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  • Fiber Art Written on the Wind: Update on the Prayer Flag Project

    In June of 2011, I started a fiber art project, making a "prayer flag" every day. Each flag would be made in less than an hour with materials I had at hand, then hang outside for a while, its word and sentiment dissolving into the wind and being spread to all whom the wind touches. They would...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 16 Mar 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Fabric Art, Dyeing Fabric
  • 10 Ideas for Using Up Fabric Scraps

    Scraps, scraps, scraps! If you create fiber art , fabric scraps are a way of life. Too pretty (or expensive) to throw away, too many to keep contained. They must be good for something! Don't let fabric scraps take over your studio. Learn how to turn them into fabulous scrap quilts with Alex Anderson...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 13 Mar 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Memory Quilts, Patchwork Quilt, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric, Handmade Quilts, Small Quilting Projects, Easy Quilt Patterns, Printmaking
  • Basic Quilting: How to Choose Batting

    When you learn to quilt , the first lesson is that a quilt is made up of three elements: the top, the batting, and the backing fabric. Together they are known as a quilt sandwich. In this eFolio project from Colorful Fabric Collage , Sue Bleiweiss used wool felt and interfacing as the batting. Now, when...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 9 Mar 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Quilting Supplies, Fabric Art, Quilting For Beginners, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric
  • DIY Rubbing Plates for Fabric Painting

    Fabric painting can take many forms, from applying fabric paint with a brush to stamping on fabric. In the February/March 2015 issue of Quilting Arts Magazine , Ana Buzzalino shows how to paint on fabric using Shiva® Paintstiks and handmade rubbing plates. Ana Buzzalino made the circle motifs on...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 4 Mar 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Fabric Painting, Printmaking
  • 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
  • Stitch Generations Together with Photo Memory Quilts

    For the last few years I've been working with the same talented crew twice yearly at "Quilting Arts TV" tapings. While the TV show and videos are being recorded, I sit in the control room along with three videographers and monitor the action. It is a friendly crew with a fun and youthful...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 18 Feb 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Photo Quilt, Memory Quilts, Quilting Designs, Quilting Techniques, Handmade Quilts
  • DIY Screen Printing: A Technique for Easy Silk Screening at Home

    Want to try DIY screen printing ? Silk screening at home is an easy way to create unique fabrics and designs. Sue Bleiweiss shows how to make unique designs by hand with an easy screen printing method. There are several ways to make a silk screen printing frame . All you need is a wooden frame, a piece...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 4 Feb 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, Fabric Painting, Printmaking
  • My Blog

    Hello Everyone, I've started a blog: marieozmon [dot] com; I hope you will take a look and enjoy
    Posted to Say Hello! by NJtextile on 23 Dec 2014
  • Episode 1504 Preview Quilting Arts TV Series 1500

    On the Surface #1: In this episode of "Quilting Arts TV," Lyric Montgomery Kinard creates layers of texture on fabric with screen printing, Susan Brubaker Knapp grabs her calligraphy pens and brushes to add her favorite quotes to small art quilts, and Roxane Lessa pushes her work to the next...
    Posted to Quilting Arts TV by Kristine Lundblad on 5 Dec 2014
    Filed under: QA TV, Quilting Arts TV, Susan Brubaker Knapp, fabric painting, fabric dyeing, Lyric Kinard, fabric art, art quilt embellishments, fabric design, Quilt Art, quilted gift ideas, QATV, Series 1500, quilting, Roxane Lessa, Episode 1504, surface design, screen printing, Quilting Arts TV Series 1500
  • unframed nylon screens

    I saw Ginny Eckley demonstrate screen printing on show 1104. I am trying to locate the type/name of the nylon screen she used. It looks like a great alternative to the traditional framed screen that I am currrently using. Does anyone know what this product is?
    Posted to Surface Design by rbresette on 19 Nov 2013
  • Episode 1213-1 Barbara Schneider: Digital printing on cloth

