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February 14, 2019
Step 4 – thread painting for incredible lifelike detail from Quilt Social

I had a wonderful time yesterday showing you how I used basic trapunto techniques with SCHMETZ NeedlesSulky Thread and Fairfield Batting to add extra dimension our Artisan Spirit Water Garden heron panel.

Today I’ll use a variety of Sulky threads and SCHMETZ needles to accent the heron with beautiful thread painted detail.

Let’s have some fun!

What is thread painting?

Thread painting is a free motion quilting technique that involves using the machine needle and thread the way an artist would use a brush and paint. It can be used to add detail to applique and printed ...

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February 13, 2019
Step 3 – how to machine trapunto for added dimension from Quilt Social

Welcome back.

Yesterday was a busy day trimming the lovely Heron panel from the Artisan Spirit Water Garden, ironing the Sulky stabilizer in place, and using SCHMETZ needles and Gütermann thread to construct and attach borders to the panel.

Today I’ll use Sulky threadSCHMETZ needles and Fairfield batting to add extra dimension to our panel with easy machine trapunto.

You may remember that we used trapunto in part three of my post Say it with quilting, a designer cushion to give a raised appearance to the words and motifs.

This technique will help add extra visual depth to ...

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February 12, 2019
Step 2 – framing up a quilt panel using a patchwork border from Quilt Social

Welcome back to our continuing journey of perfect pairings for our SCHMETZ needles, Sulky and Gütermann threads.

Yesterday I listed the materials required to make a thread painted and quilted panel.

Today I’ll do some preparation work, a little bit of piecing and add borders to our beautiful Artisan Spirit Water Garden panel from Northcott.

You’ll see how the correct needle and thread make each step along the way both fun and easy.

Good preparation is the key to success when adding pieced borders to a printed panel. A tutorial on thread painting using SCHMETZ needles/ Gütermann threads / Northcott fabric
Good preparation is the key to success!

Good preparation is the key to success

I start by trimming a little bit off our panel.

I ...

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February 11, 2019
Step 1 – needles and threads for a thread painting tutorial from Quilt Social

During my previous QUILTsocial post, Perfect Pairings-needles and threads work together for successful quilting I described how to choose the best SCHMETZ needles to work with a variety of Sulky and Gütermann threads.

This week I’ll show you in 5 easy steps how to use these new skills to make a beautiful quilt from a printed panel using a variety of needles and threads.

I’m using the Heron panel from the Water Garden collection by Northcott to work with.

Let’s get started.

What you’ll need

Water Garden Printed panel DP21916-44 from Northcott

This beautiful, artistic depiction ...

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November 15, 2018
Blog Tour: Doll Dress Boutique by Erin Hentzel from Terificreations's Weblog

Doll Dress Boutique: a dress for every occasion = sew 40+ projects for 18” dolls Erin Hentzel of Avery Lane Sewing C&T Publishing 64 pages plus 16 page pattern pullout 8.5×11 Softcover: $22.95 e-book: $18.99 I met Erin in Salt Lake City at Spring International Quilt Market in 2014 where her first book, Sew in Style… Continue reading Blog Tour: Doll Dress Boutique by Erin Hentzel

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November 2, 2018
Fall Foliage: Behind the seams from Quilting with Claire

If you’re attending the Fall Quilt Market in Houston you simply have to stop at Banyan Batiks booth#614 to take a look at my latest creation. I would have loved to make the trip once more to Quilt Market, but life got in the way! I am posting this blog at the same time so you … Continue reading "Fall Foliage: Behind the seams"

The post Fall Foliage: Behind the seams appeared first on Quilting With Claire.

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April 19, 2018
Bridal Shower Embroidery from The Inbox jaunt

Good Morning, Quilters! 2018 is a very busy year at the Kennedy Household–we have two daughters getting married! Last weekend, we tried to host a shower for my daughter, Deirdre who is getting married in June. (Check out Deirdre’s Diamonds … Continue reading

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March 21, 2018
New in stock at The Village Haberdashery from The Village Haberdashery

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Soap making!

We are super excited to announce that we now stock supplies for soap making! Rico have created a brilliant soap range that includes soap bases, colours, fragrances, moulds and gift wrap.

Soap Making Supplies

Basically, this collection includes everything you need for creating any soap you can dream up and packaging it up as the perfect gift.

Soap Making Supplies

Soap Making Supplies

Some of the remaining products will ...

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