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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
  • How to Make Felted Soap - Great Fiber Art Gifts

    At farmer's markets and fiber festivals, I'm always attracted to the handmade scented soaps and baskets of dyed wool roving. Both are a feast for the senses! Felted fiber art you can use! Felted soaps (and image) by Jane LaFazio. Imagine my delight when I discovered you could combine the two...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 27 Jul 2015
    Filed under: Embroidery, Fabric Art, Embellishment Techniques, Art Quilts
  • How to Organize Your Fabric Scraps

    If you quilt, you have fabric scraps . Some people keep only the large ones, while others--particularly fabric collage artists--save every teensy piece. After all, you never know when you're going to need that sparkly bit for a bird's eye or the tip of a magic wand. Fabric scrap quilts from Every...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 24 Jun 2015
    Filed under: Fabric Art, Art Quilts, Small Quilting Projects, Easy Quilt Patterns
  • 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
  • Explore Image Transfer Techniques in Fiber Art: Free eBook

    Who doesn't have boxes of old photos or a digital cache of images just waiting to be brought forth into the light to be enjoyed by all? Why not turn these photographic memories into fiber art with image transfer techniques? Jeannie Palmer Moore used watercolor inks and a unique image transfer technique...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 10 Jun 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Photo Quilt, Fabric Art, Art Quilts
  • Five Efficient Tips for More Creative Quilting Time

    Few quilting artists have all the time they want for creating fiber art & quilts. But accomplishing more--while still enjoying it and doing a good job--is often a matter of efficiency rather than speed. Here are some ways to work smarter and more efficiently without rushing or taking shortcuts that...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 3 Jun 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Quilting Supplies, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Art Quilts, Quilting, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques
  • Quick and Easy Frames from Fabric Scraps

    Here's a quick and easy way to incorporate color, design, and fiber art in any décor: these Fabric Frames by Jenean Morrison make great gifts and use up fabric scraps . Fabric art frames by Jeanean Morrison, using fabric scraps and fat quarters. You'll need: a small, unfinished wood frame...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 27 May 2015
    Filed under: Patchwork Quilt, Fabric Art, Quilt Patterns
  • Breast Pocket Reader Challenge

    Please enjoy this free eBook including all of the Breast Pockets readers created for our challenge that did not make it into the April/May 2015 issue of Quilting Arts Magazine . All of us at Quilting Arts were humbled by the outpouring of love, artistry, and commitment these Breast Pockets symbolize...
    Posted to Online Extras by Kristine Lundblad on 20 Mar 2015
    Filed under: online extra, Melanie Testa, art quilt, Reader Challenge, handmade quilt art, Quilting Arts Magazine, fabric art, breast cancer, breast pockets, April/May 2015
  • A 360 degree view of "Permission Slip" by Amalia T.P. Morusiewicz

    Visit funfromatoz.com for more from Amalia Teresa Parra Morusiewicz, creator of "Permission Slip."
    Posted to Online Extras by Kristine Lundblad on 20 Mar 2015
    Filed under: online extra, Quilting Arts Magazine, fabric art, April/May 2015, Morusiewicz, the last word
  • Checks & Balances: Art Quilt by Caryl Bryer Fallert

    This quilt is a visual interpretation of a philosophical concept. "Checks and Balances" is a term most of us first heard in our high school civics classes, an idea to which we aspire in government and in the world around us, and often fall short. Perhaps the best way to achieve balance is to...
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by bryerpatch on 15 Jul 2011
    Filed under: free motion, wallhanging, Art Quilt, quilt, quilting art, free motion stitching, art, quilted, free motion quilting, fabric portrait, art quilt, art quilting, free-motion stitching, quilts, wall hanging, design, green, quilting, abstract art quilting, free-motion quilting, art quilts, Quilt Art, fiber art, free motion stitched, anatomical textile art, figurative, Fiber Art, abstract figurative, Alliance for American Quilts, wall quilt, freemotion, Fabric wall hanging, fiber, art-quilt, fabric art, quitling arts, woven background, art quilts, wall quilts, wall art, quilted wall art, quiltted, free-motion, fiber Art. portraits, free motion stitching, Abstract innovative Art, wall hangings
  • Cornered

    This quilt was created from an original drawing of my favorite green chair. It is machine pieced using only solid colored fabrics and machine quilted with black thread as in the Amish tradition.
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by bofogray on 19 Jun 2011
    Filed under: quilted, original design, art quilting, contemporary, quilts, wall hanging, Quilt Art, Fiber Art, fabric art, wall quilts, machine stitching, quilted wall art, still life art quilt
  • Atomic Coffee Break

    I've always loved the styles of the 1950's, especially the Atomic Clock. This quilt was created from an original drawing and machine pieced and appliqued. My love of quilting began with a book on Amish quilts. I like the challenge of using only solid fabrics in keeping with the Amish tradition...
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by bofogray on 19 Jun 2011
    Filed under: wallhanging, original design, modern, art quilting, contemporary, Fiber Art, wall quilt, Fabric wall hanging, fabric art, appliquéd, art quilts, original quilts, wall art, fused applique, machine stitching, quilted wall art, still life
  • Crocus by Dale Anne Potter

    This 6 inch piece is glued to a canvas that was first painted black. The fabric is hand-dyed by Dale Anne Potter, the crocus was first sketched lightly with pencil, then sketched with thread on sewing machine. Then Derwent Inktense pencils were used to colour the sketch, wet with brush, dried and heat...
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by Dale Anne Potter on 29 May 2011
    Filed under: Dale Anne Potter, fabric art, Inktense Pencils
  • Cardinals & Chickadees

    My original fused, hand embroidered, fabric art card, photographed as my 2010 Christmas card. This piece was created while on vacation and missing my sewing machines, although the snowflakes and borders were added by machine after I arrived home.
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by georgygirl on 19 Jan 2011
    Filed under: embroidery, handsewn, hand embroidery, raw edge applique, nature, artist cards, french knots, Fusible Art, fabric art, winter, cardinals
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