Making colorful improv blocks from scraps and setting them in various ways; using black and white to make bold designs; embellishments.
Applique landscape quilts; designing mosaic quilts; exploring the colors and patterns that inspired artist William Morris.
Free motion quilting; using non-directional patterns to create a see-through effect in jewel quilts; melting bubbles and stitching high-density synthetic materials for artful effects.
Gemstone images; improv circles and curved strips.
Art inspired by architecture and floral images; creating quilted bubbles.
Brushing vibrant hues onto simple canvas, then stitching it into a wall hanging; enhancing fused and collaged art quilts with paints and thermofax.
High-fashion cutwork scarf; using fused fabrics and free-hand cutting techniques to make an original art quilt.
Turning everyday things into art with reverse applique; using solid fabrics to create ombre effects on a quilt.
Painting and printing on silk; designing stamps; painting and quilting a wall hanging.
Creating gifts in the Japanese tradition of zakka; embellishing and sewing a colorful journal cover; needle cushion.
Combining scraps in a new way; achieving crisp corners, hanging sleeves and a professional finish.
Using photos and apps on an electronic tablet to create new quilting fabric; using apps to transform photos into colorful fiber art with pens, ink and free-motion stitching.
Combining fabrics, fibers and free motion techniques to make a small art quilt that celebrates the seashore.
Translating ancient Norse sagas into story quilts; using patchwork and sashiko to create wrapping cloths.
Painting, cutting and folding sheer organza for origami designs; printed and painted organza sewn with flat-felled seams.
Intricate cat portraits; using double-reverse applique to make a small quilt inspired by an ancient drawing.
A retrospective of the series; quilted portraits with applique; Sarah Ann Smith and Susan Brubaker Knapp talk about how they became professional quilt artists.
Designing quilts with composition in mind; using buttons and blanket stitches to finish quilts.
Brightly-colored letters and shapes; watercolor fabrics using ink blocks; creating fabric designs with embossed tin tiles and acrylic paints.
Underwater landscape inspired by the seashore; filling yarn and fabric vessels with conceptual objects; small fabric sculptures.
Finishing quilts with rolled and stitched edges; wall hangings; colorful quilt border.
Embellishing quilts with beads, buttons, jewelry and objects; adding glitter and shine using metal leaf.
Double reverse applique; applique wall hanging; need-turn applique.
Creating a 10-foot, multipanel panorama quilt; translating color values and harmonies in quilt designs.
Piecing free and easy blocks; translating photos capturing everyday life into story quilts.
Making fabric bowls with batik fabrics; quilting a magical VW bus.
Transferring photos and drawings from paper to fabric; transferring photos from a computer to a quilt; packing a quilt for shipping.
Happy self-portrait; using pattern and paint to create a detailed portrait of a cat; realistic fur, whiskers and eyes.
Using photos in wall hangings; translating outdoor photos into art quilts.
Feathers and fills; creating dimensional quilt art; making realistic feathers in free motion.
Painting bold colors onto plain white fabric to make art textiles; capturing sunlight to create lush prints; selecting paints to create colors and effects.
Using leather panels to create richly-textured garments and accessories; thread-painting and embellishing fabric on the long arm machine to create a 3-D sculptured bowl.
Building a textured bird's nest with fibers and threads; a charming nest filled with little felted eggs.
Randomly piecing backgrounds; plotting each step in the design process; successfully blocking a quilt.
A raw edge applique that doesn't fray; adding binding to quilts on the long arm; a bold abstract design with raw edges.
Embellishing whole cloths with free-form painting and colorful stitching; sheer organza transfers; printing with dye using sunlight.
Photo quilts; combining solids, sheers and sparkles to make a bright, dynamic design.
Creating a quilt with die cut shapes; using scraps of leather to make wall art; colorful still-life designs with sheer fabrics.
Designing portraits with fabric and paints; adjusting tension on a machine.
Combining fabrics and fibers with a straight stitch to make wearable textiles; colorful, textured embroidery; even machine stitches.
Piecing Y-seams to make floral designs; evaluating and choosing colors based on value.
Artful accessories; quilted bag; yo-yo brooch and other accessories in 3-D.
