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  • Modern Quilting Trends: What I Learned from QuiltCon 2015

    I left my heart in Austin... QuiltCon, the show put on by The Modern Quilt Guild (MQG), might be smaller in number of attendees and the amount of quilts on display than some of the larger shows. But what it lacks in size it more than makes up for in spirit and quality. The more than 300 fresh, modern...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 25 Feb 2015
    Filed under: Patchwork Quilt, Quilting Designs, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting
  • 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
  • Modern Quilt Designs - Roots in the 1970s

    The 1970s were know for wild wallpaper, orange and brown plaid couches, and bell-bottoms--but quilt designs ? Hexagon Diamonds, polyester double-knit quilt, c. 1970, from Oregon. Collection of Bill Volckening. I know a lot of people who collect antique quilts, Depression-era quilts, or Victorian crazy...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 13 Feb 2015
    Filed under: Quilting Designs, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts
  • Learn How to Applique with Our Free Tutorial eBook

    Do you know how to appliqué? Many people are only familiar with hand appliqué, but there are many methods, from raw-edge appliqué to machine appliqué using a satin stitch. In How to Applique: 4 Free Appliqué Patterns and Quilt Techniques , you'll learn how to appliqué...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 11 Feb 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Applique Quilts, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches
  • Quilt Finishing Techniques: Choosing a Binding

    A Note from Vivika: Our online editor, Cate Prato, has recently delved into traditional quilting techniques including adventures in binding. I asked her to share her experience with you . When it comes to quilt finishing , I've always resorted to an easy quilt binding like the pillowcase method....
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 7 Feb 2015
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Baby Quilts, Quilt Binding, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Sewing Machine Techniques
  • Announcing the Blossoms, Buds, & Blooms Reader Challenge finalists

    In the December 2014/January 2015 issue of Quilting Arts , we challenged readers to create a 10" x 10" art quilt with the theme "Blossoms, Buds, & Blooms," showing us their favorite flower or flowers. We received over 125 happy, bright, almost fragrant entries that reminded us...
    Posted to Reader Challenges by Kristine Lundblad on 4 Feb 2015
    Filed under: Art Quilts
  • Writing on Fabric: How to Put the Text in Textiles

    Is it a coincidence that the word "text" can be found in "texture" and "textiles"? Maybe so. But whether you scribble on background fabric with a permanent pen or make a focal point with 3-D embellished letters, text adds texture to textiles. Here are five techniques for...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 3 Feb 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Fabric Art, Art Quilts, Quilting, Quilting Techniques, Fabric Painting, Printmaking
  • Hello - From All Over

    Military spouse here so we move and move and yes, move again! I'm so pleased to have found this forum. I'm a teeny tiny business owner with an Etsy shop (http://doubleneedledesigns.etsy.com) so all this wonderful information folk share make me feel right at home and I'm pleased to be a part...
    Posted to General Discussion by Doubleneedle on 20 Mar 2013
  • 1930's lady

    This art quilt /pictorial quilt is 17,3 x 20,5 " and framed. I have used machine quilting, applique and 3D appearance by letting the scarf of the hat stand out from the picture.
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by Karen Hvid on 5 Feb 2013
    Filed under: Art Quilt, machine quilting, picture, applique, art quilt, art quilting, art quilts, artquilt, pictorial, art quilts, pictorial quilts, applique quilts, appliqué
  • Art Quilt Santa Fe: Great Workshop in Cool City!

    Art Quilt Santa Fe, a three-day, hands-on, fiber-art workshop, returns to Santa Fe, N.M., for the third year in 2013. Attendees may select either a three-day workshop with Mary Pal of Ottawa, Ont., Canada; OR a three-day workshop with Betty Busby of Albuquerque, N.M., and Holly Altman of Santa Fe, N...
    Posted to Shows, Competitions, & Events by JiRaF Studio on 13 Jan 2013
  • 12x12 Challenge

    My submission for a 12x12 art quilt challenge. The background is raw silk. The central portion is muslin, scrunched cheesecloth, white glue and water, painted with acrylic paint while wet. The piece is embellished with various stitches, using silk and cotton embroidery threads, perle cotton. Couched...
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by Dale Kathryn on 19 Jun 2012
    Filed under: art quilts, DKBA, art quilt challenge
  • Have you seen these quilts?

