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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 ...
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, ...
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 quilt label on the red fabric of the I Love to Knit quilt

How to turn a mindless quilt label into a spectacular one

The quilting Thank you for joining me today on Sunday QUILTing. I had so much fun making the I Love ...
Quilt on attached embroidery unit

9 PFAFF creative sensation pro features help you quilt better

There are many features of the PFAFF creative sensation pro that make quilting your own quilt a breeze. With this ...
Completed designer tote bag

How to sew on handles to a quilted tote bag

Handles - of course, our bags need handles. The question is whether you want to make handles or use a ...
Bottom panel added between front and back panels

5 sewing tips make a quilted tote bag perfect

The pieces are quilted, the embellishing is done and now it's time for this tote bag to take some shape ...
Embellishing complete with buttons

How Fray Stop helps your quilting projects

The panels are quilted and the tote bag looks nothing like a bag yet but never fear by the end ...
Side and bottom panels quilted

3 solutions to stop thread breaking when sewing

Welcome back! Did you get your panels sewn together? Mine are all sewn together and today I'm going to focus ...
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 ...
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 ...
Close up of sunflower quilting design

Free motion quilting the sunflower quilt

Adding stems and leaves I'm really enjoying using these three fabric lines from Northcott to make my sunflower art quilt ...
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, ...
Husqvarana Viking Designer EPIC

Outstanding design features of the HV Designer EPIC

Welcome back. Can you believe all those fabulous features on the Husqvarna Viking Designer EPIC? Everywhere you look on this ...
Husqvarna Viking Designer EPIC

Husqvarna Viking Designer EPIC review

Welcome back to another great week of sewing machine review. I was a tad excited to say the least when ...
A basic lap quilt, a fun easy quilt for the beginner quilter. An opportunity to learn about blocks using squares, rectangles, half squares triangles and quarter squares triangles.

The new quilter

Most of us have met new quilters looking for advice to get them started in the wonderful world of quilting ...
Michelle and I with her wedding quilt. The pattern for this quilt, Transparency, is from the book “Quilt Made Modern” by Weeks Ringle & Bill Kerr.

The gift of a quilt

Most seasoned quilters have given quilts as gifts and most probably also had no regrets after giving a quilt away ...
When opportunity knocks

Quilting crisis or opportunity?

A couple of years ago, I was fortunate to hear my friend, Mary Pal make a presentation to a guild ...