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  • Hello - From All Over

    Military spouse here so we move and move and yes, move again! I'm so pleased to have found this forum. I'm a teeny tiny business owner with an Etsy shop (http://doubleneedledesigns.etsy.com) so all this wonderful information folk share make me feel right at home and I'm pleased to be a part...
    Posted to General Discussion by Doubleneedle on 20 Mar 2013
  • CATS

    I too had trouble keeping my cat from sleeping on my fabric every time i'm not working on it. What works for me is to lay a piece of aluminum foil on the fabric when i leave. My cat hates it - no more cat hair in my weaving!!
    Posted to General Discussion by carolvan on 25 Jul 2011
  • Re: new scanner/printer

    Hi, I have two Kodak all in one printers. The ink carts are 10 for black and I think 14 for color you can get a twin pack for 22 for both. They print on fabric like nothing I have ever seen. I did photos of the family for a reuion on a quilt and they looked better than the orginal I had scanned. I saw...
    Posted to General Discussion by sherrylyles on 15 Jul 2011
  • Lancaster AQS

    Don't know where to post this. I'm excited because my quilt "Autumn's Glory Days" has been accepted into the Lancaster PA quilt show in March. It's the only the second quilt show I've entered the first being last September at our local guild show. So, I'm quite amazed...
    Posted to General Discussion by arlijohn on 14 Feb 2011
  • also not quilting

    Wrapped each wood triangle with fabric, inked the edges to see if it would make it look more like tiles than before. It did. Seems to make the colors pop more. Husband cut the tiles and framed it. It has fun surprises in it. A dictionary page on creativity is one of the tiles. "Diamonds." stones...
    Posted to Share Your Mixed-Media Art by larasynn on 29 Jul 2010
    Filed under: fabric, beads, findings, broken jewelry, wood, polymer clay, scrappy, stones
  • 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
  • My goddess series, and hello!

    Hi there! I wanted to post what I've got going on right now in my mini studio! A little background..... I'm new to quilting arts. My mom got me a book on landscape quilts when I was in middle school. It just wasn't "cool" for my age bracket at the time (very lame, I know) although...
    Posted to Critique My Art Quilt by appliquequeen on 14 Mar 2010
  • Re: Opinions on online courses

    I have taken 5 classes at QuiltUniversity.com. It's terrific! They post new lessons every friday so you can begin working on your new homework that weekend. Most classes run from 3 to 6 weeks. They have a forum where you can post questions and interact with other students which is very helpful. Most...
    Posted to General Discussion by auraquilts on 26 Feb 2010
  • Ocean Wave Wall Hanging Art Quilt...

    This is a recent project I completed for my mother. You can also see my entire web posting about it at : http://auraquilts.com/archives/305 This was the first quilt block that I hand pieced for my mother’s quilt. I hated the fabrics combined so I set it aside for over three years thinking I would...
    Posted to Critique My Art Quilt by auraquilts on 26 Feb 2010
  • Appliqued 'Migrant Mother'

    Though several years old I like to share one of my first fabric pictures with you. I gave it away and it has been behind glass up till now where I had the opportunity of taking photos of it.
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by gurli.gregersen on 8 Jan 2010
    Filed under: fabric, application, applique, Appliqued, fabric portrait, machine embroidery, Gurli Gregersen
  • Angler's Dream

    Printed and plain commercial fabric, tulle, own printed and dyed fabric. Beads for embroidery by hand. Pieced patchwork, machine embroidery - own pattern applicated fish. Various sizes of Drunkard Path blocks. The large are sewn and the smallest are printed. The light salmons are machine embroidered...
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by gurli.gregersen on 14 Dec 2009
    Filed under: fabric, Art Quilt, application, dyed fiber, applique, art, Appliqued, embellished, fish, art quilt, art quilting, contemporary, dyed, art quilts, Gurli Gregersen
  • Warp

    Also known as the lengthwise grain, straight grain, or straight-of-grain; the warp runs parallel to the selvage edges. It is made up of threads that run parallel to the length of fabric as it comes off the bolt.
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 21 Oct 2009
    Filed under: fabric, quilting, grain, selvage
  • Selvage

    Selvage edges keep fabric from fraying. The selvage is tightly woven and runs along the outermost edges of the lengthwise grain.
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 21 Oct 2009
    Filed under: fabric, quilting, sewing, grain, fraying
  • Grain

    The grain of the fabric refers to the way threads are arranged in a piece of fabric.
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 21 Oct 2009
    Filed under: fabric, threads, quilting
  • Color value

    Color value is how dark or light a color is. When quilting fabrics are cut from colors of the same value, they blend when sewn next to each other.
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 21 Oct 2009
    Filed under: fabric, quilting, sewing, color
  • A sunflower for Marie

    My boyfriend and I designed this quilt, a 65th birthday present for his mom, Marie. It is heavily quilted, 100% cotton fabrics, crazy quilt center, traditional pieced background, flower was appliqued in layers, free-motion quilting with sunflowers quilted into the yellow border. So much fun to make!...
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by sarahjette on 10 Sep 2009
    Filed under: fabric, free motion, wallhanging, Art Quilt, squares, Crazy Quilt, machine quilting, quilt, quilting art, Inspired to Quilt, free motion stitching, art, detail, flowers, quilted, free motion quilting, sunflowers, modern, art quilt, art quilting, multicolor, free-motion stitching, quilts, wall hanging, continous line quilting, flower, quilting
  • Water-soluble fabric

    Fabric that "disappears" in cold or hot water (depending on the brand and its use) after it has been stitched on, leaving only the stitching.
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 9 Sep 2009
    Filed under: fabric, stitching, water-soluble
  • Tyvek®

    A "paper" that is made from high-density polyethylene fibers and has the characteristics of paper, film, and fabric. It can be stitched and when heated it shrinks and distorts.
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 9 Sep 2009
    Filed under: surface design, fabric, paper, film
  • PFD fabric

    Fabric that has been "prepared for dyeing," meaning it is cotton and free of whiteners or sizing. This makes the fabric better able to absorb and hold the color. It can be bought by the yard at fabric stores or online.
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 9 Sep 2009
    Filed under: fabric, dyeing, coloring
  • altered masks by leilani

    fabric collaged...
    Posted to Share Your Mixed-Media Art by Leilani R Pierson on 6 May 2009
    Filed under: collage, leilani pierson, masks, fabric
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