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  • 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
  • Block Friday - Give Foundation Piecing a Try

    It's Block Friday again-our celebration of block quilting in the month of December. Today we're focusing on paper piecing, also known as foundation piecing . How did this technique get these names? Because you literally piece the block onto a foundation layer of paper or fabric. With paper pieced...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 25 Dec 2014
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilt Blocks, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Quilting Techniques, Handmade Quilts, Sewing Machine Techniques
  • Block Friday: Nine-Patch with a Modern Quilting Twist

    Welcome to another Block Friday, our December alternative to Black Friday where we feature a quilt block. Today it's a nine-patch--PLUS! Nine-patch blocks make up the main components of this Cross Quilt featured on the cover of Make It Patchwork! By Vivika Hansen DeNegre, quilted by Saima Davis....
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 18 Dec 2014
    Filed under: Patchwork Quilt, Quilt Blocks, Quilting Designs, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts
  • Modern Snail’s Trail Quilt Block: Easier (and Faster) Than it Looks

    Black Friday comes once a year, but we can celebrate Block Friday every week, if we want, with how-tos for making contemporary designs from traditional quilt block patterns . I couldn't wait to bring you this week's design: a modern take on the Snail's Trail quilt block by Malka Dubrawsky...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 11 Dec 2014
    Filed under: Patchwork Quilt, Quilt Blocks, Free Quilt Patterns
  • Episode 1511 Preview Quilting Arts TV Series 1500

    Pins and Pinning: In this episode of "Quilting Arts TV," Amy Ellis covers the facts about different kinds of pins and explains how and when to use them and Angela Pingel pieces a Drunkard's Path block using a single pin and makes seams disappear.
    Posted to Quilting Arts TV by Kristine Lundblad on 5 Dec 2014
    Filed under: QA TV, Quilting Arts TV, Susan Brubaker Knapp, quilt blocks, small quilting projects, sewing techniques, quilted gift ideas, QATV, Series 1500, Angela Pingel, supplies, quilting, Amy Ellis
  • Make Modern Quilt Squares with 6 Quilt Block Patterns--Free!

    Today, many contemporary quilters are taking a new angle on quilting square, with "wonky" improvisational piecing. We've embraced this creative trend and want to help you join the block party with six quilt block patterns--free! In Modern Quilt Squares: 6 Free Quilt Block Patterns , we've...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 22 Oct 2014
    Filed under: Quilt Blocks, Quilting Designs, Quilt Patterns, Easy Quilt Patterns, Free Quilt Patterns
  • SINGER Circles Quilt Block Challenge Winners Announced!

    Quilting Daily and SINGER® are thrilled to announce the winners of the SINGER Circles Reader Challenge. 'Flying in Circles', by Marcia Hall. 'Black Hole Sun' by Kelly Dunahoo "Our Lucky Day' by Susie Furgason The three grand prize winners are: "Flying in Circles"...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 10 Sep 2014
    Filed under: Quilt Blocks, Art Quilts
  • Voting Now Open for the SINGER Circles Reader Challenge

    More than 60 quilters have entered the challenge we're hosting with SINGER, creating a 12" square quilt block with at least one full circle incorporated into the design. You can still enter the challenge until August 31, 2014, but hurry, because voting has begun . You can stitch it, appliqué...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 19 Aug 2014
    Filed under: Quilt Blocks
  • Episode 1410 Preview Quilting Arts TV Series 1400

    Quilting Medley: In this episode, Vivika Hansen DeNegre makes a mixed-media nest, Linda Hahn shows how to take the New York Beauty block to new heights, and Sue Reno shares how echo quilting can emphasize surface design on quilts.
    Posted to Quilting Arts TV by VivikaEditor on 17 Jun 2014
    Filed under: Vivika Hansen DeNegre, Susan Brubaker Knapp, fabric collage, Quilting Arts TV Series 1400, quilt blocks, machine quilting, echo quilting, how to quilt
  • Episode 1412 Preview Quilting Arts TV Series 1400

    Back to Basics: In this episode, Sarah Ann Smith shows how to choose the right thread and needle for any projects and Catherine Redford demonstrates paper piecing using a square-in-square block.
    Posted to Quilting Arts TV by VivikaEditor on 17 Jun 2014
    Filed under: Susan Brubaker Knapp, English paper piecing, quilting supplies, Quilting Arts TV Series 1400, quilt blocks
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