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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 ...
The Umbrella Cushion Cover inspiring rain, so precious in the spring!

Handlook Stitches and Patchwork Program on the PFAFF quilt expression 720

In preparation for Earth Day on April 22, 2019, Sarah Vanderburgh of Sew Joy has designed a quilted cushion cover ...
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 ...
Making beautiful quilting designs using the Sulky Rayon Variables 30wt thread in Vari-Reds. The thread added pizazz immediately on the project.

The trick to amazing free motion quilting for beginners

It’s my last post of the week and also of the year featuring the PFAFF creative icon. And I have ...
Playing with leftover fabric to create borders for a 14" square finish

Curved piecing makes the best heart quilt block for Valentine’s Day

Have you finished the cute table runner for the holiday season I showed you in my posts this week? Piecing ...
A face binding is my favorite "perfect" finish to any art quilt or table runner

10 steps to face binding a holiday table runner using PFAFF creative icon

If you’ve finished the holiday table runner that I presented in my last two posts, I have a great tutorial ...
Embroidering with the PFAFF creative icon

How to center a quilt section in a PFAFF creative icon hoop

Have you tried the curve piecing yet? In yesterday’s post, I showed you a cute project to make while learning ...
Easy curves table runner project just in time for the Holidays

The secret behind sewing curves without using pins

I'm so excited to be hosting the blog this week! I have prepared a special Christmas treat just for you ...
Basting the zipper to the project

How the creative icon does half the work for you when adding a zipper

I’m back for the last post of the week, have you tried the mitered corner technique I showed you yesterday? ...
It's easy to make mitered corners with the creative icon

8 easy steps to perfect mitered corners

This week is all about making attractive cushions for holiday gifts, and yesterday I shared 3 reasons why embroidering text ...
Bon Voyage cushions make great gifts and are easy to make

3 reasons why embroidering text has become an obsession for me

It's so important to prepare your fabric, stitches and stabilizer for successful machine embroidery, as I explained yesterday. Pretty quickly, ...
Now go ahead and have fun choosing designs!

6 essential steps for successful machine embroidery using the creative icon

Have you sorted your fabric to make the 3 cushion ideas I mentioned yesterday? With more than 800 embroidery designs ...
Play with panels and fabrics to perfect your skills

PFAFF creative icon and Chloe fabrics make excellent cushion ideas a cinch

I thought I should use this week's blog posts to present 3 cushion ideas to spark your imagination using the PFAFF ...