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Starting a quilted project on the right (presser) foot!

Starting a quilted project on the right (presser) foot!

Do you feel the excitement in the air or is it just me? It's the season of quilt shows and ...
Zipper pinned in place

Finishing the quilted umbrella cushion with a zipper

This has been a fun week of play and discovery. I hope you have enjoyed creating a somewhat whimsical reminder ...
Stitch 2.1.4 stitched on patchwork.

Using Handlook Stitches on the quilt expression 720 for quilting patchwork

The rain is on its way and I'm starting to get in the mood to enjoy a few rainy days ...
Quilted patchwork cushion and PFAFF quilt expression 720 machine.

Honoring Earth Day: use your stash to make a quilted patchwork cushion

Spring cleaning is so popular this time of year and what better way to tidy your sewing room than to ...
Quilted front of the umbrella cushion

Adding quilted details using the PFAFF quilt expression 720

Embracing the cheerful decorating possibilities that spring brings, this week I'm making a quilted umbrella cushion. In yesterday's post, I ...
Quilted umbrella cushion

Celebrating spring with a cheery quilted umbrella cushion

It feels like spring is taking a long time to arrive this year, at least where I live. I'm actually ...
There are several different stacking stitches to use together or to combine with other stitches, like fonts; using the NEW PFAFF quilt expression 720.

Can anything be more fun than Stacking Stitches??

Creating designs with the stitches on the PFAFF quilt expression 720 is slowly turning me into an 'embellish-er'. What can ...
The front of the floating stitches are a fun addition to the project. Using the NEW PFAFF quilt expression 720 to make a quilter's badge.

Making a quilter’s badge extra special using font and floating stitches

This week I've been exploring some of the stitching techniques available on the NEW PFAFF quilt expression 720. In yesterday's post, ...
Quilter's name badge using the NEW PFAFF quilt expression 720

Making a quilter’s name badge using the PFAFF quilt expression 720

Sometimes it's worth the wait! I've been planning this project for a long time. In yesterday's post, I tried out ...
A quilted bookmark created with a row of floating stitches using the PFAFF quilt expression 720.

Floating stitches are extraordinary on the PFAFF quilt expression 720

There's more to explore on the PFAFF quilt expression 720! In yesterday's post, I listed my top 5 favorite features of ...
Top 5 features on the PFAFF quilt expression 720 The large space to the right of the needle gives you lots of room for sewing quilt blocks together as well as quilting your own quilts.

Top 5 features on the PFAFF quilt expression 720

The PFAFF quilt expression 720 is the perfect combination of reliable features I expect when using a PFAFF and its ...
Rock City batik border print quilted stocking.

Quilting a holiday stocking using Rock City batik border print

The gift making season is upon us! It seems to come along quicker every year. This week I created two ...
Close up of quilted table runner

Making a reversible table runner using Banyan Batiks Rock City

I have enjoyed creating designs with Rock City fabrics by Banyan Batiks this week that are coming to quilt stores ...
Rock City checkerboard star table runner

Smaller checkerboard stars sparkle as a quilted table runner

Whether it's a season for gift giving or not, quilters always seem to have a stash of irresistible fat quarters ...
Quarter star points turning clockwise

Rock City batiks rock the back of the quilted cushion!

Making a cushion cover is a quick gift to give or a simple way to add something handmade to your ...
Modern checkerboard star quilted cushion cover

Modern checkerboard star pieced cushion cover

Rock City batiks by Northcott are coming to stores this month. Definitely a holiday treat for quilters - I could ...
Closeup of quilting on left side of wallhanging

Quilting the Batik Skyline to highlight Banyan Batik Broken Glass fabric

Today is the last day of the Batik Skyline quilt we've been making all week featuring the Banyan Batik, Broken ...
Night skyline top

Creating a bold batik street for the quilted night skyline

The night skyline is almost complete! In yesterday's post a high-rise building and a building with solar panels were sewn ...
Single house unit beside solar panel building unit

Adding height to a quilted skyline with batik high-rise

It's time to add some height to our skyline! In yesterday's post, we constructed a row of houses with half ...
Using ruler lines to trim half rectangle units.

Perfecting your Half Rectangle units to make rooftops

Construction begins today on the quilted batik night skyline quilt. In yesterday's post, the fabric requirements and cutting instructions were ...