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  • 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
  • 10 Ideas for Using Up Fabric Scraps

    Scraps, scraps, scraps! If you create fiber art , fabric scraps are a way of life. Too pretty (or expensive) to throw away, too many to keep contained. They must be good for something! Don't let fabric scraps take over your studio. Learn how to turn them into fabulous scrap quilts with Alex Anderson...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 13 Mar 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Memory Quilts, Patchwork Quilt, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Handmade Quilts, Small Quilting Projects, Easy Quilt Patterns, Printmaking
  • Basic Quilting: How to Choose Batting

    When you learn to quilt , the first lesson is that a quilt is made up of three elements: the top, the batting, and the backing fabric. Together they are known as a quilt sandwich. In this eFolio project from Colorful Fabric Collage , Sue Bleiweiss used wool felt and interfacing as the batting. Now, when...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 9 Mar 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Quilting Supplies, Fabric Art, Quilting For Beginners, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric
  • Free-Motion Quilting Tutorial: Dots and Dashes by Lori Kennedy

    In my experience most quilters' stitching falls into one of two general categories. First are the ones who can quilt motifs in even, well-spaced, patterns. These stitchers are usually very good at teaching how to machine quilt. In the other camp, there are quilters who prefer to free-motion stitch...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 6 Mar 2015
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Quilting Techniques
  • Longarm Quilting: Fill Faster with Pebble Stitch Tricks

    The pebble stitch is a popular filler stitch for free-motion quilting backgrounds. It's easy to get into a Zen-like state while machine quilting little connecting circles over and over again. S-curves and curls make longarm quilting with the pebble stitch go more quickly. Stitching and photo by Angela...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 1 Mar 2015
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Quilting Designs, Quilt Patterns, Quilting Techniques
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