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  • Dyeing Fabric with Procion Dyes: Earth-friendly Tips

    A note from Vivika: Many fiber artists love dyeing fabric, but want to be sure to use chemical dyes in a safe way to protect themselves and the planet. Today, fabric dyeing expert Candy Glendening of candiedfabrics.com shares information and tips on how to dye fabric safely. Candy uses low-water immersion...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 22 Apr 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Fabric Painting
  • Surface Design Expert Jane Dunnewold's Foiling Tips

    You know how one piece of sparkly jewelry or a metallic accessory can enliven an outfit? Using foil in your surface design can do the same thing for textile art. Jane Dunnewold uses fabric painting techniques, dyeing, and foiling to create her complex cloth designs, this one with an expanded square motif...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 14 Apr 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, Fabric Art, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Fabric Painting, Printmaking
  • 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
  • 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
  • How to Dye Fabric with Chickpea Flour

    Looking to stir up a little fun in the kitchen? Try dyeing with resists from the kitchen! You can create many of the same effects as wax batik techniques using resists off your pantry shelf. Flour paste resist is one of the most popular of these dyeing techniques. Just mix plain flour with cold water...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 31 Mar 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Quilting Supplies, Fabric Art, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Fabric Painting
  • Easy Digital Surface Design Ideas from Jane Dunnewold

    What do you do if you want to design your own fabric but can't draw or paint? According to fiber artist and surface design expert Jane Dunnewold, you can scan, cut, or snap your way to fabric design. Jane Dunnewold begins a digital fabric design by laying fibers on a scanner bed. "Almost anything...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 19 Mar 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, Machine Quilting, Photo Quilt, Quilt Blocks, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Printmaking, Crazy Quilting
  • Take the Stress Out of Free-Motion Quilting with a Low-Risk Sketchbook

    A note from Vivika: Are you confident in your free-motion embroidery ? Or do you just wish your free-motion quilting were more . . . free? Today's guest blogger, Candy Glendening, practices her free-motion motifs in sketchbooks on her hand-dyed fabric Then she turns them into a fabric book for future...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 18 Mar 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, Machine Quilting, Quilting, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric
  • Re: Hello from North Carolina - I have a question...

    I started by reading and reading and reading some more. Then I got very confused! I finally purchased a book by Melanie Testa, "Inspired to Quilt" that has recipes to follow step by step to prepare fabric and to "paint with dyes." Her book however, does not go into dyeing large batches...
    Posted to Say Hello! by amybharry on 5 Jul 2009
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