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  • 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
  • Thread Sketching Tutorial: Butterfly Wings Step by Step

    Besides being fun, thread sketching is an effective way to add details that can make your work highly realistic, including subtle color shifts, intricate textures, and a sense of dimension, according to machine stitching expert Susan Brubaker Knapp. She uses thread sketching on both her fusible appliquéd...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 7 Apr 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, Machine Quilting, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Handmade Quilts, Fabric Painting
  • Easy Digital Surface Design Ideas from Jane Dunnewold

    What do you do if you want to design your own fabric but can't draw or paint? According to fiber artist and surface design expert Jane Dunnewold, you can scan, cut, or snap your way to fabric design. Jane Dunnewold begins a digital fabric design by laying fibers on a scanner bed. "Almost anything...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 19 Mar 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, Machine Quilting, Photo Quilt, Quilt Blocks, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Printmaking, Crazy Quilting
  • Take the Stress Out of Free-Motion Quilting with a Low-Risk Sketchbook

    A note from Vivika: Are you confident in your free-motion embroidery ? Or do you just wish your free-motion quilting were more . . . free? Today's guest blogger, Candy Glendening, practices her free-motion motifs in sketchbooks on her hand-dyed fabric Then she turns them into a fabric book for future...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 18 Mar 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, Machine Quilting, Quilting, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric
  • Keep it Simple: Machine Quilting Single Motifs

    Sometimes, machine quilting takes a back seat to color, fabric, and surface design on a quilt. Other times, free-motion quilting is the star. Think spring: Mini quilt with free-motion machine sketching techniques, by Candy Glendening. Even simple quilting motifs can pack a punch when they stand alone...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 24 Feb 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, Machine Quilting, Fabric Art, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Small Quilting Projects
  • New Host for 'QATV' - Susan Brubaker Knapp

    We have exciting news about "Quilting Arts TV"! Award-winning quilt artist Susan Brubaker Knapp will take over as host, beginning with Season 14. You may know Susan from her beautiful quilts, her many appearances on "QATV" and other TV and radio shows, her teaching in person in the...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 6 Feb 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, Machine Quilting, Quilting Designs, Art Quilts, Quilting, Quilting Techniques, Fabric Painting
  • New: Our Free Interfacing & Fabric Stabilizer Guide for Quilt Art

    A fabric stabilizer doesn't look like much in the package or on the bolt. But it can literally become the supporting role in your most complex or ethereal fiber art adventures. You can, use stabilizer for embroidery, for shoring up delicate fabrics for stitching, and even use fabric interfacing as...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 29 Jan 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, Machine Quilting, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts
  • Get Organized: Baskets You Can Quilt in a Day

    In keeping with my goal this year of making art every day, I'm keeping my eye out for quick sewing and quilting projects . Hanging storage baskets you can quilt in a day, by Candy Glendening. While I was shooting "Quilting Arts TV " episodes last fall with host Pokey Bolton, I took note...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 22 Jan 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, Quilt Patterns, Quilting Techniques, Small Quilting Projects, Easy Quilt Patterns, Fabric Painting
  • 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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