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  • Easy Shibori Dyeing Method With Textile Paints

    Shibori techniques , or pattern resist dyeing, have been used for hundreds of years. The resulting shibori fabric (traditionally indigo blue) is treasured by fiber artists (I have an entire collection). 'Serenity' by Susan Purney Mark, using soy wax and shibori resist dyeing. In the February...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 22 Apr 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Quilting Supplies, Fabric Art, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Fabric Painting
  • Fiber Art Written on the Wind: Update on the Prayer Flag Project

    In June of 2011, I started a fiber art project, making a "prayer flag" every day. Each flag would be made in less than an hour with materials I had at hand, then hang outside for a while, its word and sentiment dissolving into the wind and being spread to all whom the wind touches. They would...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 16 Mar 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Fabric Art, Dyeing Fabric
  • 10 Ideas for Using Up Fabric Scraps

    Scraps, scraps, scraps! If you create fiber art , fabric scraps are a way of life. Too pretty (or expensive) to throw away, too many to keep contained. They must be good for something! Don't let fabric scraps take over your studio. Learn how to turn them into fabulous scrap quilts with Alex Anderson...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 13 Mar 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Memory Quilts, Patchwork Quilt, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Handmade Quilts, Small Quilting Projects, Easy Quilt Patterns, Printmaking
  • Basic Quilting: How to Choose Batting

    When you learn to quilt , the first lesson is that a quilt is made up of three elements: the top, the batting, and the backing fabric. Together they are known as a quilt sandwich. In this eFolio project from Colorful Fabric Collage , Sue Bleiweiss used wool felt and interfacing as the batting. Now, when...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 9 Mar 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Quilting Supplies, Fabric Art, Quilting For Beginners, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric
  • Basic Quilting Abbreviations: From ATC to WOF

    If I told you to go to your LQS to get some PFD so you could finish your ATC you HSY, would you know what I was talking about? Quilters use many abbreviations to communicate basic quilting terms. Some are practical: you don't want to have to write (or repeat) "half-square triangles" over...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 23 Feb 2015
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, How to Quilt, Baby Quilts, Patchwork Quilt, Fabric Art, Quilting For Beginners, Sewing Techniques, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric
  • Antique Quilts: Treasures Found, Lessons Learned

    Over the years, I've had the pleasure and privilege of collecting or repairing vintage and antique quilts . Most of the time, these ventures filled me with joy. Occasionally, there were disappointments. But always, I learned something. Two examples: Several years ago I was commissioned to complete...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 3 Jan 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Quilting Designs, Quilt Patterns, Dyeing Fabric
  • Thanks and Wishes from the Quilting Arts Team

    Today is Thanksgiving Day in the U.S., a day when we gather with family and friends, stuff ourselves with traditional foods (or their vegetarian, gluten-free, low-sodium versions), and reflect on what we are thankful for. Some of us also watch football. Our entire Quilting Arts family feels especially...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 26 Nov 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Quilting Supplies, Quilting Designs, Quilting For Beginners, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Fabric Painting, Printmaking
  • 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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