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  • Spring into Quilt Art - Free Fabric Friday

    It's Free Fabric Friday! We're giving away a free set of "Family Tree" fat quarters from Moda. This "Family Tree" fabric by Moda could be for your next quilt art project. Leave a comment for a chance to win. All you have to do for a chance at the fabric is tell me: What was...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 17 Apr 2014
    Filed under: Quilting Designs, Art Quilts
  • Make Your Own Prayer Flags: Inspirational Fabric Art Blog Hop

    When I make small fiber art projects such as prayer flags, I usually start with a vintage textile like a linen napkin or a salvaged piece of a worn-out quilt as my base. Fabric art on the fly: My prayer flags made with a blank banner, stenciled paint, and odds and ends from my stash. Recently, though...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 11 Apr 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, Fabric Art, Embellishment Techniques, Art Quilts, Dyeing Fabric
  • Hatch Pretty Egg Ornaments from Fabric Scraps

    Who says ornaments are just for Christmas? Many people decorate branches with egg ornaments to celebrate all things springy--and with my fondness for fabric art featuring nests and birds you know I can't resist eggs either. These pretty egg ornaments are made with fabric scraps, fusible and bits...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 9 Apr 2014
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilting Supplies, Fabric Art, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts
  • Announcing the ‘Art in the Park' Reader Challenge finalists

    For many of us, winter often means more time spent indoors. Now that it is spring in most places, soon to be followed by summer, we can begin to plan for time in our favorite parks--whether national parks with extraordinary vistas, city parks which encourage community, our own private gardens, or even...
    Posted to Reader Challenges by Kristine Lundblad on 8 Apr 2014
    Filed under: Art Quilts
  • Thread Sketching Tutorial: Butterfly Wings Step by Step

    Besides being fun, thread sketching is an effective way to add details that can make your work highly realistic, including subtle color shifts, intricate textures, and a sense of dimension, according to machine stitching expert Susan Brubaker Knapp. She uses thread sketching on both her fusible appliquéd...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 7 Apr 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, Machine Quilting, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Handmade Quilts, Fabric Painting
  • How to Applique in Reverse

    In my travels to quilt shows, exhibits, and "Quilting Arts TV" tapings, as well as virtual traveling via social media, I'm seeing a big return to some of the traditional sewing crafts like smocking, tucking, and hand appliqué . I don't know whether it's the ‘70s fashion...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 3 Apr 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, How to Quilt, Applique Quilts, Art Quilts, Dyeing Fabric
  • Modern Quilt Perspectives: What's it All About?

    A Note from Vivika: Please allow me to introduce--or re-introduce--you to modern quilt artist Thomas Knauer. A self-described "math geek," Thomas began combining math, aesthetics, and concepts at an early age (his high school had a weaving studio!). He taught design Drake University and the...
    Posted to Handmade Quilt Art by VivikaEditor on 27 Mar 2014
    Filed under: Quilting Designs, Art Quilts, Quilt Patterns, Quilt Blocks, Baby 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
  • 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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