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Walking foot echo quilting adds the final finish

Echo quilting with a walking foot adds visual appeal

Welcome back to the fifth and final post on using a walking foot, SCHMETZ needles and Gütermann thread to create ...
Create beautiful quilted borders with a few simple steps.

Making beautiful borders with your walking foot

Welcome to step 4 of our series on using SCHMETZ needles and Gütermann thread to create a whole cloth quilt ...
The center grid quilted with Gütermann spun silk thread

What to know about grid quilting with a walking foot

Here we are at the third step to making a wholecloth quilt using the walking foot, SCHMETZ needles and Gütermann ...
A walking foot is also know as an even feed or dual feed foot

Easy preparation for walking foot quilting

Welcome back! Yesterday I listed the indispensable supplies required for a wholecloth quilt to make using our SCHMETZ needles andGütermann ...
Gather your supplies

5 steps to a wholecloth walking foot quilt

In my previous posts Perfect pairings-needles and threads work together for successful quilting and Needles and threads for a thread ...
The early steps of wholecloth walking foot quilting tutorial

Walking the adventure of walking foot quilting

I'm very excited about next week's posts! Written by quilter Julie Plotniko, you don't want to miss her tutorial on ...
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 ...
The jean waistband makes for a solid foundation for this Band Together Tote. Coats Denim, Jean Topstitching and All Purpose threads used to recycle denim.

Band Together Tote gets everyone smiling

Just like the Denim Bracelets Trio yesterday, here's another recycling denim project that stretches the imagination. The Band Together Tote ...
Denim Bracelet Trio can be made simply as shown, or perhaps try adding your own embroidery or decorative stitches before assembly.

Denim Bracelet Trio, no one will ever guess!

All week I've shared some cool denim recycling ideas created by Linda Griepentrog, did you try the Shirr Thing Bag ...
Right on trend: a shirred bag sewn with Coats Dual Duty XP Denim and Jean Thread

Making the Shirr Thing Bag

Welcome to the third day of recycling jeans into cool sewing projects! Yesterday, I posted about making a Denim Notebook ...
Denim Book Cover: strength meets elegance; free pattern using Coats Denim and Jean threads

The beauty and strength of a denim notebook cover

Did you manage to finish up the Denim Organizer from yesterday? It's a great accessory for a  quilting studio. You ...
Here's one super idea to recycle those jeans you no longer use and still feel good about making more use of them. It's both creative and practical.

Recycling denims using Coats Dual Duty XP and Plus threads

What can you do with denim pants you no longer want to wear, other than getting rid of them? We ...
Sulky and Gütermann specialty threads add glamour to our quilting

Specialty threads – oh the fun!

All this week I've been talking about pairing SCHMETZ needles with Sulky and Gütermann threads according to the sewing task. I ...
A selection of Gütermann rayon thread

Rayon thread – beautiful silk-like lustre

All this week we have been looking into perfect needle pairings for a variety of Sulky and Gütermann threads. Yesterday ...
A selection of Sulky and Gütermann polyester threads

Polyester thread – durable beauty

We had a great time yesterday learning about Perfect Pairings for our SCHMETZ needles and Sulky and Gütermann cotton threads ...
A selection of Schmetz needles that can be used for quilting

Perfect Pairings – needles and threads work together for successful quilting

The thread that we choose to construct and quilt our quilts with is truly as important as the fabric and ...