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The mySewMonitor app shows me the progress of the stitch out

6 steps to creating an embroidered quilt label using the Designer EPIC

It's the end of the week. Already! Time sure flies when you're having fun and there's so much more I ...
Topics covered in the Knowledge Center of the JoyOS Advisor

User’s Guide, Quick Help, JoyOS Advisor: sewing help at your fingertips

Welcome back! Hopefully, you saw in yesterday's post the importance of doing some sample stitching before committing to the final ...
Stitch out of some of three of the embroidery fonts

6 steps: adding lettering to quilt sashings using machine embroidery

Hi there! So, how did you like the tutorial on adding lettering to your quilt sashings in yesterday's post? You ...
The stitch sequence has been programmed including a FIX and a STOP.

6 steps to add lettering to your quilt sashings

Hello again! Isn't that flange in the binding from yesterday's post just the best? I love the look and it's ...
A beautiful colored flange on the front of the quilt and you can barely notice the stitching on the backing

5 steps for adding a pop of color with a flange in the binding

Welcome back to another super exciting week of tips to make your sewing and quilting easier and better! Let's not ...
The finished binding

10 simple steps for binding with perfect corners

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I finished up machine quilting a modern baby quilt using a decorative kite stitch on the Dreamweaver ...
Close-up of the kite stitch

Decorative stitches plus laser pointer = beautiful machine quilting

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I used the dual feed foot on the Dreamweaver XE to do in-the-ditch and serpentine machine quilting on ...
Stitch-outs for many decorative stitches

Infinite possibilities for quilting with decorative stitches, Dreamweaver XE

Yesterday on QUILTsocial we used the Brother Dreamweaver XE  to stitch out some sample utility stitches on a quilt sandwich. I ...
Stitch 1-35 "Quilting Stippling"

Exploring utility stitches on the Brother Dreamweaver XE

Last month on QUILTsocial I showed you how to turn a charm square pack into nine patch blocks and snowball ...
I felt an immense sense of accomplishment when the binding was finished

How the PFAFF creative icon helped me finish a UFO quilt

It’s my last post of the week. I hope you’ve enjoyed all the tips to happily quilt your projects. I ...
Quilting around the edge of your design

The best kept secret to beautiful quilting designs

Here’s another post to help you change your perspective on quilting! I know it can be quite a challenge and ...
My very own quilting design for flying geese

Why I’m so excited about the PFAFF ImageStitch app

In my June 2018 post, I showed you how to perfect the flying geese block using the PFAFF creative icon while ...
I sew diagonally

PFAFF creative icon stitch creator lets you add oomph to a simple binding

Yesterday I showed you how to use the embroidery feature on the PFAFF creative icon to quilt the project I ...
Embroidery stitch out on PFAFF creative icon

The beauty of vacationing and quilting with the PFAFF creative icon

Hello everyone! Hope you’ve enjoyed your summer and have found some time to keep on track of your quilting projects ...
Nine-patch and snowballs blocks

How to piece a perfect nine-patch block from a 5″ charm square

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I showed you the steps to correctly change the presser foot on the Dreamweaver XE from Brother ...
Press the black button.

6 easy steps to correctly change the presser foot on the Dreamweaver XE

Yesterday we used the awesome guideline marker (laser pointer) feature on the Dreamweaver XE to make no-waste snowball blocks from ...
Half-square triangle units

Getting HSTs out of a snowball block in one simple step

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I used the guideline marker (aka laser pointer) on the Dreamweaver XE to sew the corners onto ...
Sew along the diagonal

How to make a snowball block from a 5″ charm square

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I talked about the different precuts that are available to quilters and a little bit about how ...
The Dreamweaver XE

Taking the mystery out of precuts

This week on QUILTsocial, I'm using the Dreamweaver XE from Brother to make some really cute blocks using charm squares ...
Extra lift in the presser foot allows thick items like the binding corner to be inserted under the presser foot with no shoving.

Maximizing on the features of the Opal 690Q to wrap up the sewing marathon

It's the end of the week already. Amazing how quickly times flies when you're having fun. I've had a blast ...