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Step 3 - how to machine trapunto for added dimension

Step 3 – how to machine trapunto for added dimension

Welcome back. Yesterday was a busy day trimming the lovely Heron panel from the Artisan Spirit Water Garden, ironing the ...
Good preparation is the key to success when adding pieced borders to a printed panel. A tutorial on thread painting using SCHMETZ needles/ Gütermann threads / Northcott fabric

Step 2 – framing up a quilt panel using a patchwork border

Welcome back to our continuing journey of perfect pairings for our SCHMETZ needles, Sulky and Gütermann threads. Yesterday I listed ...
An artistic printed panel of a blue heron standing in the water amongst some lily pads Northcott

Step 1 – needles and threads for a thread painting tutorial

During my previous QUILTsocial post, Perfect Pairings-needles and threads work together for successful quilting I described how to choose the ...
Auditioning the quilt design by drawing design on UNIQUE longarm pattern tracing film and placing it on top of quilt block

2 UNIQUE longarm tools facilitate auditioning designs on your quilts

All week I've been sharing about essential tools when quilting with a longarm machine, and these same tools can be ...
UNIQUE longarm zero center tape measures 60" out from the center on both sides of the tape making it easy to measure a quilt width or length.

2 essential UNIQUE longarm quilting tools: zero center tape and dust brush

Today, I want to discuss how you can measure your quilt using the UNIQUE longarm zero center tape measure. When ...
UNIQUE longarm thread cone net cut. Hard to see but thread is fed from top of thread net.

How using thread cone nets improves quilting stitches

It's Wednesday and yes I continue to talk about great tools for longarm quilting. I'm sure you'll agree that sometimes ...
It's easy to pick up threads with the precise point and strong tip of the UNIQUE long arm reverse action tweezers.

5 ways UNIQUE longarm reverse action tweezers lend a hand

Yesterday, I talked about pins that are so effective for quilting, sewing and longarming. Today, I'll talk about the new ...
9 UNIQUE Longarm essential tools for effective longarm quilting

Unboxing 9 essential longarm tools for effective quilting

As with many tasks in life, essential tools make work much easier. This week I'm talking about a new and ...
I chose a lighter color of the Banyan Batiks Daisy Chain for my binding.

Daisy Chain fabric: how to properly bind the Magic Mushrooms table runner

In yesterday's post you learned how to add some simple straight line quilting to your table runner to give it ...
Completed table runner to guide you in your quilting

Echo and modern grid quilting: how these make Magic Mushrooms the star!

In my last post I completed the straight line applique of the marvelous mushrooms and today I'll finish the quilting ...
Detail showing ditch quilting and straight line applique stitching.

Stitching straight line applique for instant quilting satisfaction!

Do you have all your applique pieces ready? Check out yesterday's post if you missed it. To begin quilting the ...
Template parts after fusing to chosen fabrics

Fantastic fusible applique with HeatnBond Light

Yesterday, I shared with you the material list and cutting information for the Magical Mushrooms table runner I'm working on ...
Banyan Batiks Daisy Chain fabric selection for this Magical Mushrooms table runner

Marvelous Mushroom Magic with Banyan Batiks Daisy Chain

Hello! Welcome to my first blog post with QUILTsocial. My name is Tania Denyer and I have been designing quilts ...
Another finished button quilt!

Mini quilt with buttons becomes very adorable

Yesterday I showed you how to use buttons from the bottle o’ buttons purple collection to make a small button ...
Finished button quilt using buttons to make flower shapes

Using buttons instead of applique for a small quilt!

Yesterday I showed you how to use some blue buttons from a bottle o’ buttons to mount a small modern quilt ...
Cut away some of the backing and batting in the corners.

How to mount a quilted piece on an artist canvas

Yesterday I showed you how to make the blocks for your modern button quilt. Now, let's put everything together to ...
Button quilt mounted on a 12" x 16" Artist's Canvas

For the love of buttons – making a modern button quilt

Yesterday I gave you the cutting instructions for the little button quilt. We'll be using buttons from the bottle o’ ...
bottle o' buttons - just 4 of the many colors available

Button, button…bottle o’ buttons

I recently received these 'Bottle o’ Buttons' jars. What fun! Little jars of color-coordinated buttons just waiting to be used ...
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 ...