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Modern Vibe by Christine Baker and Nellie Holmes

A preview of ColorWorks Concepts Phase II Quilt Fabric

Click here for a preview of the new collection, ColorWorks Concepts Phase II by Northcott. These new fabrics will be ...
Place sashing strips and 2" squares on the design wall.

Sewing the tilted quilt blocks and sashing

Now it’s time to start sewing the tilted quilt blocks and sashing. At this stage of construction, it’s a good ...
Handle carefully to avoid stretching the outside bias edges.

Making tilted quilt blocks with Soho fabric panels

Now that you have everything cut out, let’s start making the tilted quilt blocks for the Wonky Squares quilt using ...
20" of each of 7 different solids

More quilting fun with ColorWorks Concepts fabric

Let’s have some more quilting fun with the new ColorWorks Concepts fabric from Northcott! At the beginning of February, I ...
ColorWorks Concepts coordinates and solids

More design ideas for ColorWorks Concepts quilting fabric

Let's look at some more design ideas for ColorWorks Concepts fabrics. Here are two more placemat-size blocks that I made ...
Table topper construction

How to make a quilted table topper from placemat blocks

Now you have the idea of using the Soho panel and some of the coordinates to make placemats. But, if ...
Trim the placemat so it measures 12½" x 18½".

Exploring ColorWorks Concepts for quilted placemat #2

Let's try some other combinations of the Soho panel and coordinating fabric to make placemat #2. From the panel, fussy-cut ...
ColorWorks Concepts fabric by Northcott

ColorWorks Concepts Quilting Fabric

I just received some wonderful ColorWorks Concepts fabric by Northcott! Last September, I posted about making modern-looking placemats by using ...
The finished quilt

How to use ColorWorks Concepts to make a quilt border

Picking an inner border Before adding borders to a quilt it's important to decide which fabric to use for the ...
Simple panel baby quilt

3 ways to use fabric panels for quilt blocks and borders

So many wonderful panels!! The ColorWorks Concepts line of fabrics has seven amazing panels that coordinate with all of the ...
The finished strip set

Cutting ColorWorks Concepts strip sets

I'm really enjoying working with the ColorWorks Concepts fabric line from Northcott! Yesterday we cut all of the strips of ...
Inside of the bag showing all of the pockets

Finishing up the quilted retreat tote

Now that the individual parts of the quilted tote are ready, it's time to put them together. I'm loving how ...
Topstitch the side covers onto the vinyl pocket

4 easy ways to make fabric pockets

Now that my plan is in place, I’m going to start sewing! Since I want my retreat bag to hold ...
The finished front of the bag

New York Beauty quilt block made easy

I’ve always wanted to make a New York Beauty quilt and just recently quilted one on my Gammill for a ...
The center section of the front of the bag

Making a tote for your quilting tools.

The Northcott ColorWorks Concepts fabrics arrived this morning so I started to think of ways to use them in a ...