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Quilting options on the Brother Luminaire sewing and embroidery machine

Quilting options on the Brother Luminaire sewing and embroidery machine

Yesterday I showed you how to trim the blocks and add sashing and borders on the Leaf wall quilt. Now ...
Machine applique the Brother Luminaire way

Machine applique the Brother Luminaire way

Yesterday you learned how to prepare plastic templates and use them on your curved strips that had been embellished with ...
Preparing applique shapes for machine applique

Preparing applique shapes for machine applique

Yesterday you sewed your strips together using decorative stitching on the Brother Luminaire Innov-ís XP1. There are so many decorative stitches ...
Sewing seams using decorative stitches?

Sewing seams using decorative stitches?

Yesterday I showed you how to prepare some fabric strips in preparation for decorative stitching with the new Brother The ...
Wall quilt tutorial: decorative stitches and curved piecing, let's do it!

Wall quilt tutorial: decorative stitches and curved piecing, let’s do it!

Last month, I introduced you to the new Brother Luminaire sewing and embroidery machine and showed you how to use ...
Brother Luminaire Innov-ís XP1 sewing and embroidery machine

7 stellar and unimaginable features on the Brother Luminaire XP1 machine

Yesterday I showed you how to use decorative stitches and a twin needle on the Brother The Luminaire XP1 Sewing, ...
The projector feature shows the decorative stitch exactly how it will look on the fabric.

The Luminaire XP1, its camera and projector for decorative stitches fun

Yesterday I finished up the 'quilt-as-you-go' table runner I made using decorative stitches from the new Brother The Luminaire Innov-ís XP1 ...
Sew sashing strips to the front and back of a 6½" square.

The Luminaire XP1, the dual feed foot and the binding

Yesterday, I showed you how to create 6½" embroidered and quilted squares using decorative stitches on the Brother The Luminaire ...
The projector shows the stitch image on the fabric.

StitchVision on The Luminaire for visible decorative stitch placement

Yesterday I unboxed and introduced you to the new Brother Innov-ís XP1 embroidery and sewing machine – The Luminaire. Now ...
The Brother The Luminaire is set up and ready to sew.

Unboxing the NEW Brother The Luminaire sewing and embroidery machine!

Who doesn't enjoy trying out a new sewing machine? I was thrilled to learn that I was going to be ...
Sea Salt by Linda J. Hahn using Banyan Batiks, Island Vibes fabrics

Inspiration for your next Banyan Batiks Island Vibes quilt!

Yesterday I showed you how to finish up an adorable baby quilt using Banyan Batiks Island Vibes quilt and get it ...
Quilt top with borders added; Curved strip-piecing using Banyan Batiks Island Vibes creates a sweet baby quilt. Free pattern!!

Finishing a baby quilt with sashing makes it sweeter!

Yesterday I showed you how to make curvy, strip-pieced blocks using fabric from the Banyan Batiks Island Vibes collection in ...
Arrange 15 quilt blocks in rows of 3 for the quilt top. Using Banyan Batiks Island Vibes fabric collection.

Curved strip-piecing using Island Vibes fabric creates a sweet baby quilt

Yesterday I showed you how to add some contrasting strips to your curvy, strip-pieced segments to create an original block ...
Curvy strip pieced block ready to be trimmed to the desired size; using Banyan Batiks Island Vibes fabrics to make a modern quilt, placemat, cushion cover etc.

Making a versatile Island Vibes curved strip pieced quilt block

Yesterday I showed you how to do some easy curved strip-piecing using fabrics from Banyan Batiks Island Vibes collection. Today ...
Fabrics from the Banyan Batiks Island Vibes collection in the Palm Bay colorway

Curved strip piecing with the NEW Banyan Batiks Island Vibes

In previous QUILTsocial blog posts, I've shown you how to make projects using fabrics from the Tie One On and African ...
Another finished button quilt!

Mini quilt with buttons becomes very adorable

Yesterday I showed you how to use buttons from the bottle o’ buttons purple collection to make a small button ...
Finished button quilt using buttons to make flower shapes

Using buttons instead of applique for a small quilt!

Yesterday I showed you how to use some blue buttons from a bottle o’ buttons to mount a small modern quilt ...
Cut away some of the backing and batting in the corners.

How to mount a quilted piece on an artist canvas

Yesterday I showed you how to make the blocks for your modern button quilt. Now, let's put everything together to ...
Button quilt mounted on a 12" x 16" Artist's Canvas

For the love of buttons – making a modern button quilt

Yesterday I gave you the cutting instructions for the little button quilt. We'll be using buttons from the bottle o’ ...
bottle o' buttons - just 4 of the many colors available

Button, button…bottle o’ buttons

I recently received these 'Bottle o’ Buttons' jars. What fun! Little jars of color-coordinated buttons just waiting to be used ...