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  • Spotts on Quilt

    I have inherited my Grandmother's hand painted quilt. When mom passed away, I found it on a top shelf in her closet. It has several stains " looks like rust" , can I put this quilt in the washer or dry clean it. I can remember when my Grand Mother quilted the quilt. The squares are hand...
    Posted to General Discussion by ButchL on 5 Sep 2013
  • beautiful website but know one knows I am in cyberspace

    I built a website that I am really proud of and nobody but my close friends have seen it. How do I get people to take note of me. I have a passion for books, quilting and teaching. I don't blog or "facebook" because I still teach full-time. I have a few years left before retirement and...
    Posted to Minding Your Business by francine miller on 12 Jul 2012
  • How do you attract more followers to your blog?

    Hi, I've had a blog for a while now but I haven't managed to attract very many folowers. I have been pretty good about posting fairly regularly and including lots of pics but still have only 11 people following me. After watching other people's blogs I've decided this month to do a giveaway...
    Posted to Minding Your Business by jolouise on 11 Jan 2012
  • Re: Online presence

    I ry to get a good mixture on my blog. I have new work posted, in progress projects, tutorials ,interviews with some of my favorite quilters and fiber artists and some just fun stuff; gardening, tea parties and even a little home decorating and a little humor. It's hard not to have just, "I...
    Posted to Minding Your Business by AsianArtAndQuilts on 10 Aug 2011
  • Checks & Balances: Art Quilt by Caryl Bryer Fallert

    This quilt is a visual interpretation of a philosophical concept. "Checks and Balances" is a term most of us first heard in our high school civics classes, an idea to which we aspire in government and in the world around us, and often fall short. Perhaps the best way to achieve balance is to...
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by bryerpatch on 15 Jul 2011
    Filed under: free motion, wallhanging, Art Quilt, quilt, quilting art, free motion stitching, art, quilted, free motion quilting, fabric portrait, art quilt, art quilting, free-motion stitching, quilts, wall hanging, design, green, quilting, abstract art quilting, free-motion quilting, art quilts, Quilt Art, fiber art, free motion stitched, anatomical textile art, figurative, Fiber Art, abstract figurative, Alliance for American Quilts, wall quilt, freemotion, Fabric wall hanging, fiber, art-quilt, fabric art, quitling arts, woven background, art quilts, wall quilts, wall art, quilted wall art, quiltted, free-motion, fiber Art. portraits, free motion stitching, Abstract innovative Art, wall hangings
  • Lancaster AQS

    Don't know where to post this. I'm excited because my quilt "Autumn's Glory Days" has been accepted into the Lancaster PA quilt show in March. It's the only the second quilt show I've entered the first being last September at our local guild show. So, I'm quite amazed...
    Posted to General Discussion by arlijohn on 14 Feb 2011
  • Re: Forum Challenge - It's My Nature

    "Peachy Posy" is among many FIRSTS in my life recently! We had a stormy Montana spring and those rainy skies became the inspiration for this design which began first as a sketch while longingly gazing out the window. It represents many "firsts" in my life, one of which was a time...
    Posted to General Discussion by lesliemcneil on 15 Nov 2010
  • A Face Among the Flowers

    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by jansknotts on 30 Jun 2010
    Filed under: fabric, hand dyed, 3d, free motion, fabric painting, Art Quilt, application, machine quilting, quilt, mixed, dyed fiber, fabric manipulation, quilting art, fibers, Miscellaneous, face, art, Appliqued, flowers, quilted, raw edge applique, hand painted fabric, leaves, art quilt, hand dyed fabrics, quilts, dyed, design, abstract art quilting, fabric dyeing, art quilts, Quilt Art, watercolor, fiber art, stitches, thread, painted, dyed fabric, faced applique, Fiber Art, embroidered, floral, abstract art, beading., beaded
  • A Face Among the Flowers

    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by jansknotts on 30 Jun 2010
    Filed under: fabric, hand dyed, 3d, free motion, fabric painting, Art Quilt, application, machine quilting, quilt, mixed, dyed fiber, fabric manipulation, quilting art, fibers, Miscellaneous, face, art, Appliqued, flowers, quilted, raw edge applique, hand painted fabric, leaves, art quilt, hand dyed fabrics, quilts, dyed, design, abstract art quilting, fabric dyeing, art quilts, Quilt Art, watercolor, fiber art, stitches, thread, painted, dyed fabric, faced applique, Fiber Art, embroidered, floral, abstract art, beading., beaded
  • Beneath The Surface

