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5 tips to create the best ever quilt binding finish

5 tips to create the best ever quilt binding finish

In yesterday's post, I quilted my table runner so in this final blog post of the week, I want to ...
The secret to modern quilting using the straight stitch

The secret to modern quilting using the straight stitch

In yesterday's post, I used a short stitch to perfecting align my seams. As time was the essence for this ...
How a short stitch, in quilting, can save the day

How a short stitch, in quilting, can save the day

Welcome back to my fun and easy project made with the lovely Kayana Autumn Collection from Banyan Batiks. Today I'll ...
How to choose a quilt design for fabric too beautiful to cut into

How to choose a quilt design for fabric too beautiful to cut into

I’m back and ready to show you how to not be intimidated by beautiful fabrics. If you’ve been following along ...
Falling in love with Banyan Batiks Kayana autumn fabric collection

Falling in love with Banyan Batiks Kayana autumn fabric collection

If fall is your most favorite season of all than you will love this project as it features the Kayana ...
Fairfield bamboo batting was the perfect choice to quilt this piece.

In quilting circles, there too, the devil is in the details

We tend to think that just because the quilt top is finished that we’re done! But that’s far from true ...
Time to sew up the two quilt blocks together

My best TIP for assembling quilt blocks

I'm so happy to be sharing my best tip on how to assemble a quilt top. If you've been following ...
Before cutting off any excess fabric, I ensure that my vertical and horizontal lines align with my center strip. I also ensure that my diagonal is aligned with the corners of my squares, Only when they all match, I cut off excess fabric... if any.

The best tip for squaring off your quilt blocks!

In yesterday’s post, I mentioned how much I loved working with Omnigrip rulers. In this post, I'll go over my ...
How to make this block for the Deep Waters quilt pattern size 75" x 75" made using Banyan Batiks Color Blocking collection

THE 2 must-have sewing tools for smooth and accurate piecing

In yesterday’s post, I gave you the fabric requirements and cutting instructions to make the beautiful and easy quilt pattern, ...
Ziploc bags and non-permanent markers are a must in my studio!

2 tips to make fast and easy quilts that only look complicated

I'm thrilled to be back for another year on QUILTsocial to share with you some of my favorite tips to ...
Making beautiful quilting designs using the Sulky Rayon Variables 30wt thread in Vari-Reds. The thread added pizazz immediately on the project.

The trick to amazing free motion quilting for beginners

It’s my last post of the week and also of the year featuring the PFAFF creative icon. And I have ...
Playing with leftover fabric to create borders for a 14" square finish

Curved piecing makes the best heart quilt block for Valentine’s Day

Have you finished the cute table runner for the holiday season I showed you in my posts this week? Piecing ...
A face binding is my favorite "perfect" finish to any art quilt or table runner

10 steps to face binding a holiday table runner using PFAFF creative icon

If you’ve finished the holiday table runner that I presented in my last two posts, I have a great tutorial ...
Embroidering with the PFAFF creative icon

How to center a quilt section in a PFAFF creative icon hoop

Have you tried the curve piecing yet? In yesterday’s post, I showed you a cute project to make while learning ...
Easy curves table runner project just in time for the Holidays

The secret behind sewing curves without using pins

I'm so excited to be hosting the blog this week! I have prepared a special Christmas treat just for you ...
Basting the zipper to the project

How the creative icon does half the work for you when adding a zipper

I’m back for the last post of the week, have you tried the mitered corner technique I showed you yesterday? ...
It's easy to make mitered corners with the creative icon

8 easy steps to perfect mitered corners

This week is all about making attractive cushions for holiday gifts, and yesterday I shared 3 reasons why embroidering text ...
Bon Voyage cushions make great gifts and are easy to make

3 reasons why embroidering text has become an obsession for me

It's so important to prepare your fabric, stitches and stabilizer for successful machine embroidery, as I explained yesterday. Pretty quickly, ...
Now go ahead and have fun choosing designs!

6 essential steps for successful machine embroidery using the creative icon

Have you sorted your fabric to make the 3 cushion ideas I mentioned yesterday? With more than 800 embroidery designs ...
Play with panels and fabrics to perfect your skills

PFAFF creative icon and Chloe fabrics make excellent cushion ideas a cinch

I thought I should use this week's blog posts to present 3 cushion ideas to spark your imagination using the PFAFF ...
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