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  • Mixed-Media Quilts and Collage: Tips for Stitching on Paper

    For a period of time, I made fabric and paper quilts using vintage maps. I stitched a collage of fabric to make the bird (and sometimes flowers, too), then stitched the bird (and flowers) onto the maps. Mixed-media stitched collage cards by Kristin Peterson, featured in the November/December 2014 issue...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 29 Sep 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, Quilting Designs, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches, Handmade Quilts
  • Turn Textile Art into Jewelry in Three Easy Steps

    A note from Vivika: Most art quilters I know dabble in other forms of art--from painting to jewelry making. Our marketing manager, Ashley Lauwereins, is a jewelry maker who is learning about fabric art . Today, she's taking over the blog to share her experiences with art that crosses over both worlds...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 17 Sep 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, Machine Quilting, Fabric Art, Art Quilts, Quilted Gifts
  • Easy Gifts to Make - How to Host a Fiber-full Gift-Making Party

    Here's a fun and easy way to enjoy see your artistic friends, enjoy some delicious treats, and get some gift-making done in the process. Make these beautiful necklaces with re-sized images of your fiber art. You could win a kit if you leave a comment below. First, choose an easy gift to make with...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 11 Sep 2014
    Filed under: Fabric Art, Art Quilts, Quilted Gifts, Small Quilting Projects, Easy Quilt Patterns
  • SINGER Circles Quilt Block Challenge Winners Announced!

    Quilting Daily and SINGER® are thrilled to announce the winners of the SINGER Circles Reader Challenge. 'Flying in Circles', by Marcia Hall. 'Black Hole Sun' by Kelly Dunahoo "Our Lucky Day' by Susie Furgason The three grand prize winners are: "Flying in Circles"...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 10 Sep 2014
    Filed under: Quilt Blocks, Art Quilts
  • Thread Sketching Without a Hoop - 6 Alternatives

    Thread sketching can add lots of texture and movement to your quilts. But as anyone who has tried it knows--if you don't stabilize your work, your fabric will draw up and pull out of shape. In her thread sketching tutorial series in Quilting Arts, Susan Brubaker Knapp has addressed this issue: Stabilizing...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 3 Sep 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Quilting Supplies, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Fabric Painting, Thread Painting
  • Pretty Pincushions from Fabric Scraps: 4 Ideas

    I have a bunch of pincushions, some from my mom and grandmother, and others I've picked up along the way. My favorite is made of felted wool, and was probably made by felting a "log" of wool together, and cutting it into 2" slices. Once, I was using this pincushion near my machine...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 1 Sep 2014
    Filed under: Fabric Art, Embellishment Techniques, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques
  • Design a Quilt with an Artist's Eye

    It's not every day you get to pose as an artist's model. But that's just what I did when Carrie Bloomston needed a volunteer to pose (fully clothed!) while she demonstrated a drawing exercise. As I stood in the pose for two minutes, Carrie sketched my basic form using a gesture drawing technique...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 27 Aug 2014
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Quilt Patterns, 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
  • 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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