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Shanly Square made with Banyan Batiks Visual Sound by Northcott

Banyan Batiks: unlimited design possibilities

Yesterday I showed you how to make a modern quilt using fat quarters from the Banyan Batiks Feathers  and Ketan ...
Cut each block into 3 sections.

I bet you can’t tell this modern quilt started with 9-patch block

Yesterday I showed you how to use 9 fat quarters from some Banyan Batiks fabrics to make 2 modern nine ...
The finished quilt top

9 Banyan Batik fat quarters make a superb modern quilt

Yesterday I showed you how to use 2 fat quarters from the Banyan Batiks Visual Sound collection to make a ...
Reverse side of quilted cushion cover

Bold Banyan Batik prints make a statement on the back of the cushion cover

The batik boho cushion cover is almost ready to enjoy! In yesterday's post we assembled the rows to make the ...
Overhead view of quilting cushion cover front.

Piecing and quilting the batik boho inspired quilted cushion cover

Today's the day the fabrics start to bloom into the pieced design on the quilted cushion cover. In yesterday's post ...
Step 3 for corner block assembly.

2 quilt blocks that make the batik boho cushion cover sensational

Waiting for the first signs of spring is always an exciting time of year. In yesterday's post we cut up ...
Square in a square quilt block steps

3 quilt blocks that highlight Banyan Batik prints

Think spring! In yesterday's post we cut the beautiful Banyan Batik prints into pieces to create the quilted cushion cover ...
2¼” fabric strip ready to be cut and sewn.

Making a modern quilt out of traditional log cabin blocks and batiks

Happy Tuesday morning! Hope you’re all set to start this week’s quilt using fabrics from the Northcott Banyan Batiks collection ...
Quilt top and backing prepared for quilting.

Canvas fabrics from Northcott the right choice of a soft colored quilt

Over the past 4 days we’ve completed a quilt top by making hundreds of HSTs and QSTs! The 6 vibrantly-colored fabrics from ...
The 3 quilt block layouts to complete the quilt top.

A refreshing take on the Ohio Star block using bright colored Canvas fabric

The colors I chose for this week's quilt project are making my workspace bright and cheerful, have you had a ...
Triple Churn Dash tabletopper

14 quilt designs: playing with churn dash blocks and Northcott Fabrics

If you've been following along this week, you know that we're making the Triple Churn Dash tabletopper using Northcott's ColorWorks Premium Solid ...
Lay out the last row and sew together as for the middle row

2 tips for pressing seams that save the day and a lot of bulk

It's time to sew together the pieces we cut out yesterday to make the tabletopper. Using the 4 essential cutting ...
Keep the fold in the fabric close to you when cutting from yardage

4 essential tips for cutting fabric for your quilt

Wasn't yesterday's blog post exciting? I was so afraid of bringing fabrics into the computer-based design software. Why would I ...
Screenshot from Northcott website showing button to download digital fabric files

2 tips to working with digital fabric files for your quilting ideas

Did you see those gorgeous Bold, Beautiful Basics by Northcott yesterday? Don't they make you want to sew something? Makes me want ...
A selection of WonderFil InvisaFil thread to use for quilting.

Why using Invisafil thread is best for adding texture to your quilt

This week I'm making three wallhangings to inspire and encourage the recipient for the coming year. Yesterday, I showed how ...
Auditioning WonderFil threads for piecing, quilting and applique.

Piecing with WonderFil DecoBob 80wt thread

This week I'm using WonderFil's wide variety of threads to stitch up some inspiring and encouraging wallhangings for Christmas gifts ...
Striped binding made with the Mystic Garden fabric

Use striped fabrics effectively in your quilt design

Stripes can be very eye catching when used in a quilt, but sometimes you have to use special techniques when ...
Sewing the flying geese blocks together

Sewing the Mystic Garden quilt top

Putting the pieces together Last night I finished sewing the 24 flying geese units for my Mountain View quilt and ...
Finished flying geese blocks

3 ways to make Flying Geese blocks

Stepping outside the box Nellie and I must REALLY like flying geese, because when I look back at our patterns, ...
I'm very pleased how the extra pieces of fabric help to make the zany fabric pop!

When to keep quilt blocks large

Last week on Sunday QUILTing, I showed you a few of my favorite fabrics I’ve been drooling over for a ...