray adhesive
for quilt basting, appliqué, machine embroidery, mixed-media stenciling
10% off
606 Spray Fusible Webbing
606 Spray Fusible Web

Spray on fusible web that turns any fabric or stabilizer into a fusible product

 

Notions Categories

Notions Index H, I, M

Appliqué Supplies & Tools

Hand Quilting & Piecing Accessories
Appliqué Tools
Bias Tape & Bias Tape Makers
Health Aides & Magnifiers

Adhesives, Glues & Fusibles

Interfacing & Interfacing Panels (going to stabilizers)
Adhesives, Glues, Sprays & Fusible Interfacing & Stabilizers Irons and Ironing Aides

Basting Tools, Sprays & Supplies

Lights
Basting Tools, Sprays & Supplies Magnifiers

Embellishment Index

Machine Quilting Accessories
Beads & Charms Index Marking Tools
Embellishments Index Machine: Needles (Schmetz Machine Needles)
Paints, Pens, Dyes, Stamping & Accessories

Needles for Hand & Sewing Machine

Felting Supplies & Books
Felting mat Felting Needles Felting Molds Roving Click Here

Hand: Clover's Black Gold: 30% less friction
Quilting, Betweens, Sharps

Pom-Pom Makers Pom-Pom Makers
Machine: Needles (Schmetz Machine Needles)

Fabrics

Paper Piecing Index

Fabric Index: PFD, Fabric Panels, Lutradur Paper Piecing Tools, Books, Software, Patterns

Fabric Printing and Photo Transfers Index

Organization Index

Photo Transfer and Printer Fabric Organization, Totes, Storage

Paint, Pens, Dye, Stamping & Accessories

Notions Index Q, R, S, T

Paints, Pens, Dyes, Stamping & Accessories Quilt Care

Notions Index C & F, G

Retractable Clips
Calendars: Current Year Rotary Cutters
Color Tools: Color wheels, color viewers, reduce & enlarge view tools, design walls Ruching Guides
Circle Cutters & Rotary Cutter Tools Rulers, Templates & Cutting Guides
Fast Piecing Aides Scissors, Tweezers, Seam Rippers
Gifts for Quilters & Crafters Index Sewing by Hand & Quilting Accessories
  Sewing Machine Accessories
  Stationary and Business Cards with Quilt logos
  Stabilizers
  Stencils & Templates
 

Threads, Yarns, Fibers & Ribbons Index
for Quilting, Sewing, Embroidery, Embellishment

  Trace, Design & View Tools
  Wearables / Socks

 

 


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