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Machine quilting improv houses makes for a very pretty quilt

Yesterday I showed you how I used the PFAFF Expression™ 4.2 to add some decorative stitching to my improv house block ...
Improv house with decorative stitches #65, #2, #14 and #56 on the Pfaff Expression™ 4.2

Using decorative stitches effectively to enhance a quilt block

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I showed you how I used the PFAFF Expression™ 4.2 to make an improv wonky house block ...
Trim the block to the desired size.

Making a house a home out of the improv quilting wonky house block

Yesterday I showed you how I used the PFAFF Expression™ 4.2 to make an improv pieced house block. Today I’ll be ...
Door strip sewn to a wall fabric strip

Improv quilting – what’s it all about?

Yesterday I gave you a brief introduction to the PFAFF Quilt Expression™ 4.2 sewing machine. I hope you had time to ...
Improv houses used in my small Hip Hop Houses wall quilt

Getting to know the PFAFF Quilt Expression™ 4.2

There's always excitement when a new sewing machine lands on your doorstep. Last week I received a PFAFF Expression™ 4.2. Many ...
Utensil holders, napkin bands, and coasters made with blocks from day 1.

Binding a Place-mat is like Binding a Quilt

Yesterday we secured the three layers together by quilting them and today is the day to finish the project. Binding ...
Quilted place-mat with parallel lines.

Quilting the On-The-Go Place-mat

Now that the placemat is all sewn together it's time to do some quilting. Some people love the piecing process ...
Placemat top completed

Sewing the Fabric Pieces into a Place-mat, Part 2

Yesterday we spent the day sewing the pieces together to create the utensil holder side of the place-mat. Today we'll ...
Feature fabric with complementary coordinating fabrics.

Sewing Fabric Pieces into a Place-mat

Yesterday, I ended the day with some decisions that needed to be made before I could start sewing fabric pieces ...
On-the-Go Quilted Place-mat all rolled up

Easy Quilt Pattern: On-the-Go Place-mat

The other day when I was meeting with my kindred group we were about to have lunch and one of ...
A cool blanket stitch

A Variety Of Appliqué Stitches On The Quilt Expression 4.2

Today is the final test drive for the Quilt Expression 4.2 to get familiar with the machine before I set ...
Extension table in place

Quilting With The Quilt Expression 4.2

Today is another rainy day, so a great day to stay in the studio and take a second test drive ...
List of stitches

Taking The Quilt Expression 4.2 For A Test Drive

So today we are finally taking the Quilt Expression 4.2 for a test drive. I have been teasing you about ...
User manual

Getting The Quilt Expression 4.2 Ready For The Test Drive

Whenever an avid sewer or quilter gets a new machine, the first thing they think about is taking it for ...
The box with my new toy

The Pfaff Quilt Expression 4.2 – Out Of The Box & Into The Studio

A new toy was delivered to me the other day and I couldn't wait to get the Pfaff Quilt Expression ...