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  • Tips for Smudge-Free Printing on Fabric

    Thermofax screens have a mystery about them, probably because you can't just buy them in any store. You have to have a Thermofax machine (an old photocopy technology) or know someone who does. Lynn Krawczyk demonstrates how to print on fabric using Thermofax screen without smearing the paint. Fortunately...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 22 Jul 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches, Fabric Painting
  • English Paper Piecing Goes Modern

    I have tried hand stitching of all kinds. Anything to do with needles and thread has been in my project basket at one time or another. But every so often I discover something new. The back of a patchwork quilt block made with English paper piecing, using comics for the paper. Several years ago I was...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 15 Jul 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Quilt Blocks, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Hand Stitches, Handmade Quilts, Sewing Machine Techniques
  • How to Make Simple Quilt Labels

    Experienced quilters know that an essential part of finishing a quilt is attaching a label. As Jessica Alexandrakis writes in her book Get Started Quilting: The Complete Beginner Guide , "Labels can document who made the quilt, who it was made for, where it was made, and if it came from a published...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 29 Jun 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilt Binding, Patchwork Quilt, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Handmade Quilts, Quilt Wall Hangings
  • Combine Free-Motion Quilting and Art Supplies for Zentangle on Fabric

    I love it when two popular art techniques come together. In this case: free-motion quilting motifs and Zentangle®. Zentangle free-motion quilting motifs with machine stitching and shading with paint and pencil, by Nysha Oren Nelson. If you're not familiar with Zentangle, it's a form of line...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 23 Jun 2015
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilting, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques
  • Five Efficient Tips for More Creative Quilting Time

    Few quilting artists have all the time they want for creating fiber art & quilts. But accomplishing more--while still enjoying it and doing a good job--is often a matter of efficiency rather than speed. Here are some ways to work smarter and more efficiently without rushing or taking shortcuts that...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 3 Jun 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Quilting Supplies, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Art Quilts, Quilting, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques
  • How to Applique: Six Ways to Choose From

    What does the terms " sewing appliques " mean to you? Do you think of hand applique? Machine applique? The applique stitch? An example of raw-edge applique by Jane LaFazio. There are many types of applique, from the traditional by-hand techniques to the fused or raw-edge applique methods preferred...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 25 May 2015
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Applique Quilts, Art Quilts, Quilting, Hand Stitches, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Free Quilting Patterns
  • Sewing Beads on Fabric: Create Text with Beaded Embroidery

    When I first discovered art quilting, heavily encrusted, beaded quilts were very popular due to a revival of crazy quilting. For a while, paint, needle felting, and fabric manipulation became more popular as surface embellishment--and that's still true. But I see beaded embellishments are making...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 30 Mar 2015
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Embellishment Techniques, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques
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