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  • Free Hand Sewing Techniques for Quilters eBook

    Quilting and hand sewing were made for each other. Even if you machine stitch your quilts, a little handwork here and there can make them pop and give your fiber art a handmade look. There are so many hand embroidery stitches to choose from, and so many ways you can use even the simplest hand sewing...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 26 Mar 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Hand Stitches, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques
  • Fancy Fabric Embellishments: Stuffed Yo-yos for Pinning or Wearing

    I have quite a stash of hand-dyed silk ribbon, beads, buttons, and trims that I could use to embellish a quilt. The trouble is, aside from my small fabric collages, I haven't been making embellished quilts recently. Embellish these fabric embellishments by Michelle Muska with beads, buttons, ribbons...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 12 Mar 2014
    Filed under: Fabric Art, Embellishment Techniques, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches
  • Sewing Appliques: Tips and Tricks for Professional Results

    Here we are, the last stop on Kevin Kosbab's blog hop celebrating his new book, The Quilter's Appliqué Workshop . But Kevin hasn't run out of information to share about how to applique --and we have a copy of his book to give away. Kevin Kosbab shows you how to easily achieve beautiful...
    Posted to Handmade Quilt Art by VivikaEditor on 28 Feb 2014
    Filed under: Sewing Techniques, Quilting Designs, Quilting Techniques, Quilt Patterns, How to Quilt, Applique Quilts, Quilting Supplies
  • Creative Embroidery: How to Work the Fly Stitch

    Whether you create full-on embroidered quilts or just do a little hand stitching here and there, I bet you a have a favorite stitch or two. Detail of Deborah Boschert's "Verdant Vista" quilt, with hand stitching and machine stitching. I find that the running stitch and back stitch can are...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 19 Feb 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches, Quilting Stitches
  • Art Every Day: Thermofax Screen Print a Mixed-Media Card

    Last month, I revealed my art goal for the year : to make art every day. Easier said than done, but I'm trying. With a Thermofax screen by Lynn Krawczyk, I made this mixed-media card in just a few minutes. Some days, that means finishing a quilt top. Other days, I just have a few minutes for creative...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 17 Feb 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, Quilt Binding, Quilting Supplies, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Fabric Painting, Printmaking
  • Finishing a Quilt with a Facing - Tutorial from Susan Brubaker Knapp

    Of all the ways of finishing a quilt , creating a facing will give an art quilt the most contemporary, clean look, says Susan Brubaker Knapp. Butterfly quilt by Susan Brubaker Knapp. Facing gives the quilt a more contemporary finish than a quilt binding. Susan, who admits to actually enjoying the quilt...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 12 Feb 2014
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilt Binding, Quilting For Beginners, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Quilt Wall Hangings
  • How to Quilt by Hand: Tips for Success

    A note from Vivika: Last year, Quilting Arts editors Rose DeBoer and Kristine Lundblad helped restore a coworker's heirloom handmade quilt that had been damaged seemingly beyond repair. With ingenuity and tiny stitches, Rose and Kristine revived the quilt's beauty and function. Today, I've...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 27 Jan 2014
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Hand Stitches, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Handmade Quilts
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