Whole cloth quilts with leather; a collage in the life-size image of a 20-foot crocodile; printing blocks; planning motif repeats.
Allowing fabric color and design to guide the creative process; using garment fabrics, trims and embellishments to tell a quilt story featuring dresses.
Using fabric confetti to create lush backgrounds; screen printing color block fabric designs; free-motion embroidery adds charm and personality to designs.
Sun printing with various patterns; repeating patterns; painting on stitched surfaces.
Creating dimension and depth with sheers, velvet and non-traditional materials; embroidering on burlap; texturing with foils, beads and yarn.
Free-motion stitching on a long-arm machine; writing on quilts to add depth and meaning; paint-dye batting for special effects.
Experimenting with colors, textures and mediums to make a collage; leaf collage; making a keepsake by mixing photo transfers with hand quilting, embroidery and embellishment.
Using quilts to tell stories; stitched lines bring compelling images to life.
Using freezer paper and glue to achieve perfectly curved leaves; custom-cut stencils.
Adding imagery and impact to fabric with a variety of media; using strip sets and die-cut shapes to create colorful designs.
High-impact graffiti floor mat; printing on fabric with hand-carved woodblocks; making marks with stitches.
Designing colorful motifs using glue as a dye resist; painting with dishwashing liquid on a variety of fabrics.
Blending paint with stitches; painting and quilting fabric to resemble vintage tiles; adding realism to a lily on painted silk.
Using stitches to tell a story; enhancing quilts with free-stitched embroideries.
Using photos to create quilt designs.
Recycling old quilt blocks; memory quilt with vintage silk neckties; displaying intricately quilted pieces in a wooden box.
Using fusible applique to make a 3-D butterfly; heat shrinking thread; creating bold metallic designs with iron-on foils.
Using stickers and textile paint to add text to quilts; using special threads, yarns and fabric bits to make a confetti zipper bag; hand-felted soaps.
Altering the surface of art quilts with paint; acrylic paint on fiber.
Legacy quilts; making fusible applique jazz quilts from photos; machine stitching tiny motifs.
Improving art quilts through color, pattern, shape, proportion and balance; fragment fabric collages; designing compositions for fiber art.
Reusable silkscreens with organza and iron-on vinyl; background fabric for an art quilt.
Applying color after stitching adds dimension to designs; blending and layering colors with colored pencils; preparing hexagon motifs for hand and machine applique.
Fancy beaded edges; using beads and sequins to make small hand-stitched works of art; machine-stitching strings of beads onto quilts.
Wool felt color studies with hand stitching; the importance of slowing down when quilting.
Thin lines add a linear quality to quilt designs; a double-sided quilt with two different points of view.
Wool applique; large-size insulated bottle tote; sculptured velvet beaded cuff.
Fabric book; quilts and pillows with scrappy backgrounds and raw edge applique; adding shimmer with sparkly film and fibers.
How and when to use pins; piecing blocks using a single pin; making seams disappear.
Miniature quilts and intricately quilted handbags; entering and curating quilt exhibitions; cross quilt project.
An owl quilt features feathers, fibers and jewels; personalized scissor fob; reusable grocery tote.
Stitching complex surface design fabrics; creating photo art by selecting color values; sculpturing with silk.
Memory quilts; translating a child's drawing into an art quilt; a quilted portrait using a historic family photo and handwritten letter.
Stencils; the Japanese art of marbled dyeing, Suminagashi; spraying, painting and pouring dyes to create fabrics.
Sensational memory quilts; adding embroidery to a jacket or apron; machine thread sketching.
Layering texture onto fabric; using calligraphy pens and brushes to add quotes to small art quilts; 3-D textile painting.
Whimsical art quilt; stitching paper and fabric.
Modern table fashions; T-shirt quilt.
Making a pincushion from hand-dyed wool; cutting and piecing a quilt with giant hexagons.
Folding gift box; fabric collage preserves a child's artwork; fusing basics.
Constructing a little quilt from traditional square-in-a-square blocks; choosing the right needle for the visible thread.
Marbling fabric using shaving cream and inks; applying inks with a pipette, then setting the color in the microwave; using shibori to dye cotton fabric.
