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Quilt top and backing prepared for quilting.

Canvas fabrics from Northcott the right choice of a soft colored quilt

Over the past 4 days we’ve completed a quilt top by making hundreds of HSTs and QSTs! The 6 vibrantly-colored fabrics from ...
The 3 quilt block layouts to complete the quilt top.

A refreshing take on the Ohio Star block using bright colored Canvas fabric

The colors I chose for this week's quilt project are making my workspace bright and cheerful, have you had a ...
One seam per quarter

Making quarter square triangles the easy way

Are you caught up to cutting and sewing 100 half square triangles from yesterday's post? Have you tried my tip on ...
Once fabric strips are cut into smaller pieces they’re ready to be sewn.

1 way to avoid ‘finicky measuring’ when making Half Square Triangles

In yesterday’s post, I showed you the bright colorway of Northcott Canvas fabric collection, gave you a glimpse of the quilt we're ...
My sketch of the quilt we'll be working on this week, 84½” X 84½".

Making a quilt using Northcott Fabric, Canvas Collection

Happy Monday, everyone!  I’m always happy and a bit scared whenever I’m asked to write blog posts. Happy because I ...
Finished Crazy Quilt mug mat

3 little mug mats from leftover Letterpress fabric

Yesterday I showed you how to use fabrics from the Northcott Letterpress Collection to make the Pull-out Plate Placemat for carrying ...
Finished Pull-out Plate Placemat showing plates in the back pocket

Making the ingenious Pull-out Plate Placemat using leftover Letterpress fabric

Yesterday I showed you how to make the quick and easy Perfect Potluck Placemat using fabric from the Letterpress collection ...
Finished placemat with cutlery pocket

Perfect Potluck Placemat is perfect for quick quilting project!

Yesterday I showed you how to easy it is to get a lot of visual impact using grosgrain ribbon and ...
Letterpress fabric from Northcott

Fun with Letterpress fabric and making a quilted placemat

Recently I received ½ yard of each of the Letterpress fabrics from Northcott. While you're on the Letterpress page, check ...
Triple Churn Dash tabletopper

14 quilt designs: playing with churn dash blocks and Northcott Fabrics

If you've been following along this week, you know that we're making the Triple Churn Dash tabletopper using Northcott's ColorWorks Premium Solid ...
Lay out the last row and sew together as for the middle row

2 tips for pressing seams that save the day and a lot of bulk

It's time to sew together the pieces we cut out yesterday to make the tabletopper. Using the 4 essential cutting ...
Keep the fold in the fabric close to you when cutting from yardage

4 essential tips for cutting fabric for your quilt

Wasn't yesterday's blog post exciting? I was so afraid of bringing fabrics into the computer-based design software. Why would I ...
Screenshot from Northcott website showing button to download digital fabric files

2 tips to working with digital fabric files for your quilting ideas

Did you see those gorgeous Bold, Beautiful Basics by Northcott yesterday? Don't they make you want to sew something? Makes me want ...
A color card of the 32 colors in the Canvas collection

7 Bold Beautiful Basics by Northcott; fabrics to rock your world

Fabric! Who doesn't love fabric? Like any industry, there's a lot of flashy new stuff, but there's a lot to be said ...
Basket full of supplies

6 steps to get ready for a quilt retreat

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I introduced you to Northcott's new Full Bloom line of fabric. These fabrics are so bright and ...
The Full Bloom fabrics from Northcott include bright tone on tones and lovely prints.

2 essential tips for using printed squares in pieced quilt blocks

This week on QUILTsocial I get to play with Northcott's new 'Full Bloom' fabric line! I was super excited to pick ...
Deciding where to cut

1 essential tip for sewing together oddly shaped fabric pieces

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I shared with you my 2 favorite tips for sewing with directional fabrics and we made two ...
The City Scene fabrics

2 favorite tips for sewing with directional fabric

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I shared with you tips on how to overcome the fear of cutting up a fabric panel ...
Northcott's City Scene fabric line has a beautiful panel that looks like an oil painting.

Overcoming the fear of cutting quilt panels

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I showed you how to find a specific Northcott fabric using the Product Finder tool on their ...
Panel with coordinating ColorWorks solids

Nail the perfect fabric for your next quilt project

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I showed you how to download fabric images from the Northcott website. This a such an AWESOME ...