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  • Creative Embroidery Using the Seed Stitch

    No matter how fancy your current sewing machine, no matter whether you make tiny quilts or wall-sized ones, chances are, your first experience with needle and thread was hand sewing . In Gerrie Congdon's piece 'Fiesta,' featured in the Feb./March 2015 issue of Quilting Arts Magazine , she...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 15 Dec 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques
  • Surprising Sewing Machine Stitches for Your Quilts

    Playing with your pre-programmed sewing machine stitches can be a wonderful way to spend a rainy afternoon. The plethora of stitches on some machines could keep you busy for hours--but what about some of the utilitarian stitches we all know and love? I was able to complete this quilt quickly using a...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 20 Oct 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, Baby Quilts, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques
  • Hand Embroidery Made Modern with Simple Hand Sewing Stitches

    Hand embroidery often has an old-fashioned connotation, especially if you grew up following hand embroidery patterns for cross stitch or hand stitching Bo Peep-like ladies on pillow cases. I love to incorporate vintage hand embroidery pieces in my fiber art, especially prayer flags. They are charming...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 15 Sep 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches, Quilting Stitches
  • Sewing Technique Trouble-shooting: Bobbin Tension Tips

    Recently, our online editor, Cate Prato, put out a plea on Facebook, regarding the sudden change in tension on her sewing machine stitches : Sewing friends, I need advice. I have been machine piecing a quilt top for a couple hours without incident. Then the bobbin ran out and I refilled it, taking the...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 8 Sep 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Sewing Techniques, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Sewing Machine Techniques
  • Free Hand Sewing Techniques for Quilters eBook

    Quilting and hand sewing were made for each other. Even if you machine stitch your quilts, a little handwork here and there can make them pop and give your fiber art a handmade look. There are so many hand embroidery stitches to choose from, and so many ways you can use even the simplest hand sewing...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 26 Mar 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Hand Stitches, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques
  • Creative Embroidery: How to Work the Fly Stitch

    Whether you create full-on embroidered quilts or just do a little hand stitching here and there, I bet you a have a favorite stitch or two. Detail of Deborah Boschert's "Verdant Vista" quilt, with hand stitching and machine stitching. I find that the running stitch and back stitch can are...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 19 Feb 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches, Quilting Stitches
  • How to Quilt by Hand: Tips for Success

    A note from Vivika: Last year, Quilting Arts editors Rose DeBoer and Kristine Lundblad helped restore a coworker's heirloom handmade quilt that had been damaged seemingly beyond repair. With ingenuity and tiny stitches, Rose and Kristine revived the quilt's beauty and function. Today, I've...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 27 Jan 2014
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Hand Stitches, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Handmade Quilts
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