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  • Handmade Gift Ideas for Mothers and Others

    Mother's Day is just a few weeks away. If your mom sews, quilts, or just likes to receive quilted gifts from you (of course she does!), then you will love these free patterns, downloads, and projects to make easy handmade gifts. Susan Brubaker Knapp took years to embroider this jacket, but you could...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 24 Apr 2015
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, Machine Quilting, Patchwork Quilt, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Quilting Techniques, Quilted Gifts, Quilted Bags, Small Quilting Projects, Easy Quilt Patterns, Quilted Table Linens
  • 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
  • Every Picture Quilt Tells a Story

    Mixed-media fiber artist Lesley Riley has been telling stories with photo quilts for many years. But recently I discovered her love of old photos and inspirational quotations began well before her art career, making picture quilts with image transfer techniques and digital imagery. Here, in her own words...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 15 Apr 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Photo Quilt, Fabric Art, Quilting For Beginners, Quilt Patterns, Quilting Techniques
  • Free Your Fiber Art with Tips from Jane LaFazio

    Many people--me among them--admire Jane LaFazio's approach to fiber art and quilt making. Jane's ability to pull from different sources and mix a variety of techniques--while keeping with a common theme--makes her work distinctive. Jane LaFazio, who mixes paint and fiber to make unique fabric...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 8 Apr 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques
  • Sewing Beads on Fabric: Create Text with Beaded Embroidery

    When I first discovered art quilting, heavily encrusted, beaded quilts were very popular due to a revival of crazy quilting. For a while, paint, needle felting, and fabric manipulation became more popular as surface embellishment--and that's still true. But I see beaded embellishments are making...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 30 Mar 2015
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Embellishment Techniques, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques
  • 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
  • Quilting for Beginners: What You Need to Know (Free web seminar!)

    Anyone with a needle, thread, fabric, and batting can learn how to quilt . If you've been lured by pretty pieced pillows on Pinterest, or have some vintage family fabrics you'd like to make into a decorative display, or you've just always wanted to learn how to make quilts, there are many...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 13 Mar 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilting For Beginners, Quilting Techniques
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