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  • How to Organize Your Fabric Scraps

    If you quilt, you have fabric scraps . Some people keep only the large ones, while others--particularly fabric collage artists--save every teensy piece. After all, you never know when you're going to need that sparkly bit for a bird's eye or the tip of a magic wand. Fabric scrap quilts from Every...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 24 Jun 2015
    Filed under: Fabric Art, Art Quilts, Small Quilting Projects, Easy Quilt Patterns
  • Explore Image Transfer Techniques in Fiber Art: Free eBook

    Who doesn't have boxes of old photos or a digital cache of images just waiting to be brought forth into the light to be enjoyed by all? Why not turn these photographic memories into fiber art with image transfer techniques? Jeannie Palmer Moore used watercolor inks and a unique image transfer technique...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 10 Jun 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Photo Quilt, Fabric Art, Art Quilts
  • Sweet and Easy: Tips for Using Jelly Rolls in Patchwork Quilts

    Strip quilting , literally stitching strips of fabric together, is one of the easiest ways to create a modern-looking patchwork quilt or quilt project. You can cut your own strips using new or leftover fabrics and a rotary cutter or a die-cutting machine Or you can use pre-cut jelly rolls. This 'Shoreline'...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 9 Jun 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Quilting Supplies, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Sewing Machine 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
  • Eight Quilt Art Projects for Fun in the Sun

    Twisted Fabric Flower embellishment Vanessa Christenson. It's summer here in Quilting Daily land, so we've rounded up eight of our favorite summertime quilting and surface design projects and techniques for you to enjoy. Is your beach book on your eReader? Protect it with a patchwork cover ....
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 29 May 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Machine Quilting, Photo Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Embellishment Techniques, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Quilted Bags, Quilted Table Linens
  • Announcing the 'Autumn Leaves' Reader Challenge finalists!

    Quilters love color and nature puts on a mighty good show each autumn in many areas of the globe. It's hard to resist interpreting this beauty in our quilts! In the April/May issue, we challenged readers to create an 8" x 10" art quilt on the theme "Autumn Leaves." And we added...
    Posted to Reader Challenges by Kristine Lundblad on 29 May 2015
    Filed under: Art Quilts
  • 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
  • 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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