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We have completed our thread painted quilt made with the Artisan Spirit Water Garden panel using Sulky / Schmetz / Northcott / Gütermann / Fairfield

Step 5 – quilting, how and how much, add the finishing touch

Welcome back. We're at day five and have already accomplished so much! All we gathered our supplies, did our cutting ...
The neck, chest and head of the heron on the Artisan Spirit Water Garden panel have been accented with thread painting SCHMETZ / Sulky / Northcott

Step 4 – thread painting for incredible lifelike detail

I had a wonderful time yesterday showing you how I used basic trapunto techniques with SCHMETZ Needles, Sulky Thread and ...
Step 3 - how to machine trapunto for added dimension

Step 3 – how to machine trapunto for added dimension

Welcome back. Yesterday was a busy day trimming the lovely Heron panel from the Artisan Spirit Water Garden, ironing the ...
Good preparation is the key to success when adding pieced borders to a printed panel. A tutorial on thread painting using SCHMETZ needles/ Gütermann threads / Northcott fabric

Step 2 – framing up a quilt panel using a patchwork border

Welcome back to our continuing journey of perfect pairings for our SCHMETZ needles, Sulky and Gütermann threads. Yesterday I listed ...
An artistic printed panel of a blue heron standing in the water amongst some lily pads Northcott

Step 1 – needles and threads for a thread painting tutorial

During my previous QUILTsocial post, Perfect Pairings-needles and threads work together for successful quilting I described how to choose the ...
Thread painting the front of a journal cover with WonderFil rayon threads.

How thread painting with rayon threads enhances an image on fabric

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I showed you some of the machine embroidery stitch outs that I did using three of WonderFil's ...
Thread painting with Accent - detail

Thread painting adds wonderful texture to fabric printed photographs

Yesterday, I wrote about three different WonderFil's rayon threads - Mirage, Splendor and Accent. Today I thought I'd share a simple project that ...
Tulip in the frame

Thread painting with DecoBob

Finishing up my Caran d’Ache Neocolor 2 Water Soluble Wax Pastels Tulip To paint my tulip, I traced the photo ...
Tutti, Fruitti and Spagetti threads to match the tulip

Finish up some quilting projects

Time to finish some UFOs Like many other quilters, I've a “few” unfinished objects (UFOs) kicking around my quilting studio ...
Binding a Quilt with a Herringbone Stitch!

Binding a Quilt with a Herringbone Stitch!

What to do with all of those magazines???  Variegated thread  + herringbone stitch = an 'out of the ordinary' finish ...
Thread painting with Konfetti and Tutti - before and after

How to Quilt a Thread Painted Surface

Check out my finished thread painting! I had so much fun playing with my Konfetti and Tutti threads, embellishing my ...
Close-up of butterfly

Thread painting with Tutti and Konfetti

Ready...Set...Go! We are finally ready to get stitching. As I mentioned on Monday, when you are thread painting (or doing ...
Correct placement of hands

Let’s get ready for some thread painting!

Getting prepared Yesterday we learned a bit about thread painting and previewed some fabrics to use with the Tutti and ...
Previewing the Tutti and Konfetti on the fabrics

Playing with Tutti and Konfetti Threads

The threads have arrived I'm so excited about the new threads I got from WonderFil – Tutti and Konfetti. I ...