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Nonna's Scraps · 3d ago

Adding borders to quilt in the hoop projects___my Way!

My quilt in the hoop project UFO pile has been growing! And what is the hang-up? Borders! Yup, simple strips of fabric to finish off those quickly completed blocks.In my last blog post I sha...
Nonna's Scraps · 6d ago

Adventures in Stitch Artist: Create an in the hoop quilt block

I am a person who likes to push my toys to the "let's see limits." But, it has taken me a LONG time to arrive at creating quilt blocks in the hoop of my Janome 15000. Did I think it possible...
Nonna's Scraps · 2M ago

Adventures in Embrilliance: BX fonts and Digital Cutters

I have been fascinated by the applique BX fonts. That said, the fact that I MIGHT be able to use my digital cutter with them really intrigues me---I like things as easy as possible. But as I...
Nonna's Scraps · 2M ago

Adventures in StitchArtist: The Magic Wand tool...and more!

Sometimes I just need to do something; that is when I turn to Embrilliance StitchArtist and explore. It is so much fun to look for free images and try to create embroidery. That is how I end...
Nonna's Scraps · 3M ago

Quilt in the Hoop: Planning my Project...and the Finished Project

In the last Quilt in the Hoop (QIH) post I added the "happiest" fabric from Connecting threads to my virtual stash. Now I want to do something with it! Off to plan my quilt layout in QIH!The...
Nonna's Scraps · 3M ago

Quilt in the Hoop: Adding Fabric to my "Stash"

I live in a small city without a quilt shop, so I often shop on-line for my fabrics. It is nice because they are delivered to my door. It is not so nice for a couple of reasons. First, it is...
Nonna's Scraps · 3M ago

Adventures in AccuquiltGo Essentials: Applique -- To Fuse or not to Fuse?

I love to applique with my embroidery machine and my Accuquilt GO (AG)! It is quick; I get to see the results much more quickly than when I applique manually. My AG cuts perfect shapes--no m...
Nonna's Scraps · 3M ago

Adventures in Accuquilt Go Essentials: Updating!

I just love Briton Leap (originators of Embrilliance Software)! Their customer service is next to none. With the release of the Accuquilt Go Essentials software there have been a few growing...
Nonna's Scraps · 3M ago

Quilt in the Hoop App....My introduction and Overview

Let me introduce you to a great little app.....(drum roll)...The Quilt in the Hoop App by Software Miracles.This sleek little app is available for iPad in the Apple Store. Now, the price at ...
Nonna's Scraps · 4M ago

Adventures in Accuquilt Go Essentials: Orange Peels and PreCuts

There is something about purchasing a packet of 5" squares, a charm pack---makes me happy! But, combining those cute colorful squares with Accuquilt Go shapes is just amazing!I love orange p...