Is there anything more frustrating than being ready to quilt only to find your tension is off? Not too loose, not too tight--how to get your sewing machine stitches just right! We all know what bad tension looks like: loops on the top of the quilt sandwich or on the backing. Good tension results in sewing...
Did you resolve to make more fiber art this year? Learn new sewing techniques ? Decrease the size of your scrap stash? Finish your UFOs? Easy piecing and straight-line quilting will use up small pieces of fabric and turn them into a modern tote. By Jean Wells, featured in Make it! Patchwork . Last year...
Quilting embellishments for art quilts run the gamut from beading and embroidery first popularized when crazy quilting began in the Victorian era, to metal pieces, found objects, and even lighting. In fact, today's contemporary fiber artists who experiment with unusual quilt embellishments incorporate...
11 Sep 2013
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