Making a nest using scraps of fabric, paper and ephemera; New York beauty block; cyanotype, collagraph and heliographic printing; echo quilting.
Buttercup brooch; stacking beads to make fringe or loops; fast and easy mug rug.
River-themed quilts feature felted layers using fabric, silk scraps and roving; mixed media freestyle needle felting.
Pin-tucked fabric piece for a persuasion quilt; clamshell pattern with big stitching; tie dyeing with ink pens.
Using stencils and painting techniques to create unique fabrics; urban textures.
Using a walking foot to quilt a contemporary table runner and placemats; basics of free-motion quilting.
Fiber artist Sue Reno's work features native plants and images of animal skeletons; Jane Sassaman uses plant images in quilts.
Ribbon rosettes; simple embroidery and free-motion machine work bring out the personality of special fabrics; pillows with inspirational words and motifs on silk sari ribbon.
Inside-out bag with a zipper and machine applique; sketchpad slipcover; simple cuff.
Photography; garden challenge; using an idea, such as a saying, to get started on a project.
Landscape quilting; quilting for charity; working with thermochromatic paint.
Quilting trends include functional bowls and table runners made from scraps and clothesline; creating a color story; felt bunting.
Transferring drawn designs to fabric; a folk art quilt combines wool applique and patchwork; dyeing vintage textiles with paint.
Holiday stockings; colorful mini stocking to hold a treat or use as a decoration; fabric wine coasters.
Carrying a cell phone in style; specialized dyeing; yo-yo embellished pillow.
Nine patch rearranged quilt; unconventional hexagon; raw edge applique project using bobbin work.
Modern place mat using hexagons; die-cut trapunto; felted flower brooch.
Free motion sampler; embroidered chameleon; postcards made from wool.
Fabric manipulation of circles; folk art fusion; organic dyes.
Transforming an image into a quilt; using a fabric die cutter; trends.
Portrait quilts; dyeing wool; snow and ice dyeing.
Portrait quilts; functional approach to quilting; casserole cover; e-textile technology.
Organizer baskets; passport cover features stencils and free motion quilting; simple prayer flags.
Digital cloth printing; little girl's tote features twisted flowers; applying facing to an art quilt.
Functionality; interchangeable mailbox cover; water quilts; quilts from around the world.
Fabric-covered pins; 3-D leaf quilts offer a lesson in shape, texture, light and shadow; ruffles.
Fabric flowers for pillows or baby quilts; scrappy quilting; car trash bag.
Triangular carry-all pouch; decorating a baby's room; daily hand stitching.
Stitched metal project with alcohol-based inks; chunky hand-stitching on a pillow; functional quilting; protective cover for sunglasses.
Dye pouring techniques; art quilt show-and-tell; mounting an art quilt on prestretched canvas.
Postcard necklace; personalizing pet postcards; charity project features pet postcards.
Fabric bunting; quilters make donations; fundraising projects; dyeing fibers.
Heirloom smocking; using masks to create custom screens for deconstructed screen printing; items to make quilting easier and inexpensive.
Making a small collage with scrappy bits and pieces mounted on fusible fleece; hand-embroidery technique using an electric needle; weekly quilts showcase.
House-themed table runner; artful air freshener cozy; contemporary coasters.
Cutting and sewing shallow curves without marking or pinning before painting a landscape; drawing a cartoon face, then turning the fusible pieces into a quilt; textile paints.
Satin stitching; festive fabric flags; a block with wonky seams on the inside and straight edges on the outside.
Adding hand stitches to abstract quilt blocks for texture and style; tiles quilt design in free motion.
Couching; writing on fabric; free-motion quilting.
Darning feet; choosing batting; fusible web; adding texture by couching.
Corded button-hole binding; dyeing wool; paper foundation piecing.
Free-motion quilting; walking foot; using painters tape; taking a project from sketchbook to cloth.
Modern quilt design challenge; traditional quilting designs with a modern twist; sewing in circles.
Presser feet; quilting styles from around the world; hand-embroidery for surface embellishment.
Quilting survival kit; fabric-covered cans for storage; design wall and pressing board.
