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  • Make Exotic Cuffs with Machine Embroidery Designs

    Quilters from across the world share a passion for unique accessories to wear. But you don't have to travel the world for an exotic adornment. With snippets of fabrics you probably already have in your stash and machine embroidery , you can create your own. Jill Amanda Kennedy created the rich-looking...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 28 Jan 2015
    Filed under: Embroidery, Machine Quilting, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques
  • Learn How to Quilt in a Group

    My favorite work day is Tuesday, because that's when our office holds show-and-tell. Given the array of quilters, sewists, and mixed-media artists in our group (many of whom also knit, crochet, and make jewelry), you never know what to expect. Managing editor Rose deBoer (L) and Assistant editor...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 26 Jan 2015
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Quilting For Beginners, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques
  • Finishing a Quilt: Quilt Label Ideas

    When finishing a quilt , most quilters add some sort of binding and--if the quilt will be displayed on a wall--a hanging sleeve. But many forgo a label. Why? Often the answer is "not enough time" or "it's not necessary," or even "I always forget." But there are good...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 21 Jan 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilt Binding, Quilting For Beginners, Quilting Techniques, Handmade Quilts, Quilt Wall Hangings
  • Make Picture Perfect Photo Quilts

    In the old days of making photo quilts , several years back, I felt lucky if I was able to achieve a decent image transfer, let alone worry much about cropping the image in an 'artistic' way. Photo quilt by Lesley Riley, using TAP image transfer paper and modern piecing. With the ease of taking...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 19 Jan 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Photo Quilt, Memory Quilts, Quilting Designs, Quilting For Beginners, Quilting Techniques
  • How to Pack Your Quilt Art for Safe Shipping

    Exquisite quilt art arrives at our offices every day. As a quilter myself, I know how scary it can be to wrap one of my "babies" up and ship it off to a magazine, client, or venue. We do our utmost to make sure quilts from our contributors are well cared for while they are in our hands and...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 15 Jan 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Art Quilts, Quilting, Quilting Techniques, Handmade Quilts, Small Quilting Projects
  • Improvise a Quilt the Jane LaFazio Way

    Many people--me among them--admire Jane LaFazio's approach to quilt making . She has a way of combining hand stitching, machine stitching, surface design, mixed-media, and even machine needle felting to create beautiful and unusual pieces of fiber art. Jane is diligent about keeping a sketchbook...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 12 Jan 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Quilting For Beginners, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques
  • How to Bust That Stash and Learn Sewing Techniques This Year

    Did you resolve to make more fiber art this year? Learn new sewing techniques ? Decrease the size of your scrap stash? Finish your UFOs? Easy piecing and straight-line quilting will use up small pieces of fabric and turn them into a modern tote. By Jean Wells, featured in Make it! Patchwork . Last year...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 5 Jan 2015
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Sewing Machine Techniques
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