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  • 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
  • Free Digital Art Techniques eBook for Collage and Quilt

    Digital technology and the ubiquitous camera phone have made us all photographers. As fiber artists, the logical next step is to explore digital fabric printing. In our eBook Digital Quilting Designs: Free Digital Art Techniques for Collage and Quilt , three fiber artists show you how to use photo-editing...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 14 May 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, Photo Quilt, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches, Printmaking
  • 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
  • Tips for Stress-free Design with Digital Imagery

    Last week I was in Cleveland to shoot some guest spots on "Quilting Arts TV" and help oversee taping for new Quilting Arts Workshop TM videos. It was so much fun to see host Pokey Bolton and the other guests! Diane Doran's digitally designed notebook covers, taken from photos. One of the...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 26 Sep 2013
    Filed under: Surface Design, Photo Quilt, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Dyeing Fabric
  • How to Photograph Your Pets for Fabric Art

    Our family dog, Elvis, is a real ham. He's always ready for his close-up, even when he's sleeping. The only trouble is, it's hard to capture his face without it looking like one big black wrinkle. You have to get him in just the right light to reveal his expression. I was able to get this...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 2 Sep 2013
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Photo Quilt, Fabric Art, Quilting Techniques
  • 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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