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  • Straight-Line Machine Quilting Tips

    I've used the walking foot attachment for years as a valuable tool to help me sew even stitches with slippery material and as a tool for machine quilting . The walking foot is designed to push all layers of the sewing project underneath the needle at the same time. That's a real help when there...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 17 Nov 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Quilting Designs, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques
  • Observe: Quilt Art Inspiration from Jane LaFazio

    Where do you get your inspiration for art quilts ? Quilting artists get asked that question all the time. Most artists I know have keen powers of observation. They take in the patterns of bricks and grids in the city, the shapes and colors of the garden, and the unusual (to them) motifs and architecture...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 5 Nov 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, Machine Quilting, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Embellishment Techniques, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Art Quilts, Quilting, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Handmade Quilts
  • Ho-Ho-Holiday Gifts for Quilters Blog Hop

    Hello, and welcome to stop 4 on our week-long Ho-Ho-Holiday Gift Guide for Quilters! Today I'm sharing some of my favorite gift ideas to make for your friends and family, as well as gifts for quilters that would be welcome at your guild's holiday party swap--or under your own tree. To add to...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 4 Nov 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Quilting, Quilting Techniques, Quilted Gifts, Easy Quilt Patterns, Quilted Table Linens, Holiday Quilts
  • Surprising Sewing Machine Stitches for Your Quilts

    Playing with your pre-programmed sewing machine stitches can be a wonderful way to spend a rainy afternoon. The plethora of stitches on some machines could keep you busy for hours--but what about some of the utilitarian stitches we all know and love? I was able to complete this quilt quickly using a...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 20 Oct 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, Baby Quilts, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques
  • Mixed-Media Quilts and Collage: Tips for Stitching on Paper

    For a period of time, I made fabric and paper quilts using vintage maps. I stitched a collage of fabric to make the bird (and sometimes flowers, too), then stitched the bird (and flowers) onto the maps. Mixed-media stitched collage cards by Kristin Peterson, featured in the November/December 2014 issue...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 29 Sep 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, Quilting Designs, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches, Handmade Quilts
  • Turn Textile Art into Jewelry in Three Easy Steps

    A note from Vivika: Most art quilters I know dabble in other forms of art--from painting to jewelry making. Our marketing manager, Ashley Lauwereins, is a jewelry maker who is learning about fabric art . Today, she's taking over the blog to share her experiences with art that crosses over both worlds...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 17 Sep 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, Machine Quilting, Fabric Art, Art Quilts, Quilted Gifts
  • Sewing Technique Trouble-shooting: Bobbin Tension Tips

    Recently, our online editor, Cate Prato, put out a plea on Facebook, regarding the sudden change in tension on her sewing machine stitches : Sewing friends, I need advice. I have been machine piecing a quilt top for a couple hours without incident. Then the bobbin ran out and I refilled it, taking the...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 8 Sep 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Sewing Techniques, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Sewing Machine Techniques
  • Art in the Park Challenge

    " Turn Turn Turn " - 8" x 8" - My husband and I enjoy traveling and tranquil gardens and ponds often surprise us in the midst of bustling cities. In the ponds, chasing koi are captivating as they evoke in us feelings of serenity, joy and the cycle of life. Mostly recycled fabrics...
    Posted to Quilting Arts Challenges by georgygirl on 9 Apr 2014
    Filed under: quilt art, hand quilting, fabric collage, art quilt, original, free motion embroidery, hand embr, machine quilting, koi, koi quilt
  • Autumn

    Interpretation of Alphonse Mucha's "Autumn" in fabric and thread. This wall hanging measures 21 1/2" x 36" including borders and binding and incorporates thread painting, fusing, batiks, sheer overlays, 3-D organza, hand stitching, fabric paint, machine satin stitching, Shiva...
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by joraines on 6 May 2013
    Filed under: Art Quilt, Thread Painting, machine quilting, autumn, organza, fusing, pictorial quilt, Alphonse Mucha, Shiva Paintstiks, sheer overlays, glass beads
  • 1930's lady

    This art quilt /pictorial quilt is 17,3 x 20,5 " and framed. I have used machine quilting, applique and 3D appearance by letting the scarf of the hat stand out from the picture.
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by Karen Hvid on 5 Feb 2013
    Filed under: Art Quilt, machine quilting, picture, applique, art quilt, art quilting, art quilts, artquilt, pictorial, art quilts, pictorial quilts, applique quilts, appliqué
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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