Tag: Hand work

Quilting Arts Magazine, August/September 2016

As summer wanes and autumn approaches, this issue of Quilting Arts Magazine has inspiring galleries, dozens of techniques, fun projects, and artist features sure to stimulate your creativity. Lorie McCown will guide you to look at handwork with new appreciation, Susan Carlson will thrill you with a giant quilt, Dawn Allen provides food for thought…

Hand Sewing How-To: Heirloom Smocking

As you know, I’ve been in the market for hand sewing projects I can take with me while I’m on the go. I’ve been embroidering since I was a little girl, so I decided to keep looking for a take-with-me project that will enable me to expand my sewing repertoire with a new technique. Enter…

crocheted flag fabric collage

Fabric Collage Technique: String Prayer Flags Together with Crochet

One of the best parts of making prayer flags–for me–is that it gives me the opportunity to use some of the old linens, too-pretty-to-throw-out fabric scraps, and yarns and fibers that are in my stash. On The Prayer Flag Project blog, current coordinator Lisa Chin has been posting tutorials and one in particular caught my…