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  • Thread Painting Portraits - Tips for Success

    Let's face it, lately quilters and fiber artists seem to love creating portraits--from pixel quilt designs, to collaged faces, to thread painting and sketching techniques. One of Melissa Averinos's 'Thread Ladies,' made by drawing with thread and painting with water-soluble colored pencils...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 28 Jul 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Fabric Painting, Thread Painting
  • How to Select the Best Thread for Thread Sketching

    Do you see everything around you? Really see it? If you follow Susan Brubaker Knapp on Facebook, as I do, you will be familiar with her almost daily photo posts she calls, "Beauty on my morning walk." The breathtaking images of bees' wings, flower petals, veined rocks, ice crystals and...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 16 Jul 2014
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Fabric Painting, Thread Painting
  • Thread Sketching: Needle and Thread Basics

    Every sewing project comes down to two simple tools: needle and thread. But choosing the right needle and thread for the job is a more complicated task. Much depends on the fabric, the type of stitching, and the overall look you're trying to achieve with your stitching. In "Maximum Catnap,"...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 20 Jan 2014
    Filed under: Embroidery, Machine Quilting, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Fabric Painting, Thread Painting
  • Combine Drawing with Thread, Painting with Ink

    Have you taken any photos lately and thought, "That would make a great quilt"? Karen Fricke used thread sketching and ink to create this bee quilt, based on a photograph. If you want use a photo as inspiration for a fiber art piece but don't want to appliqué or piece the image, try...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 2 Dec 2013
    Filed under: Surface Design, Machine Quilting, Fabric Art, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Fabric Painting, Thread Painting
  • Thread Sketching and Thread Painting - New Free eBook

    The sewing needle is the fiber artist's pencil: you're simply drawing with thread. When you hand stitch, you can guide the direction of the thread to make a design. And when you lower the feed dogs on your sewing machine, you can stitch in any direction, too. In The Art of Thread Sketching: Free...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 25 Apr 2013
    Filed under: Embroidery, Machine Quilting, Quilting Designs, Fabric Art, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting, Quilting Techniques, Fabric Painting, Thread Painting
  • A Woodland Christmas WIP

    A work in progress, a thread painted landscape based on the illustration bySally Holmes. The animals and Christmas tree are thread painted and the trees and cabin are fused. The branches are hand embroidered. More work to be done but hoping to get it finished by THIS Christmas!
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by joraines on 1 Nov 2012
    Filed under: Art Quilt, Landscape, Thread Painting, hand embroidery, snow, Christmas, animals, fabric paint, fusing, woodland
  • A Very Merry My Sweet Prairie - fibre art snowglobe!

    I can't stop giggling over this one! heheh! I made many of them, and they are so fun so shake! Inside are my 2x3 " quilted & thread painted landscapes of the prairies. ~Monika K. http://www.mysweetprairie.blogspot.com
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by Monika Kinner on 12 Nov 2011
    Filed under: free motion, Landscape, Thread Painting, snow, field
  • "My Summer Road Trip" quilted 4x6" postcard

    A typical scene while flyin' down the highway to the lake on a hot summer day. Pretty yellow canola fields and clear blue skies. Machine and hand stitched. Sent from Saskatchewan, Canada to California, USA this week. ; )
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by Monika Kinner on 6 Jun 2011
    Filed under: Thread Painting, landscape art, Postcard Art quilt, canada, free motion machine embroidery
  • Summer Promises

    The thread play on photo canvas continues...my photo, printed onto canvas, added thread to all fence line balsam and the rustic fence post, which has been through at least one fire, I think. I layered two fabrics(the green and yellow pieces are my hand dyed) and batting as a base for the photo, satin...
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by Lindy101 on 7 Mar 2011
    Filed under: Mixed media, Thread Painting, nature, photo on fabric, thread play, scenery
  • 3 Red Birds and Wisteria Vines

    This is an original hand painted silk art quilt. I painted the background then the flowers and birds were painted on on another piece of silk, cut ourt and appliqued onto the background. Extensive free motion thread painting was also used to add details and depth to the picture.
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by AsianArtAndQuilts on 22 Jan 2011
    Filed under: Thread Painting, applique, art quilts, original art quilt, hand painted silk art quilt, red birds, wisteria
  • A Font for Patrick

    This was a challenge piece in several ways. First off I came up with the design for a Challenge from my quilting guild (Pecos Valley Quilters, Roswell, NM) with the theme Holiday/Season and it also works for the Forum Challenge - It's My Nature here :) It also was a challenge in that I did a lot...
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by DinahT on 19 Dec 2010
    Filed under: fabric painting, Tsukineko Inks, Art Quilt, textile paint, Thread Painting, applique, DinahT's Art, free motion stitching, Appliqued, free motion quilting, shaving cream, hand painted fabric, art quilt, landacape, wall hanging, green, free motion quilting trapunto, forest, challenge, wall quilt
  • Sewing Techniques

    Sewing is an integral component of the artistic process for nearly all quilt artists. There are many different types of sewing techniques that can be used, including hand stitching, hand embroidery, free motion machine embroidery, free motion machine stitching, thread painting, thread sketching, and...
    Posted to Topics by pippapatchwork on 19 Jan 2010
    Filed under: hand embroidery, hand stitching, machine stitching, machine embroidery, quilting thread, free motion machine embroidery, free motion machine stitching, thread painting
  • 40th Anniversary

    This was a quilt I made for my parents 40th Anniversary. I didn't know what to buy them, so last minute I desided to make a wallhanging. I made this in a week and a half!!! It is full of symbolizm (?) The blue background was hand dyed, it's my mothers favorite color. The poem is a poem I wrote...
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by caren12 on 3 Nov 2009
    Filed under: Art Quilt, Thread Painting, dyed fiber, Window, Fused, applique, free motion quilting, raw edge applique, hand painted fabric, machine embroidery, landacape, photo family quilt, hand dyed fabrics, wall hanging, trees, printed fabric, landscape quilt
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