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A perfect picnic quilt is made of a simple quilt design

A perfect picnic quilt is made of a simple quilt design

Here we are at our final day of 5 Days to a fabulous picnic set. Our baskets are full to ...
Keeping the wine cool at the picinic with UNIQUE quilting therm fleece

Keeping the wine cool at the picinic with UNIQUE quilting therm fleece

Yesterday I had so much fun making a set of charming reversible fabric bowl covers to go with my new picnic ...
What it takes to make the best reversible fabric bowl covers

What it takes to make the best reversible fabric bowl covers

It's day three of five days to a fabulous picnic set. In yesterday's post, I had a wonderful time making ...
Sewing double sided fabric napkins for a fabulous picnic set

Sewing double sided fabric napkins for a fabulous picnic set

Welcome back to day two of 5 days to a fabulous picnic set. In yesterday's post, I had a wonderful ...
5 days to sewing and quilting a fabulous picnic set

5 days to sewing and quilting a fabulous picnic set

There's nothing quite like a picnic to bring family and friends together. No matter the weather, food always seems to ...
Walking foot echo quilting adds the final finish

Echo quilting with a walking foot adds visual appeal

Welcome back to the fifth and final post on using a walking foot, SCHMETZ needles and Gütermann thread to create ...
Create beautiful quilted borders with a few simple steps.

Making beautiful borders with your walking foot

Welcome to step 4 of our series on using SCHMETZ needles and Gütermann thread to create a whole cloth quilt ...
The center grid quilted with Gütermann spun silk thread

What to know about grid quilting with a walking foot

Here we are at the third step to making a wholecloth quilt using the walking foot, SCHMETZ needles and Gütermann ...
A walking foot is also know as an even feed or dual feed foot

Easy preparation for walking foot quilting

Welcome back! Yesterday I listed the indispensable supplies required for a wholecloth quilt to make using our SCHMETZ needles andGütermann ...
Gather your supplies

5 steps to a wholecloth walking foot quilt

In my previous posts Perfect pairings-needles and threads work together for successful quilting and Needles and threads for a thread ...
We have completed our thread painted quilt made with the Artisan Spirit Water Garden panel using Sulky / Schmetz / Northcott / Gütermann / Fairfield

Step 5 – quilting, how and how much, add the finishing touch

Welcome back. We're at day five and have already accomplished so much! All we gathered our supplies, did our cutting ...
The neck, chest and head of the heron on the Artisan Spirit Water Garden panel have been accented with thread painting SCHMETZ / Sulky / Northcott

Step 4 – thread painting for incredible lifelike detail

I had a wonderful time yesterday showing you how I used basic trapunto techniques with SCHMETZ Needles, Sulky Thread and ...
Step 3 - how to machine trapunto for added dimension

Step 3 – how to machine trapunto for added dimension

Welcome back. Yesterday was a busy day trimming the lovely Heron panel from the Artisan Spirit Water Garden, ironing the ...
Good preparation is the key to success when adding pieced borders to a printed panel. A tutorial on thread painting using SCHMETZ needles/ Gütermann threads / Northcott fabric

Step 2 – framing up a quilt panel using a patchwork border

Welcome back to our continuing journey of perfect pairings for our SCHMETZ needles, Sulky and Gütermann threads. Yesterday I listed ...
An artistic printed panel of a blue heron standing in the water amongst some lily pads Northcott

Step 1 – needles and threads for a thread painting tutorial

During my previous QUILTsocial post, Perfect Pairings-needles and threads work together for successful quilting I described how to choose the ...
Sulky and Gütermann specialty threads add glamour to our quilting

Specialty threads – oh the fun!

All this week I've been talking about pairing SCHMETZ needles with Sulky and Gütermann threads according to the sewing task. I ...
A selection of Gütermann rayon thread

Rayon thread – beautiful silk-like lustre

All this week we have been looking into perfect needle pairings for a variety of Sulky and Gütermann threads. Yesterday ...
A selection of Sulky and Gütermann polyester threads

Polyester thread – durable beauty

We had a great time yesterday learning about Perfect Pairings for our SCHMETZ needles and Sulky and Gütermann cotton threads ...
Sulky Cotton Blendables thread adds subtle charm

Cotton thread: versatility and variety

Welcome back to day two of our exploration of perfect pairings for SCHMETZ needles with our Sulky and Gütermann threads ...
A selection of Schmetz needles that can be used for quilting

Perfect Pairings – needles and threads work together for successful quilting

The thread that we choose to construct and quilt our quilts with is truly as important as the fabric and ...
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