Frameless screen printing; trapunto project; dot quilting.
Adjusting bobbins; sewing through multiple layers; designing modern quilts using software.
Combining surface designs; pleating; tie-dye with soy wax; stencils; stitch width and length.
Quilt sandwiches; quilt block math; thread choices; constructing on the point; color wheel theory.
Fabric marbling using stencils; brushing on color using dyes; saving an unfinished quilt.
Piecing in art quilting; stitching vignettes from sketches and photographs; finishing a quilt.
Fabric marbling for layered and organic effects; unique canvas for the addition of color; stencils.
Small drawstring bag; hand-printed fabrics made from free-form strip sets; combining stitch, fabric and paper.
Printing on cloth; 500 color recipes for dyeing fabric based on weight and water to dye ratio; felted placemats.
A modern quilt features paint, embroidery, machine stitching and specialty fabric; edge-finishing techniques involving stitch, machine decorative stitching and stitch and paint.
Hand-painting fabrics with silk screening paints; unique postcards; felted trees of roving, yarn and wool.
Resist painting; creating watercolorlike quilts using free-motion stitching; unfinished project.
Wall hanging; sheer silhouette over a fabric background; learning to quilt from a youth's perspective.
Flower motifs; quilt storage and organization; basic free-motion machine quilting design for different configurations.
Patchwork computer bag; combining a linear background composition with organic shapes in stitch or paint; free-motion feathers.
Free-motion bobbin work with hand-dyed and metallic threads; monoprinting; over-dyeing with thickened dyes; tricks to make free-motion machine quilting easier.
Scrappy contemporary log cabin pillow; creating monograms and initial letters out of foil paper; accessories that make machine quilting easier.
Feather and spiral quilting motifs accented with crystals; fabric-collaged nameplate; modern quilt guild.
Borders; acrylic ink adds vibrant color to fabric; unfinished projects.
Patchwork placemats; thread painting; quilt makeover.
Strip-pieced patchwork water bottle cover; quilting without a pattern; "O Canada" exhibit.
Color combinations; printing designs on fabric using wood blocks; adding words to quilts.
Home decor projects using Thermo-Fax screen printing; enhancing a printed kaleidoscope design; finishing a project.
Wholecloth painting; stitching through painted cloth; tote bag with ribbon embellishments; laminated fabrics.
Three hand embroidery stitches; colorful pillow embellished with designer ribbons; collaborative cloth.
Tree skirt for winter; sun printing; fabric bracelet.
Firefly art quilt; raw-edge applique; free-motion stitching and threadwork.
Tablet cover; botanical design adds artistic flair to a functional project; whimsical tote bag.
Digital monoprinting; adding and removing color; quilting on black fabric.
Name badge holder features an owl; transferring images to fabric; pillow made from hand-dyed fabric.
Imaginative quilts; whimsical stitched brooches; International Quilt Association.
Collaged and fused landscape quilts; creating still life projects using resist painting with discharge paste and dyes.
Stitched portraits using cheese cloth; painting designs on leather; incorporating LED lights into a quilt design.
Clutch purse features a digital design for appliqued imager; landscape quilts; color theory.
Mixed media collages using hand-dyed textiles, papers, stitching and paint; machine needle felting; creating textured silk fabric with everyday objects and a brayer on silk.
Piecing with an iron; table runner; silhouette portraits.
Canine fabric collage; futon for a cat or dog; easy to clean floor mat for a pet.
Creating fabric; screen printing; printing fabric using freezer paper stencils.
Quilted notebook cover; quilted laptop cover; pin cushion project.
Combining painting and stitching; 3-D thread painting; finishing an art quilt project.
Free motion satin stitch; stitching from the back of the project; finishing an art quilt project.
Fabric painting features a tulip design; patchwork bulletin board; using a wet medium to transfer images onto vintage linens.
Pet portrait; birds in their natural habitats; fabric owls.
Coloring materials to match the quilts, from buttons and bamboo sticks to raffia and fabric trim; zippers; quilt artist Shelley Brenner Baird.
Reversible doggy jacket; quilted dog bed; digital portrait; bag.
