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Embroidered charm in placemat

Add charm to fabric with the Basic Shape Creator

Today I'm going to share one more of the embroidery features in the PFAFF Creative 4.5. The quilter in me ...
Design being stitched out

Embroidering a quilt label with the PFAFF Creative 4.5

The PFAFF Creative 4.5 is ultimately an embroidery machine. While it does all of the little things this quilter wants ...
The blindhem foot

Perfect presser feet to make a zippered case

It's easier to keep your creativity flowing with all of the possibilities provided by the variety of presser feet included ...
Stitch start position lined up under needle

Using decorative stitches to make a selvage project

There are so many stitches to explore on the PFAFF Creative 4.5 that it's hard to know where to start! ...
PFAFF Creative 4.5 Sewing Machine

A Quilter’s Review of the PFAFF Creative 4.5

This machine is a dream come true for machine embroiderers. No question it has a lot of features to let ...
Lucky Monkey Tail Mug Rug

Quilting the Lucky Monkey Tail Mug Rug to life

I feel grateful and lucky to share this tutorial for a Lucky Monkey Tail Mug Rug with you! Today is ...
Sew as columns

Piecing the Lucky Monkey Tail Mug Rug

In today's post we'll put together the Lucky Monkey Tail Mug Rug. I've included lots of photos and piecing advice ...
Trim units to 2" square

Trimming makes accurate Half Square Triangle units

With all of our lucky fabrics picked out and cut, the next task is to make the Half Square Triangle ...
Lucky Monkey Tail Mug Rug

Fat quarters for a Lucky Monkey Tail Mug Rug

Choosing LUCKY colors for your mug rug Chinese New Year arrives on February 8th this year and it's the Year ...
Use these 5 tips to get quilting in 2016

5 tips for organizing a new year of quilting

The thought of organizing one more thing may be overwhelming to you right now. You may not have made it ...
Curling Rocks Runner Quilted And Bound

Quilt and bind the Curling Rocks Quilted Runner

Thanks for following along this week! If you've done your homework each day (grin) then you'll be ready to quilt ...
Sew the Curling Stone Blocks to the middle of the runner

Sewing together the Curling Rocks Quilted Runner

Welcome back! In today's post we'll put to good use the two Curling Stone Blocks made in the last post ...
Red Curling Stone Quilt Block

Half square triangles make Curling Stone Blocks

Now that you have your fabrics cut, this post we piece the fabrics together to make the two curling stones ...
Both sides of curling rocks runner

Cutting instructions for Curling Rocks Quilted Runner

Today's post will be short and sweet to give you time to do the cutting of your fabric for the ...
Curling Rocks Quilted Runner

Quick holiday gift tutorial – Curling Rocks Quilted Runner

Today I'm sharing the first part of a tutorial for a quick gift for the season. I'm calling it Curling ...