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Sea Salt by Linda J. Hahn using Banyan Batiks, Island Vibes fabrics

Inspiration for your next Banyan Batiks Island Vibes quilt!

Yesterday I showed you how to finish up an adorable baby quilt using Banyan Batiks Island Vibes quilt and get it ...
Quilt top with borders added; Curved strip-piecing using Banyan Batiks Island Vibes creates a sweet baby quilt. Free pattern!!

Finishing a baby quilt with sashing makes it sweeter!

Yesterday I showed you how to make curvy, strip-pieced blocks using fabric from the Banyan Batiks Island Vibes collection in ...
Arrange 15 quilt blocks in rows of 3 for the quilt top. Using Banyan Batiks Island Vibes fabric collection.

Curved strip-piecing using Island Vibes fabric creates a sweet baby quilt

Yesterday I showed you how to add some contrasting strips to your curvy, strip-pieced segments to create an original block ...
Curvy strip pieced block ready to be trimmed to the desired size; using Banyan Batiks Island Vibes fabrics to make a modern quilt, placemat, cushion cover etc.

Making a versatile Island Vibes curved strip pieced quilt block

Yesterday I showed you how to do some easy curved strip-piecing using fabrics from Banyan Batiks Island Vibes collection. Today ...
Fabrics from the Banyan Batiks Island Vibes collection in the Palm Bay colorway

Curved strip piecing with the NEW Banyan Batiks Island Vibes

In previous QUILTsocial blog posts, I've shown you how to make projects using fabrics from the Tie One On and African ...
Curvy, fluid quilting designs soften the linear peicing. The quilting is spread further apart to showcase the beautiful fabrics from the NEW Banyan Batiks Banyan Classics Collections. Free rail fence quil

Quilting options for a Banyan Classics rail fence quilt

Yesterday, I cut and sewed the rail fence blocks and placed them on the design wall so I could see ...
The Banyan Batiks Banyan Classics Collection Rail Fence quilt comes to life as the strip sets are cut into 12½" square blocks. Free pattern

It’s hip to be square! Cutting and sewing rail fence blocks

As a beginner, you likely won’t have a lot of specialized tools at your disposal, but a 12½" x 12½" ...
Carefully press the seams from the right side of the strip set to ensure the fabric lays flat; using Banyan Batiks Banyan Classics! Free rail fence quilt pattern.

Easy pressing tips for a perfect square rail fence blocks

If making a quilt is new to you, you may wonder about this constant back and forth between stations; cutting, ...
All 5 colorways of the enticing NEW Banyan Classics Collection labelled and lined-up in sewing order.

Quick and easy cutting instructions for a classic rail fence quilt

Yesterday, I introduced the colorways for the NEW Banyan Batiks, Banyan Classics Collection. I'm thrilled to start the rail fence ...
NEW Banyan Classics Collection makes for a knockout rail fence quilt

NEW Banyan Classics Collection makes for a knockout rail fence quilt

I was beyond excited when asked to write about Banyan Batiks NEW Banyan Classics Collection. After all, what quilter doesn’t ...
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 ...
Mystic Garden has a running yardage fabric that looks like a panel and can be cut into whatever length desired.

Using fabric panels in quilt patterns

Substituting fabric panels into different patterns This week I'm going to be using Northcott's new line of fabric called "Mystic ...
The finished Sunflower Quilt

2 bindings that divide quilters into 2 groups

Next step - binding Yesterday I fused down all of my applique pieces and free motion machine quilted the sunflower ...
Second layer of petals

Why use a silicone pressing sheet for fusible applique

Assembling my fusible applique sunflowers I spent last evening tracing, fusing and cutting out petals from my Northcott fabrics and ...
A basket of flower petals

Using fusible applique to make an art quilt

Dabbling in art quilting I love looking through magazines and going to quilt shows to see new and innovative quilting ...
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 new layout

4 tips for keeping your quilt pieces in order

Wow, it’s April already and spring is here but I’m afraid that I'm still working on a winter project so ...
Modern stained glass wall hanging quilted and bound.

Quilting the modern stained glass wall hanging

Now that the modern stained glass wall hanging is arranged, all the purple hues come together to make this an ...
Arranging blocks to find a pleasing look for your stained glass wall hanging

3 things to consider when arranging quilt blocks

This is such a fun post! The six stained glass quilt blocks are done and ready to be arranged into ...
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