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Decorative stitches and WonderFil's rayon threads create one of a kind fabric.

A variety of decorative stitches create an original applique fabric

This week is all about WonderFil's Splendor rayon thread packs. There are over 20 combinations of thread with 10 spools ...
Embellishment stitch added to the side of my pillow panel.

Character Decorative Stitch, 3 words that mean creative adventures for YOU

Yesterday I shared my 3 favorite features on THE Dream Machine 2. Today, I have yet another favorite to show ...
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 ...
The word "Baby" is stitched repeatedly on the binding of the baby quilt made with the Brother NQ900 sewing machine.

It’s written in the binding! Bind a baby quilt with baby’s name

Yesterday, on QUILTsocial I showed you how great the Brother NQ900 is for piecing and machine quilting our Elephant Baby ...
Sewing decorative stitches with the open-toe embroidery foot on the Brother NQ900

Using decorative stitches on the new Brother NQ900 sewing machine

Yesterday I introduced you to the new Brother NQ900 sewing machine and got started on my small table runner. After ...
The new Brother NQ900 sewing machine

More fun with the new Brother NQ900 sewing machine

For the last few weeks, I have been trying out the new Brother NQ900 sewing machine, one of the Q-series ...
The lucky table topper and pincushion made with the PFAFF passport 3.0.

Using PFAFF’s passport 3.0 stitches to add charming details to a table topper

Today's a great day for a finish! In yesterday's post I used charm squares to start making a lucky table ...
Flip-up top cover of the Brother NQ900 showing all the decorative and utility stitches

Using Brother NQ900’s decorative stitches on a Fidget Quilt

Yesterday I showed you how to get started making a Fidget Quilt using the Brother NQ900 machine. Now I'll show ...
My Custom Stitch™ pattern creations

Design your own decorative stitches with My Custom Stitch™

Hi, again! Glad you’re back to check out some more goodies on the Brother NQ3500D! I had so much fun ...
Brother NQ3500D stitch sampler

Playing with the Brother NQ3500D’s built-in decorative stitches

I'm having a blast playing with the Brother NQ3500D - it’s not often I get to just sit and play on ...
cat on pillow modern log cabin cushion decorative stitch Performance 5.2

Embellish the modern Log Cabin cushion cover with decorative stitches

Today we decorate with stitches! In yesterday's post we created the modern Log Cabin cushion cover using scraps. In this ...
Creative Stitch Play Time

Playing with stitches on the PFAFF creative sensation pro

It's time to put some of the stitches on the creative sensation pro to work. A fun job for all, ...
Stitch start position lined up under needle

Using decorative stitches to make a selvage project

There are so many stitches to explore on the PFAFF Creative 4.5 that it's hard to know where to start! ...
Husqvarna Viking Designer Jade | 35 with embroidery unit

Top 10 reasons why I love the Designer Jade | 35

This week on QUILTsocial flew by exploring the many capabilities of the Husqvarna Viking Designer Jade | 35. To wrap ...
Traditional crazy patch quilt

Modern crazy patch project

Wasn't yesterday's machine embroidery impressive on the Husqvarna Viking Designer Jade | 35? Today we're going to combine the applique ...
Stitch the applique from the bottom layers to the top layers

10 tips for machine applique

Wasn't that fun yesterday? It's so easy to use decorative stitches. Today, we're going to have a look at 10 ...
Just two of the 100 stitches available on the PFAFF Passport 3.0 sewing machine

Getting crazy with the PFAFF Passport 3.0

Crazy quilting, decorative stitches, Inspira placemat form and the bias binding foot I’ve always wanted to do crazy patchwork! I’ve ...
Applying binding with my PFAFF Passport 3.0, the ¼” foot and IDT system.

Consider these 4 before binding your quilt

The ultimate finish to any quilt—binding! These are the last few days of the year and I'm celebrating the past ...
Husqvarna Viking Designer Jade | 35

7 exceptional features of the Designer Jade | 35

Welcome back. I hope you're as excited as I am by the Husqvarna Viking Designer Jade | 35 sewing and ...
Husqvarna Viking Sapphire 930 sewing machine

Top 10 reasons why I love the Husqvarna Viking Sapphire 930

Here we are - the last day of review with the Husqvarna Viking Sapphire 930. This is such a great ...