Hand-sewing techniques and embroidery are so much easier if you use the right tools. Sharp needles, tiny scissors, and exquisite threads are in every sewing kit, but the humble thimble is often overlooked. I used a combination of hand stitching, machine stitching, and paper craft techniques for these...
Every Tuesday, the teams from Quilting Arts , Cloth Paper Scissors , and Stitch magazines gather in the common area of our office space for show and tell. Each week, we ooh and aah over projects big and small — from handmade quilts to encaustic experiments to toss pillow covers. Handmade quilt...
1 Oct 2012
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I almost fell off my chair laughing when I saw this fiber art postcard from U.K. artist Priscilla O'Rourke. It seems no sooner had she received her copy of the February/March issue of Quilting Arts Magazine than she turned a photo of the staff she found on the Editor's note page into quilted...
15 Feb 2011
Filed under: Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Photo Quilt, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Quilting For Beginners, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques