Textile Art Techniques for Quilters:
5 Free Fiber Art and Fabric Art Projects

So much of what we already do is considered fabric art, but today we're here to challenge you to new heights in quilt, fiber and fabric crafts. In this free eBook from Quilting Daily, we offer quilters of all skill levels new ways to explore the wide world of fiber art projects. From artful fabric collage and mini felted quilts to 3D quilt patterns, this free eBook has a little bit of everything.

In our first featured article, it's "All About Dimension" with 3-D quilt projects that can be used to embellish nearly anything. Next, "Collaged Art Maps" will have your imagination traveling through line, shape and color using a variety of materials (such as fabric, paint, and thread) to create fabric collage quilts. Then, build 3-D quilts with scavenged studio scraps with "Feathering the Nest."

Next explore the "Starry Starry Night Pillow" project to create mini art quilts and felt quilt pieces for use in the center of the featured pillow project. Finally, follow the artfully surprising and challenging road of the "5-Day Quilt Challenge," and learn to create fiber art quilts on a whim. Start your own adventure through 3-D quilts, fiber collage, and other fabric crafts today when you download your copy of this free eBook!

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Explore the many styles and techniques of textile art with this collection of unique fiber art projects. Ready to try 3-D quilts? Whether you've made them for years, or are working on your first one, the sculptural, 3D quilt patterns included in this collection are sure to have you thinking outside the box. Next, work on a fabric collage to capture a memory or make a fiber collage statement to show off your skills. Even start your own quilt challenge with other artists to challenge yourself to try new fabric art techniques. You can try one or all five techniques, it's up to you! Plus, along with this collection of fiber art projects, you'll get pages and pages expert instruction and helpful tips. And with your free membership to the Quilting Daily community, you'll have the help and support of thousands of quilters of all abilities. What are you waiting for? Download your free eBook of fiber art quilts and fabric art techniques and be inspired!


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Fabric Crafts, Project 1: All About Dimension

Fabric Crafts, Project 1

"All About Dimension" by Diane Núñez

Diane's quilts are all about color and dimension. Discovering the benefits of using wireform mesh to help the fabric retain its shape, she developed this easy process for creating sculptural elements of all shapes. In this article, she walks artists through 3-D quilts in the form of flowers. These easy fiber art projects can be completed quickly, with items you probably already have in your stash. These flowers can be turned into brooches, free-standing decorations, or embellishments for your other fabric art projects. You can even use this technique to add dimension to your quilts in other ways, just sit back and let your imagination guide you!


Fabric Crafts, Project 2: Collaged Art Maps

Fabric Crafts, Project 2

"Collaged Art Maps" by Valerie S. Goodwin

Fascinated by maps, Valerie started fiber art pieces to capture the history, stories, legends, and traditions of places visited. These small fiber collage maps utilize a variety of materials including paint, fabric, and thread to create fun, small works of art. In this article, she explains how to make an 8 1/2" x 11" fiber art map of a popular park in her hometown of Tallahassee, Florida. Start exploring her creative process, and learn how to combine shape, color, and form to create your own landscapes when you claim your free eBook.


Fabric Crafts, Project 3: Feathering the Nest

Fabric Crafts, Project 3

"Feathering the Nest" by Vivika Hansen DeNegre

Like most avid quilt artists, Vivika's studio is full of stuff. Piles of fabric, stacks of cigar boxes, rows of buttons, tubes of paint, and shelves of books line every wall. What she discovered is that in between the obligatory art supplies and the many quilts, are vignettes of inspiration. One winter she decided to save the tiny scraps of colored thread snipped at her sewing machine, and in spring, threw them outside for birds to use in building nests. The results were beautiful, gray sticks, brown grass, and velvety leaves woven together with colorful threads. These artful creations became her inspiration for the 3-D fiber collage projects presented in this article. Learn how to use fabric scraps, odds and ends, and embellishment techniques to create these sculptural pieces of fiber art.


Fabric Crafts, Project 4: Starry Starry Night Pillow

Fabric Crafts, Project 4

"Starry Starry Night Scented Dream Pillow" by Jeanelle McCall

This is a pillow to dream with, one that promises sweet sleep and delicious smells. The beauty of this project is you can use a variety of techniques to create the fiber art piece for the pillow, such as needle felting, appliqué, fabric painting or thread painting. In this article, she demonstrates a needle-felt quilt center, but shows example of alternative methods. This design is finished off with a combination of herbs is tucked inside a secret pocket to ensure pleasant, restful dreams.


Fabric Crafts, Project 5: A 5-Day Quilt Challenge

Fabric Crafts, Project 5

"A 5-Day Quilt Challenge" by Leilani Pierson

If you love a good, arty surprise, then you will love this challenge. It's all about taking a vague set of plans for a particular project, then throwing in some happily unexpected instructions or materials and watching them lead you into a completely new direction. During this project, participants work on one piece for five days straight, being presented a new set of instructions each morning. Follow along Leilani's 5-Day adventure and get tips for setting up your own challenge.


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Your imagination will be bursting at the seams with the variety of techniques you'll learn from this free eBook of fiber art projects. Create free form, sculptural 3-D quilts using wireform mesh, fabric, batting and a simple set of machine stitching instructions. Capture the history, stories, and traditions of places you've visited by creating a fibery fabric collage using maps, stencils, paint and stitching. Use up some of those found objects, fabric scraps, and bits and pieces from your stash to create a 3-D fiber collage reminiscent of the beautiful nests built by birds every spring. Or use up your fabric scraps to create a scented dream pillow and dive into the basics of needle-felted quilts. Then, host your own adventurous 5-Day quilt challenge to stretch your technical abilities and not only enjoy the fascinating fiber art that results, but each step along the creative path. Grab your free eBook, fabric, fibers, and imagination and get started today!

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