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5 simple steps to add prairie points to your quilt

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I used a pressing sheet to assemble our horse head applique. Today I'm piecing the Equestrian Beauty ...
The finished horse head fusible applique made with Northcott's Wild and Free fabric line.

10 easy steps to assemble a horse applique using Wild and Free fabrics

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I showed you how to trace, fuse and cut the applique shapes to make our Wild and ...
A cornerstone of red fabric is added to each corner of the border to eliminate the need for mitering the corners of the striped Full Bloom fabric.

2 simple tips for a flawless quilt border using striped fabric

Yesterday on QUILTsocial we used 2 different methods to add a pop of white to our quilt top made with ...
The flange accent strips are overlapped on the corners of the quilt made with the Full Bloom fabric from Northcott.

How cornerstones and flange accents add a pop of color to your quilt

Yesterday, I showed you how to overcome the fear of piecing with random fabrics. I've finished up all 20 of ...
The finished block made with Northcott's Full Bloom line of fabric.

How to overcome your fear of piecing blocks with random fabrics

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I outlined 6 steps I follow when I'm getting ready to go on retreat or for a ...
Basket full of supplies

6 steps to get ready for a quilt retreat

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I introduced you to Northcott's new Full Bloom line of fabric. These fabrics are so bright and ...
Northcott's City Scene fabric line has a beautiful panel that looks like an oil painting.

Overcoming the fear of cutting quilt panels

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I showed you how to find a specific Northcott fabric using the Product Finder tool on their ...
Two row have been sewn and pressed giving a beatiful curved line.

The ins and outs of curved piecing your art quilt

Welcome back to another fun day of creating. Yesterday with the help of the Sew Easy Half Diamond Ruler - ...
Pumpkins for Sale panel with a pieced Sandscapes border

Add depth to a panel quilt using this technique for making quilt borders

Yesterday I showed you how to use the Northcott Canyon Cliffs panel along with Sandscapes fabrics to make a quick ...
2½" x 8½" strips cut from 12 different Sandscapes fabrics for the side borders

How variety in your quilt borders makes better panel quilts

Yesterday I showed you one way to use the Mountain Peak panel from the Sandscapes collection by Northcott. Today I'll ...
"Mountain Peak" panel quilt with pieced border using Northcott's Sandscapes fabrics. Finished size 35" x 55"

Piecing Artisan Spirit Sandscapes fabrics to highlight the Mountain Peak panel

Yesterday I introduced you to the Sandscapes collection and the accompanying panels from Northcott. Today I'll give you some tips ...
Artisan Spirit Sandscapes fabric from Northcott

How handmade paper inspired the making of Artisan Spirit Sandscapes fabrics

Look what arrived a few weeks ago – this wonderful collection of Artisan Spirit Sandscapes fabric by Northcott! Artisan Spirit ...
All of the borders on the placemat made with Northcott's Artisan Spirit fabrics have been sewn on.

2 quilted placemats using modern Log Cabin blocks and creative borders

Yesterday and Monday I showed you how to make different modern Log Cabin blocks using Northcott's Artisan Spirit Shimmer and ...
Sew the first strip of Artisan Spirit fabric to the center square on an angle.

Sewing fabric strips on an angle for a wonky modern Log Cabin block

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I showed you how to make some modern versions of the Log Cabin block using strips cut ...
Fabric strips 1½", 2½" and 3½" wide cut from Northcott's Artisan Spirit Shimmer and Echoes fabrics in the Peacock colorway.

3 strip widths of fabric make a modern Log Cabin block

A couple of weeks ago I received a wonderful collection of fabrics from Northcott. These fabrics are from the Artisan ...
Appliqued cushion top with border added. Northcott Urban Elementz Applique.

How to use precut and prefused applique shapes for your quilting projects

I had such a great time yesterday reviewing these wonderful prefused applique packages that I just couldn't wait to get ...
A close up of some of the applique pieces, including a partial flower, a flower with stem, and a bird. Northcott Urban Elementz Applique.

Fussy cut no more! Using precut and prefused applique shapes

Today, we're going to discover the wonderful concept of precut and prefused applique pieces using fabric from Northcott's Urban Elementz collection that ...
Bottom of the tote is shown with nice professional looking boxed corners. Northcott.

Boxed corners give a summer tote a professional look

Using multi purpose prints to create an exciting summer tote bag is going to have you at the sewing machine ...
The top of the green dot strip is attached to the pillow case top with a machine sewn blanket stitch. Northcott Urban Elementz.

French seams hide raw edges on this fun and colorful pillow case

One of the things that I love about a new collection of fabric is having a choice of multi purpose ...
The completed case which was made using the Urban Elementz Basix line of fabrics from Northcott measures 10" x 13" closed.

Northcott’s Urban Elementz Basix fabrics make a clever kid’s artist case

I just can't wait to make today's project using the extra piece of fabric panel left from yesterday's Little Artist ...
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