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How striped fabric for binding adds interest to Boho Beach picnic quilt

How striped fabric for binding adds interest to Boho Beach picnic quilt

It’s Friday! That means the Boho Beach picnic quilt will be complete today! I’m so pleased with the softness that ...
Place the ruler's 45° angle line on the edge of the strip.

Making Half Square Triangles out of fabric strips

Ah, Thursday! Today we’ll begin piecing the quilt HST quilt blocks, but before we do that, I’ll show you a ...
Press the Half Square Triangles to the darker fabric.

In quilting, some seams take you from squares to Half Square Triangles

Welcome to Wednesday! In only 2 more days our Boho Beach picnic quilt will be finished and ready to use! ...
Cut along every marked line.

Making multiple Half Square Triangles using the grid method

Welcome back! I’m glad you’re here today to learn another way to make half square triangles (HSTs)! For those who ...
This week's quilt project, a Boho Beach picnic quilt

Making a Boho Beach picnic quilt

What better time than now to gather and use fabrics from the Banyan Batiks Boho Beach collection? These light and ...
TrueCut TrueSharp Power Rotary Blade Sharpener

Nicked rotary blades? No problem with TrueCut Power Rotary Blade Sharpener

Yesterday, all of the blocks for our Square Peg—Round Hole quilt were pieced and I introduced you to the TrueCut ...
The TrueCut Linear Rotary Blade Sharpener

TrueCut Linear Rotary Blade Sharpener is an indispensable tool for quilters

It’s hard to believe the week is almost over. Over the last two days, I've been working on the Square ...
Doing a full circular motion will cut the required 360º circle.

TrueCut 360º Circle Cutter makes perfect fabric circles effortless!

Yesterday, using the TrueCut 6½" x 24½" and 12½" x 12½" quilting rulers, I got all background fabric pieces cut! ...
Align the TrueCut ruler to the edge of the fabric.

The trick to cutting long pieces of fabric is in the fold!

Yesterday, I introduced you to some of the TrueCut System tools I’ll be using this week to make a fun ...
TrueCut My Perfect Rotary Cutter along with the TrueCut Ruler are a perfect match.

TrueCut System has the tools you want for perfect quilt cuts every time!

Happy March 11th, more commonly called: Monday! This week I'm excited to work on a quilt top design that I ...
Modern quilt made using Northcott Banyan batiks.

Adding interest with linear quilting that isn’t so linear

It’s Friday! That means it’s the last day this week for highlighting Northcott Banyan Batiks fabric collection in a modern quilt. Feels ...
Preview of the quilting that will take place on the quilt.

Banyan Batiks Shadows: a great background fabric for a modern quilt

Hello and welcome back! Here we are on day 4 of this week’s project. I hope you didn't find working on ...
2 of the 7 blocks that will be used in our modern quilt.

Safely working on the bias: making a half log cabin block

Good morning! I hope you weren’t up all night sewing! If you were, I see a nap in your near ...
2¼” fabric strip ready to be cut and sewn.

Making a modern quilt out of traditional log cabin blocks and batiks

Happy Tuesday morning! Hope you’re all set to start this week’s quilt using fabrics from the Northcott Banyan Batiks collection ...
6 fabrics from the Nostalgic Vibes collection used to make this week's quilt.

Using Northcott Banyan Batiks in a modern quilt

Welcome back to QUILTsocial and to, hopefully, winter’s last gasp.   Finally, in 15 days, spring will (officially) be here ...
Quilt top and backing prepared for quilting.

Canvas fabrics from Northcott the right choice of a soft colored quilt

Over the past 4 days we’ve completed a quilt top by making hundreds of HSTs and QSTs! The 6 vibrantly-colored fabrics from ...
The 3 quilt block layouts to complete the quilt top.

A refreshing take on the Ohio Star block using bright colored Canvas fabric

The colors I chose for this week's quilt project are making my workspace bright and cheerful, have you had a ...
One seam per quarter

Making quarter square triangles the easy way

Are you caught up to cutting and sewing 100 half square triangles from yesterday's post? Have you tried my tip on ...
Once fabric strips are cut into smaller pieces they’re ready to be sewn.

1 way to avoid ‘finicky measuring’ when making Half Square Triangles

In yesterday’s post, I showed you the bright colorway of Northcott Canvas fabric collection, gave you a glimpse of the quilt we're ...
My sketch of the quilt we'll be working on this week, 84½” X 84½".

Making a quilt using Northcott Fabric, Canvas Collection

Happy Monday, everyone!  I’m always happy and a bit scared whenever I’m asked to write blog posts. Happy because I ...
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