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The finished top

Simple yet effective free-pieced border for baby quilt

Yesterday on QUILTsocial, I showed you the AMAZING pivot feature and width control feature on THE Dream Machine 2 that ...
Ready for stitching

2 features on THIS sewing machine make machine applique a breeze!

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I used THE Dream Machine 2 from Brother to embroider the names of our sea creatures onto ...
Ironing on the appliques

THE Dream Machine 2: machine fusible applique and embroidery, the easy way

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I showed you how easy it is to used the Brother ScanNCut2 to make fusible applique shapes! Today ...
Finished Welcome Spring quilted banner

Tear away stabilizer, batting and binding to finish Welcome Spring banner

Yesterday we had a wonderful time using decorative stitches to add depth and dimension to our machine applique. Now it's ...
Rough cut the pieces apart and then cut accurately on the drawn line

Enlarge, print, cut, fuse: successfully appliqueing letters to a quilt

In yesterday's post, we explored how to prepare fusible web applique for stitching for maximum success. Today we use the ...
Fuse the applique shapes in place on the background fabric

Fusible web applique – preparation for success

Yesterday I listed all the supplies we'll need to create a quilted spring banner. Are you all set? Let's go! ...
A selection of the supplies used to create your quilted spring banner

5 easy steps to making a quilted spring banner

Last month in my post Adding dimension to applique pieces using fabric markers, we learned how to accent a floral ...
Shanly Square made with Banyan Batiks Visual Sound by Northcott

Banyan Batiks: unlimited design possibilities

Yesterday I showed you how to make a modern quilt using fat quarters from the Banyan Batiks Feathers  and Ketan ...
Cut each block into 3 sections.

I bet you can’t tell this modern quilt started with 9-patch block

Yesterday I showed you how to use 9 fat quarters from some Banyan Batiks fabrics to make 2 modern nine ...
The finished quilt top

9 Banyan Batik fat quarters make a superb modern quilt

Yesterday I showed you how to use 2 fat quarters from the Banyan Batiks Visual Sound collection to make a ...
Sew the blocks together to make the runner.

2 fat quarters for a modern table runner is all you need

Yesterday I introduced you to some of the wonderful new Banyan Batiks from Northcott. Have you chosen your favorite colorway? ...
I loved quilting the piece on the PFAFF creative icon!

6 essential tips to finish a quilt you want to use every time

I hope you've been enjoying the experience of making a baby quilt that is so quick to make it can ...
Finished quilt top

Easy baby quilt pattern you can make in a day (Part 2)

Here's the second part of the baby quilt pattern that I have made using the PFAFF creative icon. In yesterday's ...
Block B Step 7

Easy baby quilt pattern you can make in a day (Part 1)

We’re all set for an easy baby quilt pattern you can make in a day. Yesterday I gave your 5 ...
Baby quilts are easy to make with the PFAFF creative icon.

5 essential tips for quickly finishing a baby quilt

Have you figured out the size of your quilt based on my post yesterday? Even if the recipient is little, ...
Finding the perfect size for a Baby quilt

Does size matter? Helpful tips to choose ideal size for a baby quilt

Warning: Before you read my post, I want to ensure that you all know this important fact:Please do keep in ...
The finished placemats

Easy ways to organize and use up leftover quilt bindings

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I used THE Dream Machine 2's amazing couching foot to embellish one of my orphan block placemats, ...
The couching yarn

9 simple steps for effortless couching with THE Dream Machine 2

This week on QUILTsocial, I'm using THE Dream Machine 2 to make some placemats from orphan quilt blocks. Yesterday I ...
Three decorative stitches

Using THE Dream Machine 2’s decorative stitches to embellish placemats

Have you chosen one (or more) of the 5 different settings to turn orphan blocks into placemat tops I showed ...
Set on point

5 simple settings for placemats made with orphan quilt blocks

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I gave you 8 great reasons that you should use blocks leftover from other projects to make placemats ...