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  • 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
  • Five Efficient Tips for More Creative Quilting Time

    Few quilting artists have all the time they want for creating fiber art & quilts. But accomplishing more--while still enjoying it and doing a good job--is often a matter of efficiency rather than speed. Here are some ways to work smarter and more efficiently without rushing or taking shortcuts that...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 3 Jun 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Quilting Supplies, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Art Quilts, Quilting, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques
  • How to Applique: Six Ways to Choose From

    What does the terms " sewing appliques " mean to you? Do you think of hand applique? Machine applique? The applique stitch? An example of raw-edge applique by Jane LaFazio. There are many types of applique, from the traditional by-hand techniques to the fused or raw-edge applique methods preferred...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 25 May 2015
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Applique Quilts, Art Quilts, Quilting, Hand Stitches, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Free Quilting Patterns
  • Handmade Gift Ideas for Mothers and Others

    Mother's Day is just a few weeks away. If your mom sews, quilts, or just likes to receive quilted gifts from you (of course she does!), then you will love these free patterns, downloads, and projects to make easy handmade gifts. Susan Brubaker Knapp took years to embroider this jacket, but you could...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 24 Apr 2015
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, Machine Quilting, Patchwork Quilt, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Quilting Techniques, Quilted Gifts, Quilted Bags, Small Quilting Projects, Easy Quilt Patterns, Quilted Table Linens
  • Sewing Beads on Fabric: Create Text with Beaded Embroidery

    When I first discovered art quilting, heavily encrusted, beaded quilts were very popular due to a revival of crazy quilting. For a while, paint, needle felting, and fabric manipulation became more popular as surface embellishment--and that's still true. But I see beaded embellishments are making...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 30 Mar 2015
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Embellishment Techniques, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques
  • 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
  • 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
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