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The 2 different sizes of WonderFil's Mirage rayon thread.

Why WonderFil’s rayon threads is a clear winner for your creative stitching

My introduction to WonderFil Specialty Threads I was first introduced to WonderFil's rayon threads and their many other lines of ...
Arranging blocks to find a pleasing look for your stained glass wall hanging

3 things to consider when arranging quilt blocks

This is such a fun post! The six stained glass quilt blocks are done and ready to be arranged into ...
Applying binding with my PFAFF Passport 3.0, the ¼” foot and IDT system.

Consider these 4 before binding your quilt

The ultimate finish to any quilt—binding! These are the last few days of the year and I'm celebrating the past ...
A great picture illustrating proper tension.

3 key elements to successful free motion quilting

My passport to free motion quilting I want to have the charity quilt I'm working on finished tomorrow, so I ...
Use a 12.5 inch square ruler to trim up the blocks to a uniform size.

Layout and design begins on the cozy quilt

Yesterday, I shared the story of how my friends from around the world sent me some lovely blocks on my ...
My First Block of Ribbon Stitches from my PFAFF Creative Sensation Pro

Making quilting fabric with built-in stitches

I'm a BIG believer in getting to know the stitches on the sewing machine. My PFAFF Creative Sensation Pro has ...
Completed label, ready to attach to quilt

How to make a quilt label with the PFAFF Creative Sensation Pro

I feel like I go on and on about labels, stressing their importance yet I see so many quilts on ...
Its beginning to look a lot like FALL!

The perfect quilt block for a tablecloth or a quilt

I like to think I'm a creative thinker, working with my PFAFF Creative Sensation Pro makes that easy, with all ...
Example of skipped stitches and thread breakage

5 things you need to know about thread when free motion quilting

Today, it's all about the 5 things you need to know about thread when free motion quilting. I'm going to use ...
Trimming the strip sets

7 great tips for straight line quilting

There are many benefits to quilting in straight lines or slightly wavy ones. The first is that it's a great ...
Sewing Utility, Decorative and Font Stitches

Sewing Utility, Decorative and Font Stitches

Sewing Utility, Decorative & Font Stitches, it’s time to love them ALL! The PFAFF Quilt Ambition 2.0 sewing machine comes ...
No foolin' -- our spooling, stylin' runner is almost finished!

Quilting the Only Spooling Around table runner

Quilting the Only Spooling Around table runner Today, we're putting the finishing touches and quilting the Only Spooling Around table ...
Playing around with the designing table, creating a spool block.

No spooling, we’re sewing a table runner

Studio Collection Home Hobby and Design Table from H.A. Kidd is a welcome and space-saving addition to any sewing space ...
Finished peony wall hanging

Sewing the binding and making a hanging sleeve with DecoBob

Happy Boxing Day! Since we were all spoiled yesterday and I’m officially sick of shopping, I’m not going anywhere near ...
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 ...
Layering the quilt #1

Assembling the Christmas Tree Quilt

Doing things a little differently… Usually when I make applique quilts I do the center applique stitching first, add the ...
Decorative stitches using Spotlite thread

Working with Metallic Thread

Lucy’s tips As I said yesterday, I’m not an expert in working with metallic thread, so I asked Lucy Garvin ...
Christmas tube from WonderFil

The Case of the Unraveling Thread

Several solutions Ever since I posted last month about the case of the unraveling thread and my tangled mess of ...
WEEKLY GIVEAWAY!  Gütermann 26 spool thread assortment!

WEEKLY GIVEAWAY! Gütermann 26 spool thread assortment!

Enter our free giveaway contest this week for your chance to win a Gütermann 26 spool thread assortment! Organize your ...
Sulky's Holoshimmer adds a gorgeous, subtle shimmer to our Hello Halloween door quilt.

Decorative Stitches and Holoshimmer Thread

Let's discover what a few decorative stitches and Holoshimmer thread can do to our Halloween door quilt! Yesterday, we learned ...