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  • How to Make Simple Quilt Labels

    Experienced quilters know that an essential part of finishing a quilt is attaching a label. As Jessica Alexandrakis writes in her book Get Started Quilting: The Complete Beginner Guide , "Labels can document who made the quilt, who it was made for, where it was made, and if it came from a published...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 29 Jun 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilt Binding, Patchwork Quilt, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Handmade Quilts, Quilt Wall Hangings
  • Combine Free-Motion Quilting and Art Supplies for Zentangle on Fabric

    I love it when two popular art techniques come together. In this case: free-motion quilting motifs and Zentangle®. Zentangle free-motion quilting motifs with machine stitching and shading with paint and pencil, by Nysha Oren Nelson. If you're not familiar with Zentangle, it's a form of line...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 23 Jun 2015
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilting, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques
  • How Acrylic Inks Work Best for Writing on Fabric

    Artist Susan Brubaker Knapp is known for her beautifully detailed quilts accomplished by painting on fabric and thread sketching. Susan Brubaker Knapp uses acrylic inks for writing on fabric, because they can achieve a finer line than textile paints. But when she wanted to add quotes to her quilts, she...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 15 Jun 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Machine Quilting, Fabric Art, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Fabric Painting
  • Sweet and Easy: Tips for Using Jelly Rolls in Patchwork Quilts

    Strip quilting , literally stitching strips of fabric together, is one of the easiest ways to create a modern-looking patchwork quilt or quilt project. You can cut your own strips using new or leftover fabrics and a rotary cutter or a die-cutting machine Or you can use pre-cut jelly rolls. This 'Shoreline'...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 9 Jun 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Quilting Supplies, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Sewing Machine Techniques
  • Five Efficient Tips for More Creative Quilting Time

    Few quilting artists have all the time they want for creating fiber art & quilts. But accomplishing more--while still enjoying it and doing a good job--is often a matter of efficiency rather than speed. Here are some ways to work smarter and more efficiently without rushing or taking shortcuts that...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 3 Jun 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Quilting Supplies, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Art Quilts, Quilting, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques
  • Eight Quilt Art Projects for Fun in the Sun

    Twisted Fabric Flower embellishment Vanessa Christenson. It's summer here in Quilting Daily land, so we've rounded up eight of our favorite summertime quilting and surface design projects and techniques for you to enjoy. Is your beach book on your eReader? Protect it with a patchwork cover ....
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 29 May 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Machine Quilting, Photo Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Embellishment Techniques, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Quilted Bags, Quilted Table Linens
  • How to Applique: Six Ways to Choose From

    What does the terms " sewing appliques " mean to you? Do you think of hand applique? Machine applique? The applique stitch? An example of raw-edge applique by Jane LaFazio. There are many types of applique, from the traditional by-hand techniques to the fused or raw-edge applique methods preferred...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 25 May 2015
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Applique Quilts, Art Quilts, Quilting, Hand Stitches, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Free Quilting Patterns
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