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We have completed our thread painted quilt made with the Artisan Spirit Water Garden panel using Sulky / Schmetz / Northcott / Gütermann / Fairfield

Step 5 – quilting, how and how much, add the finishing touch

Welcome back. We're at day five and have already accomplished so much! All we gathered our supplies, did our cutting ...
The neck, chest and head of the heron on the Artisan Spirit Water Garden panel have been accented with thread painting SCHMETZ / Sulky / Northcott

Step 4 – thread painting for incredible lifelike detail

I had a wonderful time yesterday showing you how I used basic trapunto techniques with SCHMETZ Needles, Sulky Thread and ...
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 ...
Lovely acorn wallhanging stitched using WonderFil Spotlite #8839 Nutty Brown

How metallic thread Spotlite enhances free motion applique

Are you excited yet about using WonderFil's metallic thread Spotlite? This week I've shared some tips for using this thread ...
Outline stitching with WonderFil's metallic thread, Spotlite

The bling is the thing when quilting with Spotlite thread!

This week it's all about thread with sparkle and bling, focusing on WonderFil's metallic thread, Spotlite. Yesterday I talked about ...
WonderFil's metallic thread, Spotlite. MT8858 Dark Gold

Spotlite: 6 tips for quilting with metallic thread on a longarm machine

Welcome back to this week's exploration of WonderFil Specialty Threads Spotlite, a shiny, sparkly thread. Yesterday I talked about 6 tips for using ...
Shiny spools of Spotlite metallic threads

Spotlite: 6 tips for quilting with metallic thread on a domestic machine

Welcome to a week of shiny, sparkly thread! This week we're focusing on WonderFil Specialty Threads Spotlite. I'll show you ...