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  • 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
  • Hand Embroidery Project: Turn a Thrift-Store Denim Jacket into Art

    I've often blogged about how hand embroidery projects are great for creating on-the-go. But even I was amazed when I saw new QATV host Susan Brubaker Knapp at Quilt Market wearing a denim jacket covered with hand embroidery designs. Susan Brubaker Knapp turned a thrift store jacket into art-on-the...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 18 Jun 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, Quilting Designs, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilting, Hand Stitches
  • 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
  • Tips and Tools to Make Hand Sewing Projects Easier

    I was so happy to see so many hand embroidery designs at Quilt Market last month. I began learning hand sewing techniques as a young girl, and hand embroidery is still one of my favorite pastimes. But there are times when I get can get frustrated--like when a thread breaks or I can't find the floss...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 4 Jun 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, How to Quilt, Quilting Designs, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches
  • Fabric Postcards Make Fun Small Quilting Projects

    Whether you want to use up bits of this and that in your studio, experiment with a new supply or technique, practice your free-motion stitching, or you're just looking for something fun to quilt in a day , fabric postcards make great small quilting projects. Fabric postcards by Cheryl Sleboda, from...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 2 Jun 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, Fabric Art, Embellishment Techniques, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches, Small Quilting Projects, Easy Quilt Patterns, Fabric Painting
  • 5 Quick Fabric Crafts Using Fabric Scraps

    Spring is such a busy time of year: graduations, wedding showers, barbecues, the end of the school year, and so on. It seems I always need an idea for a quick gift for a teacher, hostess, or guest of honor. That's when my bin of fabric scraps and list of fabric art projects come to the rescue. A...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 28 May 2014
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Quilted Gifts
  • How to Needle Felt: 6 Tips for Adding Texture

    Texture is one of the most important elements in quilting. The simple the juxtaposition of tiny stitches and cotton fabric, the raised lines of hand stitching, or fabric and fibers manipulated together to create a three-dimensional effect--they all contribute to the visual interest and tactile quality...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 21 May 2014
    Filed under: Fabric Art, Embellishment Techniques, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches
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