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  • Modern Quilting Trick: Easy Method for Inserting Fabric Strips

    Here's an easy way to put a modern patchwork twist on simple quilt squares: insert a decorative strip of fabric. Detail from 'Stones,' a modern quilt featuring irregular angles and inserted strips. From Quilting From Every Angle by Nancy Purvis. This trick, taken from Nancy Purvis's new...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 31 Aug 2015
    Filed under: Patchwork Quilt, Quilt Blocks, Quilting Designs, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches
  • Your Art Quilts Will Bloom and Flutter with this Easy Applique Technique

    According to a friend of mine, New England has seen a preponderance of hummingbirds this summer. I've also read that Monarch butterflies--whose population had been diminishing--are on the rise again. 'Monarch Butterflies at Play" art quilt by Joan Shay, using her dimensional applique technique...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 19 Aug 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilting Supplies, Quilting Designs, Art Quilts, Quilting, Quilting 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
  • Five Digital Design Tips for Neophytes

    I am a big fan of handmade objects and hands-on techniques. Technology is not always my friend. But my perspective changed when I saw Diane Rusin Doran create awesome hand dyed-fabric effects with digital quilting imagery . You would swear these gorgeous fabrics were made in a dye studio--but were all...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 7 May 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Quilting Supplies, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric
  • 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
  • Redirect the Ordinary with Art Quilts

    We all have days when we get bored with our everyday routine, don't we? But what if we could simply redirect the ordinary, turn the common into the uncommon, or make the expected unexpected? 'Turning Bottles into 'Stained Glass'" art quilt by Sara Sharp. That was the challenge put...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 13 Apr 2015
    Filed under: Quilting Designs, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting
  • Free Your Fiber Art with Tips from Jane LaFazio

    Many people--me among them--admire Jane LaFazio's approach to fiber art and quilt making. Jane's ability to pull from different sources and mix a variety of techniques--while keeping with a common theme--makes her work distinctive. Jane LaFazio, who mixes paint and fiber to make unique fabric...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 8 Apr 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques
  • Traditional and Modern Quilting: Designs and Techniques for Quilt Designs

    Learn to create your own quilt designs based on techniques from traditional and modern quilting styles with this free eBook.
    Posted to Quilting Arts Articles by Cate Prato on 23 May 2011
    Filed under: free ebooks, quilt designs, quilting designs, modern quilting
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