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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 ...
The cut applique

Prepping and cutting fusible appliques with the ScanNCut2

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I showed you how to select and resize shapes on the ScanNCut2 from Brother. Today I'll cut ...
The ScanNCut

First steps to applique with the ScanNCut2

This week on QUILTsocial, not only do I get to keep playing with THE amazing Dream Machine 2 from Brother, ...
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 ...
Finished quilt top

Easy baby quilt pattern you can make in a day (Part 2)

Here's the second part of the baby quilt pattern that I have made using the PFAFF creative icon. In yesterday's ...
Block B Step 7

Easy baby quilt pattern you can make in a day (Part 1)

We’re all set for an easy baby quilt pattern you can make in a day. Yesterday I gave your 5 ...
Baby quilts are easy to make with the PFAFF creative icon.

5 essential tips for quickly finishing a baby quilt

Have you figured out the size of your quilt based on my post yesterday? Even if the recipient is little, ...
Finding the perfect size for a Baby quilt

Does size matter? Helpful tips to choose ideal size for a baby quilt

Warning: Before you read my post, I want to ensure that you all know this important fact:Please do keep in ...
The finished placemats

Easy ways to organize and use up leftover quilt bindings

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I used THE Dream Machine 2's amazing couching foot to embellish one of my orphan block placemats, ...
The couching yarn

9 simple steps for effortless couching with THE Dream Machine 2

This week on QUILTsocial, I'm using THE Dream Machine 2 to make some placemats from orphan quilt blocks. Yesterday I ...
Three decorative stitches

Using THE Dream Machine 2’s decorative stitches to embellish placemats

Have you chosen one (or more) of the 5 different settings to turn orphan blocks into placemat tops I showed ...
Set on point

5 simple settings for placemats made with orphan quilt blocks

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I gave you 8 great reasons that you should use blocks leftover from other projects to make placemats ...
THE Dream Machine 2

8 reasons you should use leftover blocks to make placemats

We all have them - leftover blocks from other projects. We don't want to throw them out, so they sit ...
Trim the piping in the corners, but ONLY the piping

2 quilt bindings that add pizzazz: getting creative with the Epic 980Q

Today's the last day of this tutorial for applying the binding to a quilt by machine and exploring the very handy ...
Matching thread for the binding (on both sides) using the Three Step Zigzag stitch

Stitching down the binding: thread color, stitches and stitch length

Welcome back! After talking about the 7 essential tips for binding a quilt by machine, today's the day I share ...
Leave a 6" beginning tail of binding.

7 essential tips for sewing the binding on a quilt by machine

Welcome back! In the last couple of days I talked about several options on how to cut fabric to make the ...
Using the Quilter's ¼" piecing foot to join the triangles

9 steps to making continuous bias binding

Welcome back to another day of awesome binding techniques! As I mentioned yesterday, I like to sew my bindings on completely ...
Chain sewing the seams to join the binding strips

THE formula for calculating the necessary yardage for binding your quilt

Welcome back! I've got a super week lined up for you with one of our favorite things to do - ...