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  • How to Sew a Quilt with Curved Piecing: Blog Hop & Giveaway

    Sewing curves is challenging, or so you might think before uncovering the simple secrets of accurate curved piecing. Veteran quilter Angela Pingel wrote the book on curved piecing with "A Quilter's Mixology." A sewing technique like curved piecing looks good anywhere! Purse by Angela Pingel...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 29 Jan 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Sewing Machine Techniques
  • Improvise a Quilt the Jane LaFazio Way

    Many people--me among them--admire Jane LaFazio's approach to quilt making . She has a way of combining hand stitching, machine stitching, surface design, mixed-media, and even machine needle felting to create beautiful and unusual pieces of fiber art. Jane is diligent about keeping a sketchbook...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 12 Jan 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Quilting For Beginners, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques
  • Art Couture: Three Wearable Art Techniques to Try

    Whenever I go to an art exhibit, a quilt show, Quilt Market, or a similar kind of event, I always keep an eye out for fashion. Not haute couture, but art couture--garments or accessories that reveal someone to be an artist or art enthusiast. At quilt and fiber-related gatherings, you often spot felted...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 8 Jan 2015
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, Machine Quilting, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches, Fabric Painting, Printmaking
  • How to Bust That Stash and Learn Sewing Techniques This Year

    Did you resolve to make more fiber art this year? Learn new sewing techniques ? Decrease the size of your scrap stash? Finish your UFOs? Easy piecing and straight-line quilting will use up small pieces of fabric and turn them into a modern tote. By Jean Wells, featured in Make it! Patchwork . Last year...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 5 Jan 2015
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Sewing Machine Techniques
  • Should You Turn Your Quilt Art Hobby Into a Business?

    I think it's safe to say that most anyone who has ever created something beautiful--from art quilts to knitted scarves to jewelry--has been told, "You should sell these!" And with so many opportunities to promote and sell your wares online, launching an art-based business is tempting. Especially...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 2 Jan 2015
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, Fabric Art, Sewing Techniques, Art Quilts, Quilting
  • Block Friday - Give Foundation Piecing a Try

    It's Block Friday again-our celebration of block quilting in the month of December. Today we're focusing on paper piecing, also known as foundation piecing . How did this technique get these names? Because you literally piece the block onto a foundation layer of paper or fabric. With paper pieced...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 25 Dec 2014
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilt Blocks, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Quilting Techniques, Handmade Quilts, Sewing Machine Techniques
  • Stash Wrappings: Ideas for Quilted Gifts and More

    When you've finished quilting gifts with beautiful fabrics, trims, and notions, doesn't it seem a shame to cover them up with commercial wrapping? I say, why not use bits of this and that from your stash to make the wrapping as artistic as the gift inside? Wrapping your handmade and quilted gifts...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 17 Dec 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches, Quilted Gifts, Easy Quilt Patterns
  • Episode 1502 Preview Quilting Arts TV Series 1500

    Back to Basics: In this episode of "Quilting Arts TV," Amy Ellis shows how to create a perfectly mitered corner for any project and Martha DeLeonardis uses innovative designing and piecing methods to make a T-shirt quilt.
    Posted to Quilting Arts TV by Kristine Lundblad on 5 Dec 2014
    Filed under: QA TV, Quilting Arts TV, Susan Brubaker Knapp, sewing techniques, Quilt Art, Photo Quilts, QATV, Series 1500, quilting, Amy Ellis, memory quilt, mitered corners, Episode 1502, mitering, Martha DeLeonardis, Quilting Arts TV Series 1500
  • Episode 1511 Preview Quilting Arts TV Series 1500

    Pins and Pinning: In this episode of "Quilting Arts TV," Amy Ellis covers the facts about different kinds of pins and explains how and when to use them and Angela Pingel pieces a Drunkard's Path block using a single pin and makes seams disappear.
    Posted to Quilting Arts TV by Kristine Lundblad on 5 Dec 2014
    Filed under: QA TV, Quilting Arts TV, Susan Brubaker Knapp, quilt blocks, small quilting projects, sewing techniques, quilted gift ideas, QATV, Series 1500, Angela Pingel, supplies, quilting, Amy Ellis
  • Episode 1405 Preview Quilting Arts TV Series 1400

    Focus on Feet: In this episode, Catherine Redford creates contemporary quilting designs using a walking foot, and Sarah Ann Smith explains how to get started with free-motion quilting using a darning foot.
    Posted to Quilting Arts TV by VivikaEditor on 17 Jun 2014
    Filed under: Catherine Redford, Susan Brubaker Knapp, Quilting Arts TV Series 1400, machine quilting, darning foot, free-motion machine embroidery, walking foot, sewing techniques, Sarah Ann Smith
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