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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
  • Sweet and Easy: Tips for Using Jelly Rolls in Patchwork Quilts

    Strip quilting , literally stitching strips of fabric together, is one of the easiest ways to create a modern-looking patchwork quilt or quilt project. You can cut your own strips using new or leftover fabrics and a rotary cutter or a die-cutting machine Or you can use pre-cut jelly rolls. This 'Shoreline'...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 9 Jun 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Quilting Supplies, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Sewing Machine 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
  • Eight Quilt Art Projects for Fun in the Sun

    Twisted Fabric Flower embellishment Vanessa Christenson. It's summer here in Quilting Daily land, so we've rounded up eight of our favorite summertime quilting and surface design projects and techniques for you to enjoy. Is your beach book on your eReader? Protect it with a patchwork cover ....
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 29 May 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Machine Quilting, Photo Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Embellishment Techniques, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Quilted Bags, Quilted Table Linens
  • Quick and Easy Frames from Fabric Scraps

    Here's a quick and easy way to incorporate color, design, and fiber art in any décor: these Fabric Frames by Jenean Morrison make great gifts and use up fabric scraps . Fabric art frames by Jeanean Morrison, using fabric scraps and fat quarters. You'll need: a small, unfinished wood frame...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 27 May 2015
    Filed under: Patchwork Quilt, Fabric Art, Quilt Patterns
  • How to Make a Simple Quilt with a Wow Factor

    Novice quilters looking for their first big projects can be intimidated by elaborate patterns with complicated piecing. On the other hand, many beginner quilt patterns lack the wow factor that today's quilters crave. Here are some tips for how to make a simple quilt pattern into a sophisticated and...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 4 May 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Quilt Blocks, Quilting Supplies, Quilting For Beginners, Quilt Patterns, Quilting Techniques, Easy Quilt Patterns, Free Quilt Patterns
  • Quilting Lessons for the Beginner: Assume Nothing!

    Recently, a young colleague who is an expert in other crafts but had never quilted expressed an interest in learning how to quilt . Basic quilting tools for beginning quilting lessons. We--her quilting coworkers-- suggested a beginner's quilting project that included fabric and a home décor...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 27 Apr 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Quilting Supplies, Quilting For Beginners, Quilting Techniques
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