    Barbara Schneider talks about her techniques for creating unique digital fabric of your own design. QATV Series 1200 is now available!
    Posted to QA TV Series 1200 by Kristine Lundblad on 24 Jul 2013
    Filed under: QATV Series 1200, Pokey Bolton, quilt art, technique, surface design, Quilting Arts TV Series 1200, Barbara Schneider, digital printing on cloth, fabric, Episode 1213-1
  • Episode 1204-1 Cheryl Sleboda: Heirloom smocking

    Learn the traditional art of heirloom smocking with a fresh twist with Cheryl Sleboda. QATV Series 1200 is now available!
    Posted to QA TV Series 1200 by Kristine Lundblad on 24 Jul 2013
    Filed under: QATV Series 1200, Pokey Bolton, quilt art, Cheryl Sleboda, Havel's Sewing, surface design, Bernina, Quilting Arts TV Series 1200, smocking, Episode 1204-1
  • Episode 1204-2 Linda McLaughlin: Deconstructed printing

    Try your hand at this surface design technique; Linda shows you how to get started! QATV Series 1200 is now available!
    Posted to QA TV Series 1200 by Kristine Lundblad on 17 Jul 2013
    Filed under: QATV Series 1200, Pokey Bolton, quilt art, Episode 1204-2, Linda McLaughlin, technique, surface design
  • Detail of Neurons (private collection)

    Close up of thread fabric and nucleus
    Posted to Quilting Arts in Stitches by Quick2Listen on 22 Jun 2013
    Filed under: silk, batik, surface design, thread work, trapunto, quick2Listenfiberart.etsy.com
  • Embroidering fabric

    Hello, My first post! I've stamped some fabric (fat quarter) and want to embroider on it now to make it more complex as it evolves into a finished piece. I'm not sure where it's going but should I back it with flannel or other thin backing before I start the hand work or should I do handwor...
    Posted to Say Hello! by anna on 4 Jun 2013
  • Hello - From All Over

    Military spouse here so we move and move and yes, move again! I'm so pleased to have found this forum. I'm a teeny tiny business owner with an Etsy shop (http://doubleneedledesigns.etsy.com) so all this wonderful information folk share make me feel right at home and I'm pleased to be a part...
    Posted to General Discussion by Doubleneedle on 20 Mar 2013
  • Re: Help with my search for a pattern?

    Yes, here it is, recovered from the depths of the "Quilting Arts TV" vaults. Thanks to you all for your interest! http://www.quiltingdaily.com/media/p/39842.aspx
    Posted to General Discussion by Kristine Lundblad on 8 Oct 2012
  • I Spy - surface design

    I created this beautiful batik fabric using procion dyes and soy wax. Can you guess what object I dipped in the soy wax to create the starburst/flower print? Teeehehehehehe :-) It's my secret for now! Ellen trollhoo@yahoo.com
    Posted to Quilting Arts in Stitches by Scrap E on 8 Jun 2012
    Filed under: challenge, starburst, batik, surface design, dye
  • Re: Overwhelmed by options!

    My suggestion is to pick one technique that you've literally never tried before that sounds like it will be amazing, and combine it with a technique you're really familiar with. This method of combining something new with something you could do in your sleep helps insure that even if your efforts...
    Posted to General Discussion by lookcloselypress on 19 Mar 2012
  • Embossing Supplies

    Hi, Not sure if this should go here or in Surface Design, but here goes. I saw an episode that used embossing powder- I'd like to try it but am confused on what all I need and where to buy the stuff. Can someone give me a list of everything to make it work and the best place to buy it all? I looked...
    Posted to Embellishment by Wefish on 16 Nov 2011
  • lime retro sorbet

    This quilt was quilted then coloured with paint sticks. The quilt was entered into a retro quilt competition. I was told by the judge that she couldn't see retro in this quilt at all and it was poorly designed........in fact she saw nothing she liked in this quilt at all......... I would love some...
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by Catherine Parkinson on 18 Nov 2010
    Filed under: machine quilting, art quilt, paint sticks, Quilt Art, surface design
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