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  • 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
  • Patchwork Quilting: Master the Half-Square Triangle

    Anyone wondering how to make a patchwork quilt with their scrap stash or using some of the fun, new commercial fabrics should learn the half-square triangle technique. It's one of the basic piecing techniques for patchwork quilting. Once you know how to do it, you can apply it to a lot of different...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 10 Nov 2014
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques
  • Observe: Quilt Art Inspiration from Jane LaFazio

    Where do you get your inspiration for art quilts ? Quilting artists get asked that question all the time. Most artists I know have keen powers of observation. They take in the patterns of bricks and grids in the city, the shapes and colors of the garden, and the unusual (to them) motifs and architecture...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 5 Nov 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, Machine Quilting, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Embellishment Techniques, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Art Quilts, Quilting, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Handmade Quilts
  • Ho-Ho-Holiday Gifts for Quilters Blog Hop

    Hello, and welcome to stop 4 on our week-long Ho-Ho-Holiday Gift Guide for Quilters! Today I'm sharing some of my favorite gift ideas to make for your friends and family, as well as gifts for quilters that would be welcome at your guild's holiday party swap--or under your own tree. To add to...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 4 Nov 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Quilting, Quilting Techniques, Quilted Gifts, Easy Quilt Patterns, Quilted Table Linens, Holiday Quilts
  • What Quilters (and Their Kin) Wear for Halloween

    Susan Brubaker Knapp and I share something besides our love for creating fiber art. Our birthdays are side-by-side: mine is October 30 and hers is October 31. I can say--and I'm sure Susan agrees--that it's a lot of fun to have your birthday on or near Halloween. Everyone gets dressed up and...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 29 Oct 2014
    Filed under: Quilting Supplies, Fabric Art, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques
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