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Baby bibs using HeatnBond Feather Lite and Pressing Paper, fabric from Northcott Stonehenge Kids Undersea 3D.

How to effectively use HeatnBond Feather Lite and Pressing Paper

All this week I'll discuss some useful, versatile fuse and sew products brought to you by HeatnBond that allow you ...
The happy HeatnBond family:Feather LitePressing PaperEZ Print LiteSpraynBondStitchnSewBasting AdhesivesIron-on Vinyl

HeatnBond is one very happy family of fabric adhesives

If you've used any of the HeatnBond products you'll know how important they are in your sewing adventures. The sewing ...
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 ...
TrueCut rotary cutter so comfortable to use eliminating strain in the wrist. Use together with the TrueCut ru

Square Peg – Round Hole quilt and the TrueCut System

Happy weekend! I'm writing this brief note to introduce to you our next week's posts by one of our very ...
We have completed our thread painted quilt made with the Artisan Spirit Water Garden panel using Sulky / Schmetz / Northcott / Gütermann / Fairfield

Step 5 – quilting, how and how much, add the finishing touch

Welcome back. We're at day five and have already accomplished so much! All we gathered our supplies, did our cutting ...
The neck, chest and head of the heron on the Artisan Spirit Water Garden panel have been accented with thread painting SCHMETZ / Sulky / Northcott

Step 4 – thread painting for incredible lifelike detail

I had a wonderful time yesterday showing you how I used basic trapunto techniques with SCHMETZ Needles, Sulky Thread and ...
Step 3 - how to machine trapunto for added dimension

Step 3 – how to machine trapunto for added dimension

Welcome back. Yesterday was a busy day trimming the lovely Heron panel from the Artisan Spirit Water Garden, ironing the ...
Good preparation is the key to success when adding pieced borders to a printed panel. A tutorial on thread painting using SCHMETZ needles/ Gütermann threads / Northcott fabric

Step 2 – framing up a quilt panel using a patchwork border

Welcome back to our continuing journey of perfect pairings for our SCHMETZ needles, Sulky and Gütermann threads. Yesterday I listed ...
An artistic printed panel of a blue heron standing in the water amongst some lily pads Northcott

Step 1 – needles and threads for a thread painting tutorial

During my previous QUILTsocial post, Perfect Pairings-needles and threads work together for successful quilting I described how to choose the ...
Auditioning the quilt design by drawing design on UNIQUE longarm pattern tracing film and placing it on top of quilt block

2 UNIQUE longarm tools facilitate auditioning designs on your quilts

All week I've been sharing about essential tools when quilting with a longarm machine, and these same tools can be ...
UNIQUE longarm zero center tape measures 60" out from the center on both sides of the tape making it easy to measure a quilt width or length.

2 essential UNIQUE longarm quilting tools: zero center tape and dust brush

Today, I want to discuss how you can measure your quilt using the UNIQUE longarm zero center tape measure. When ...
UNIQUE longarm thread cone net cut. Hard to see but thread is fed from top of thread net.

How using thread cone nets improves quilting stitches

It's Wednesday and yes I continue to talk about great tools for longarm quilting. I'm sure you'll agree that sometimes ...
It's easy to pick up threads with the precise point and strong tip of the UNIQUE long arm reverse action tweezers.

5 ways UNIQUE longarm reverse action tweezers lend a hand

Yesterday, I talked about pins that are so effective for quilting, sewing and longarming. Today, I'll talk about the new ...
9 UNIQUE Longarm essential tools for effective longarm quilting

Unboxing 9 essential longarm tools for effective quilting

As with many tasks in life, essential tools make work much easier. This week I'm talking about a new and ...
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 ...