If you haven’t heard much from me lately, I’ve been busy making bags, and some of these bags I’ve made using By Annie’s Soft and Stable. A blog reader first asked me to look out for it at Quilt Market this past Fall; I had never heard of this product. I didn’t think anything of it, in fact, until I got there and saw the samples in the booth. When I saw this image, I thought there must be some kind of trick to get the wooden handles to allow the bag to stay up (handles are somewhat heavy!)…
So, I made a little 3-minute video so you can check out what I have to say about Soft and Stable. Before I even started using the Soft and Stable in my sewing patterns, I thought long and hard about being a responsible pattern-writer…Soft and Stable is available on the By Annie website, Amazon, and at local quilt shops. It is not widely available, especially to people in other countries, and as it is a very specific product, I thought long and hard about if I should use it in a pattern’s supply list. But once I sewed with it, I felt like the difference it makes is so substantial that I couldn’t not use it. It’s kind of amazing. So my decision was to use it in patterns, but provide a substitute interfacing choice (although the bag would turn out somewhat different if using the substitution).
So, what do you think?? Do you have any comments about the Soft and Stable, or anything about my
Where to find it online:
Australia – Punch with Judy