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  • How to Make a Simple Quilt with a Wow Factor

    Novice quilters looking for their first big projects can be intimidated by elaborate patterns with complicated piecing. On the other hand, many beginner quilt patterns lack the wow factor that today's quilters crave. Here are some tips for how to make a simple quilt pattern into a sophisticated and...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 4 May 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Quilt Blocks, Quilting Supplies, Quilting For Beginners, Quilt Patterns, Quilting Techniques, Easy Quilt Patterns, Free Quilt Patterns
  • Which Die-Cutting Machine is Right for You?

    Many quilters who use appliqué, patchwork patterns , or repeated motifs in their art swear by die-cut machines. The machines can save time, make cutting easier on the hands and back (no endless hours with the rotary cutter and mat), and improve accuracy. Die-cutting machines can make cutting fabric...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 23 Mar 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Quilt Blocks, Quilting Supplies, Quilting Designs, Quilt Patterns, Quilting
  • Quick Quilts from Simple Quilt Block Designs

    The Slow Quilting Movement, led by Mark Lipinski, has taken hold, and many fiber artists have joined in. I agree: There is something deeply satisfying about taking one's time to work on a project that will honor the art and the maker, and last a lifetime. 'Polaroid' by Siobhan Rogers is based...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 18 Mar 2015
    Filed under: Quilt Binding, Quilt Blocks, Quilting Designs, Quilt Patterns, Small Quilting Projects, Easy Quilt Patterns, Free Quilt Patterns
  • Trendy Quilting Blocks: Modern Drunkard's Path

    Is the Drunkard's Path quilt block the new hexie? We are getting tons of submissions for Drunkard's Path quilts in our in-boxes. Drunkard's Path quilt blocks make up the design in this quilt, c. 1910, from Michigan. Bill Volckening found the quilt online; it's now in the Michigan State...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 9 Feb 2015
    Filed under: Quilt Blocks, Quilting Designs, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Free Quilt Patterns
  • 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
  • Block Friday: Nine-Patch with a Modern Quilting Twist

    Welcome to another Block Friday, our December alternative to Black Friday where we feature a quilt block. Today it's a nine-patch--PLUS! Nine-patch blocks make up the main components of this Cross Quilt featured on the cover of Make It Patchwork! By Vivika Hansen DeNegre, quilted by Saima Davis....
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 18 Dec 2014
    Filed under: Patchwork Quilt, Quilt Blocks, Quilting Designs, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts
  • Modern Snail’s Trail Quilt Block: Easier (and Faster) Than it Looks

    Black Friday comes once a year, but we can celebrate Block Friday every week, if we want, with how-tos for making contemporary designs from traditional quilt block patterns . I couldn't wait to bring you this week's design: a modern take on the Snail's Trail quilt block by Malka Dubrawsky...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 11 Dec 2014
    Filed under: Patchwork Quilt, Quilt Blocks, Free Quilt Patterns
  • Episode 1511 Preview Quilting Arts TV Series 1500

    Pins and Pinning: In this episode of "Quilting Arts TV," Amy Ellis covers the facts about different kinds of pins and explains how and when to use them and Angela Pingel pieces a Drunkard's Path block using a single pin and makes seams disappear.
    Posted to Quilting Arts TV by Kristine Lundblad on 5 Dec 2014
    Filed under: QA TV, Quilting Arts TV, Susan Brubaker Knapp, quilt blocks, small quilting projects, sewing techniques, quilted gift ideas, QATV, Series 1500, Angela Pingel, supplies, quilting, Amy Ellis
  • Episode 1410 Preview Quilting Arts TV Series 1400

    Quilting Medley: In this episode, Vivika Hansen DeNegre makes a mixed-media nest, Linda Hahn shows how to take the New York Beauty block to new heights, and Sue Reno shares how echo quilting can emphasize surface design on quilts.
    Posted to Quilting Arts TV by VivikaEditor on 17 Jun 2014
    Filed under: Vivika Hansen DeNegre, Susan Brubaker Knapp, fabric collage, Quilting Arts TV Series 1400, quilt blocks, machine quilting, echo quilting, how to quilt
  • Episode 1412 Preview Quilting Arts TV Series 1400

    Back to Basics: In this episode, Sarah Ann Smith shows how to choose the right thread and needle for any projects and Catherine Redford demonstrates paper piecing using a square-in-square block.
    Posted to Quilting Arts TV by VivikaEditor on 17 Jun 2014
    Filed under: Susan Brubaker Knapp, English paper piecing, quilting supplies, Quilting Arts TV Series 1400, quilt blocks
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