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January 17, 2020
Free your inner artist with fabric postcards and trading cards from Quilt Social

I had a wonderful time yesterday using recycled denim to make a versatile and durable lunch bag.

Today I’ll use lots of small pieces of fabric, stabilizer and batting to make fabric postcards and trading cards. SCHMETZ Super NonStick needles will once again be the key to handling a wide variety of techniques.

Let’s have some fun!

 

Fabric postcards and trading cards are mini works of art

 

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

As they’re so small these little gems are the perfect place to practice anything new. Techniques such as thread ...

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January 16, 2020
SCHMETZ Super NonStick needles make sewing a denim lunch bag easy from Quilt Social

Yesterday I completed a fabric trinket box that is wonderful to give as a gift or to keep as a treat for yourself.

The trinket box was easy to sew with SCHMETZ Super NonStick needles even with multiple layers of fusible stabilizer and iron-on adhesives.

Today I’ll put these fabulous new Super NonStick needles to a different kind of test by sewing a lunch bag out of recycled denim and hook and loop tape.

Let’s go.

 

A recycled denim lunch bag

 

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January 15, 2020
SCHMETZ Super NonStick needles make sewing a fabric trinket box a breeze from Quilt Social

Yesterday I gathered the supplies and prepared the trinket box sections with Sulky Fuse ‘n Stitch stabilizer and layers of HeatnBond Lite iron-on adhesive.

Today will be so much fun completing the wonderful fabric trinket box. A SCHMETZ Super NonStick needle and Sulky rayon thread will make sewing a breeze. Let’s go.

 

A fabric trinket box can hold many treasures

 

Constructing the box body

Place a SCHMETZ Super NonStick needle size 80/12 and the standard sewing foot on the sewing machine. Thread the machine with Sulky rayon thread in both the top and bobbin.

Fold and crease the ...

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January 14, 2020
2 days to sew a fabric trinket box from Quilt Social

Yesterday I began an exploration of what makes the new SCHMETZ Super NonStick needle so special and tested its abilities by making a pair of applique tea towels. Today I’ll prepare the pieces to make a lovely fabric trinket box. Sulky Fuse ‘n Stitch and HeatnBond Lite will really help to show off the capabilities of the SCHMETZ super nonstick needles. I’ve used fabric from the Harbor Reflections collection by Northcott to lend an artistic flair.

 

A dimensional fabric trinket box

 

I’ve always found little boxes charming, even more so when made from pretty fabric. My fabric ...

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January 13, 2020
Quilting with the new SCHMETZ Super NonStick needles from Quilt Social

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 to make our sewing tasks easier. The SCHMETZ Super NonStick needle is one of the most exciting of these new innovations.

Join me for a week of fun as I create a variety of projects to help explore SCHMETZ Super NonStick needles many uses.

Let’s get started.

 

A package of SCHMETZ Super NonStick needles

 

What is a SCHMETZ Super NonStick needle and why am I so excited?

Known as super universal, this needle made ...

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