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  • Basic Quilting Abbreviations: From ATC to WOF

    If I told you to go to your LQS to get some PFD so you could finish your ATC you HSY, would you know what I was talking about? Quilters use many abbreviations to communicate basic quilting terms. Some are practical: you don't want to have to write (or repeat) "half-square triangles" over...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 23 Feb 2015
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, How to Quilt, Baby Quilts, Patchwork Quilt, Fabric Art, Quilting For Beginners, Sewing Techniques, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric
  • Learn How to Quilt in a Group

    My favorite work day is Tuesday, because that's when our office holds show-and-tell. Given the array of quilters, sewists, and mixed-media artists in our group (many of whom also knit, crochet, and make jewelry), you never know what to expect. Managing editor Rose deBoer (L) and Assistant editor...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 26 Jan 2015
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Quilting For Beginners, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques
  • 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
  • Make Picture Perfect Photo Quilts

    In the old days of making photo quilts , several years back, I felt lucky if I was able to achieve a decent image transfer, let alone worry much about cropping the image in an 'artistic' way. Photo quilt by Lesley Riley, using TAP image transfer paper and modern piecing. With the ease of taking...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 19 Jan 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Photo Quilt, Memory Quilts, Quilting Designs, Quilting For Beginners, Quilting Techniques
  • Improvise a Quilt the Jane LaFazio Way

    Many people--me among them--admire Jane LaFazio's approach to quilt making . She has a way of combining hand stitching, machine stitching, surface design, mixed-media, and even machine needle felting to create beautiful and unusual pieces of fiber art. Jane is diligent about keeping a sketchbook...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 12 Jan 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Quilting For Beginners, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques
  • 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
  • Thanks and Wishes from the Quilting Arts Team

    Today is Thanksgiving Day in the U.S., a day when we gather with family and friends, stuff ourselves with traditional foods (or their vegetarian, gluten-free, low-sodium versions), and reflect on what we are thankful for. Some of us also watch football. Our entire Quilting Arts family feels especially...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 26 Nov 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Quilting Supplies, Quilting Designs, Quilting For Beginners, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Fabric Painting, Printmaking
  • How to Quilt: 4 Free Projects to Learn How to Make a Quilt

    In this free ebook, How to Quilt: 4 Free Projects to Learn How to Make a Quilt, you'll learn how to quilt using fabric scraps, craft-store flowers, a fish, and canvas and paint. At the same time, you'll receive basic quilting lessons for making a quilt binding, machine quilting, and fabric fusing...
    Posted to Quilting Arts Articles by Erin Carey on 20 Jun 2011
    Filed under: quilting projects, Small quilting projects, Small quilt, Quilt projects, make quilt, Quilt Making, Quilting ideas, Learn how to make a quilt, How to make a quilt, Quilting for beginners, Machine quilt, Quilt tips, free ebooks, binding, art quilting, journal quilts, stitching
  • Free-motion Machine Quilting Techniques: 81 Tips for Free-Motion Quilting, Thread Sketching, and Quilting Motifs

    In this free eBook, Free-Motion Machine Quilting Techniques: 81 Tips for Free-Motion Quilting, Thread Sketching and Quilting Motifs , three highly respected quilt artists, Frieda Anderson, Robbi Joy Eklow, and Susan Brubaker Knapp share their knowledge and expertise for successful free-motion quilting...
    Posted to Quilting Arts Articles by Larissa Davis on 18 Aug 2009
    Filed under: Quilt projects, Quilting 101, how to make a quilt for beginners, Custom quilts, make quilt, Quilt Making, Quilting ideas, Learn how to make a quilt, How to make a quilt, Custom quilt, Machine quilting, free motion quilting, Stippling quilting, Quilting how to, Quilting for beginners, Machine quilt, Quilt tips, free ebooks
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