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  • 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
  • Your Art Quilts Will Bloom and Flutter with this Easy Applique Technique

    According to a friend of mine, New England has seen a preponderance of hummingbirds this summer. I've also read that Monarch butterflies--whose population had been diminishing--are on the rise again. 'Monarch Butterflies at Play" art quilt by Joan Shay, using her dimensional applique technique...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 19 Aug 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilting Supplies, Quilting Designs, Art Quilts, Quilting, Quilting Techniques
  • Announcing the 'Artful Adventure' finalists!

    In the June/July issue we presented a very special Reader Challenge, one that will help us at Quilting Arts Magazine celebrate our 15th year of publication. We invited readers, past challenge finalists, contributors, and more to help us celebrate by participating in the "Artful Adventure" Reader...
    Posted to Reader Challenges by Kristine Lundblad on 13 Aug 2015
    Filed under: Art Quilts
  • How to Make a Photo Quilt: Five Free Tutorials

    Go to any quilt show or scan the Internet, and you'll find that quilts incorporating photographs are very popular. Nowadays, it's a snap to scan your favorite photos into your computer, then print them onto fabric that can easily be incorporated into a quilt. But how do you make your photo quilt...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 12 Aug 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Photo Quilt, Fabric Art, Quilting For Beginners, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric
  • Coloring Books Come to Art Quilting & Design: Fun for the Whole Family

    Over the years raising my four children, I've looked for every opportunity to make art with them. The benefits are manifold, including: 1. We spend time together doing something creative. 2. Generally, art making is a quiet, relaxing activity. 3. Making art side-by-side with my kids allows me to...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 5 Aug 2015
    Filed under: Art Quilts
  • 'Artful Adventure' Reader Challenge--still time to enter!

    We're so excited about our 15th anniversary Reader Challenge, "Artful Adventure," that we are giving you more time to create. The new deadline for submitting your small art quilt for this challenge is August 9. Finalists will be posted on August 13. Join in!! We've already received...
    Posted to Reader Challenges by Kristine Lundblad on 5 Aug 2015
    Filed under: Art Quilts
  • How to Make Felted Soap - Great Fiber Art Gifts

    At farmer's markets and fiber festivals, I'm always attracted to the handmade scented soaps and baskets of dyed wool roving. Both are a feast for the senses! Felted fiber art you can use! Felted soaps (and image) by Jane LaFazio. Imagine my delight when I discovered you could combine the two...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 27 Jul 2015
    Filed under: Embroidery, Fabric Art, Embellishment Techniques, Art Quilts
  • 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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