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  • What Quilters (and Their Kin) Wear for Halloween

    Susan Brubaker Knapp and I share something besides our love for creating fiber art. Our birthdays are side-by-side: mine is October 30 and hers is October 31. I can say--and I'm sure Susan agrees--that it's a lot of fun to have your birthday on or near Halloween. Everyone gets dressed up and...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 29 Oct 2014
    Filed under: Quilting Supplies, Fabric Art, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques
  • 6 Tips for Making Painterly Landscape Quilts

    Have you ever wanted to paint a landscape with fabric, thread and fibers? There are many different ways to approach landscape quilts , from abstract designs using primarily fused fabric to mixed media quilts that bring a scene to life with paint and embellishments. Here are some tips for bringing landscape...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 27 Oct 2014
    Filed under: Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Art Quilts, Quilting
  • Surprising Sewing Machine Stitches for Your Quilts

    Playing with your pre-programmed sewing machine stitches can be a wonderful way to spend a rainy afternoon. The plethora of stitches on some machines could keep you busy for hours--but what about some of the utilitarian stitches we all know and love? I was able to complete this quilt quickly using a...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 20 Oct 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, Baby Quilts, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques
  • Halloween and Fall Fabric Art Freebies and eBook

    As the days grow shorter here in New England, we're drawn to the warmth of firelight: from candles flickering inside grinning jack-o-lanterns to cozy nights by hearth. This is the time when I like to make fabric crafts with my kids and home décor fiber art projects to welcome friends and family...
    Posted to Handmade Quilt Art by VivikaEditor on 16 Oct 2014
    Filed under: Sewing Techniques, Hand Sewing, Quilting Techniques, Art Quilts, Fabric Art, How to Quilt, Easy Quilt Patterns, Quilted Table Linens
  • Personalized Quilts and Pockets of Encouragement - Stitching the Gift of Compassion

    Custom quilts to comfort a friend going through a tough time or to honor the memory of a loved one can take many forms. These personalized quilts can be as private as making memorial quilts from the ties or flannel shirts of a beloved grandfather or as public (but no less heartfelt) as worldwide endeavors...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 8 Oct 2014
    Filed under: Memory Quilts, Art Quilts, Handmade Quilts
  • Announcing the 'Favorite Things' Reader Challenge finalists

    Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens are terrific but what are your favorite things? In the August/September issue of Quilting Arts , we challenged readers to interpret their own favorite thing(s) in a 9" x 12" art quilt. Here are the finalists: Els Vereycken, "Valentina" Pam...
    Posted to Reader Challenges by Kristine Lundblad on 8 Oct 2014
    Filed under: Art Quilts
  • Quilt Artists Learning from Each Other: International Quilt Festival at 40

    While October skies and falling leaves make most people think of pumpkins, harvest time, and Halloween, a quilt artist's fancy turns to the International Quilt Festival in Houston. To most of us who attend (or hope to attend), Festival has always been the worldwide mecca celebrating the art of quilting...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 6 Oct 2014
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilting Designs, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting
  • 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
  • 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
  • "Four Seasons" Quilt Exhibition with Nationally Renown Quilt/Fiber Artist, Arturo Sandoval, Juror

    Gateway Regional Arts Center 101 East Main Street Mount Sterling, KY 40352 (859) 498-6264 Quilt Exhibition 2011 March 3-30 2011 Deadline: Feb. 19, 2011 “The Four Seasons” Theme: The Four Seasons: A exhibition featuring quilts that celebrate the Four Seasons in whatever context is relevant...
    Posted to Shows, Competitions, & Events by terripulley on 8 Feb 2011
  • 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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