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Sew ends of cording fabric together.

How to make and apply covered cording properly

Yesterday I showed you how to sew the strips together and quilt the bench pillow top. Today I'll show you how ...
Stitch with lightweight or monofilament (invisible) thread.

Arrange strips, sew and spray baste, finishing up a garden cushion cover

Yesterday I listed the materials necessary to sew some strips to create your own version of this bench pillow, so perfect for a ...
Bench cushion

Making a cushion cover for the porch

Yesterday I showed you how to use some 10" fabric squares along with Therm Fleece to make some attractive and ...
Bowl cozies using a variety of fabrics and corner finishes

5 easy steps to finish your bowl cozy

Yesterday I showed you how to get started making an easy and useful project - a bowl cozy - using 2 ...
Bowl cozy made from 2 squares of fabric and Therm Fleece

Bowl cozies: a fun and useful project!

In June 2018, I showed you how to use Therm Fleece to make some coasters and mug rugs, in my ...
Carrying bag beside quilted game pieces

Completing the quilted tic tac toe game set

I've had some serious fun this week sewing Banyan Batiks's Recess fabric into a quilted game. There's still a little ...
Quilted game board made with Recess fabric line

Making a quilted tic tac toe game board

This week has been all about the fun of creating using Banyan Batiks. One of the newest lines to be ...
Five completed pieced O blocks.

Piecing O blocks for quilted game using trendy Banyan Batiks, Recess

Are we having fun yet? In yesterday's post, we made pieced X blocks for our quilted game. Today we'll use ...
Pieced X blocks

Piecing X blocks for quilted game using exhilarating Banyan Batiks, Recess

Let the sewing fun begin! In yesterday's post, we followed the cutting directions for the pieced X and O blocks ...
Finished coasters using HeatnBond EZ print sheets for the appliqué shapes and Therm Fleece for the batting

Using fusible web for an easy finish for appliqued coasters

Yesterday I showed you how to use HeatnBond EZ print sheets to prepare some appliqué shapes and make a coaster ...
Applique designs printed on HeatnBond EZ Print Lite

How to use fusible web that goes in your printer and its characteristics

Yesterday I showed you how to finish the tote bag with textured pockets made with Stitch-N-Steam and handles made with ...
Stitch the webbing handles.

The finishing touches for an attractive tote bag

Yesterday I showed you how to add inside pockets and outside pockets made by using Stitch-N-Steam by UNIQUE to your ...
Finished tote bag

7 easy steps to make inside pockets for the tote bag

Yesterday I showed you how to use Stitch-N-Steam by UNIQUE to make a textured pocket for the outside of a ...
Stitch-N-Steam by Unique

The magic of Stitch-N-Steam continues

On March 15 and 16, 2018, I introduced you to an amazing product, Stitch-N-Steam by UNIQUE. The package contains 1 ...
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 ...