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Some tips on how to add your hanging sleeve

A sleeve and the binding, and the May Flowers wallhanging is done!

I hope you've had a chance to explore modern machine quilting from yesterday's post. If you're finished, on to the ...
A close up of the overlapping squares quilting pattern

Let’s try modern machine quilting!

Congratulate yourself! Yesterday you did a lot of work! Applique can take time but the effect is wonderful. The quality ...
Close up of the heirloom style cross stitch decorative stitching

Making May Flowers wallhanging bloom with heirloom applique stitches

Yesterday we prepared our applique pieces with Banyan Batiks Floral Boxes. Today we applique! The first step is to prepare ...
Templates for May Flower wallhanging

Sowing the seeds of the quilted May Flowers wallhanging

Yesterday, we looked at the colorways that make up the NEW and vibrant Banyan Batiks Floral Boxes collection. I also ...
Project color selections using Banyan Batiks Floral Boxes

Bringing on May flowers with Banyan Batiks Floral Boxes!

Bring on those lovely May flowers by stitching up this fabulous floral wallhanging using the NEW Banyan Batiks Floral Boxes! ...
Introducing the NEW fabric collection Banyan Batiks Floral Boxes

Fabrics with pop! The NEW Banyan Batiks Floral Boxes

I don't know what the weather has been where you are, my precious QUILTsocial follower, but where I am, it ...
Baby bibs using HeatnBond Feather Lite and Pressing Paper, fabric from Northcott Stonehenge Kids Undersea 3D.

How to effectively use HeatnBond Feather Lite and Pressing Paper

All this week I'll discuss some useful, versatile fuse and sew products brought to you by HeatnBond that allow you ...
Sea Salt by Linda J. Hahn using Banyan Batiks, Island Vibes fabrics

Inspiration for your next Banyan Batiks Island Vibes quilt!

Yesterday I showed you how to finish up an adorable baby quilt using Banyan Batiks Island Vibes quilt and get it ...
Quilt top with borders added; Curved strip-piecing using Banyan Batiks Island Vibes creates a sweet baby quilt. Free pattern!!

Finishing a baby quilt with sashing makes it sweeter!

Yesterday I showed you how to make curvy, strip-pieced blocks using fabric from the Banyan Batiks Island Vibes collection in ...
Arrange 15 quilt blocks in rows of 3 for the quilt top. Using Banyan Batiks Island Vibes fabric collection.

Curved strip-piecing using Island Vibes fabric creates a sweet baby quilt

Yesterday I showed you how to add some contrasting strips to your curvy, strip-pieced segments to create an original block ...
Curvy strip pieced block ready to be trimmed to the desired size; using Banyan Batiks Island Vibes fabrics to make a modern quilt, placemat, cushion cover etc.

Making a versatile Island Vibes curved strip pieced quilt block

Yesterday I showed you how to do some easy curved strip-piecing using fabrics from Banyan Batiks Island Vibes collection. Today ...
Fabrics from the Banyan Batiks Island Vibes collection in the Palm Bay colorway

Curved strip piecing with the NEW Banyan Batiks Island Vibes

In previous QUILTsocial blog posts, I've shown you how to make projects using fabrics from the Tie One On and African ...
Curvy, fluid quilting designs soften the linear peicing. The quilting is spread further apart to showcase the beautiful fabrics from the NEW Banyan Batiks Banyan Classics Collections. Free rail fence quil

Quilting options for a Banyan Classics rail fence quilt

Yesterday, I cut and sewed the rail fence blocks and placed them on the design wall so I could see ...
The Banyan Batiks Banyan Classics Collection Rail Fence quilt comes to life as the strip sets are cut into 12½" square blocks. Free pattern

It’s hip to be square! Cutting and sewing rail fence blocks

As a beginner, you likely won’t have a lot of specialized tools at your disposal, but a 12½" x 12½" ...
Carefully press the seams from the right side of the strip set to ensure the fabric lays flat; using Banyan Batiks Banyan Classics! Free rail fence quilt pattern.

Easy pressing tips for a perfect square rail fence blocks

If making a quilt is new to you, you may wonder about this constant back and forth between stations; cutting, ...
All 5 colorways of the enticing NEW Banyan Classics Collection labelled and lined-up in sewing order.

Quick and easy cutting instructions for a classic rail fence quilt

Yesterday, I introduced the colorways for the NEW Banyan Batiks, Banyan Classics Collection. I'm thrilled to start the rail fence ...
NEW Banyan Classics Collection makes for a knockout rail fence quilt

NEW Banyan Classics Collection makes for a knockout rail fence quilt

I was beyond excited when asked to write about Banyan Batiks NEW Banyan Classics Collection. After all, what quilter doesn’t ...
I chose a lighter color of the Banyan Batiks Daisy Chain for my binding.

Daisy Chain fabric: how to properly bind the Magic Mushrooms table runner

In yesterday's post you learned how to add some simple straight line quilting to your table runner to give it ...
Completed table runner to guide you in your quilting

Echo and modern grid quilting: how these make Magic Mushrooms the star!

In my last post I completed the straight line applique of the marvelous mushrooms and today I'll finish the quilting ...
Detail showing ditch quilting and straight line applique stitching.

Stitching straight line applique for instant quilting satisfaction!

Do you have all your applique pieces ready? Check out yesterday's post if you missed it. To begin quilting the ...