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  • How to Make Simple Quilt Labels

    Experienced quilters know that an essential part of finishing a quilt is attaching a label. As Jessica Alexandrakis writes in her book Get Started Quilting: The Complete Beginner Guide , "Labels can document who made the quilt, who it was made for, where it was made, and if it came from a published...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 29 Jun 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilt Binding, Patchwork Quilt, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Handmade Quilts, Quilt Wall Hangings
  • Combine Free-Motion Quilting and Art Supplies for Zentangle on Fabric

    I love it when two popular art techniques come together. In this case: free-motion quilting motifs and Zentangle®. Zentangle free-motion quilting motifs with machine stitching and shading with paint and pencil, by Nysha Oren Nelson. If you're not familiar with Zentangle, it's a form of line...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 23 Jun 2015
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilting, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques
  • 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
  • How to Applique: Six Ways to Choose From

    What does the terms " sewing appliques " mean to you? Do you think of hand applique? Machine applique? The applique stitch? An example of raw-edge applique by Jane LaFazio. There are many types of applique, from the traditional by-hand techniques to the fused or raw-edge applique methods preferred...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 25 May 2015
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Applique Quilts, Art Quilts, Quilting, Hand Stitches, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Free Quilting Patterns
  • Handmade Gift Ideas for Mothers and Others

    Mother's Day is just a few weeks away. If your mom sews, quilts, or just likes to receive quilted gifts from you (of course she does!), then you will love these free patterns, downloads, and projects to make easy handmade gifts. Susan Brubaker Knapp took years to embroider this jacket, but you could...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 24 Apr 2015
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, Machine Quilting, Patchwork Quilt, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Quilting Techniques, Quilted Gifts, Quilted Bags, Small Quilting Projects, Easy Quilt Patterns, Quilted Table Linens
  • Sewing Beads on Fabric: Create Text with Beaded Embroidery

    When I first discovered art quilting, heavily encrusted, beaded quilts were very popular due to a revival of crazy quilting. For a while, paint, needle felting, and fabric manipulation became more popular as surface embellishment--and that's still true. But I see beaded embellishments are making...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 30 Mar 2015
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Embellishment Techniques, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques
  • Learn How to Applique with Our Free Tutorial eBook

    Do you know how to appliqué? Many people are only familiar with hand appliqué, but there are many methods, from raw-edge appliqué to machine appliqué using a satin stitch. In How to Applique: 4 Free Appliqué Patterns and Quilt Techniques , you'll learn how to appliqué...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 11 Feb 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Applique Quilts, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches
  • Episode 1303-2 Judy Coates Perez: Dyeing wool felt for applique

    Posted to QA TV Series 1300 by Kristine Lundblad on 17 Dec 2013
    Filed under: Quilting Arts TV Series 1300, Pokey Bolton, QA TV, applique, hand sewing, fabric dyeing, Rit Dye, wool felt, Episode 1303-2, Judy Coates Perez
  • Episode 1305-2 Michelle May: Folk art fusion

    Posted to QA TV Series 1300 by Kristine Lundblad on 17 Dec 2013
    Filed under: Quilting Arts TV Series 1300, Pokey Bolton, Bernina, QA TV, Michelle May, Valdani, applique, hand sewing, Episode 1305-2, folk art
  • Episode 1306-2 Catherine Redford: African folklore embroidery

    Posted to QA TV Series 1300 by Kristine Lundblad on 17 Dec 2013
    Filed under: Quilting Arts TV Series 1300, Pokey Bolton, Catherine Redford, QA TV, Havel's Sewing, hand sewing, Episode 1306-2, African folklore embroidery
  • Episode 1306-3 Michelle May: Wool folk art postcards

    Posted to QA TV Series 1300 by Kristine Lundblad on 17 Dec 2013
    Filed under: Quilting Arts TV Series 1300, Pokey Bolton, QA TV, Michelle May, Valdani, hand sewing, Episode 1306-3, wool folk art postcard
  • Episode 1307-1 Catherine Redford: English paper piecing for modern quilters

    Posted to QA TV Series 1300 by Kristine Lundblad on 17 Dec 2013
    Filed under: Quilting Arts TV Series 1300, Pokey Bolton, Catherine Redford, QA TV, Havel's Sewing, hexagons, hand sewing, Coats & Clark, English paper piecing, Episode 1307-1, modern quilters
  • Episode 1307-3 Michelle May: Wool folk art flower brooch

    Posted to QA TV Series 1300 by Kristine Lundblad on 17 Dec 2013
    Filed under: Quilting Arts TV Series 1300, Pokey Bolton, QA TV, Michelle May, Valdani, Havel's Sewing, hand sewing, Episode 1307-3, wool folk art flower brooch
  • 4 Fine Sewing Techniques from Quilting Arts: Sewing Ideas to Expand Your Stitchery and Sewing Machine Techniques for Quilting

    When it comes to creating a quilt, stitching is like the icing on the cake. After all the piecing and surface design are complete, we quilters use needle and thread to add a final element of design, texture, and color, truly bringing the piece to life. This free eBook contains several ideas for allowing...
    Posted to Quilting Arts Articles by Larissa Davis on 12 Nov 2010
    Filed under: hand quilting, Machine quilting, free ebooks, quilting, sewing, stitching, hand stitching, stitchery, hand sewing
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