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  • Teacher? Student? Both! Plus 6 Giveaways to Learn Something New

    I love teaching! So when offered the opportunity not only to teach at Quilting Live! in Atlanta (September 11-13), but to choose what I'd like to teach--well, that's about as good as it gets. Jacquelyn deRuyter's Village Houses. I'm teaching a version of this project using Pellon interfacing...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by Rose@Quilt on 20 Aug 2014
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilt Binding, Fabric Art
  • A Kid-friendly Fabric Painting Technique for Grown-Up Artists

    One of my favorite parts of being a fiber artist is that it gives me permission to play. Rearranging colorful squares of fabric, printing and painting on fabric --they all lighten my mood and bring out the kid in me. While taping " Quilting Arts TV" Season 14, I saw artists create with lots...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 18 Aug 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, Fabric Art, Dyeing Fabric, Fabric Painting
  • Four Quick & Easy Quilt Patterns - Free eBook Download

    Pressed for time (or new to quilting) but still want to sew quilt projects that sing? Try the simple quilting patterns in our updated free eBook, Quick & Easy Quilts: 4 Free Easy Quilt Patterns . Hexagons are hugely popular in quilting circles right now, but a large, complicated hexie pattern can...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 13 Aug 2014
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Easy Quilt Patterns
  • Sewing Beads on Fabric: How to Reverse a Mistake

    I'm what you might call a hasty (read: impatient) stitcher. Methodical is not in my vocabulary. As a result, I make a lot of mistakes that I have to undo when embroidering or sewing beads on fabric . More often than not, I end up cutting the thread and starting over, all the while trying to block...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by Cate Prato on 13 Aug 2014
    Filed under: Fabric Art, Embellishment Techniques, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches
  • Hand Dyeing Shortcut: Make and Keep a Soda Ash Solution

    No matter which fabric dyeing techniques you use, dyeing fabric can be a fun--some might even say transformative--creative experience. Pulling the hand-dyed fabric from the dye bath to reveal the colors and patterns you have created is absolutely magical. Yet hand dyeing, especially when you use chemical...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 6 Aug 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Fabric Painting
  • Five Prompts for More Creative Quilting

    For some prolific quilt artists , inspiration just seems to flow. But I can guarantee you that everyone--even artists who churn out art quilts left and right--eventually experiences a creative block. The good news is, working through that block can lead to more creative quilting. Mini quilts by Jane...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 4 Aug 2014
    Filed under: Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Art Quilts, Quilting, Small Quilting Projects
  • Thread Painting Portraits - Tips for Success

    Let's face it, lately quilters and fiber artists seem to love creating portraits--from pixel quilt designs, to collaged faces, to thread painting and sketching techniques. One of Melissa Averinos's 'Thread Ladies,' made by drawing with thread and painting with water-soluble colored pencils...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 28 Jul 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Fabric Painting, Thread Painting
  • 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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