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  • 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
  • Block Friday - Give Foundation Piecing a Try

    It's Block Friday again-our celebration of block quilting in the month of December. Today we're focusing on paper piecing, also known as foundation piecing . How did this technique get these names? Because you literally piece the block onto a foundation layer of paper or fabric. With paper pieced...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 25 Dec 2014
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilt Blocks, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Quilting Techniques, Handmade Quilts, Sewing Machine Techniques
  • 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
  • Personalized Quilts and Pockets of Encouragement - Stitching the Gift of Compassion

    Custom quilts to comfort a friend going through a tough time or to honor the memory of a loved one can take many forms. These personalized quilts can be as private as making memorial quilts from the ties or flannel shirts of a beloved grandfather or as public (but no less heartfelt) as worldwide endeavors...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 8 Oct 2014
    Filed under: Memory Quilts, Art Quilts, Handmade Quilts
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