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  • Surprising Sewing Machine Stitches for Your Quilts

    Playing with your pre-programmed sewing machine stitches can be a wonderful way to spend a rainy afternoon. The plethora of stitches on some machines could keep you busy for hours--but what about some of the utilitarian stitches we all know and love? I was able to complete this quilt quickly using a...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 20 Oct 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, Baby Quilts, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques
  • Halloween and Fall Fabric Art Freebies and eBook

    As the days grow shorter here in New England, we're drawn to the warmth of firelight: from candles flickering inside grinning jack-o-lanterns to cozy nights by hearth. This is the time when I like to make fabric crafts with my kids and home décor fiber art projects to welcome friends and family...
    Posted to Handmade Quilt Art by VivikaEditor on 16 Oct 2014
    Filed under: Sewing Techniques, Hand Sewing, Quilting Techniques, Art Quilts, Fabric Art, How to Quilt, Easy Quilt Patterns, Quilted Table Linens
  • Printmaking Supplies for Cyanotype on Fabric: A Blueprint for Success

    Fans of indigo-dyed fabrics, blue-and-white pottery, or just the color blue must love the results of the cyanotype printmaking process . Also known as blueprints, these gorgeous cyan blue-toned negatives or images emerge with printmaking supplies like cyanotype chemicals or pre-treated fabric. Most fiber...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 13 Oct 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, Quilting Supplies, Quilting Techniques, Fabric Painting, Printmaking
  • How to Make Fiber Art Projects in 5 Minutes

    How do you find time to work on your fabric art ? It's a question I hear often (sometimes in my own head). Turn painted fabric into fabric art in 5 minutes. We'd all love hours to spend in our studios--but that's not realistic for most who aren't full-time artists. So how do you find...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 1 Oct 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Fabric Painting
  • Collograph Printing on Fabric – 5 Tips for Great Results

    Monoprinting techniques make me feel like a kid in art class: most are easy, fun, and a little messy. But making collograph prints has to be the most fun of all. You start by gathering found objects, gluing them collage-fashion onto a stiff substrate like a canvas board. Varnish over the whole thing...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 22 Sep 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, Patchwork Quilt, Fabric Art, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Fabric Painting, Printmaking
  • Patchwork Quilts Then and Now

    I'm jumping on the Throwback Thursday bandwagon (#tbt) and posting this image of me with a patchwork quilt I made many years ago. It was the second quilt I'd ever made, a wedding gift for a friend, from pattern by Eleanor Burns. Me with my second patchwork quilt, about 25 years ago. It's...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 10 Sep 2014
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Quilting Supplies, Quilting Designs, Quilt Patterns, Quilting Techniques, Handmade Quilts
  • Sewing Technique Trouble-shooting: Bobbin Tension Tips

    Recently, our online editor, Cate Prato, put out a plea on Facebook, regarding the sudden change in tension on her sewing machine stitches : Sewing friends, I need advice. I have been machine piecing a quilt top for a couple hours without incident. Then the bobbin ran out and I refilled it, taking the...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 8 Sep 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Sewing Techniques, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Sewing Machine Techniques
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