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Making a Double Wedding Ring bed runner and table top

Fear not the Double Wedding Ring quilt, Brother is at your side

Welcome to, not only another informative week of QUILTsocial posts, but Part 2 of Christine Baker's Double Wedding Ring tutorial ...
Fairfield bamboo batting was the perfect choice to quilt this piece.

In quilting circles, there too, the devil is in the details

We tend to think that just because the quilt top is finished that we’re done! But that’s far from true ...
Time to sew up the two quilt blocks together

My best TIP for assembling quilt blocks

I'm so happy to be sharing my best tip on how to assemble a quilt top. If you've been following ...
Before cutting off any excess fabric, I ensure that my vertical and horizontal lines align with my center strip. I also ensure that my diagonal is aligned with the corners of my squares, Only when they all match, I cut off excess fabric... if any.

The best tip for squaring off your quilt blocks!

In yesterday’s post, I mentioned how much I loved working with Omnigrip rulers. In this post, I'll go over my ...
How to make this block for the Deep Waters quilt pattern size 75" x 75" made using Banyan Batiks Color Blocking collection

THE 2 must-have sewing tools for smooth and accurate piecing

In yesterday’s post, I gave you the fabric requirements and cutting instructions to make the beautiful and easy quilt pattern, ...
Ziploc bags and non-permanent markers are a must in my studio!

2 tips to make fast and easy quilts that only look complicated

I'm thrilled to be back for another year on QUILTsocial to share with you some of my favorite tips to ...
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 ...
Looks complicated? Maybe, but it's really easy to make! Follow us on QUILTsocial to get the free pattern (April 1 - 5, 2019)

Banyan Batiks Color Blocking fabric collection NOW available!

Hi! I'm so excited to introduce next week's posts on QUILTsocial! Are you ready for an exciting week of quilting ...
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 ...
The Quiltworks Studio badge finished with the Dreamweaver XE from Brother.

Use the right size needle to ensure machine embroidery success

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I started a badge design using a machine embroidery design found online. Today I'll finish designing my ...