Sewing Machine Tips for Presser Feet: Adjusting the tension knob according to your fabric. Heavy fabric: less tension. Lighter fabrics: More tension. Then the presser foot will hold the fabric securely to the feed dogs & keep it from sliding.
In trying to find a new way to lay out her log cabin blocks, designer Jane Vaughan hit upon this winning arrangement. You can duplicate her creation with 80 identical blocks joined in a variety of direction. This is a Fat Quarter Friendly Project.
DIY Fabric Gift Pouch with Drawstring. She got the idea out of a Japanese Magazine. This is so cute and a perfect size for a small gift - and EASY. Also love how you can have 2 different fabrics. Tutorial at A Spoonful of Sugar here.