Have you tried quilting with invisible threads? If you haven’t yet, you might be surprised by them! Invisible or monofilament threads have a bit of a bad reputation. They used to be heavy, stiff, and super strong. The invisible threads of today are still strong, but they’re softer, thinner, and quilt beautifully. Even better, they […]
Today I’ve got a fun leafy quilting design that had me thinking of honeysuckles. This filler design is super simple to quilt. It has straight lines, circles, and S curves, that’s it! It looks great behind applique, but I think it would look really nice if you made it bigger for an all over edge […]
My latest video tutorial for APQS is a fun twist on a meander or loopy meander, called the Meandering Comma Curl. For this simple meander design I added a fun comma curl or puff to the quilting line. You’ll love how flexible this design can be depending on how big or small you quilt it. I […]
It’s been a while since my last blog, but I’m hoping you can forgive me. As you might have noticed there have been some big changes to the site in the past week. It was a stressful couple of days, but we made it through with only a couple of hiccups. I’m loving the new […]
The Sea Foam filler is really going to speak to any landscape quilters – or folks who want to start making landscape quilts – out there. This is a free and flowy design that reminds me of rushing water and waves. I also love how versatile this design is, it would look gorgeous behind applique […]
Looking for a fast sashing design? Here’s a fun variation on the traditional ribbon candy design called Ribbon Candy Bubbles. This flowy design would look perfect on a holiday themed quilt and is very beginner friendly!
I’ve been on a bit of a paisley kick lately and trying out different ways to dress them up. This time I added a fun and girly daisy to the tummy of each paisley and bend it into a wide open meander. Watch the video below to see how to quilt the Daisy Paisley Meander. […]
I’ve been doing some machine quilting video tutorials for the APQS Longarms for Lifelong Learning Center. You’ve seen the pebbles filler by now. Take a look at how the look changes when you add a cat’s eye marble to it!