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  • Itajime Shibori Dyeing Made Easy

    Itajime is a form of shibori dyeing that uses clamped shapes to create the resist. Learn how to make this and other handmade gifts in the 2015 edition of Quilting Arts Holiday magazine. Traditionally, the cloth was compressed between two pieces of wood held in place with string before starting the fabric...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 10 Aug 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Fabric Painting
  • Tips for Smudge-Free Printing on Fabric

    Thermofax screens have a mystery about them, probably because you can't just buy them in any store. You have to have a Thermofax machine (an old photocopy technology) or know someone who does. Lynn Krawczyk demonstrates how to print on fabric using Thermofax screen without smearing the paint. Fortunately...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 22 Jul 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches, Fabric Painting
  • 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
  • Three Exercises to Build Your Surface Design Muscles

    I've often heard people who practice yoga or Pilates say they actually feel taller after a session of intense stretching. I know that when I stretch, my limbs feel longer and looser, I'm more nimble and flexible. I feel like I can do more--and I usually can. Imagine, then, what stretching can...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 20 May 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Fabric Art, Fabric Painting, Printmaking
  • Easy Shibori Dyeing Method With Textile Paints

    Shibori techniques , or pattern resist dyeing, have been used for hundreds of years. The resulting shibori fabric (traditionally indigo blue) is treasured by fiber artists (I have an entire collection). 'Serenity' by Susan Purney Mark, using soy wax and shibori resist dyeing. In the February...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 22 Apr 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Quilting Supplies, Fabric Art, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Fabric Painting
  • DIY Rubbing Plates for Fabric Painting

    Fabric painting can take many forms, from applying fabric paint with a brush to stamping on fabric. In the February/March 2015 issue of Quilting Arts Magazine , Ana Buzzalino shows how to paint on fabric using Shiva® Paintstiks and handmade rubbing plates. Ana Buzzalino made the circle motifs on...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 4 Mar 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Fabric Painting, Printmaking
  • DIY Screen Printing: A Technique for Easy Silk Screening at Home

    Want to try DIY screen printing ? Silk screening at home is an easy way to create unique fabrics and designs. Sue Bleiweiss shows how to make unique designs by hand with an easy screen printing method. There are several ways to make a silk screen printing frame . All you need is a wooden frame, a piece...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 4 Feb 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Fabric Painting, Printmaking
  • 3 Creative Studios May Color Palette Challenge

    Composition Book Cover http://scrapwisdomcollage.blogspot.com/2011/05/productivity-and-satisfaction.html
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by Margaret Applin on 30 May 2011
    Filed under: fabric painting, free-machine embroidery, art quilts
  • A Font for Patrick

    This was a challenge piece in several ways. First off I came up with the design for a Challenge from my quilting guild (Pecos Valley Quilters, Roswell, NM) with the theme Holiday/Season and it also works for the Forum Challenge - It's My Nature here :) It also was a challenge in that I did a lot...
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by DinahT on 19 Dec 2010
    Filed under: fabric painting, Tsukineko Inks, Art Quilt, textile paint, Thread Painting, applique, DinahT's Art, free motion stitching, Appliqued, free motion quilting, shaving cream, hand painted fabric, art quilt, landacape, wall hanging, green, free motion quilting trapunto, forest, challenge, wall quilt
  • A Face Among the Flowers

    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by jansknotts on 30 Jun 2010
    Filed under: fabric, hand dyed, 3d, free motion, fabric painting, Art Quilt, application, machine quilting, quilt, mixed, dyed fiber, fabric manipulation, quilting art, fibers, Miscellaneous, face, art, Appliqued, flowers, quilted, raw edge applique, hand painted fabric, leaves, art quilt, hand dyed fabrics, quilts, dyed, design, abstract art quilting, fabric dyeing, art quilts, Quilt Art, watercolor, fiber art, stitches, thread, painted, dyed fabric, faced applique, Fiber Art, embroidered, floral, abstract art, beading., beaded
  • A Face Among the Flowers

    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by jansknotts on 30 Jun 2010
    Filed under: fabric, hand dyed, 3d, free motion, fabric painting, Art Quilt, application, machine quilting, quilt, mixed, dyed fiber, fabric manipulation, quilting art, fibers, Miscellaneous, face, art, Appliqued, flowers, quilted, raw edge applique, hand painted fabric, leaves, art quilt, hand dyed fabrics, quilts, dyed, design, abstract art quilting, fabric dyeing, art quilts, Quilt Art, watercolor, fiber art, stitches, thread, painted, dyed fabric, faced applique, Fiber Art, embroidered, floral, abstract art, beading., beaded
  • Barn Quilt 1

    Description I put under the close-up.
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by KalGal2 on 15 Jun 2009
    Filed under: fabric painting, Art Quilt, Landscape, Fused, free motion stitching, free motion quilting
  • Barn Quilt 1 close up

    I took this picture of a barn I used to see 5 days a week while I drove for Napa Auto Parts. I just love it and we are loosing our barns at an alarming rate in our area. They are either burning down or being torn down or the wind just blows them over. Anyway, I love this one and thus the quilt. I traced...
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by KalGal2 on 15 Jun 2009
    Filed under: wallhanging, fabric painting, Art Quilt, Fused, thread sketching, free motion stitching, free motion quilting
  • Abstract Post Card

    This is one of a series of 4X6 pieces I did using hand-dyed fabric. I first dyed the fabric, then discharged, stamped with a vegetable stamp, then cut out a 12" x 16" piece to create the series. I fused some pieces of a commercial fabric, then embellished with metallic fabric paint and eyelash...
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by tiedyejudy on 22 May 2009
    Filed under: hand dyed, fabric painting, yarn, 4x6, stamped
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