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  • Hand Embroidery Made Modern with Simple Hand Sewing Stitches

    Hand embroidery often has an old-fashioned connotation, especially if you grew up following hand embroidery patterns for cross stitch or hand stitching Bo Peep-like ladies on pillow cases. I love to incorporate vintage hand embroidery pieces in my fiber art, especially prayer flags. They are charming...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 15 Sep 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches, Quilting Stitches
  • Sewing Beads on Fabric: How to Reverse a Mistake

    I'm what you might call a hasty (read: impatient) stitcher. Methodical is not in my vocabulary. As a result, I make a lot of mistakes that I have to undo when embroidering or sewing beads on fabric . More often than not, I end up cutting the thread and starting over, all the while trying to block...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by Cate Prato on 13 Aug 2014
    Filed under: Fabric Art, Embellishment Techniques, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches
  • How to Make a Fabric Flower for Quilted Tote Bags and More

    Quilted bags are among my favorite sewing projects. Why? They are easy to make and it's one project where no one ever asks, "What are you going to do with it?" Everyone knows how useful bags--especially quilted tote bags--can be. In my opinion, you can never have enough. Most tote-style...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 11 Aug 2014
    Filed under: Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Hand Stitches, Quilted Bags
  • Sewing Beads on Fabric: Write with the Beaded Backstitch

    Recently I spied a Facebook post by Candy Glendening in which she shared a picture of a fabric zipper-bag she made to hold her son's charging devices while he travels. Of course, Candy not only made the bag from her own dyed fabric but stitched her son's name on it, to boot. No one else is going...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 9 Jul 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, Machine Quilting, Quilt Blocks, Embellishment Techniques, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Hand Stitches, Crazy Quilting
  • Hand Embroidery Project: Turn a Thrift-Store Denim Jacket into Art

    I've often blogged about how hand embroidery projects are great for creating on-the-go. But even I was amazed when I saw new QATV host Susan Brubaker Knapp at Quilt Market wearing a denim jacket covered with hand embroidery designs. Susan Brubaker Knapp turned a thrift store jacket into art-on-the...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 18 Jun 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, Quilting Designs, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilting, Hand Stitches
  • Tips and Tools to Make Hand Sewing Projects Easier

    I was so happy to see so many hand embroidery designs at Quilt Market last month. I began learning hand sewing techniques as a young girl, and hand embroidery is still one of my favorite pastimes. But there are times when I get can get frustrated--like when a thread breaks or I can't find the floss...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 4 Jun 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, How to Quilt, Quilting Designs, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches
  • Fabric Postcards Make Fun Small Quilting Projects

    Whether you want to use up bits of this and that in your studio, experiment with a new supply or technique, practice your free-motion stitching, or you're just looking for something fun to quilt in a day , fabric postcards make great small quilting projects. Fabric postcards by Cheryl Sleboda, from...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 2 Jun 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, Fabric Art, Embellishment Techniques, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches, Small Quilting Projects, Easy Quilt Patterns, Fabric Painting
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