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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 ...
Joyful wallhanging is echo quilted using Tutti thread.

Why DecoBob isn’t your average bobbin thread

What a fun week it’s been playing with different machine applique techniques using a few of the great variety of ...
The clouds are appliqued to the background.

Use Silco thread to add more punch to your applique edges

Welcome back! When we completed appliqueing our leaves using InvisaFil thread yesterday, the little Joyful Wallhanging is looking more and ...
As a 100wt thread, InvisaFil disappears in the fabric.

When your quilting calls for threads to be invisible, use InvisaFil

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial yesterday about the 1 foolproof method for perfect, smooth and clean applique edges. It's ...
Using the open toe foot, use the blind hem stitch the applique the hearts to the top of the stems.

1 foolproof method for perfect, smooth and clean applique edges

Yesterday, I talked about WonderFil Tutti threads and why it's so good for satin stitch applique. I also started a ...
Making this small quilt top to show several machine applique techniques using WonderFil Threads.

Why WonderFil Tutti thread is so good for satin stitch applique

This week we’ll be playing with WonderFil threads. If you’re like me, you appreciate and admire people who can hand ...
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