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Rock City batik border print quilted stocking.

Quilting a holiday stocking using Rock City batik border print

The gift making season is upon us! It seems to come along quicker every year. This week I created two ...
Close up of quilted table runner

Making a reversible table runner using Banyan Batiks Rock City

I have enjoyed creating designs with Rock City fabrics by Banyan Batiks this week that are coming to quilt stores ...
Rock City checkerboard star table runner

Smaller checkerboard stars sparkle as a quilted table runner

Whether it's a season for gift giving or not, quilters always seem to have a stash of irresistible fat quarters ...
Quarter star points turning clockwise

Rock City batiks rock the back of the quilted cushion!

Making a cushion cover is a quick gift to give or a simple way to add something handmade to your ...
Modern checkerboard star quilted cushion cover

Modern checkerboard star pieced cushion cover

Rock City batiks by Northcott are coming to stores this month. Definitely a holiday treat for quilters - I could ...
Stitching out one of the built-in embroidery designs

Using the embroidery features on the Designer Brilliance 80

Did you like my learning curve yesterday? I explored working with flimsy fabric and the Seam/Overcast Stitch to make gift ...
KitchenAid Mixer Cover made with Fairfield 80/20 Batting, Heirloom Wash-out Marker and Northcott Fabric, Mel's Diner, ColorWorks

Making a stand mixer cover for the baker on your holiday list xo

This week I shared with you several gift ideas that are sew easy to make, there's still enough time to ...
The simple essentials travel tote with a monogrammed 'M' featuring fabric from Northcott Fabric, Black and White and A Dash of Color

Simple Essentials Travel Tote is sew easy to make for gifting

Yesterday I shared the mini stockings for the holiday countdown, but there are other items that can be made ahead ...
Stockings, stockings and more stockings with Gütermann Metallic Threads and Northcott Holiday Collections fabric

Mini Holiday Countdown Stockings are sew easy to make

Take time over the holidays to savor all of the special moments with family and celebrate each day leading up ...
2 fabulous festive felt projectsmade using DMC Embroidery Floss, Kunin Rainbow ClassicFelt, PrestoFelt, Hi-tak Glue, Heirloom Quality Crewel Embroidery Needles, Sulky Holoshimmer

2 fabulous felt projects to make your holidays sew much easier

Yesterday we talked about the use of fabric, decorative machine embroidery thread and a little time spent quilting to make ...
Holiday Ornament Hot Pad and Microwave Mitts

How to make your holidays sew much easier

Are you thinking about your holiday preparations yet and … what can I sew or quilt to make my holidays ...
African Violets table runner is a quick finish with pieced backing

African Violets table runner is a quick finish with pieced backing

Yesterday I showed you how to use 6 fat quarters from Banyan Batiks African Violets collection in the Cornflower and ...
These are the Banyan Batiks fat quarters used for my version of the table runner.

6 Banyan Batiks fat quarters for a modern table runner

Yesterday I showed you how to finish up your Roll & Go sewing organizer made from Banyan Batik African Violets ...
Corners can be slightly rounded for a nicer finish.

Finishing the Roll and Go sewing organizer

Yesterday we got all the bits and pieces of the Banyan Batiks African Violets put together. Now it's time to ...
Sew the ribbon trim in place over the seam lines.

Sewing and quilting the Roll and Go sewing organizer!

Yesterday I showed you how to cut the pieces for your Roll & Go sewing organizer using fat quarters from ...
Making a Roll & Go with Banyan Batiks African Violets collection!

Making a Roll & Go with Banyan Batiks African Violets collection!

In my QUILTsocial posts Making a modern quilt design using traditional quilt blocks in September 2018, I showed you how to ...
The jean waistband makes for a solid foundation for this Band Together Tote. Coats Denim, Jean Topstitching and All Purpose threads used to recycle denim.

Band Together Tote gets everyone smiling

Just like the Denim Bracelets Trio yesterday, here's another recycling denim project that stretches the imagination. The Band Together Tote ...
Denim Bracelet Trio can be made simply as shown, or perhaps try adding your own embroidery or decorative stitches before assembly.

Denim Bracelet Trio, no one will ever guess!

All week I've shared some cool denim recycling ideas created by Linda Griepentrog, did you try the Shirr Thing Bag ...
Right on trend: a shirred bag sewn with Coats Dual Duty XP Denim and Jean Thread

Making the Shirr Thing Bag

Welcome to the third day of recycling jeans into cool sewing projects! Yesterday, I posted about making a Denim Notebook ...
Denim Book Cover: strength meets elegance; free pattern using Coats Denim and Jean threads

The beauty and strength of a denim notebook cover

Did you manage to finish up the Denim Organizer from yesterday? It's a great accessory for a  quilting studio. You ...