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Stitch 2.1.4 stitched on patchwork.

Using Handlook Stitches on the quilt expression 720 for quilting patchwork

The rain is on its way and I'm starting to get in the mood to enjoy a few rainy days ...
Making a Double Wedding Ring bed runner and table top

Fear not the Double Wedding Ring quilt, Brother is at your side

Welcome to, not only another informative week of QUILTsocial posts, but Part 2 of Christine Baker's Double Wedding Ring tutorial ...
Quilted patchwork cushion and PFAFF quilt expression 720 machine.

Honoring Earth Day: use your stash to make a quilted patchwork cushion

Spring cleaning is so popular this time of year and what better way to tidy your sewing room than to ...
Quilted front of the umbrella cushion

Adding quilted details using the PFAFF quilt expression 720

Embracing the cheerful decorating possibilities that spring brings, this week I'm making a quilted umbrella cushion. In yesterday's post, I ...
Quilted umbrella cushion

Celebrating spring with a cheery quilted umbrella cushion

It feels like spring is taking a long time to arrive this year, at least where I live. I'm actually ...
Placemat materials assembled

How to sew with HeatnBond Iron-on Vinyl – a tutorial

Happy Friday! I enjoyed sharing several products from the HeatnBond family and showing you how they can make your sewing ...
The block completed. Foundation paper piecing made easy with StitchnSew EZ Print Quilt Block Sheets. Fabric is from Stonehenge Kids Undersea 3D by Linda Ludovico, Northcott and personal stash fabrics.

EASY paper piecing with StitchnSew EZ Print Quilt Block Sheets

Yesterday I showed you how you can get a helping hand with your sewing needs by using HeatnBond Basting Adhesives ...
The Umbrella Cushion Cover inspiring rain, so precious in the spring!

Handlook Stitches and Patchwork Program on the PFAFF quilt expression 720

In preparation for Earth Day on April 22, 2019, Sarah Vanderburgh of Sew Joy has designed a quilted cushion cover ...
SpraynBond Basting Adhesive, spraying the layers of quilt on a long arm machine so that they do not move while the machine is in operation. Great for domestic and long arm quilters alike!

HeatnBond always lends a hand in your sewing needs

After spending some time showing you how to use the HeatnBond EZ Printer Lite for applique work, it’s time to ...
Applique graphics printed onto paper side of HeatnBond EZ Print Lite, the reverse side has fusible glue on it. Applique designs shown are by www.quiltingintheloft.com.

Endless applique design possibilities with printer friendly fusible web

Yesterday, I spoke about the basics of fusible applique with HeatnBond Feather Lite Iron-On Adhesive where essentially you hand draw ...
Fairfield bamboo batting was the perfect choice to quilt this piece.

In quilting circles, there too, the devil is in the details

We tend to think that just because the quilt top is finished that we’re done! But that’s far from true ...
Time to sew up the two quilt blocks together

My best TIP for assembling quilt blocks

I'm so happy to be sharing my best tip on how to assemble a quilt top. If you've been following ...
Before cutting off any excess fabric, I ensure that my vertical and horizontal lines align with my center strip. I also ensure that my diagonal is aligned with the corners of my squares, Only when they all match, I cut off excess fabric... if any.

The best tip for squaring off your quilt blocks!

In yesterday’s post, I mentioned how much I loved working with Omnigrip rulers. In this post, I'll go over my ...
The happy HeatnBond family:Feather LitePressing PaperEZ Print LiteSpraynBondStitchnSewBasting AdhesivesIron-on Vinyl

HeatnBond is one very happy family of fabric adhesives

If you've used any of the HeatnBond products you'll know how important they are in your sewing adventures. The sewing ...
How to make this block for the Deep Waters quilt pattern size 75" x 75" made using Banyan Batiks Color Blocking collection

THE 2 must-have sewing tools for smooth and accurate piecing

In yesterday’s post, I gave you the fabric requirements and cutting instructions to make the beautiful and easy quilt pattern, ...
Ziploc bags and non-permanent markers are a must in my studio!

2 tips to make fast and easy quilts that only look complicated

I'm thrilled to be back for another year on QUILTsocial to share with you some of my favorite tips to ...
Looks complicated? Maybe, but it's really easy to make! Follow us on QUILTsocial to get the free pattern (April 1 - 5, 2019)

Banyan Batiks Color Blocking fabric collection NOW available!

Hi! I'm so excited to introduce next week's posts on QUILTsocial! Are you ready for an exciting week of quilting ...
The second curved seam

Accurate pinning makes all the difference with curved piecing

Yesterday I used the Dreamweaver XE to sew the first curved seams in the Double Wedding Ring quilt and we ...
The curved seam

Curved piecing made easy with the Dreamweaver XE

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I used the Dreamweaver XE from Brother to start sewing together some of the pieces of our ...
The light and dark ended pieced arcs

First steps to piecing the Double Wedding Ring quilt

This week on QUILTsocial we're exploring all things Double Wedding Ring! Yesterday I talked about different ways to cut the ...