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  • Thread Painting Portraits - Tips for Success

    Let's face it, lately quilters and fiber artists seem to love creating portraits--from pixel quilt designs, to collaged faces, to thread painting and sketching techniques. One of Melissa Averinos's 'Thread Ladies,' made by drawing with thread and painting with water-soluble colored pencils...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 28 Jul 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Fabric Painting, Thread Painting
  • Design a Quilt with Your Inner Child

    Do you create quilt designs like a child? Some people might be offended by that question, but I'm not. When I reminisce over my children's early drawings, I see freedom. Freedom to imagine the sun green, to see a fish in a squiggle, or to paint a boat sailing into the air. As art quilters, we...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 21 Jul 2014
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilting Designs, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Handmade Quilts
  • Printmaking Ideas for Fabric Using the Sun

    Of all the printmaking techniques for fabric, sun printing has to be one of the most fun. It's truly magical to watch the "prints" develop right before your eyes. All the printmaking supplies you need are the sun, stencils or objects to "resist" the light, fabric, and a chemical...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 7 Jul 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, Quilting Supplies, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Fabric Painting, Printmaking
  • Create Quilt Designs for Contemporary Quilts from One Block Pattern

    In my journey as a quilter, I have learned much about design principles. I'm always pleasantly surprised by how you can create unlimited quilt designs from the same blocks or shapes simply by changing the colors or the scale. Many of today's quilters create contemporary quilts based on traditional...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 23 Jun 2014
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilting Supplies, Quilting Designs, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts
  • Hand Embroidery Project: Turn a Thrift-Store Denim Jacket into Art

    I've often blogged about how hand embroidery projects are great for creating on-the-go. But even I was amazed when I saw new QATV host Susan Brubaker Knapp at Quilt Market wearing a denim jacket covered with hand embroidery designs. Susan Brubaker Knapp turned a thrift store jacket into art-on-the...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 18 Jun 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, Quilting Designs, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilting, Hand Stitches
  • Designing Modern Quilts: Tips for Selecting Solids

    "Solids and nearly solids play such a big role in contemporary quilting, and especially in improv piecing. But many people find it hard to choose dynamic color combinations when they don't have a place to start," writes modern quilt artist Christine Ravish in the Summer 2014 issue of Modern...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 11 Jun 2014
    Filed under: Patchwork Quilt, Quilt Blocks, Quilting Designs, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting
  • Tips and Tools to Make Hand Sewing Projects Easier

    I was so happy to see so many hand embroidery designs at Quilt Market last month. I began learning hand sewing techniques as a young girl, and hand embroidery is still one of my favorite pastimes. But there are times when I get can get frustrated--like when a thread breaks or I can't find the floss...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 4 Jun 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, How to Quilt, Quilting Designs, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches
  • 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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