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2 disappearing 9 patch blocks make 1 modern table runner

2 disappearing 9 patch blocks make 1 modern table runner

Yesterday you learned how to finish up a stylish tote bag made from Banyan Batiks Intaglio fabric. Today I'll use the ...
Banyan Batiks Intaglio fabric is perfect for this quilted tote bag

Banyan Batiks Intaglio fabric is perfect for this quilted tote bag

Yesterday I showed you how to turn a modern disappearing nine patch block into the outside section of a tote bag ...
Making a quilted tote bag using a modern disappearing 9 patch

Making a quilted tote bag using a modern disappearing 9 patch

Yesterday I showed you how to make a modern placemat using a disappearing nine patch technique with fabrics from the ...
Making placemats using a modern disappearing 9 patch block

Making placemats using a modern disappearing 9 patch block

Yesterday I introduced you to some new Intaglio and Shadows fabrics from Banyan Batiks collections by Northcott and how to ...
Making a 9 patch block with the new Banyan Batiks Intaglio

Making a 9 patch block with the new Banyan Batiks Intaglio

In previous QUILTsocial blog posts, I’ve shown you how to make some projects using curved strip piecing with fabrics from the ...
Brother Luminaire Innov-ís XP1 sewing and embroidery machine

7 stellar and unimaginable features on the Brother Luminaire XP1 machine

Yesterday I showed you how to use decorative stitches and a twin needle on the Brother The Luminaire XP1 Sewing, ...
The projector feature shows the decorative stitch exactly how it will look on the fabric.

The Luminaire XP1, its camera and projector for decorative stitches fun

Yesterday I finished up the 'quilt-as-you-go' table runner I made using decorative stitches from the new Brother The Luminaire Innov-ís XP1 ...
Sew sashing strips to the front and back of a 6½" square.

The Luminaire XP1, the dual feed foot and the binding

Yesterday, I showed you how to create 6½" embroidered and quilted squares using decorative stitches on the Brother The Luminaire ...
The Brother The Luminaire is set up and ready to sew.

Unboxing the NEW Brother The Luminaire sewing and embroidery machine!

Who doesn't enjoy trying out a new sewing machine? I was thrilled to learn that I was going to be ...
The finished placemats

Easy ways to organize and use up leftover quilt bindings

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I used THE Dream Machine 2's amazing couching foot to embellish one of my orphan block placemats, ...
The couching yarn

9 simple steps for effortless couching with THE Dream Machine 2

This week on QUILTsocial, I'm using THE Dream Machine 2 to make some placemats from orphan quilt blocks. Yesterday I ...
Three decorative stitches

Using THE Dream Machine 2’s decorative stitches to embellish placemats

Have you chosen one (or more) of the 5 different settings to turn orphan blocks into placemat tops I showed ...
Set on point

5 simple settings for placemats made with orphan quilt blocks

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I gave you 8 great reasons that you should use blocks leftover from other projects to make placemats ...
THE Dream Machine 2

8 reasons you should use leftover blocks to make placemats

We all have them - leftover blocks from other projects. We don't want to throw them out, so they sit ...
Finished Crazy Quilt mug mat

3 little mug mats from leftover Letterpress fabric

Yesterday I showed you how to use fabrics from the Northcott Letterpress Collection to make the Pull-out Plate Placemat for carrying ...
Finished Pull-out Plate Placemat showing plates in the back pocket

Making the ingenious Pull-out Plate Placemat using leftover Letterpress fabric

Yesterday I showed you how to make the quick and easy Perfect Potluck Placemat using fabric from the Letterpress collection ...
Finished placemat with cutlery pocket

Perfect Potluck Placemat is perfect for quick quilting project!

Yesterday I showed you how to easy it is to get a lot of visual impact using grosgrain ribbon and ...
Use a walking foot to sew on the trim.

Simply quilted, high impact Ribbon and Wedges Placemat

Did you have a chance to make the Book Lover Placemat I showed you yesterday? That pattern is a very ...
Letterpress fabric from Northcott

Fun with Letterpress fabric and making a quilted placemat

Recently I received ½ yard of each of the Letterpress fabrics from Northcott. While you're on the Letterpress page, check ...
Threads blend well with the fabrics

Applique stitches – which is your favorite?

I used to be a blanket stitch fanatic and  for certain things I still am. But in the past couple ...