I was so happy to see so many hand embroidery designs at Quilt Market last month. I began learning hand sewing techniques as a young girl, and hand embroidery is still one of my favorite pastimes.
In the April/May issue of Quilting Arts , we challenged readers with the theme "Opposites Attract" and asked them to incorporate colors opposite one another on the color wheel. Readers could use a 9" diameter circular format or a 9"...
Whether you want to use up bits of this and that in your studio, experiment with a new supply or technique, practice your free-motion stitching, or you're just looking for something fun to quilt in a day, fabric postcards make great small quilting projects.
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Spring is such a busy time of year: graduations, wedding showers, barbecues, the end of the school year, and so on. It seems I always need an idea for a quick gift for a teacher, hostess, or guest of honor.
That's when my bin of fabric scraps and list of fabric art projects come to the rescue.
When creating quilted wall hangings, what do you use for inspiration? Many quilt artists take their cue from their own photos.
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One of the fastest--and most beautiful--ways to create unusual textures in quilting is through machine needle felting. You can create an entire piece of fiber art with needle felting, blending fibers together with the barbed needles on a base fabric. Or you can use needle felting here and there to add texture and interest to a piece.
Have you made your quilt for the "Opposites Attract" Reader Challenge yet? For this challenge, we thought we'd have a little fun and incorporate the color wheel plus a 9" diameter circular shape--you may also choose to make a 9"...
I am as vulnerable as the next fiber artist to the siren call of new
surface design tools. Each time a designer comes out with a new line of
stencils, for example, I'm sure I absolutely have to have them.
Sure, you're a great quilter, but do you have what it takes to teach?
Whether you are an experienced quilter looking to make contemporary patchwork-style quilts or are just beginning quilting, here's an opportunity to pick up basic quilting tips and tricks from one of the top pros.
This week's free fabric giveaway is a stack of fat quarters called Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain for Moda. I can think of certain new graduates, expectant moms, and brides-to-be who would love quilt gifts made from this fabric.
It's Week 3 of the Therm-O-Web month-long sweepstakes. This week the prize is a bundle of products you'll stick with: fusibles, adhesives, and tapes -- a $100 value.
In our eBook Digital Quilting Designs: Free Digital Art Techniques for Collage and Quilt, three fiber artists show you how to use photo-editing software, a printer, and surface design to create digital photo art.