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  • Hand Embroidery Made Modern with Simple Hand Sewing Stitches

    Hand embroidery often has an old-fashioned connotation, especially if you grew up following hand embroidery patterns for cross stitch or hand stitching Bo Peep-like ladies on pillow cases. I love to incorporate vintage hand embroidery pieces in my fiber art, especially prayer flags. They are charming...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 15 Sep 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches, Quilting Stitches
  • Sewing Technique Trouble-shooting: Bobbin Tension Tips

    Recently, our online editor, Cate Prato, put out a plea on Facebook, regarding the sudden change in tension on her sewing machine stitches : Sewing friends, I need advice. I have been machine piecing a quilt top for a couple hours without incident. Then the bobbin ran out and I refilled it, taking the...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 8 Sep 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Sewing Techniques, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Sewing Machine Techniques
  • Four Quick & Easy Quilt Patterns - Free eBook Download

    Pressed for time (or new to quilting) but still want to sew quilt projects that sing? Try the simple quilting patterns in our updated free eBook, Quick & Easy Quilts: 4 Free Easy Quilt Patterns . Hexagons are hugely popular in quilting circles right now, but a large, complicated hexie pattern can...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 13 Aug 2014
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Easy Quilt Patterns
  • Sewing Beads on Fabric: How to Reverse a Mistake

    I'm what you might call a hasty (read: impatient) stitcher. Methodical is not in my vocabulary. As a result, I make a lot of mistakes that I have to undo when embroidering or sewing beads on fabric . More often than not, I end up cutting the thread and starting over, all the while trying to block...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by Cate Prato on 13 Aug 2014
    Filed under: Fabric Art, Embellishment Techniques, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches
  • How to Make a Fabric Flower for Quilted Tote Bags and More

    Quilted bags are among my favorite sewing projects. Why? They are easy to make and it's one project where no one ever asks, "What are you going to do with it?" Everyone knows how useful bags--especially quilted tote bags--can be. In my opinion, you can never have enough. Most tote-style...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 11 Aug 2014
    Filed under: Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Hand Stitches, Quilted Bags
  • Quilting for Beginners: A Free Beginner's Quilting Guide

    Do you long to make a quilt but don't know where to start? Or do you have a friend who could use a few lessons on quilting for beginners? We have the perfect starter's guide, and it includes free quilt patterns for beginners! In The Beginner's Quilting Guide Plus 4 Free Quilt Patterns for...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 23 Jul 2014
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilt Blocks, Quilting For Beginners, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Small Quilting Projects, Easy Quilt Patterns, Free Quilting Patterns, Free Quilt Patterns
  • Sewing Beads on Fabric: Write with the Beaded Backstitch

    Recently I spied a Facebook post by Candy Glendening in which she shared a picture of a fabric zipper-bag she made to hold her son's charging devices while he travels. Of course, Candy not only made the bag from her own dyed fabric but stitched her son's name on it, to boot. No one else is going...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 9 Jul 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, Machine Quilting, Quilt Blocks, Embellishment Techniques, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Hand Stitches, Crazy Quilting
  • Episode 1405 Preview Quilting Arts TV Series 1400

    Focus on Feet: In this episode, Catherine Redford creates contemporary quilting designs using a walking foot, and Sarah Ann Smith explains how to get started with free-motion quilting using a darning foot.
    Posted to Quilting Arts TV by VivikaEditor on 17 Jun 2014
    Filed under: Catherine Redford, Susan Brubaker Knapp, Quilting Arts TV Series 1400, machine quilting, darning foot, free-motion machine embroidery, walking foot, sewing techniques, Sarah Ann Smith
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