When creating quilted wall hangings, what do you use for inspiration? Many quilt artists take their cue from their own photos.
Fall in Luxe! LUXE Interfacings are exclusive to independent retailers and are manufactured using the highest quality materials.
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.
What do quilts, LED lights, and heirloom sewing techniques have in common? Art quilter and Quilting Daily forum moderator Cheryl Sleboda (aka Muppin)!
What's got 14 fat quarters and a pair of hiking boots? "Take a Hike" camping motif fabric by Dear Stella.
In my experience, quilters are a giving sort. Any occasion--celebratory, sorrowful, and everything in between--will prompt a quilter to head to the studio and make a quilt for someone else.
It's Week 2 of the Therm-O-Web month-long sweepstakes. This week the prize is a product most quilters and fiber crafters can't live without: interfacing.
Many art quilters find fusible web indispensable for quilt making. Fusible web is basically a sheet of glue that melts when you press fabric onto it with a hot iron, sticking the pieces of fabric together.