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  • Basic Quilting Abbreviations: From ATC to WOF

    If I told you to go to your LQS to get some PFD so you could finish your ATC you HSY, would you know what I was talking about? Quilters use many abbreviations to communicate basic quilting terms. Some are practical: you don't want to have to write (or repeat) "half-square triangles" over...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 23 Feb 2015
    Filed under: Embroidery, Surface Design, How to Quilt, Baby Quilts, Patchwork Quilt, Fabric Art, Quilting For Beginners, Sewing Techniques, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric
  • Learn How to Applique with Our Free Tutorial eBook

    Do you know how to appliqué? Many people are only familiar with hand appliqué, but there are many methods, from raw-edge appliqué to machine appliqué using a satin stitch. In How to Applique: 4 Free Appliqué Patterns and Quilt Techniques , you'll learn how to appliqué...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 11 Feb 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Applique Quilts, Art Quilts, Hand Stitches
  • Trendy Quilting Blocks: Modern Drunkard's Path

    Is the Drunkard's Path quilt block the new hexie? We are getting tons of submissions for Drunkard's Path quilts in our in-boxes. Drunkard's Path quilt blocks make up the design in this quilt, c. 1910, from Michigan. Bill Volckening found the quilt online; it's now in the Michigan State...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 9 Feb 2015
    Filed under: Quilt Blocks, Quilting Designs, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Free Quilt Patterns
  • Quilt Finishing Techniques: Choosing a Binding

    A Note from Vivika: Our online editor, Cate Prato, has recently delved into traditional quilting techniques including adventures in binding. I asked her to share her experience with you . When it comes to quilt finishing , I've always resorted to an easy quilt binding like the pillowcase method....
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 7 Feb 2015
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Baby Quilts, Quilt Binding, Fabric Art, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Sewing Machine Techniques
  • 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
  • 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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