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  • 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
  • Free-Motion Quilting Tutorial: Dots and Dashes by Lori Kennedy

    In my experience most quilters' stitching falls into one of two general categories. First are the ones who can quilt motifs in even, well-spaced, patterns. These stitchers are usually very good at teaching how to machine quilt. In the other camp, there are quilters who prefer to free-motion stitch...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 6 Mar 2015
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Quilting Techniques
  • Longarm Quilting: Fill Faster with Pebble Stitch Tricks

    The pebble stitch is a popular filler stitch for free-motion quilting backgrounds. It's easy to get into a Zen-like state while machine quilting little connecting circles over and over again. S-curves and curls make longarm quilting with the pebble stitch go more quickly. Stitching and photo by Angela...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 1 Mar 2015
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Quilting Designs, Quilt Patterns, Quilting Techniques
  • Quilt Finishing Techniques: Choosing a Binding

    A Note from Vivika: Our online editor, Cate Prato, has recently delved into traditional quilting techniques including adventures in binding. I asked her to share her experience with you . When it comes to quilt finishing , I've always resorted to an easy quilt binding like the pillowcase method....
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 7 Feb 2015
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Baby Quilts, Quilt Binding, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Sewing Machine Techniques
  • Make Exotic Cuffs with Machine Embroidery Designs

    Quilters from across the world share a passion for unique accessories to wear. But you don't have to travel the world for an exotic adornment. With snippets of fabrics you probably already have in your stash and machine embroidery , you can create your own. Jill Amanda Kennedy created the rich-looking...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 28 Jan 2015
    Filed under: Embroidery, Machine Quilting, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques
  • Learn How to Quilt in a Group

    My favorite work day is Tuesday, because that's when our office holds show-and-tell. Given the array of quilters, sewists, and mixed-media artists in our group (many of whom also knit, crochet, and make jewelry), you never know what to expect. Managing editor Rose deBoer (L) and Assistant editor...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 26 Jan 2015
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Quilting For Beginners, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques
  • Art Couture: Three Wearable Art Techniques to Try

    Whenever I go to an art exhibit, a quilt show, Quilt Market, or a similar kind of event, I always keep an eye out for fashion. Not haute couture, but art couture--garments or accessories that reveal someone to be an artist or art enthusiast. At quilt and fiber-related gatherings, you often spot felted...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 8 Jan 2015
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, Machine Quilting, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches, Fabric Painting, Printmaking
  • 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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