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Chevron Pillow quilted using the zigzag pattern as a guide for big stitches

Big Stitching: quilting the Chevron Pillow

There are many quilting projects 'out there' to which you can apply the big stitch hand quilting technique. You don't ...
Using the dots for easy big stitch quilting the Dot2Dot Tablet Sleeve

Big Stitching: Dot2Dot Tablet Sleeve

The Strips ‘n Stitches and Log Cabin Pincushion I talked about in yesterday's post, uses the seams of the pieced top ...
Strips ‘n Stitches and Log Cabin Pincushion perfect for practicing big stitches hand quilting

Big Stitching: Strips ‘n Stitches and Log Cabin Pincushion

Here's a chance to apply the Big Stitching Basics we reviewed yesterday! Over the next 3 days, I'll post the ...
The UNIQUE double fold bias tape finishes the edge and holds the organizer together

Putting it all together – our SCHMETZ twin needle does it again

Yesterday we used twin needle free motion quilting to finish decorating the outside cover of our pretty and practical sewing ...
The machine is ready to stitch with a Schmetz twin needle and darning foot.

Twin needle free motion quilting adds gourmet detail

In yesterday's post, Decorating our organizer with straight line twin needle quilting, we added twin needle, straight line grid quilting ...
Decorative stitch using 1.6 twin needle

Straight line twin needle quilting embellishes a needle organizer

Yesterday we used SCHMETZ twin needles to constructed the inside of our needle organizer. Today we use those same needles ...
The inside of the organizer is complete

Fearless construction of needle organizer using a twin needle – yes you can!

Yesterday in part one of More fun with twin needle quilting we gathered together the needed materials and prepared them ...
Needle organizer constructed and decorated with SCHMETZ twin needles.

More fun with twin needle quilting – creating a needle organizer

It was just last month that we explored how to set up your machine as well as some fun quilting ...
This easy-breezy bucket bag is almost complete. Time to finish up and answer the call of the open road.

Finishing the Quilted Bucket Bag

Finishing the Quilted Bucket Bag This week on QUILTsocial, we've been making an easy breezy bucket bag to tote around ...
The cord channel pieces should butt right up to the side seams.

Fabric Yoyos and Cord Channels

Our easy, breezy quilted bucket bag is almost ready for some fun road trips, but we're going to need to ...
Finish the bag bottom by zigzagging the fabrics together.

Sewing the Quilted Bucket Bag Together

Let's continue our summer adventure by sewing the quilted bucket bag together. Speaking of adventures, wasn't that FMQ adventure fun? ...
Try this thread for free motion quilting. It has a lovely shimmer that enhances, not overwhelms, the meandering nature of FMQ.

The Quilted Bucket Bag

Yesterday on QUILTsocial, we got our own colorway by using Dylon fabric dye to create the perfect canvas color for ...
This easy-breezy bucket bag is perfect for summer fun and road trips! (Please enjoy responsibly.)

Dying a Quilted Bucket Bag with Dylon

I like bucket bags. They seem to encourage one to toss things in, slap on the shades, and head off ...