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How striped fabric for binding adds interest to Boho Beach picnic quilt

How striped fabric for binding adds interest to Boho Beach picnic quilt

It’s Friday! That means the Boho Beach picnic quilt will be complete today! I’m so pleased with the softness that ...
Place the ruler's 45° angle line on the edge of the strip.

Making Half Square Triangles out of fabric strips

Ah, Thursday! Today we’ll begin piecing the quilt HST quilt blocks, but before we do that, I’ll show you a ...
Press the Half Square Triangles to the darker fabric.

In quilting, some seams take you from squares to Half Square Triangles

Welcome to Wednesday! In only 2 more days our Boho Beach picnic quilt will be finished and ready to use! ...
Cut along every marked line.

Making multiple Half Square Triangles using the grid method

Welcome back! I’m glad you’re here today to learn another way to make half square triangles (HSTs)! For those who ...
This week's quilt project, a Boho Beach picnic quilt

Making a Boho Beach picnic quilt

What better time than now to gather and use fabrics from the Banyan Batiks Boho Beach collection? These light and ...
Banyan Batiks Boho Beach in Teal colorway

4 methods of making HSTs and the effervescent Boho Beach picnic quilt

Clear every engagement you have for next week, we're making the very effervescent Boho Beach picnic quilt! Just in time ...
Brother Luminaire Innov-ís XP1 sewing and embroidery machine

7 stellar and unimaginable features on the Brother Luminaire XP1 machine

Yesterday I showed you how to use decorative stitches and a twin needle on the Brother The Luminaire XP1 Sewing, ...
The projector feature shows the decorative stitch exactly how it will look on the fabric.

The Luminaire XP1, its camera and projector for decorative stitches fun

Yesterday I finished up the 'quilt-as-you-go' table runner I made using decorative stitches from the new Brother The Luminaire Innov-ís XP1 ...
Sew sashing strips to the front and back of a 6½" square.

The Luminaire XP1, the dual feed foot and the binding

Yesterday, I showed you how to create 6½" embroidered and quilted squares using decorative stitches on the Brother The Luminaire ...
The projector shows the stitch image on the fabric.

StitchVision on The Luminaire for visible decorative stitch placement

Yesterday I unboxed and introduced you to the new Brother Innov-ís XP1 embroidery and sewing machine – The Luminaire. Now ...
The Brother The Luminaire is set up and ready to sew.

Unboxing the NEW Brother The Luminaire sewing and embroidery machine!

Who doesn't enjoy trying out a new sewing machine? I was thrilled to learn that I was going to be ...
The New Brother The Luminaire XP1 Sewing, Embroidery and Quilting Machine

Exploring the wonders of the NEW Brother The Luminaire XP1

Well, you could just sit back and let this sewing machine do everything. At least that's the feeling you'll get ...
Walking foot echo quilting adds the final finish

Echo quilting with a walking foot adds visual appeal

Welcome back to the fifth and final post on using a walking foot, SCHMETZ needles and Gütermann thread to create ...
Create beautiful quilted borders with a few simple steps.

Making beautiful borders with your walking foot

Welcome to step 4 of our series on using SCHMETZ needles and Gütermann thread to create a whole cloth quilt ...
The center grid quilted with Gütermann spun silk thread

What to know about grid quilting with a walking foot

Here we are at the third step to making a wholecloth quilt using the walking foot, SCHMETZ needles and Gütermann ...
A walking foot is also know as an even feed or dual feed foot

Easy preparation for walking foot quilting

Welcome back! Yesterday I listed the indispensable supplies required for a wholecloth quilt to make using our SCHMETZ needles andGütermann ...
Gather your supplies

5 steps to a wholecloth walking foot quilt

In my previous posts Perfect pairings-needles and threads work together for successful quilting and Needles and threads for a thread ...
The early steps of wholecloth walking foot quilting tutorial

Walking the adventure of walking foot quilting

I'm very excited about next week's posts! Written by quilter Julie Plotniko, you don't want to miss her tutorial on ...
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 ...