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  • Patchwork Quilts Then and Now

    I'm jumping on the Throwback Thursday bandwagon (#tbt) and posting this image of me with a patchwork quilt I made many years ago. It was the second quilt I'd ever made, a wedding gift for a friend, from pattern by Eleanor Burns. Me with my second patchwork quilt, about 25 years ago. It's...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 10 Sep 2014
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Quilting Supplies, Quilting Designs, Quilt Patterns, Quilting Techniques, Handmade Quilts
  • Design a Quilt with an Artist's Eye

    It's not every day you get to pose as an artist's model. But that's just what I did when Carrie Bloomston needed a volunteer to pose (fully clothed!) while she demonstrated a drawing exercise. As I stood in the pose for two minutes, Carrie sketched my basic form using a gesture drawing technique...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 27 Aug 2014
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts
  • Five Prompts for More Creative Quilting

    For some prolific quilt artists , inspiration just seems to flow. But I can guarantee you that everyone--even artists who churn out art quilts left and right--eventually experiences a creative block. The good news is, working through that block can lead to more creative quilting. Mini quilts by Jane...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 4 Aug 2014
    Filed under: Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Art Quilts, Quilting, Small Quilting Projects
  • Learn Machine Quilting Designs: How to Stitch a Spiral

    When I think about it, I'm astounded by the variety of ways you can learn how to machine quilt these days. Many of us learned straight machine quilting or free-motion quilting from a family member. Others took a class or followed machine quilting instructions from--yes--a book! Spiral machine quilting...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 30 Jul 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Quilting Designs, Quilting For Beginners, Quilt Patterns, Quilting Techniques
  • Thread Painting Portraits - Tips for Success

    Let's face it, lately quilters and fiber artists seem to love creating portraits--from pixel quilt designs, to collaged faces, to thread painting and sketching techniques. One of Melissa Averinos's 'Thread Ladies,' made by drawing with thread and painting with water-soluble colored pencils...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 28 Jul 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Fabric Painting, Thread Painting
  • Design a Quilt with Your Inner Child

    Do you create quilt designs like a child? Some people might be offended by that question, but I'm not. When I reminisce over my children's early drawings, I see freedom. Freedom to imagine the sun green, to see a fish in a squiggle, or to paint a boat sailing into the air. As art quilters, we...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 21 Jul 2014
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilting Designs, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Handmade Quilts
  • Printmaking Ideas for Fabric Using the Sun

    Of all the printmaking techniques for fabric, sun printing has to be one of the most fun. It's truly magical to watch the "prints" develop right before your eyes. All the printmaking supplies you need are the sun, stencils or objects to "resist" the light, fabric, and a chemical...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 7 Jul 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, Quilting Supplies, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Fabric Painting, Printmaking
  • Traditional and Modern Quilting: Designs and Techniques for Quilt Designs

    Learn to create your own quilt designs based on techniques from traditional and modern quilting styles with this free eBook.
    Posted to Quilting Arts Articles by Cate Prato on 23 May 2011
    Filed under: free ebooks, quilt designs, quilting designs, modern quilting
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