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  • How to Make a Photo Quilt: Five Free Tutorials

    Go to any quilt show or scan the Internet, and you'll find that quilts incorporating photographs are very popular. Nowadays, it's a snap to scan your favorite photos into your computer, then print them onto fabric that can easily be incorporated into a quilt. But how do you make your photo quilt...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 12 Aug 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Photo Quilt, Fabric Art, Quilting For Beginners, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric
  • Itajime Shibori Dyeing Made Easy

    Itajime is a form of shibori dyeing that uses clamped shapes to create the resist. Learn how to make this and other handmade gifts in the 2015 edition of Quilting Arts Holiday magazine. Traditionally, the cloth was compressed between two pieces of wood held in place with string before starting the fabric...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 10 Aug 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Fabric Painting
  • How Acrylic Inks Work Best for Writing on Fabric

    Artist Susan Brubaker Knapp is known for her beautifully detailed quilts accomplished by painting on fabric and thread sketching. Susan Brubaker Knapp uses acrylic inks for writing on fabric, because they can achieve a finer line than textile paints. But when she wanted to add quotes to her quilts, she...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 15 Jun 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Machine Quilting, Fabric Art, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Fabric Painting
  • 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
  • Five Digital Design Tips for Neophytes

    I am a big fan of handmade objects and hands-on techniques. Technology is not always my friend. But my perspective changed when I saw Diane Rusin Doran create awesome hand dyed-fabric effects with digital quilting imagery . You would swear these gorgeous fabrics were made in a dye studio--but were all...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 7 May 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Quilting Supplies, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric
  • 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
  • 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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