    Quilting Arts Magazine has been kind enough to let me post here. Sarah Ann Smith & I have a total of 4 quilts that were lost in a shipping mishap. They were to be shipped by a private individual NOT Quilting Arts! (I have sent quilts to Quilting Arts in the past & they were returned on time in...
    Posted to General Discussion by wendylstarn on 21 Nov 2011
  • Re: Online presence

    I ry to get a good mixture on my blog. I have new work posted, in progress projects, tutorials ,interviews with some of my favorite quilters and fiber artists and some just fun stuff; gardening, tea parties and even a little home decorating and a little humor. It's hard not to have just, "I...
    Posted to Minding Your Business by AsianArtAndQuilts on 10 Aug 2011
  • Re: Art quilters in the UK?

    Hi Amanda There's alot happening in the UK. The Quilters Guild have a group 'Contemporary Quilt' http://www.contemporaryquilt.org.uk/index.html Regional groups have started springing up where members can get together for workshops and learn from each other. There's also the Festival of...
    Posted to General Discussion by Amossews on 19 May 2011
  • Help with Resist Painting

    Hi Everyone, My question is about what's the best way to paint a resist design on fabric. I've used the Elmer's blue glue, and it drives me crazy - the dye I used to paint over it washes out quicker than the glue!!! I used Dye-na-flow, and I now have a very faded piece of fabric with hard...
    Posted to Surface Design by roselegge on 30 Apr 2011
  • Art From Cloth: Extreme Quilters 2011 Show Announcement

    Announcing this year's annual Extreme Quilters exhibit. Locale: Southern California Art from Cloth: Extreme Quilters 2011 Art quilts by 25 Women Oct. 4-16, 2011 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily Thousand Oaks Community Gallery 2331 Borchard Road, Newbury Park, CA 91320 Please call: 805-796-6643 for group bus...
    Posted to Shows, Competitions, & Events by gayles13 on 10 Apr 2011
  • A Starry Night

    A hand painted silk art quilt, with applique and thread work. Submitted by Barbara Harms.
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by AsianArtAndQuilts on 23 Mar 2011
    Filed under: art quilts, asianartandquilts, original art quilt, Barbara Harms wall quilts, silk painted art, Asian Art And Quilts, night sky sceen art quilt
  • 3 Red Birds and Wisteria Vines

    This is an original hand painted silk art quilt. I painted the background then the flowers and birds were painted on on another piece of silk, cut ourt and appliqued onto the background. Extensive free motion thread painting was also used to add details and depth to the picture.
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by AsianArtAndQuilts on 22 Jan 2011
    Filed under: Thread Painting, applique, art quilts, original art quilt, hand painted silk art quilt, red birds, wisteria
  • A Face in the Flowers

    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by jansknotts on 30 Jun 2010
    Filed under: hand dyed, beading, 3d, Art Quilt, embroidery, textile, fabric manipulation, stitching, free motion stitching, face, art, flowers, free motion quilting, tree, hand painted fabric, fabric portrait, leaves, art quilt, art quilting, stitchery, dyed, leaf, flower, abstract art quilting, fabric dyeing, art quilts, watercolor, artquilt, dyed fabric, embroidered, floral, beads., beading., beading and quilting., beaded, Abstract Innovative fiber art
  • A Face Among the Flowers

    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by jansknotts on 30 Jun 2010
    Filed under: fabric, hand dyed, 3d, free motion, fabric painting, Art Quilt, application, machine quilting, quilt, mixed, dyed fiber, fabric manipulation, quilting art, fibers, Miscellaneous, face, art, Appliqued, flowers, quilted, raw edge applique, hand painted fabric, leaves, art quilt, hand dyed fabrics, quilts, dyed, design, abstract art quilting, fabric dyeing, art quilts, Quilt Art, watercolor, fiber art, stitches, thread, painted, dyed fabric, faced applique, Fiber Art, embroidered, floral, abstract art, beading., beaded
  • A Face Among the Flowers

    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by jansknotts on 30 Jun 2010
    Filed under: fabric, hand dyed, 3d, free motion, fabric painting, Art Quilt, application, machine quilting, quilt, mixed, dyed fiber, fabric manipulation, quilting art, fibers, Miscellaneous, face, art, Appliqued, flowers, quilted, raw edge applique, hand painted fabric, leaves, art quilt, hand dyed fabrics, quilts, dyed, design, abstract art quilting, fabric dyeing, art quilts, Quilt Art, watercolor, fiber art, stitches, thread, painted, dyed fabric, faced applique, Fiber Art, embroidered, floral, abstract art, beading., beaded
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