Are you planning to make a #quilt that uses an assortment of prints in the motif? While you could simply cut a stack of #squares from the printed fabric and then incorporate the squares in your quilt, there's no fun in that! With this Fussy Cutting Tutorial, you can focus on a certain aspect of the print fabric and include it in every square. The result is a quilt that has a delightful design that is also consistent. This quilting tutorial is easy to follow and will help you design your next quilt like a pro in no read more...

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Happy Halloween 2017! Thought I’d share the scariest thing I’ve ever sewn today… She was an attempt to #create a life-sized Cindy Lou Who doll, but – while my quilting #skills are pretty good – my doll-making skills are definitely not up to par! I’ve been meaning to create yarn hair for her for months. read more...

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Don't you hate it when your quilt starts getting bulky at the #seams? If you want to learn #how to give your next quilt a smooth and polished look, then this guide on How to Nest Seams is just what you need! Nesting seams will help you reduce the additional bulk that builds up, resulting in a more even appearance in your final #project. You'll love how much professional your pillows, quilts, and other projects will look going forward! This quilting tutorial is easy to follow and can be ready to use in your next project in no read more...

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Give your next #quilt a luxurious feel when you #tie all of the layers together! If you're not sure #how to get started, then this How to Tie a Quilt Tutorial is just what you need. This tutorial is easy to follow and won't take long to complete. The result is a quilt that has a handmade look and feel that simply cannot be replicated by a quilt purchased in a store. The added detail of ties completed by hand will make this quilt even more special and unique for anyone who uses it. Whether you're new to quilting or you want to brush up on the basics, this beginner quilt technique is one to read more...

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DIY organizer ideas are all the rage right now, which is why they make such great small handmade #quilted gifts. If you have a friend that is a quilter or sewist, make them this Too Cute Travel Sewing Bag for organizing all of their rotary cutters, needles, and scrap fabric while they're on the go. Sometimes it's hard to know what to get a friend for Christmas, but this free quilted gift pattern is an unexpectedly thoughtful and useful idea. In addition, learning how to sew a bag is a quilting skill that is highly useful for making quilted tote bags and quilted handbags in the read more...

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  Last month I introduced you to some of the #embroidery #features on THE Dream Machine 2 by Brother. Be sure to look at my blog posts for September 25 ? 29, 2017 to see some of the basic embroidery features of this #machine.     Join me this week, as we explore more quilting […] The post How to use the scanner and embroidery features of THE Dream Machine 2 appeared first on read more...

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  Yesterday I showed you how to scan and embroider Halloween pumpkin designs I downloaded from the internet read more...

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  Yesterday I showed you how to use THE Dream Machine 2 to make #the Improv Pumpkin Patch Wallhanging complete with embroidered jack-o-lanterns. Now it’s time to make a label for the wallhanging. We all know how important it is to make labels for all of our quilting projects and it’s so easy to do […] The post 4 options – THE Dream Machine 2 makes play out of making a quilt label appeared first on read more...

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This is The Grape Pansy Caper - Part Onefreshly #quilted and trimmed but not yet bound.The Mystery quilt block patternwas given to participants last February.(The Case of the Flamingo Chainfrom Billie Lauder's Mystery Quilt SeriesLocked Up in Chains)Color choices and layout optionswere left up to individual participants.You can read the three previousposts for this projectby clicking HEREand scrolling down.I quilted GPC-1 w#ith a lot of free motion liberated spiralsusing Gilde thread in Turf green.Here is the unbound quilt outdoors on the driveway.I am elated with the texture.I read more...

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Hello and happy Saturday! I was planning on #posting this Monday, but I have so many things I need to share in the next week that I decided to add in a weekend read more...

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Hello and happy Saturday! I was planning on #posting this Monday, but I have so many things I need to share in the next week that I decided to add in a weekend read more...

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Quilting Inspiration…. There are a lot of resources out there for keeping track of #inspiration and tutorials and everything else pretty! One is Pinterest. Today I thought I would share how I use Pinterest and how you can as well. How to use Pinterest as your Quilting inspiration journal~ Here’s a quick review of what […] The post Using Pinterest as Your Quilting Inspiration appeared first on read more...

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Quilting Inspiration…. There are a lot of resources out there for keeping track of #inspiration and tutorials and everything else pretty! One is Pinterest. Today I thought I would share how I use Pinterest and how you can as well. How to use Pinterest as your Quilting inspiration journal~ Here’s a quick review of what […] The post Using Pinterest as Your Quilting Inspiration appeared first on read more...

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You can get all the variation and fun of #quilting in one tutorial with the Sew Simple Sampler Quilt Pattern. This quilting tutorial assumes that you have basic knowledge of #block piecing and quilt construction. Like other #sampler quilt patterns, you'll be able to make different types of blocks. These quilt blocks include a four patch block, a square in a square block, a bow tie block, a pinwheel block, and a double four patch block. You'll need about a yard of fabric total including some fabric scraps for this quilt read more...

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The Jewellery EditorA #beautiful #enigma: Chanel's new Code Coco watchThe Jewellery EditorThe French fashion house is full of codes, from the quilting known as read more...

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The Jewellery EditorA #beautiful #enigma: Chanel's new Code Coco watchThe Jewellery EditorThe French fashion house is full of codes, from the quilting known as read more...

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Cheryl and I haven’t met in person, but it was a serious joy to chat quilting with read more...

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The traditional bear paw pattern combines with European elegance to make this easy Sweet Scandinavian Star Block. Perfect for holidays or all year long, this easy #block tutorial is a fantastic way to go back to #quilting basics. This fun quilt block is a gorgeous combination of #star and bear paw patterns and is a wonderful way to take traditional quilting to the next level. The classic red and green tones in this block make it a charming idea for a Christmas quilt, so you can get a head start on holiday quilting. This year, make a stunning holiday statement with this classic quilting read more...

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Whether you're dying to clear out your fabric stash or put your jelly rolls to good use, this Simple Strawberry Strip Quilt Tutorial is just what you've been searching for. This tutorial for how to make a #strip #quilt is ideal for beginners, and uses strips of fabric in strawberry pinks and chocolate browns for a #simple quilt that you can make in a single weekend. While this strip quilt uses leftover fabric, it's also a great choice for jelly rolls, and covers all the basics of creating a strip quilt, from laying out your fabric to stitching your rows together. Quilting doesn't have to be read more...

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Searching for a fun #quilt #block to mix up your normal routine? Then you'll absolutely love this 8 Inch Buffalo Quilt Block! Made to resemble the bison and buffalo of North America, this animal quilt block pattern comes with complete piecing instructions for creating an 8 inch or 16 inch quilt block. A great project to take your quilting skills to the next level, this DIY quilt block #tutorial uses the STOP method of piecing, and can be used in a larger quilt or you can combine four smaller blocks to make a mini quilt. Add some whimsy to your next project with this animal quilt block read more...

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