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December 28, 2018
The trick to amazing free motion quilting for beginners from Quilt Social

 

It’s my last post of the week and also of the year featuring the PFAFF creative icon. And I have just the right post for it! I’ll show you how you can make your free-motion quilting look amazing!

All week I’ve shown you how to create projects using curved blocks. In yesterday’s post, I made a heart shape square for Valentine’s Day. And I have just the right quilting method to make it look fabulous.

 

How you can make your free motion quilting look amazing using the PFAFF creative icon!
How you can make your free motion quilting look amazing using the PFAFF creative icon!

 

Once again, my PFAFF creative ...

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December 27, 2018
Curved piecing makes the best heart quilt block for Valentine’s Day from Quilt Social

 

Have you finished the cute table runner for the holiday season I showed you in my posts this week? Piecing curves might take a little practice at the beginning, but it isn’t that hard, it’s all on how you place your fabrics under your needle.

If you haven’t had the time to try it out, I have another great project using curved piecing. It’s a variation that will help you make the best heart quilt top and you’ll have plenty of time to practice your curved piecing in time for Valentine’s Day.

 

A variation in the curved block to make a heart pieced block
A variation ...

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December 26, 2018
10 steps to face binding a holiday table runner using PFAFF creative icon from Quilt Social

 

If you’ve finished the holiday table runner that I presented in my last two posts, I have a great tutorial for you today. I’m happy to share my 10 steps to a perfect finish. You’ll see how easy it is to make a face binding using the PFAFF creative icon.

 

A face binding is my favorite "perfect" finish to any art quilt or table runner
A face binding is my favorite “perfect” finish to any art quilt or table runner

 

I just love making face binding on the creative icon as it has the power, stability and precision required to have a superb finish. When designing the creative icon, PFAFF revamped the ...

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December 25, 2018
How to center a quilt section in a PFAFF creative icon hoop from Quilt Social

 

Have you tried the curve piecing yet? In yesterday’s post, I showed you a cute project to make while learning how to sew curves. Now I’ll show you how I quilted the project using the PFAFF creative icon, and most importantly how to center your quilt section in a hoop.

 

Embroidery with PFAFF creative icon
Embroidery with PFAFF creative icon

 

I fell in love with one of the existing embroideries on the machine and decided I would use it for this project. It reminded me of snowflakes so I picked out my Sulky rayon 40wt thread in the variegated silver for the perfect ...

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December 24, 2018
The secret behind sewing curves without using pins from Quilt Social

 

I’m so excited to be hosting the blog this week! I have prepared a special Christmas treat just for you to make in a day: Sewing curves without having to use pins!

 

Easy curves table runner project just in time for the Holidays
Easy curves table runner project just in time for the Holidays

 

It has been a real treat to be part of QUILTsocial this year and experimenting using the wonderful PFAFF creative icon. Did you get yours yet? I can’t believe I managed to make so many projects. I don’t think I could have done all of this without the icon and can’t decide what ...

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