What does the terms "sewing appliques" mean to you? Do you think of hand applique? Machine applique? The applique stitch?
In this free eBook, Sewing Techniques for Quilters: 5 Free Articles on How to Sew a Quilt Including a Sewing Tutorial on English Paper Piecing, we give you four options for how to sew a quilt from expert quilt artists, plus a basic guide to sewing machine techniques, including a quick reference guide to basic tools and terms.
Every time I think I that I am too busy to make any art, I come across an artist who has found a way to fit fiber art into her day—even if it is just a bit of hand sewing.
Is there such a thing as too much texture? I don't think so! Texture is what we art quilters are all about. Texture is what excites the quilt artist and it's what entices the art quilt viewer to come up and take a closer look. Plus, adding more texture to our quilts gives us a great excuse to get in the studio and play!
What's New On the Quilt Scene: IQF/Houston Edition - As you read this, I'm on the Quilt Scene at the International Quilt Festival/Houston, surrounded by some of the most beautiful quilts-and talented quilt artists-in the world.