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  • 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
  • Observe: Quilt Art Inspiration from Jane LaFazio

    Where do you get your inspiration for art quilts ? Quilting artists get asked that question all the time. Most artists I know have keen powers of observation. They take in the patterns of bricks and grids in the city, the shapes and colors of the garden, and the unusual (to them) motifs and architecture...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 5 Nov 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, Machine Quilting, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Embellishment Techniques, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Art Quilts, Quilting, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Handmade Quilts
  • Surprising Sewing Machine Stitches for Your Quilts

    Playing with your pre-programmed sewing machine stitches can be a wonderful way to spend a rainy afternoon. The plethora of stitches on some machines could keep you busy for hours--but what about some of the utilitarian stitches we all know and love? I was able to complete this quilt quickly using a...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 20 Oct 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, Baby Quilts, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques
  • How to Make Fiber Art Projects in 5 Minutes

    How do you find time to work on your fabric art ? It's a question I hear often (sometimes in my own head). Turn painted fabric into fabric art in 5 minutes. We'd all love hours to spend in our studios--but that's not realistic for most who aren't full-time artists. So how do you find...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 1 Oct 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Fabric Painting
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