1. Never, ever complain about how narrow a 5/8" or 1/2" seam allowance is.
Right? I used to fuss about the difficulty of sewing a precise "little" 5/8" seam. Yikes! I got over this on my first quilt where I pieced about 1,000 pieces while estimating a 1/4" seam allowance!
2. Seam ripping in one-third the time
Somewhere in this wonderful quilting blog world, I found a tutorial on how to rip out a seam. I thought: "Really, there is more than one way?"
3. Perpendicular Pinning
I have always been a "parallel to the seam" pinner.
And these are just a few of the little gems I have learned in Year One.