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  • Dyeing Fabric with Procion Dyes: Earth-friendly Tips

    A note from Vivika: Many fiber artists love dyeing fabric, but want to be sure to use chemical dyes in a safe way to protect themselves and the planet. Today, fabric dyeing expert Candy Glendening of candiedfabrics.com shares information and tips on how to dye fabric safely. Candy uses low-water immersion...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 22 Apr 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Fabric Painting
  • Surface Design Expert Jane Dunnewold's Foiling Tips

    You know how one piece of sparkly jewelry or a metallic accessory can enliven an outfit? Using foil in your surface design can do the same thing for textile art. Jane Dunnewold uses fabric painting techniques, dyeing, and foiling to create her complex cloth designs, this one with an expanded square motif...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 14 Apr 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, Fabric Art, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Fabric Painting, Printmaking
  • 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
  • Hatch Pretty Egg Ornaments from Fabric Scraps

    Who says ornaments are just for Christmas? Many people decorate branches with egg ornaments to celebrate all things springy--and with my fondness for fabric art featuring nests and birds you know I can't resist eggs either. These pretty egg ornaments are made with fabric scraps, fusible and bits...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 9 Apr 2014
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilting Supplies, Fabric Art, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts
  • Organize Your Fabric Stash & Enter a Contest at the Same Time!

    A few weeks ago on Facebook I noticed a conversation among fiber artists on the best way to organize their fabric stash. Several people swore by plastic bins, others shunned plastic for wire. Some preferred static shelving while others sang the praises of pull-out racks. Brands were bandied about-each...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 4 Apr 2014
    Filed under: Fabric Art
  • How to Dye Fabric with Chickpea Flour

    Looking to stir up a little fun in the kitchen? Try dyeing with resists from the kitchen! You can create many of the same effects as wax batik techniques using resists off your pantry shelf. Flour paste resist is one of the most popular of these dyeing techniques. Just mix plain flour with cold water...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 31 Mar 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Quilting Supplies, Fabric Art, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Fabric Painting
  • Free Hand Sewing Techniques for Quilters eBook

    Quilting and hand sewing were made for each other. Even if you machine stitch your quilts, a little handwork here and there can make them pop and give your fiber art a handmade look. There are so many hand embroidery stitches to choose from, and so many ways you can use even the simplest hand sewing...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 26 Mar 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Hand Stitches, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques
  • Elementals - Water

    This is hand dyed cotton canvas using a directed dyeing technique with several colors. Part of my Elementals series.
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by DreamSpaceArts on 28 Feb 2013
    Filed under: wallhanging, oriental theme, original design, contemporary, wall hanging, dyed, dyed fabric, cotton, fabric art, wall art, blue, wall hangings, Water, canvas, Procion MX
  • Dad and Jack

    This is a fabric portrait I made for my dad's 85th birthday. It's from a photo of him when he was 9 years old, posing with his dog, Jack. I've always loved the photo and thought it would make a wonderful quilt art gift for his birthday. It is all done in fabric and thread, not a painted portrait...
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by AmyCavanessDesigns on 2 Mar 2012
    Filed under: portrait, Art Quilt Van Gogh starry night St Remy, fabric art
  • 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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