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  • Thread Painting Portraits - Tips for Success

    Let's face it, lately quilters and fiber artists seem to love creating portraits--from pixel quilt designs, to collaged faces, to thread painting and sketching techniques. One of Melissa Averinos's 'Thread Ladies,' made by drawing with thread and painting with water-soluble colored pencils...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 28 Jul 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Fabric Painting, Thread Painting
  • Quilting for Beginners: A Free Beginner's Quilting Guide

    Do you long to make a quilt but don't know where to start? Or do you have a friend who could use a few lessons on quilting for beginners? We have the perfect starter's guide, and it includes free quilt patterns for beginners! In The Beginner's Quilting Guide Plus 4 Free Quilt Patterns for...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 23 Jul 2014
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilt Blocks, Quilting For Beginners, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Small Quilting Projects, Easy Quilt Patterns, Free Quilting Patterns, Free Quilt Patterns
  • QATV 1400 Sneak Peek Blog Hop - DVD Giveaway!

    I've been thinking a lot about radishes lately. These tangy roots tinged with pink and purple are the first crop of my garden, and were a huge inspiration to me earlier this summer. The first few radishes pulled from my vegetable beds were rinsed and left on my kitchen counter to dry, but not before...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 18 Jul 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, Quilting Techniques, Fabric Painting
  • How to Select the Best Thread for Thread Sketching

    Do you see everything around you? Really see it? If you follow Susan Brubaker Knapp on Facebook, as I do, you will be familiar with her almost daily photo posts she calls, "Beauty on my morning walk." The breathtaking images of bees' wings, flower petals, veined rocks, ice crystals and...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 16 Jul 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Fabric Painting, Thread Painting
  • Machine Quilting Tips: How to Avoid Getting Trapped in a Corner

    When free-motion quilting is done well, it looks effortless. But anyone who's ever tried it knows you don't just snap on a darning foot, drop your feed dogs, and go. It takes practice to get those quilting motifs looking even and well-spaced, enhancing the quilt rather than detracting from the...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 14 Jul 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Quilting Techniques, Free Quilting Patterns
  • Printmaking Ideas for Fabric Using the Sun

    Of all the printmaking techniques for fabric, sun printing has to be one of the most fun. It's truly magical to watch the "prints" develop right before your eyes. All the printmaking supplies you need are the sun, stencils or objects to "resist" the light, fabric, and a chemical...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 7 Jul 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, Quilting Supplies, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Fabric Painting, Printmaking
  • Fabric Fusing Tips for a Coloring Book Quilt

    When I was a child, before we had handheld devices--or even more than a handful of TV channels--we often passed the time by coloring. Any time the adults wanted to keep the young folk quiet and occupied, out came a fresh coloring book and box of crayons, and we were absorbed for what seemed like hours...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 2 Jul 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Embellishment Techniques, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric
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