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Quilted front of the umbrella cushion

Adding quilted details using the PFAFF quilt expression 720

Embracing the cheerful decorating possibilities that spring brings, this week I'm making a quilted umbrella cushion. In yesterday's post, I ...
Quilted umbrella cushion

Celebrating spring with a cheery quilted umbrella cushion

It feels like spring is taking a long time to arrive this year, at least where I live. I'm actually ...
The Umbrella Cushion Cover inspiring rain, so precious in the spring!

Handlook Stitches and Patchwork Program on the PFAFF quilt expression 720

In preparation for Earth Day on April 22, 2019, Sarah Vanderburgh of Sew Joy has designed a quilted cushion cover ...
The zipper has been pinned in place

Two sewing machine presser feet to get fast, professional looking results

It's the end of the week! I still have so much to share with you. Those ideas will just have ...
Invisible applique using black thread and an elongated zigzag

5 essential tools for easy machine applique

Wasn't that an awesome experiment yesterday? I had so much fun playing with the various settings for the length and ...
Stabilizers are important to a good appearance

Getting technical: the difference between satin stitch and zigzag stitch

Now that you've seen some satin stitching and decorative stitching in action, I'm taking a moment to look at the ...
Applique block number one

4 essential tips to applique with decorative stitches

I hope you liked the lesson from yesterday's post about perfecting the satin stitch. It's time to think about applique ...
All the satin stitch applique is finished

Perfecting the Satin Stitch with the Brilliance 75Q

Hello everyone! It's great to be back and I've got a new sewing machine to share with you. This is ...
The Husqvarna Viking Brilliance 75Q

Using the Husqvarna Viking Brilliance 75Q decorative stitches to applique

Ever wonder how to spruce up your machine applique methods? In this week's posts, written by the awesome Elaine Theriault ...
The second curved seam

Accurate pinning makes all the difference with curved piecing

Yesterday I used the Dreamweaver XE to sew the first curved seams in the Double Wedding Ring quilt and we ...
The curved seam

Curved piecing made easy with the Dreamweaver XE

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I used the Dreamweaver XE from Brother to start sewing together some of the pieces of our ...
The light and dark ended pieced arcs

First steps to piecing the Double Wedding Ring quilt

This week on QUILTsocial we're exploring all things Double Wedding Ring! Yesterday I talked about different ways to cut the ...
Double sized quilt

5 ways to cut pieces for a double wedding ring quilt

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I discussed the anatomy of a Double Wedding Ring quilt and I showed you some different versions ...
Traditional Double Wedding Ring design

The anatomy of a Double Wedding Ring quilt

This week on QUILTsocial I'll focus on the Double Wedding Ring quilt. Now, if you're new to quilting you may ...
More modern Double Wedding Ring

The marriage of the Double Wedding Ring and the Dreamweaver XE

Consider this week's posts by Christine Baker as part 1 of a complete tutorial on the Double Wedding Ring quilt ...
There are several different stacking stitches to use together or to combine with other stitches, like fonts; using the NEW PFAFF quilt expression 720.

Can anything be more fun than Stacking Stitches??

Creating designs with the stitches on the PFAFF quilt expression 720 is slowly turning me into an 'embellish-er'. What can ...
The front of the floating stitches are a fun addition to the project. Using the NEW PFAFF quilt expression 720 to make a quilter's badge.

Making a quilter’s badge extra special using font and floating stitches

This week I've been exploring some of the stitching techniques available on the NEW PFAFF quilt expression 720. In yesterday's post, ...
Quilter's name badge using the NEW PFAFF quilt expression 720

Making a quilter’s name badge using the PFAFF quilt expression 720

Sometimes it's worth the wait! I've been planning this project for a long time. In yesterday's post, I tried out ...
A quilted bookmark created with a row of floating stitches using the PFAFF quilt expression 720.

Floating stitches are extraordinary on the PFAFF quilt expression 720

There's more to explore on the PFAFF quilt expression 720! In yesterday's post, I listed my top 5 favorite features of ...
Top 5 features on the PFAFF quilt expression 720 The large space to the right of the needle gives you lots of room for sewing quilt blocks together as well as quilting your own quilts.

Top 5 features on the PFAFF quilt expression 720

The PFAFF quilt expression 720 is the perfect combination of reliable features I expect when using a PFAFF and its ...