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  • Sewing Beads on Fabric: Write with the Beaded Backstitch

    Recently I spied a Facebook post by Candy Glendening in which she shared a picture of a fabric zipper-bag she made to hold her son's charging devices while he travels. Of course, Candy not only made the bag from her own dyed fabric but stitched her son's name on it, to boot. No one else is going...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 9 Jul 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, Machine Quilting, Quilt Blocks, Embellishment Techniques, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Hand Stitches, Crazy Quilting
  • Fabric Fusing Tips for a Coloring Book Quilt

    When I was a child, before we had handheld devices--or even more than a handful of TV channels--we often passed the time by coloring. Any time the adults wanted to keep the young folk quiet and occupied, out came a fresh coloring book and box of crayons, and we were absorbed for what seemed like hours...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 2 Jul 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Embellishment Techniques, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric
  • Fabric Postcards Make Fun Small Quilting Projects

    Whether you want to use up bits of this and that in your studio, experiment with a new supply or technique, practice your free-motion stitching, or you're just looking for something fun to quilt in a day , fabric postcards make great small quilting projects. Fabric postcards by Cheryl Sleboda, from...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 2 Jun 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, Fabric Art, Embellishment Techniques, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches, Small Quilting Projects, Easy Quilt Patterns, Fabric Painting
  • How to Needle Felt: 6 Tips for Adding Texture

    Texture is one of the most important elements in quilting. The simple the juxtaposition of tiny stitches and cotton fabric, the raised lines of hand stitching, or fabric and fibers manipulated together to create a three-dimensional effect--they all contribute to the visual interest and tactile quality...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 21 May 2014
    Filed under: Fabric Art, Embellishment Techniques, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches
  • 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
  • Fancy Fabric Embellishments: Stuffed Yo-yos for Pinning or Wearing

    I have quite a stash of hand-dyed silk ribbon, beads, buttons, and trims that I could use to embellish a quilt. The trouble is, aside from my small fabric collages, I haven't been making embellished quilts recently. Embellish these fabric embellishments by Michelle Muska with beads, buttons, ribbons...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 12 Mar 2014
    Filed under: Fabric Art, Embellishment Techniques, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches
  • What's Up with Appliqué? Find Out from these Quilters

    To celebrate the debut of Kevin Kosbab's new book, The Quilter's Appliqué Workshop , Kevin and a cadre of contemporary appliqué artists--plus Quilting Daily --have gotten together for a blog hop, with giveaways and more. Let's start with a little Appliqué Personality...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 14 Feb 2014
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilting Supplies, Fabric Art, Embellishment Techniques
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