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  • Learn How to Applique with Our Free Tutorial eBook

    Do you know how to appliqué? Many people are only familiar with hand appliqué, but there are many methods, from raw-edge appliqué to machine appliqué using a satin stitch. In How to Applique: 4 Free Appliqué Patterns and Quilt Techniques , you'll learn how to appliqué...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 11 Feb 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Applique Quilts, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches
  • Improvise a Quilt the Jane LaFazio Way

    Many people--me among them--admire Jane LaFazio's approach to quilt making . She has a way of combining hand stitching, machine stitching, surface design, mixed-media, and even machine needle felting to create beautiful and unusual pieces of fiber art. Jane is diligent about keeping a sketchbook...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 12 Jan 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Quilting For Beginners, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques
  • Art Couture: Three Wearable Art Techniques to Try

    Whenever I go to an art exhibit, a quilt show, Quilt Market, or a similar kind of event, I always keep an eye out for fashion. Not haute couture, but art couture--garments or accessories that reveal someone to be an artist or art enthusiast. At quilt and fiber-related gatherings, you often spot felted...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 8 Jan 2015
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, Machine Quilting, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches, Fabric Painting, Printmaking
  • Stash Wrappings: Ideas for Quilted Gifts and More

    When you've finished quilting gifts with beautiful fabrics, trims, and notions, doesn't it seem a shame to cover them up with commercial wrapping? I say, why not use bits of this and that from your stash to make the wrapping as artistic as the gift inside? Wrapping your handmade and quilted gifts...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 17 Dec 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches, Quilted Gifts, Easy Quilt Patterns
  • Creative Embroidery Using the Seed Stitch

    No matter how fancy your current sewing machine, no matter whether you make tiny quilts or wall-sized ones, chances are, your first experience with needle and thread was hand sewing . In Gerrie Congdon's piece 'Fiesta,' featured in the Feb./March 2015 issue of Quilting Arts Magazine , she...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 15 Dec 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques
  • How to Make a Fabric-Covered Box for Gifts and Storage

    Two items I'm always short on: storage and gift wrap. Two things I always have plenty of: fabric and the urge to play in my studio. Plain boxes become artful storage, gift boxes, or both with fabric painting and printing. By Lynn Krawczyk. This fabric painting project by Lynn Krawczyk solves both...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 24 Nov 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Fabric Painting
  • Handmade Gift Ideas with Embroidery Hoops, Fabric, and More - Dec. 5 Web Seminar

    What can you do with an embroidery hoop besides making hand embroidery? Lots of things! With a little stitching, glue, and ingenuity, embroidery hoops of all shapes and sizes can be used to create calendars, clocks, photo albums, jewelry, key racks, storage, and artwork using applique, embroidery, crochet...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 20 Nov 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, Patchwork Quilt, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches, Quilted Gifts
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