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Fabric fused raindrops, in different shades of blue, on three gray quilt blocks. Northcott’s Artisan Spirit Shimmer Echoes.

Use Artisan Spirit Shimmer Echoes to brighten up a rainy day

Yesterday, we finished making cute umbrellas for our quilted wall hanging. Now we're moving on to making raindrops, using the ...
Fabric from Northcott’s Artisan Spirit Shimmer Echoes collection laid out on table.

How fusible applique makes fun work of the Umbrellas and Raindrops quilt

Rain, rain go away, except when we have fun umbrellas with which to play! This sweet rainy quilt is perfect ...
Various fabric hearts from different print fabrics on table.

Fusible applique hearts complete a quick and easy wall hanging

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I showed you how to use handmade bias tape to embellish a Valentine's Day wall hanging. We ...
Quilted wall hanging of 6 fused fabric on fabric turtles on a white background with different colored borders and sashing around the turtles.

How to use HeatNBond for the Turtles on the Trot quilted wall hanging

Everyone loves a cute turtle. How about six adorable quilted turtles with sweet little embellishments that make your heart melt! ...
Close up of sunflower quilting design

Free motion quilting the sunflower quilt

Adding stems and leaves I'm really enjoying using these three fabric lines from Northcott to make my sunflower art quilt ...
Second layer of petals

Why use a silicone pressing sheet for fusible applique

Assembling my fusible applique sunflowers I spent last evening tracing, fusing and cutting out petals from my Northcott fabrics and ...
A basket of flower petals

Using fusible applique to make an art quilt

Dabbling in art quilting I love looking through magazines and going to quilt shows to see new and innovative quilting ...
Crazy Daisy

Crazy Daisy Quilt Block

Last fall, we presented a step-by-step guide to fusible applique and highlighted four edge-finishing techniques including an invisible zigzag stitch, ...
Layering the quilt #1

Assembling the Christmas Tree Quilt

Doing things a little differently… Usually when I make applique quilts I do the center applique stitching first, add the ...
Crazy Daisy with Tulle and Couched Cord Edge Finish

Finishing Fusible Applique with Tulle and Couched Cord

Here we are - the final day of our step-by-step guide to fusible applique! So far, we have learned how ...
Crazy Daisy with a Satin Stitch Edge Finish

Finishing Fusible Applique with a Satin Stitch

Finishing Fusible Applique with a Satin Stitch We hope you're enjoying our step-by-step guide to fusible applique! If you're just ...
Sulky 40-wt Machine Embroidery Thread

Finishing Fusible Applique with a Blanket Stitch

Finishing Fusible Applique with a Blanket Stitch Welcome back to our step-by-step guide to fusible applique, the quickest and easiest ...
Invisible Thread

Finishing Fusible Applique with an Invisible ZigZag Stitch

We began our tutorial about fusible applique yesterday with three easy steps - trace, cut, press - and quickly created ...
Crazy Daisy Quilt Block

Fusible Applique: Trace, Cut, Press

Fusible Applique: Trace, Cut, Press! It's a pleasure to join the team here at QUILTsocial! My name is Kathy Wylie ...
Placing the applique shapes on the quilt top

Hip, hip hooray – it’s applique day!!

Now that we have our table runners all quilted, it's time to prepare our applique shapes so that we can ...
Autumn Leaves

Sewing A Mug Rug

As I sat in my studio the other day thinking about my projects for this week I kept looking at ...
Finished hexagon quilted back porch pillow.

Sewing up the Back Porch Pillow

Measure and trim Well, today is Friday, so I need to get this pillow done so I can use it ...
Final placement of the applique shapes

Designing with Hexagons, Threads and the Blanket Stitch!

My final design Although I liked all of the design versions that I came up with yesterday, when I placed ...
Pillow top with quilting lines completed

Preparing the Back Porch Pillowtop with WonderFil Threads

My quilted top After stitching one direction with the blue variegated Fruitti thread and the other direction with the teal ...
finished appliqued table runner

The Finishing Touches – Binding a Quilt and the Table Runner

Trimming and binding a quilt and the table runner Now that it's the end of the week and my hand ...