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  • Organization Tips for Making Quilted Gifts in Quantity

    Whether you are preparing for a craft or art fair or you want to get a start on quilted gifts for the holidays, it pays to get organized. That way, you won't be swamped as the deadline approaches, and you'll have more time to enjoy your customers or time with friends and family. For advice on...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 25 Aug 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, Machine Quilting, Quilt Patterns, Quilting Techniques, Quilted Gifts, Dyeing Fabric, Quilted Bags, Easy Quilt Patterns, Holiday Quilts
  • Hand Dyeing Shortcut: Make and Keep a Soda Ash Solution

    No matter which fabric dyeing techniques you use, dyeing fabric can be a fun--some might even say transformative--creative experience. Pulling the hand-dyed fabric from the dye bath to reveal the colors and patterns you have created is absolutely magical. Yet hand dyeing, especially when you use chemical...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 6 Aug 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Fabric Painting
  • Learn Machine Quilting Designs: How to Stitch a Spiral

    When I think about it, I'm astounded by the variety of ways you can learn how to machine quilt these days. Many of us learned straight machine quilting or free-motion quilting from a family member. Others took a class or followed machine quilting instructions from--yes--a book! Spiral machine quilting...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 30 Jul 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Quilting Designs, Quilting For Beginners, Quilt Patterns, Quilting Techniques
  • 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
  • Quilting for Beginners: A Free Beginner's Quilting Guide

    Do you long to make a quilt but don't know where to start? Or do you have a friend who could use a few lessons on quilting for beginners? We have the perfect starter's guide, and it includes free quilt patterns for beginners! In The Beginner's Quilting Guide Plus 4 Free Quilt Patterns for...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 23 Jul 2014
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilt Blocks, Quilting For Beginners, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Small Quilting Projects, Easy Quilt Patterns, Free Quilting Patterns, Free Quilt Patterns
  • QATV 1400 Sneak Peek Blog Hop - DVD Giveaway!

    I've been thinking a lot about radishes lately. These tangy roots tinged with pink and purple are the first crop of my garden, and were a huge inspiration to me earlier this summer. The first few radishes pulled from my vegetable beds were rinsed and left on my kitchen counter to dry, but not before...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 18 Jul 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, Quilting Techniques, Fabric Painting
  • How to Select the Best Thread for Thread Sketching

    Do you see everything around you? Really see it? If you follow Susan Brubaker Knapp on Facebook, as I do, you will be familiar with her almost daily photo posts she calls, "Beauty on my morning walk." The breathtaking images of bees' wings, flower petals, veined rocks, ice crystals and...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 16 Jul 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Fabric Painting, Thread Painting
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