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  • Surprising Sewing Machine Stitches for Your Quilts

    Playing with your pre-programmed sewing machine stitches can be a wonderful way to spend a rainy afternoon. The plethora of stitches on some machines could keep you busy for hours--but what about some of the utilitarian stitches we all know and love? I was able to complete this quilt quickly using a...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 20 Oct 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, Baby Quilts, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques
  • Halloween and Fall Fabric Art Freebies and eBook

    As the days grow shorter here in New England, we're drawn to the warmth of firelight: from candles flickering inside grinning jack-o-lanterns to cozy nights by hearth. This is the time when I like to make fabric crafts with my kids and home décor fiber art projects to welcome friends and family...
    Posted to Handmade Quilt Art by VivikaEditor on 16 Oct 2014
    Filed under: Sewing Techniques, Hand Sewing, Quilting Techniques, Art Quilts, Fabric Art, How to Quilt, Easy Quilt Patterns, Quilted Table Linens
  • How to Make Fiber Art Projects in 5 Minutes

    How do you find time to work on your fabric art ? It's a question I hear often (sometimes in my own head). Turn painted fabric into fabric art in 5 minutes. We'd all love hours to spend in our studios--but that's not realistic for most who aren't full-time artists. So how do you find...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 1 Oct 2014
    Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Fabric Painting
  • Mixed-Media Quilts and Collage: Tips for Stitching on Paper

    For a period of time, I made fabric and paper quilts using vintage maps. I stitched a collage of fabric to make the bird (and sometimes flowers, too), then stitched the bird (and flowers) onto the maps. Mixed-media stitched collage cards by Kristin Peterson, featured in the November/December 2014 issue...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 29 Sep 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, Quilting Designs, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches, Handmade Quilts
  • Hand Embroidery Made Modern with Simple Hand Sewing Stitches

    Hand embroidery often has an old-fashioned connotation, especially if you grew up following hand embroidery patterns for cross stitch or hand stitching Bo Peep-like ladies on pillow cases. I love to incorporate vintage hand embroidery pieces in my fiber art, especially prayer flags. They are charming...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 15 Sep 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches, Quilting Stitches
  • Sewing Technique Trouble-shooting: Bobbin Tension Tips

    Recently, our online editor, Cate Prato, put out a plea on Facebook, regarding the sudden change in tension on her sewing machine stitches : Sewing friends, I need advice. I have been machine piecing a quilt top for a couple hours without incident. Then the bobbin ran out and I refilled it, taking the...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 8 Sep 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Sewing Techniques, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Sewing Machine Techniques
  • Four Quick & Easy Quilt Patterns - Free eBook Download

    Pressed for time (or new to quilting) but still want to sew quilt projects that sing? Try the simple quilting patterns in our updated free eBook, Quick & Easy Quilts: 4 Free Easy Quilt Patterns . Hexagons are hugely popular in quilting circles right now, but a large, complicated hexie pattern can...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 13 Aug 2014
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Easy Quilt Patterns
  • 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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