TAGS: Sewing Techniques

Showing related tags and posts across the entire site.
  • Do's and Don'ts of Hand Stitching

    I'm so happy to see hand embroidery making a resurgence in fiber art. And not just in the traditional ways, but hand stitches mixed with modern motifs and surface design. No-rules hand embroidery, you could call it. Mixed-media fiber artist Lynn Krawczyk almost always adds hand sewing stitches to...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 2 Sep 2015
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches
  • Modern Quilting Trick: Easy Method for Inserting Fabric Strips

    Here's an easy way to put a modern patchwork twist on simple quilt squares: insert a decorative strip of fabric. Detail from 'Stones,' a modern quilt featuring irregular angles and inserted strips. From Quilting From Every Angle by Nancy Purvis. This trick, taken from Nancy Purvis's new...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 31 Aug 2015
    Filed under: Patchwork Quilt, Quilt Blocks, Quilting Designs, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches
  • Tips for Smudge-Free Printing on Fabric

    Thermofax screens have a mystery about them, probably because you can't just buy them in any store. You have to have a Thermofax machine (an old photocopy technology) or know someone who does. Lynn Krawczyk demonstrates how to print on fabric using Thermofax screen without smearing the paint. Fortunately...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 22 Jul 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches, Fabric Painting
  • English Paper Piecing Goes Modern

    I have tried hand stitching of all kinds. Anything to do with needles and thread has been in my project basket at one time or another. But every so often I discover something new. The back of a patchwork quilt block made with English paper piecing, using comics for the paper. Several years ago I was...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 15 Jul 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Quilt Blocks, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Hand Stitches, Handmade Quilts, Sewing Machine Techniques
  • Keep Your Quilting Stitches Even with These 5 Tension Tips

    Is there anything more frustrating than being ready to quilt only to find your tension is off? Not too loose, not too tight--how to get your sewing machine stitches just right! We all know what bad tension looks like: loops on the top of the quilt sandwich or on the backing. Good tension results in sewing...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 8 Jul 2015
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Sewing Machine Techniques
  • How to Make Simple Quilt Labels

    Experienced quilters know that an essential part of finishing a quilt is attaching a label. As Jessica Alexandrakis writes in her book Get Started Quilting: The Complete Beginner Guide , "Labels can document who made the quilt, who it was made for, where it was made, and if it came from a published...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 29 Jun 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilt Binding, Patchwork Quilt, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Handmade Quilts, Quilt Wall Hangings
  • Combine Free-Motion Quilting and Art Supplies for Zentangle on Fabric

    I love it when two popular art techniques come together. In this case: free-motion quilting motifs and Zentangle®. Zentangle free-motion quilting motifs with machine stitching and shading with paint and pencil, by Nysha Oren Nelson. If you're not familiar with Zentangle, it's a form of line...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 23 Jun 2015
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilting, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques
  • Episode 1502 Preview Quilting Arts TV Series 1500

    Back to Basics: In this episode of "Quilting Arts TV," Amy Ellis shows how to create a perfectly mitered corner for any project and Martha DeLeonardis uses innovative designing and piecing methods to make a T-shirt quilt.
    Posted to Quilting Arts TV by Kristine Lundblad on 5 Dec 2014
    Filed under: QA TV, Quilting Arts TV, Susan Brubaker Knapp, sewing techniques, Quilt Art, Photo Quilts, QATV, Series 1500, quilting, Amy Ellis, memory quilt, mitered corners, Episode 1502, mitering, Martha DeLeonardis, Quilting Arts TV Series 1500
  • 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 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
Page 1 of 30 (600 items) 1 2 3 4 5 Next > ... Last ยป