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  • 10 Ideas for Using Up Fabric Scraps

    Scraps, scraps, scraps! If you create fiber art , fabric scraps are a way of life. Too pretty (or expensive) to throw away, too many to keep contained. They must be good for something! Don't let fabric scraps take over your studio. Learn how to turn them into fabulous scrap quilts with Alex Anderson...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 13 Mar 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Memory Quilts, Patchwork Quilt, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Handmade Quilts, Small Quilting Projects, Easy Quilt Patterns, Printmaking
  • Improvising Portrait Quilts: Q&A with Melissa Averinos

    Last month at QuiltCon , the Modern Quilt Guild show, I noticed several trends, but one really stood out: portrait quilts. And one portrait quilt in particular stood out: Face #1, improv-pieced by Melissa Averinos. It received the Judges Choice Award from Janine Vangool, editor of UPPERCASE magazine...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 11 Mar 2015
    Filed under: Photo Quilt, Fabric Art, Art Quilts, Handmade Quilts
  • Stitch Generations Together with Photo Memory Quilts

    For the last few years I've been working with the same talented crew twice yearly at "Quilting Arts TV" tapings. While the TV show and videos are being recorded, I sit in the control room along with three videographers and monitor the action. It is a friendly crew with a fun and youthful...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 18 Feb 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Photo Quilt, Memory Quilts, Quilting Designs, Quilting Techniques, Handmade Quilts
  • Finishing a Quilt: Quilt Label Ideas

    When finishing a quilt , most quilters add some sort of binding and--if the quilt will be displayed on a wall--a hanging sleeve. But many forgo a label. Why? Often the answer is "not enough time" or "it's not necessary," or even "I always forget." But there are good...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 21 Jan 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilt Binding, Quilting For Beginners, Quilting Techniques, Handmade Quilts, Quilt Wall Hangings
  • How to Pack Your Quilt Art for Safe Shipping

    Exquisite quilt art arrives at our offices every day. As a quilter myself, I know how scary it can be to wrap one of my "babies" up and ship it off to a magazine, client, or venue. We do our utmost to make sure quilts from our contributors are well cared for while they are in our hands and...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 15 Jan 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Art Quilts, Quilting, Quilting Techniques, Handmade Quilts, Small Quilting Projects
  • 5 Steps to Better Portrait Art Quilts

    Looking back over the last 12 months, I'd have to say that portraiture was a big trend in modern and creative quilting . From pixel quilts made of tiny fabric squares to mixed-media quilts that enhanced fabric with paint or colored pencil, quilt artists made a lot of faces. Judging by what I've...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 31 Dec 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Photo Quilt, Quilt Blocks, Quilting Supplies, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Art Quilts, Quilting, Quilting Techniques, Handmade Quilts, Fabric Painting
  • How to Make a Memory Quilt 4 Ways

    Memory quilts can take many forms and fiber artists create them for many reasons. A memory quilt can be made with clothing, such as a t-shirt quilt or an art quilt that features fabric or even an entire garment from a loved one. Image transfers are often used to make photo memory quilts. And journal...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 29 Dec 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Photo Quilt, Memory Quilts, Patchwork Quilt, Quilting For Beginners, Art Quilts, Handmade Quilts
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