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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
  • Learn from the Pros: Machine Quilting with a Walking Foot Blog Hop

    Every week, I go to the gym and work out with my friend Linda for an hour. I've known Linda for years and trust her: she's smart, well trained, and keeps me on my toes doing all of those exercises we all "think we know how to do" correctly. Of course, I could work out by myself, make...
    Posted to Machine Quilting Tips & Tricks by VivikaEditor on 12 Dec 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Quilting Designs, Quilting Techniques, Patchwork Quilt, Quilt Patterns, Baby Quilts
  • 13 Free Quilt Art Projects, Downloads, and Tutorials

    We have a great deal of free content here on Quilting Daily , and we want to share it with you and your friends! So we selected a Baker's dozen of our favorite quilt art projects, downloads, and tutorials for you to learn from, make, and keep. Wonky Fabric Trees by Melony Miller Bradley are easy...
    Posted to Handmade Quilt Art by VivikaEditor on 12 Dec 2014
    Filed under: Patchwork Quilt, Quilting Techniques, Art Quilts, Quilt Patterns, Fabric Art, How to Quilt, Small Quilting Projects, Easy Quilt Patterns, Quilted Gifts, Holiday Quilts, Quilted Bags
  • Painting on Fabric: Easy 'Let it Snow' Coasters

    Remember the paper snowflakes we made as kids? Well, here's a little twist on them. These fabric snowflake coasters are made using freezer paper stencils and painting on fabric . Elin Waterston originally made this winter coasters with a silver Shiva® Paintstik ( Quilting Arts Gifts 2010/2011...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 1 Dec 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, Machine Quilting, Fabric Art, Quilting Techniques, Fabric Painting
  • Thanks and Wishes from the Quilting Arts Team

    Today is Thanksgiving Day in the U.S., a day when we gather with family and friends, stuff ourselves with traditional foods (or their vegetarian, gluten-free, low-sodium versions), and reflect on what we are thankful for. Some of us also watch football. Our entire Quilting Arts family feels especially...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 26 Nov 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Quilting Supplies, Quilting Designs, Quilting For Beginners, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Fabric Painting, Printmaking
  • How to Make a Fabric-Covered Box for Gifts and Storage

    Two items I'm always short on: storage and gift wrap. Two things I always have plenty of: fabric and the urge to play in my studio. Plain boxes become artful storage, gift boxes, or both with fabric painting and printing. By Lynn Krawczyk. This fabric painting project by Lynn Krawczyk solves both...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 24 Nov 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Fabric Painting
  • Straight-Line Machine Quilting Tips

    I've used the walking foot attachment for years as a valuable tool to help me sew even stitches with slippery material and as a tool for machine quilting . The walking foot is designed to push all layers of the sewing project underneath the needle at the same time. That's a real help when there...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 17 Nov 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Quilting Designs, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques
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