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  • A Quilters Guide to Art Quilting Supplies and Tools - Free eBook

    Art quilters use many of the same quilting tools as traditional quilters. From irons, rotary cutters, and quilting rulers to basic quilting notions like thread, pins, and needles—our sewing rooms share similar quilt supplies. Jamie Fingal finds the best fabric scissors by trying them out on different...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 14 May 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Quilt Binding, Quilting Supplies, Quilting For Beginners, Art Quilts, 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
  • How to Make a Simple Quilt with a Wow Factor

    Novice quilters looking for their first big projects can be intimidated by elaborate patterns with complicated piecing. On the other hand, many beginner quilt patterns lack the wow factor that today's quilters crave. Here are some tips for how to make a simple quilt pattern into a sophisticated and...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 4 May 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Quilt Blocks, Quilting Supplies, Quilting For Beginners, Quilt Patterns, Quilting Techniques, Easy Quilt Patterns, Free Quilt Patterns
  • Quilting Lessons for the Beginner: Assume Nothing!

    Recently, a young colleague who is an expert in other crafts but had never quilted expressed an interest in learning how to quilt . Basic quilting tools for beginning quilting lessons. We--her quilting coworkers-- suggested a beginner's quilting project that included fabric and a home décor...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 27 Apr 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Quilting Supplies, Quilting For Beginners, Quilting Techniques
  • Easy Shibori Dyeing Method With Textile Paints

    Shibori techniques , or pattern resist dyeing, have been used for hundreds of years. The resulting shibori fabric (traditionally indigo blue) is treasured by fiber artists (I have an entire collection). 'Serenity' by Susan Purney Mark, using soy wax and shibori resist dyeing. In the February...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 22 Apr 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Quilting Supplies, Fabric Art, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Fabric Painting
  • Quilting Supplies: 5 Tips for Better Pinning

    Of all the quilting supplies , straight pins are probably the ones we take most for granted. If you're like me, you might still have some from your grandmother's or mother's sewing kit. When you replenish, you most likely head to the quilting notions aisle at the fabric store and choose ones...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 25 Mar 2015
    Filed under: Quilting Supplies, Quilting Techniques
  • Which Die-Cutting Machine is Right for You?

    Many quilters who use appliqué, patchwork patterns , or repeated motifs in their art swear by die-cut machines. The machines can save time, make cutting easier on the hands and back (no endless hours with the rotary cutter and mat), and improve accuracy. Die-cutting machines can make cutting fabric...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 23 Mar 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Quilt Blocks, Quilting Supplies, Quilting Designs, Quilt Patterns, Quilting
  • 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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