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  • Perfect Your Pixels: Tips for Printing Digital Art on Fabric

    So many of today's fiber artists have a desire to design their own fabrics. We can do it in our studios with surface design techniques and create a single piece of fabric, or we can design the fabric online and have it printed by an on-demand printing company. But how to start? Lucky for us, renowned...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 30 Apr 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Photo Quilt, Quilting Designs, Quilt Patterns
  • Every Picture Quilt Tells a Story

    Mixed-media fiber artist Lesley Riley has been telling stories with photo quilts for many years. But recently I discovered her love of old photos and inspirational quotations began well before her art career, making picture quilts with image transfer techniques and digital imagery. Here, in her own words...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 15 Apr 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Photo Quilt, Fabric Art, Quilting For Beginners, Quilt Patterns, Quilting Techniques
  • Improvising Portrait Quilts: Q&A with Melissa Averinos

    Last month at QuiltCon , the Modern Quilt Guild show, I noticed several trends, but one really stood out: portrait quilts. And one portrait quilt in particular stood out: Face #1, improv-pieced by Melissa Averinos. It received the Judges Choice Award from Janine Vangool, editor of UPPERCASE magazine...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 11 Mar 2015
    Filed under: Photo Quilt, Fabric Art, Art Quilts, Handmade Quilts
  • Stitch Generations Together with Photo Memory Quilts

    For the last few years I've been working with the same talented crew twice yearly at "Quilting Arts TV" tapings. While the TV show and videos are being recorded, I sit in the control room along with three videographers and monitor the action. It is a friendly crew with a fun and youthful...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 18 Feb 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Photo Quilt, Memory Quilts, Quilting Designs, Quilting Techniques, Handmade Quilts
  • Make Picture Perfect Photo Quilts

    In the old days of making photo quilts , several years back, I felt lucky if I was able to achieve a decent image transfer, let alone worry much about cropping the image in an 'artistic' way. Photo quilt by Lesley Riley, using TAP image transfer paper and modern piecing. With the ease of taking...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 19 Jan 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Photo Quilt, Memory Quilts, Quilting Designs, Quilting For Beginners, Quilting Techniques
  • 5 Steps to Better Portrait Art Quilts

    Looking back over the last 12 months, I'd have to say that portraiture was a big trend in modern and creative quilting . From pixel quilts made of tiny fabric squares to mixed-media quilts that enhanced fabric with paint or colored pencil, quilt artists made a lot of faces. Judging by what I've...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 31 Dec 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Photo Quilt, Quilt Blocks, Quilting Supplies, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Art Quilts, Quilting, Quilting Techniques, Handmade Quilts, Fabric Painting
  • How to Make a Memory Quilt 4 Ways

    Memory quilts can take many forms and fiber artists create them for many reasons. A memory quilt can be made with clothing, such as a t-shirt quilt or an art quilt that features fabric or even an entire garment from a loved one. Image transfers are often used to make photo memory quilts. And journal...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 29 Dec 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Photo Quilt, Memory Quilts, Patchwork Quilt, Quilting For Beginners, Art Quilts, Handmade Quilts
  • Passages - Wedding & Church Door

    A sweet wedding kiss at the church door inspired this entry in the "Passages" challenge. The couple is a photo printed on fabric and cut out, then the church and sidewalk details are simplified to focus on the church door and the couple.
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by annmoroz on 20 Jul 2013
    Filed under: wallhanging, Art Quilt, art quilting, wall hanging, art quilts, artquilt, photo on fabric, photo quilt, challenge, wall quilt, wall quilts, wall art, wall hanginging, art quilt challenge, reader challenge, Passages challange
  • Cowgirl

    Photo quilt using image-editing software. Machine quilted with rayon thread.
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by BetsyJB on 13 Sep 2011
    Filed under: photo quilt
  • Lipizzaner Stallion Portrait

    This was the first portrait in fabric I had ever done. A friend of mine took the picture, and my daughter manipulated it in photoshop for me. It is 8.5 X 11 inches in size. I framed it for my mother for a gift.
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by imzadilover on 13 Jul 2011
    Filed under: Art Quilt, applique, original design, QA article inspiration, photo quilt, art photo, Portrait Quilt
  • Bookcase quilt

    Used pre-printed "books" fabric and for the framed photos, I downloaded pictures of photo frames and then printed them on photo fabric, cut them out and then appliqued them over top of the photos. The bookends and other items were also printed out on photo fabric and appliqued. The cats were...
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by busybee1952 on 5 Jun 2011
    Filed under: photo quilt, Bookcase quilt
  • Farm memory quilt

    This is a quilt I was asked to make for a friend to have as a memory of their farm they own. Thanks to EQ7 it all came together.
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by Christine.A on 22 Mar 2011
    Filed under: photo quilt
  • Chinese Rest. Fabric Tag

    This tag is one of my favorites. It has a little bit of everything: photo, raw edge fusbile applique, paint, threadwork, and patchwork. It was a lot of fun.
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by caren12 on 16 Jun 2010
    Filed under: Fused, thread sketching, free motion quilting, patchwork, painted, photo quilt
  • gates in Rome

    This quilt is showing 3 gates in ancient Rome,in the old city Ostia Antica. I made a lot of photo's and this triptich is one of the results. Of course the original ruin is grey. The tree in the middle gate is a photo I printed on cotton and used as background. Machine quilted.
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by anneke de jong on 27 Mar 2010
    Filed under: Art Quilt, art quilt, anneke, photo on fabric, photo quilt, triptich
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