I was doing some work on my new tablet today in between bread making steps. All the little icons had been previously checked out and I was interested in the Apps button. My investigation led me to the free section. Guess which one I installed first? A quilting one, of course. I discovered that Robert Kaufman (one of my favourite fabric designers) offered a free quilters ruler. There is actually three of them. One gave you fabric amounts for different needs, another how many of a certain type of block i.e. half square, you can get from a particular amount of material and so on.
I have most of these on a print out from Victoriana Quilt Designs (she has them free on her web site: victorianaquiltdesigns.com) but it is nice to have them on the tablet so they are with me when I go to quilt group or fabric shopping.
I think I have mentioned before that I love gadgets and I do enjoy learning new things but, sometimes, I am a bit fearful of getting started. A very generous lady in our local quilt group gave me a couple of devices to help me set the upper and lower tension on my frame machine. I haven't found them helpful. They just sit there. I have been waiting for them to jump up and do whatever it is they do. I guess I am just going to have to put on my brave face and learn how they operate. I am sure I will be quite excited once I do. I am also sure I will be telling you about it. Stay tuned.