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Another finished button quilt!

Mini quilt with buttons becomes very adorable

Yesterday I showed you how to use buttons from the bottle o’ buttons purple collection to make a small button ...
Finished button quilt using buttons to make flower shapes

Using buttons instead of applique for a small quilt!

Yesterday I showed you how to use some blue buttons from a bottle o’ buttons to mount a small modern quilt ...
Cut away some of the backing and batting in the corners.

How to mount a quilted piece on an artist canvas

Yesterday I showed you how to make the blocks for your modern button quilt. Now, let's put everything together to ...
Button quilt mounted on a 12" x 16" Artist's Canvas

For the love of buttons – making a modern button quilt

Yesterday I gave you the cutting instructions for the little button quilt. We'll be using buttons from the bottle o’ ...
bottle o' buttons - just 4 of the many colors available

Button, button…bottle o’ buttons

I recently received these 'Bottle o’ Buttons' jars. What fun! Little jars of color-coordinated buttons just waiting to be used ...
KitchenAid Mixer Cover made with Fairfield 80/20 Batting, Heirloom Wash-out Marker and Northcott Fabric, Mel's Diner, ColorWorks

Making a stand mixer cover for the baker on your holiday list xo

This week I shared with you several gift ideas that are sew easy to make, there's still enough time to ...
The simple essentials travel tote with a monogrammed 'M' featuring fabric from Northcott Fabric, Black and White and A Dash of Color

Simple Essentials Travel Tote is sew easy to make for gifting

Yesterday I shared the mini stockings for the holiday countdown, but there are other items that can be made ahead ...
Stockings, stockings and more stockings with Gütermann Metallic Threads and Northcott Holiday Collections fabric

Mini Holiday Countdown Stockings are sew easy to make

Take time over the holidays to savor all of the special moments with family and celebrate each day leading up ...
2 fabulous festive felt projectsmade using DMC Embroidery Floss, Kunin Rainbow ClassicFelt, PrestoFelt, Hi-tak Glue, Heirloom Quality Crewel Embroidery Needles, Sulky Holoshimmer

2 fabulous felt projects to make your holidays sew much easier

Yesterday we talked about the use of fabric, decorative machine embroidery thread and a little time spent quilting to make ...
Holiday Ornament Hot Pad and Microwave Mitts

How to make your holidays sew much easier

Are you thinking about your holiday preparations yet and … what can I sew or quilt to make my holidays ...
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 ...
Baste the ruffle to the cushion front.

A gourmet finish for a quilted designer cushion

This week has been so much fun as we have learned how to express pretty words through quilting using the ...
Just add a stem or vine if you stray off a line.

Making quilted words pop – it’s all about the thread

Welcome back. Yesterday was such a fun day! We set up our machines for free motion quilting, did our first ...
Sewing machine ready for free motion quilting.

Quilting words – so much to say using Gütermann Dekor thread!

I hope you've been having fun getting ready to free motion quilt words and more for a designer cushion. Was ...
Cushion front marked, layered and pin basted

Mark, layer, baste, easy preparation for machine quilting

Quality materials and good preparation are the keys to successful machine quilting. Yesterday we gathered our supplies and cut our ...
Say it with free motion quilting - designer cushion

Say it with free motion quilting, a designer cushion

Free motion quilting is one of my favorite things to do and I'm always exploring new and exciting variations. I ...