    Layers of collage begin with two similar fabrics. One is used for the background and the other is cut into organic shapes to be fused to the surface. Textile paint, angelina, buttons, metal rings and beads are added. Over the angelina, a slice of a geode is applied.
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by Kathy Tuominen on 1 May 2010
    Filed under: fabric, free motion, wallhanging, fabric painting, Mixed media, Art Quilt, painted fabric, textile paint, Beaded Quilt, whimsical, beads, embroidery, machine quilting, mixed, batik, Fused, abstract, Embellishment, textile, textiledesign, collage, quilting art, acrylic, fibers, Inspired to Quilt, free motion stitching, art, detail, acrylic paint, quilted, free motion quilting, embellished, original design, machine embroidery, free-machine embroidery, embellishments, modern, art quilt, art quilting, contemporary, multicolor, free-motion stitching, quilts, mixed-media, wall hanging, Free machine embroidery, three dimensional, form, quilting, seed beads, bright colors, fantasy, free-motion quilting, art quilts, Fabric Collage, Quilt Art, fiber art, rock, free motion stitched, batiks, fusible, artquilt, fabricart, Innovative Abstract Art quilt, Innovative Art quilt, metal embellishments, angelina fibers, beads.
  • Re: Opinions on online courses

    I have taken 5 classes at QuiltUniversity.com. It's terrific! They post new lessons every friday so you can begin working on your new homework that weekend. Most classes run from 3 to 6 weeks. They have a forum where you can post questions and interact with other students which is very helpful. Most...
    Posted to General Discussion by auraquilts on 26 Feb 2010
  • Business as usual - negative

    Made for an exhibition: Building Bridges. Trading has always been a way to build bridges between people. This quilt shows some of the negative parts of trading. Made from my own Procion dyed fabric, screen print, painted plastic, machine embroidery and applique.
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by gurli.gregersen on 21 Dec 2009
    Filed under: fabric, Art Quilt, machine quilting, quilt, dyed fiber, quilting art, art, quilted, embellished, machine embroidery, art quilting, contemporary, hand dyed fabrics, quilts, dyed, quilting, fabric dyeing, art quilts, Quilt Art, Gurli Gregersen
  • Business as usual - positive

    Made for an exhibition: Building Bridges. Trading has always been a way to build bridges between people. This quilt shows some of the positive parts of trading. Made from my own Procion dyed fabric, painted Bondaweb, screen print, painted plastic and applique.
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by gurli.gregersen on 21 Dec 2009
    Filed under: fabric, Art Quilt, machine quilting, quilt, dyed fiber, quilting art, art, quilted, embellished, machine embroidery, art quilting, contemporary, hand dyed fabrics, quilts, dyed, quilting, fabric dyeing, art quilts, Quilt Art, Gurli Gregersen
  • Journal quilt

    Small quilts, 8-1/2 x 11 inches, that are accompanied by a journal with notes on the work and thoughts of the artist. This idea was c onceived by Karey Bresenhan of Quilts, Inc. The Journal Quilt Project made its debut at the International Quilt Market and Festival in Houston, Texas, in 2002. 150 art...
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 21 Oct 2009
    Filed under: quilts, quilting, Quilt Festival, journal
  • Long Arm Quilting

    Long arm quilting is done using a very long bed (commercial) quilting machine.
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 21 Oct 2009
    Filed under: quilts, quilting, long arm
  • UFO

    The remnants of quilts started, but never finished are affectionately referred to as UFOs by quilters. UFOs are unfinished objects.
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 21 Oct 2009
    Filed under: quilts, quiltlting, remnants
  • On-point

    On-point quilt blocks are arranged with their corners pointing up and down. They are sewn in diagonal rows that leave uneven edges around the perimeter of the quilt. These openings are later filled with triangles .
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 21 Oct 2009
    Filed under: quilts, quilting, patterns
  • A sunflower for Marie

    My boyfriend and I designed this quilt, a 65th birthday present for his mom, Marie. It is heavily quilted, 100% cotton fabrics, crazy quilt center, traditional pieced background, flower was appliqued in layers, free-motion quilting with sunflowers quilted into the yellow border. So much fun to make!...
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by sarahjette on 10 Sep 2009
    Filed under: fabric, free motion, wallhanging, Art Quilt, squares, Crazy Quilt, machine quilting, quilt, quilting art, Inspired to Quilt, free motion stitching, art, detail, flowers, quilted, free motion quilting, sunflowers, modern, art quilt, art quilting, multicolor, free-motion stitching, quilts, wall hanging, continous line quilting, flower, quilting
  • Hanging sleeve

    A hanging sleeve is a fabric “pocket” on the back of a quilt. The sleeve is centered on the back of the quilt, approximately 1½" in from either side, and stitched in place. People will often add a sleeve to a wall hanging/quilt and then slide a dowel through it to keep the piece...
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 8 Sep 2009
    Filed under: hanging quilts, quilts, wall quilts
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