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Quilting with the PFAFF creative icon

PFAFF creative icon’s Shape Creator and mySewnet help your quilting adventures

It’s my final post of the week, I hope you enjoyed reading along and perfecting your flying geese block, and ...
Introducing the SewNotice app that will become your new best friend.

Stop stressing over your machine embroidery with the SewNotice app

In yesterday’s post, I shared with you 3 essential tools for your quilting studio as well as the 3 great ...
This is what happens when you let your imagination run free with your Flying Geese blocks on an empty design wall. Using PFAFF creative icon.

3 essential tools for your quilting studio you might not have thought of

In yesterday’s post, I shared 4 best kept secrets to perfecting the flying geese block. I'll now share 3 essential ...
4 best features on PFAFF creative icon to help you make perfect flying geese

4 best kept secrets to perfecting the flying geese quilt block

Yesterday I explained why, you may have so many unfinished quilts and how the PFAFF creative icon helps finish projects ...
The finished top

Simple yet effective free-pieced border for baby quilt

Yesterday on QUILTsocial, I showed you the AMAZING pivot feature and width control feature on THE Dream Machine 2 that ...
Ready for stitching

2 features on THIS sewing machine make machine applique a breeze!

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I used THE Dream Machine 2 from Brother to embroider the names of our sea creatures onto ...
Ironing on the appliques

THE Dream Machine 2: machine fusible applique and embroidery, the easy way

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I showed you how easy it is to used the Brother ScanNCut2 to make fusible applique shapes! Today ...
I loved quilting the piece on the PFAFF creative icon!

6 essential tips to finish a quilt you want to use every time

I hope you've been enjoying the experience of making a baby quilt that is so quick to make it can ...
Modern quilt made using Northcott Banyan batiks.

Adding interest with linear quilting that isn’t so linear

It’s Friday! That means it’s the last day this week for highlighting Northcott Banyan Batiks fabric collection in a modern quilt. Feels ...
Preview of the quilting that will take place on the quilt.

Banyan Batiks Shadows: a great background fabric for a modern quilt

Hello and welcome back! Here we are on day 4 of this week’s project. I hope you didn't find working on ...
2 of the 7 blocks that will be used in our modern quilt.

Safely working on the bias: making a half log cabin block

Good morning! I hope you weren’t up all night sewing! If you were, I see a nap in your near ...
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 ...
6 fabrics from the Nostalgic Vibes collection used to make this week's quilt.

Using Northcott Banyan Batiks in a modern quilt

Welcome back to QUILTsocial and to, hopefully, winter’s last gasp.   Finally, in 15 days, spring will (officially) be here ...
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 ...
One seam per quarter

Making quarter square triangles the easy way

Are you caught up to cutting and sewing 100 half square triangles from yesterday's post? Have you tried my tip on ...
Once fabric strips are cut into smaller pieces they’re ready to be sewn.

1 way to avoid ‘finicky measuring’ when making Half Square Triangles

In yesterday’s post, I showed you the bright colorway of Northcott Canvas fabric collection, gave you a glimpse of the quilt we're ...
My sketch of the quilt we'll be working on this week, 84½” X 84½".

Making a quilt using Northcott Fabric, Canvas Collection

Happy Monday, everyone!  I’m always happy and a bit scared whenever I’m asked to write blog posts. Happy because I ...
Machine embroidered blocks showing different fill stitches and colors for the same design

Creating machine-embroidery wonders using the fill stitch feature

Yesterday I showed you how to add scrappy borders to the Working Girls Quilt. You might remember I made these ...
First set of strips sewn to the embroidered block

Making Log Cabin-style borders for machine embroidered quilt blocks

Yesterday I showed you how to start putting together some machine embroidered blocks, created on THE Dream Machine 2 by Brother ...