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  • Free Hand Sewing Techniques for Quilters eBook

    Quilting and hand sewing were made for each other. Even if you machine stitch your quilts, a little handwork here and there can make them pop and give your fiber art a handmade look. There are so many hand embroidery stitches to choose from, and so many ways you can use even the simplest hand sewing...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 26 Mar 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Hand Stitches, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques
  • Fancy Fabric Embellishments: Stuffed Yo-yos for Pinning or Wearing

    I have quite a stash of hand-dyed silk ribbon, beads, buttons, and trims that I could use to embellish a quilt. The trouble is, aside from my small fabric collages, I haven't been making embellished quilts recently. Embellish these fabric embellishments by Michelle Muska with beads, buttons, ribbons...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 12 Mar 2014
    Filed under: Fabric Art, Embellishment Techniques, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches
  • Creative Embroidery: How to Work the Fly Stitch

    Whether you create full-on embroidered quilts or just do a little hand stitching here and there, I bet you a have a favorite stitch or two. Detail of Deborah Boschert's "Verdant Vista" quilt, with hand stitching and machine stitching. I find that the running stitch and back stitch can are...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 19 Feb 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches, Quilting Stitches
  • Finishing a Quilt with a Facing - Tutorial from Susan Brubaker Knapp

    Of all the ways of finishing a quilt , creating a facing will give an art quilt the most contemporary, clean look, says Susan Brubaker Knapp. Butterfly quilt by Susan Brubaker Knapp. Facing gives the quilt a more contemporary finish than a quilt binding. Susan, who admits to actually enjoying the quilt...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 12 Feb 2014
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilt Binding, Quilting For Beginners, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Quilt Wall Hangings
  • How to Quilt by Hand: Tips for Success

    A note from Vivika: Last year, Quilting Arts editors Rose DeBoer and Kristine Lundblad helped restore a coworker's heirloom handmade quilt that had been damaged seemingly beyond repair. With ingenuity and tiny stitches, Rose and Kristine revived the quilt's beauty and function. Today, I've...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 27 Jan 2014
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Hand Stitches, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Handmade Quilts
  • How to Select Quilting Stitches to Enhance Your Artwork

    "Quilt as desired." Those directions, often found at the end of a tutorial on making a quilt or a quilted project, can be freeing or frustrating. There are so many quilting techniques to choose from, how do you decide what works best? The echo quilting in this portrait by Maria Elkins helps...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 13 Jan 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques
  • Make More Art: Take Sewing Projects on the Road

    Here it is, the second week of January, and I still haven't settled on my Word of the Year. You know, the mantra that you use to help you focus on what you want to accomplish before the next time the ball drops. Make Art Bag by Lynn Krawczyk, featured in the Feb/March 2014 issue of Quilting Arts...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 8 Jan 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, How to Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches
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