Tuesday, 18 February 2020

QUILTsocial Blog Post - Free your inner artist with fabric postcards and trading cards


For the fifth and final post in this QUILTsocial series I'll be showing you how to create fabric postcards and trading cards.

Fabric postcards and trading cards are essentially tiny pieces of art.

As they are so small these little gems are the perfect place to practice new techniques or experiment with new products.

Check it out here to Free your inner artist with postcards and trading cards.

Free project!

QUILTsocial Blog Post - SCHMETZ Super NonStick needles make sewing a denim lunch bag easy


Recycling is more important today than it has ever been!
Join me on QUILTsocial as I show you a great way to use cut off jeans legs with

Free Project.

QUILTsocial Blog Post - SCHMETZ Super NonStick needles make sewing a fabric trinket box a breeze



Join me on the QUILTsocial blog for a fun filled day as SCHMETZ Super NonStick needles make sewing a  fabric trinket box a breeze.

Free pattern.

QUILTsocial Blog Post - Two days to sew a fabric trinket box


This QUILTsocial blog series explores some of the ways that the SCHMETZ NonStick needle can benefit our quilting projects.

Day two will begin Two days to sew a fabric trinket box with a list of supplies and the required preparation.

Free project!

Monday, 17 February 2020

QUILTsocial Blog Post - Quilting with the new SCHMETZ Super NonStick needles



The quilting world of today is constantly changing.

Quilters are always discovering new ways to do things and companies like SCHMETZ are developing new products that make our jobs easier.
The Super NonStick Universal needle is one of these exciting new innovations.

Join me on QUILTsocial for a week of fun as we create a variety of projects to help explore their many uses.

Let's start with Quilting with the new SCHMETZ Super NonStick needles and some fun, fusible machine applique' tea towels.

Free project.

Julies Name Game - New Free Motion Quilting Design #148







We had lots of fun with this new Free Motion Quilting design and all of the name suggestions were fantastic, as always!

The voting was fierce and all of the suggested names were extremely popular though in the end one name did come out ahead.


This new Free Motion Quilting Design has been named by popular vote (Facebook and Instagram) as of Sunday Jan 12, 2020 at 6:00 PM (Pacific).


Let me introduce “Shazam”!


Thank you and congratulations to Philippa Zapf of Nanaimo B.C. for suggesting this winning name.

Julies Name Game - New Free Motion Quilting Design #147


Happy New Free Motion Quilting Design, Happy New Year and Happy 2020!

The last design of 2019 and the first to be named in 2020 is inspired by fantastically pretty fireworks, stitched for you in blue as these are the rarest kind !

The winning name for this new Free Motion Quilting design was chosen by popular vote (Facebook and Instagram) on Sunday 
Jan 5, 2020 at 6:00 PM (Pacific).

By an overwhelming majority this design is now called “Starburst”.

Thank you and congratulations to Sylvia Shepherd 
(with a careful check of the time stamps on all comments) 
of Victoria B.C. for suggesting this winning name.