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  • Give Your Quilt Art More Drama with Costume Shop Materials

    When some people pass glittering tulle, pastel sheers, sequins and beads, and rows of embroidered trim at the fabric store, they see costumes. Art quilters see stash. In fact, many art quilters have also had a hand in the theatre realm. At some point, they looked at the snips of this and that on their...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 8 Dec 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Quilting Supplies, Fabric Art, Embellishment Techniques, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting, Small Quilting Projects
  • 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
  • 7 Tips for Photographing Your Art Quilts for Challenges

    One of the best parts of working on Quilting Arts Magazine is seeing the quilt art that comes in for each reader challenge. We're always impressed (and sometimes surprised) by the way our readers interpret each challenge and enjoy giving quilt artists exposure in the magazine and in our online galleries...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 19 Nov 2014
    Filed under: Art Quilts, Quilting
  • 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
  • 6 Tips for Making Painterly Landscape Quilts

    Have you ever wanted to paint a landscape with fabric, thread and fibers? There are many different ways to approach landscape quilts , from abstract designs using primarily fused fabric to mixed media quilts that bring a scene to life with paint and embellishments. Here are some tips for bringing landscape...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 27 Oct 2014
    Filed under: Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Art Quilts, Quilting
  • Quilt Artists Learning from Each Other: International Quilt Festival at 40

    While October skies and falling leaves make most people think of pumpkins, harvest time, and Halloween, a quilt artist's fancy turns to the International Quilt Festival in Houston. To most of us who attend (or hope to attend), Festival has always been the worldwide mecca celebrating the art of quilting...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 6 Oct 2014
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilting Designs, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting
  • 'Hands' Reader Challenge quilts

    We had so much beautiful work from our readers for the "Hands" Reader Challenge that we ran out of room in the magazine. Please enjoy these artists' work! Above: "A Hand Revealed" LaRynda Thoen • Middleton, Wisconsin "I have been exploring the subject of hands as a travelogue...
    Posted to Online Extras by Kristine Lundblad on 21 Nov 2013
    Filed under: quilt collage, online extra, quilting, art quilt, Reader Challenge
  • 'Fresh Plus' by Kathy York

    Learn Kathy's technique for dyeing the blocks she used in "Fresh Plus."
    Posted to Online Extras by Kristine Lundblad on 1 Nov 2013
    Filed under: wax resist, online extra, quilting, fabric dyeing, Modern Patchwork
  • 'Morning Light' by Margot Lovinger

    "Morning Light" by Margot Lovinger is featured in "Art Quilt Portfolio: People & Portraits" by Martha Sielman PHOTO BY RANDELL McGLASSON
    Posted to Online Extras by Kristine Lundblad on 3 May 2013
    Filed under: hand stitching, quilt collage, portraits, online extra, fabric collage, quilting, digital imagery, handmade quilt art, hand-dyed fabric, fabric dyeing
  • 'The Jennings Homestead' quilt's label

    Suzanne Mouton Riggio produced an extensive label for the back of "The Jennings Homestead" quilt made by The Milwaukee Art Quilters (MArQ) members Judy Zoelzer Levine, Terri Kirchner, Suzanne Mouton Riggio, Kathleen Hughes, Deb Kinder, Chiyoko Bermant, Jane Misslich, Beth Shulman, Laura Krasinski...
    Posted to Online Extras by Kristine Lundblad on 3 May 2013
    Filed under: portraits, online extra, quilting arts February/March 2010: online extra, in the spotlight, quilting, handmade quilt art
  • "Staycation" Postcard reader challenge results

    In the June/July 2012 issue of Quilting Arts, we challenged our readers to make a fiber art or mixed-media postcard and tell us about their summer staycation. Here are some of the almost 100 postcards we received! Clockwise from top left: Angela Maves, Pembroke, Ontario, Canada; Jo Lawson, Tacoma, WA;...
    Posted to Online Extras by Kristine Lundblad on 14 Nov 2012
    Filed under: collage, embellishments, paper fabric quilt, paper fabric quilts, free-machine embroidery, stitching, Japanese fabrics, hand stitching, needle felting, quilt collage, online extra, fabric collage, decoration, quilting, digital imagery, appliqué, monoprinting, printing, art quilt, Reader Challenge, handmade quilt art, hand-dyed fabric, fabric dyeing
  • Quilted Felting - where to talk about it and share?!

    Not sure which of the subforums "Quilted Felting" belongs in, much less Art Quilting that incorporates polymer clay...so I will try here! In some ways, felting - be it by hand or by machine - is rightfully an embellishment. But at times what I am doing is creating cloth, which is then quilted...
    Posted to Mixed Media by RUEdOAK on 30 Jan 2012
  • Help! Thread shredding!

    I am free motion quilting a king size cotton patchwork quilt on my vintage Featherweight. The thread is a 40 weight polyester embroidery thread, and I am using new embroidery needles, size 11 and 12. Even after putting in a new needle, I can sew for a few minutes, and then I get a shredded top thread...
    Posted to Stitching by k9dancer on 30 Aug 2010
  • Re: what sewing machine do you use?

    DH bought me a Babylock Quest last year. I've never been able to bond with this machine but I can't sell it-nobody is willing to pay what I did, and I got it at a show for a great discount. I'd love to be able to either fall in love with it or move on but I can't afford it unless I sell...
    Posted to Stitching by eileenkny on 24 Aug 2010
  • Re: what sewing machine do you use?

    DH bought me a Babylock Quest last year. I've never been able to bond with this machine but I can't sell it-nobody is willing to pay what I did, and I got it at a show for a great discount. I'd love to be able to either fall in love with it or move on but I can't afford it unless I sell...
    Posted to Stitching by eileenkny on 24 Aug 2010
  • Re: What sewing machine do you use?

    I am reading this thread because I am currently researching a variety of machines. Now that I am finally an 'empty nester' I have 'that room' I have always wanted-- and I'm ready to update my toys.... Currently I have a 17 year old Kenmore 36. It was $400 back then, when money was...
    Posted to Stitching by hpthecat on 17 Aug 2010
  • "Figure #1"

    20x16" 2010 This artwork is one of a figurative series I just completed. I used a variety of knit and crochet fragments and trim with beading to create a funky border. I used many different techniques including needle felting, collage, hand embroidery, quilting and beading. www.christinesauer.com
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by ChristineS. on 24 Jun 2010
    Filed under: collage, needle felting, quilting, beading., hand embroidery
  • Quilted Papercut

    I got interested on the art of Papercut and Hawaiian Quilts and I tried to use these two artistic inpirations on this wall quilt that I created. I'm using the photo of the quilt as my avatar here and I'm uploading the photo here so that it can be viewed fully.
    Posted to Design and Composition by zoe cro-z on 9 May 2010
  • mixing hand-painted fabrics with commercial prints

    Hi! I used a glue-resist and hand-painted some lovely and lively pieces! Now I want to use them in an art quilt BUT they are so "dull" comparted to the commercial prints I chose. I wanted my hand-painted pieces to stand out but I think they will be lost. How do I brighten them up, or how do...
    Posted to Surface Design by Zoldesign on 12 Feb 2010
  • "Upstream" art quilt

    I made this for a fundraiser auction in the Seattle area - for Friends of the Cedar River Watershed. I learned the technique ffrom Elin Waterston and Jane Davila's Art Quilt Workbook--which I love!
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by jeiselt on 10 Sep 2009
    Filed under: hand dyed, wallhanging, Art Quilt, free motion stitching, quilted, batik fabrics, art quilting, hand dyed fabrics, quilting
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