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  • 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
  • Fabric Art Buttons You Can Make in a Snap

    If you love scraps and buttons, I have a fabric art project for you. Plus, if you enjoy a little paint with your fiber art, so much the better: this how-to will give you a chance to showcase your artwork everywhere you go. Handmade fabric art buttons designed by Lynn Krawczyk are easy to make. Fiber...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 4 Nov 2013
    Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Embellishment Techniques, Fabric Painting
  • Free eBook: Unsual Quilt Embellishment Ideas and Contemporary Crazy Quilting Techniques

    Quilting embellishments for art quilts run the gamut from beading and embroidery first popularized when crazy quilting began in the Victorian era, to metal pieces, found objects, and even lighting. In fact, today's contemporary fiber artists who experiment with unusual quilt embellishments incorporate...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 11 Sep 2013
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, Machine Quilting, Patchwork Quilt, Quilt Blocks, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Embellishment Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Crazy Quilting
  • Basic Tips for Sewing Beads on Fabric

    Beaded embellishments can enhance your fiber art, adding texture, pattern, sparkle and richness. Bead embroidery can be a wonderfully creative, relaxing activity, and smaller projects, such as ornaments, are a great way to explore beadwork in a non-intimidating way. Sew beaded embellishments for your...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 26 Aug 2013
    Filed under: Embroidery, Fabric Art, Embellishment Techniques, Sewing Techniques
  • Perk Up Pillows with Embellishment Techniques

    When you're looking for a quick sewing project for your home or a gift, a pillow is the perfect solution. Whether you make a simple pillow cover from scratch or purchase a plain one, you can add a personal creative touch with a variety of embellishment techniques . Marimekko fabric pillows by Kristine...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 18 Aug 2013
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, Fabric Art, Embellishment Techniques, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Small Quilting Projects
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