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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 ...
Landscape table runner with a small black inner border, and a larger leaf outer border. Northcott Urban Elementz.

Easy borders add pizzazz to a table runner

It's amazing what fun easy borders can do to add extra pizzazz to our creative projects. Yesterday, we had such ...
With the black inner border already added to the table topper center, the next step is to add our beautiful pieced piano key border made from the Urban Elementz Basix Collection by Northcott.

Why basic fabrics are so important to your quilting projects

Well, it's hard to believe that we're already at the fifth blog post entry of the week; and that means ...
Quilted wall hanging with four tulips each in a flower pot. Northcott Artisan Spirit Shimmer Echoes.

Artisan Spirit Shimmer Echoes makes potted tulips beautiful for spring

Yesterday, we made the tulip blocks using the Drunkard's Path method for our quilted wall hanging, and today we're going ...
Vertical rows of a quilt top with black sashing sewn to rows - Northocott Naturescapes fabrics

This 1 easy step creates the fractured landscape within the quilt

Yesterday we made all our HST blocks and sewed them into vertical rows. Today we're going to fracture them! Don't ...
3 half square triangle blocks

Making a fractured landscape quilt using a simple piecing method

Yesterday we finished a gorgeous wall hanging using drunkard's path blocks. Today you're in for a real treat. This quilt ...
Block with right sides together under sewing machine being stitched.

Use this 1 simple trick for perfect curved piecing every time

Yesterday we cut out all our blocks for the Pebble Play quilted wall hanging. Today we're going to sew the ...
Flannel ornaments on table with buttons on them and ribbon to hang.

Making Christmas tree ornaments from scraps of flannel

Gather up all your leftover scraps from the chevron quilt we made earlier this week and let’s have some fun! ...
The finished curve pieced background

3 ways to machine applique circles onto a quilt

Yesterday on QUILTsocial we compared curved piecing in art quilts - traditional vs improvisational. I found that I loved how ...
The log cabin blocks are shown sewn together with a narrow beige sashing strip between each block.

The many ways to arrange Log Cabin blocks on your quilt

Arranging Log Cabin blocks Yesterday on QUILTsocial I showed you two different ways to sew Log Cabin blocks using Northcott's ...
Wall or door banner with lights in the border

Making a quilted Halloween banner

When I received this Happy Halloween fabric collection from Northcott, I could envision all kinds of fun Halloween projects – ...
Quilting the tissue box cover

Making a quilted tissue box cover

Like many of you, I love to shop the big box stores. You know, the kind of store that sells ...
Grid and block layout

Matching grid lines on your quilts

Living on the quilting grid There's nothing faster and easier than taking square or rectangular pieces of fabric and sewing ...
A box of yummy Northcott fabrics

Using photos for quilting inspiration

Picking fabrics for a quilt When Northcott Fabrics asked me to use three of their lines to create one project, ...
The finished strip set

Cutting ColorWorks Concepts strip sets

I'm really enjoying working with the ColorWorks Concepts fabric line from Northcott! Yesterday we cut all of the strips of ...