Tag: Dyeing Fabric

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Quilting Arts Magazine April/May 2017

Springtime is the perfect season to explore inspirational and creative possibilities in fabric and thread. The April/May 2017 issue of Quilting Arts Magazine brings loads of inspiration from amazing fiber artists. Learn about unique embellishment techniques from Heidi Lund, fabric collage with Connie Fahrion, felting on quilts, thread sketching realistic feathers, and so much more.…

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Quilting Arts Magazine December 2016/January 2017

  Make time for art quilting as you explore the inspirational and creative possibilities found in the December 2016/January 2017 issue of Quilting Arts Magazine. For those who love hand stitching, meet contemporary art quilter Susan Lenz whose approach to fiber is fresh and innovative. In addition, we’ve included a pattern for a little “Etui”…

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Quilting Arts Magazine June/July 2016

Get ready for summer with the latest issue of Quilting Arts Magazine.  This issue has inspiring galleries, group quilts, dozens of techniques,  and artist features sure to stimulate your creativity. Rediscover handwork and embroidery  with Laura Wasilowski. She shows you how to take small vignettes of everyday life and hand stitch without a pattern. Wendy…

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More artwork from Susan Purney Mark

Susan’s article, “Ice Dyeing + Shibori Folding” appears in the June/July 2016 issue of Quilting Arts Magazine. Susan shared so many of her beautiful, hand-crafted fabrics that we ran out of room! Here are more examples of her stunning work with fabric and dye. Other topics you may enjoy:Quilting Arts Magazine December 2016/January 2017Quilting Arts…

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Quilting Arts Magazine, February/March 2016

In this issue of Quilting Arts, we gathered a wide variety of techniques and encourage you to experiment along with our expert contributors as you explore things like the hot new trend, Pixel Portraits, machine quilting circles and curves with Susan Brubaker Knapp, making cyanotype prints with Sue Reno, and more! You’ll love this magazine…

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Quilting Arts Magazine, December 2015/January 2016 issue

   Celebrate with us! With this issue, Quilting Arts Magazine enters its 15th year of publication, and our readers and contributors have made it a special issue indeed. With a host of reader challenge quilts inspired by past articles, a new series of skill builders from longtime contributor Lynn Krawczyk, and fiber art enhanced by…

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Episode 1712-2: Susan Purney Mark–Instructions for Color Blocking with Thickened Dyes

Artist Susan Purney Mark uses thickened dyes and silk screens to create complex blocks of color on one piece of fabric. Instructions are available for purchase in our online store. Click here Other topics you may enjoy:Episode 1711-1: Lisa Chin–Instructions for Basic Sun PrintingEpisode 1711-2: Julie B. Booth–Instructions to Create Quick and Easy PatternsHow to…

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Episode 1703 Preview Quilting Arts TV Series 1700

Join host Susan Brubaker Knapp and guests for this episode, You Can’t Resist This.  Enid Weichselbaum designs colorful motifs using glue as a dye resist. Get batik-like results without wax! Also in this episode, Julie Booth paints with dishwashing liquid to create galaxies of colorful designs on a variety of fabrics. Easy to apply and…

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How to Make a Photo Quilt: Five Free Tutorials

Go to any quilt show or scan the Internet, and you’ll find that quilts incorporating photographs are very popular. Nowadays, it’s a snap to scan your favorite photos into your computer, then print them onto fabric that can easily be incorporated into a quilt. But how do you make your photo quilt stand out from…

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Itajime Shibori Dyeing Made Easy

Itajime is a form of shibori dyeing that uses clamped shapes to create the resist. Traditionally, the cloth was compressed between two pieces of wood held in place with string before starting the fabric dyeing process. These days, shapes are generally made from acrylic or Plexiglas and are gripped with C-clamps. The shapes prevent the…