Mixed-media shadow box; improvisational piecing; potholder and trivet set; contemporary fabric beads for necklaces and other jewelry.
Vibrant and whimsical pieces of fiber art constructed with reverse machine applique; mixed-media wall art using oil paint.
Mod house ornaments using an iron and machine stitching; art dolls incorporate fabric collage and quilting.
Gentle curves, narrow inserts, and detail piecing; using metal and found objects to enhance fabrics; time-savers and gadgets.
Art quilts; business card holder.
Table runner for all seasons; Y piecing that enables the stitching of complex triangle and hexagon configurations.
Permanent application of pastels, charcoal, and water soluble crayons; monoprinting with oil paint and transfer paper.
Sweet and sassy kitchen collection; waterfall scarf; hanging sleeve.
Messenger bag with pockets; tote features fabric collage.
Using leftover scraps of shot cotton fabrics to create "Boro Bobbles"; transforming commercial fabrics; using tea bags to create imagery on fabric.
Portrait finish for art quilts; painting with water-soluble crayons; properly shipping quilts.
A 7-year-old girl enjoys quilting; a mixed-media miniquilt doubles as a self-portrait.
Gelatin monoprinting; using masking and stenciling with oil paint sticks to make a journal cover; 3-D ornament.
Abstract quilts inspired by photographs; thread painting; making fabrics from images.
Soft-sculpture fabric birds; fusing techniques for collages; memory quilt.
Fabric-collaged animal portraits; mini satchel; finishing techniques for small art quilts.
Creating fabric designs with thickened dyes; organizer for quilt rulers; unfinished objects.
Fabric; 3-D floral appliques; using software to turn an image black and white before adding color.
Unfinished projects; a purse featuring zippers; digital overprinting.
Thread sketching on stabilizer; guilds; a purse with painted fabric.
Free-form machine embroidery; quilted boots; creating special effects on images before printing.
Stenciling and stamping hot soy wax; adding color with fabric paints; colorful screen-printed fabrics; breakdown printing.
Screen printing using flour paste resists; stenciling on different surfaces; large scale and whimsical prints.
Winslow market tote; reversible patchwork tote with grommets; colorful applique bag.
Small art quilt made with fabric, textile paint and thread; a bag style features interchangeable covers; resist painting.
Creating fabric from a collagraph printing plate; ruching; surface design technique.
Quilt National; still life framed art quilt; Alliance for American Quilts.
Quilted table skirt adapts to any color scheme; combining ink and aloe vera gel; stencils.
Eco-friendly quilting; accent features ultrasuede; clutch purse; beaded embellishments.
Couching; telamadera fusion uses fabric, wood and shapes.
Using fabric to create beads; apron; the design process.
Metal embellishments on a quilted wall panel; using photos as the palette for machine quilting.
Quilt blocks; oil paint sticks; collage book with pockets; rail fence quilt pattern.
No-sew fabric fortune cookies; shibori dyeing; International Quilt Festival; collage door book.
Free-motion designs; a stitchable paper, mixed-media collage; SAQA exhibit.
Original ways to design with fabric; a landscape from cut and fused fabric; collage house books.
Fused applique and thread painting; stitched and stenciled book with photos and ephemera.
Free motion paper quilt collage; a colorful whole cloth doggie jacket; creating complex geometric patterns.
Creating a stamp from an eraser; transferring photocopies to fabric; free motion quilting; kaleidoscope effect on a wall hanging.
Mixed media quilting with metal; needle tension and thread strength; machine embroidery patterns on fabric-wrapped corded items.
Scarves; decorative apron features zippers and trims; mixing color.
Thread painting; mixed media home decor; pillows made from fabric paper; collaged backgrounds perfect for small stitched projects.
Grommeted tote bag; revival of a knit shirt with fusing; taking a decorative stitch into an embroidery function; quilting stencils.
A new twist on free form quilting and framing quilted pieces; color; software.
Free motion sketching; fabric portrait; incorporating trends into designs; combining patterns.
Over-dyeing commercial fabric; discharging; whimsical wall hanging; contemporary patterns from traditional blocks.
Alternate finishing and binding techniques; surface embellishments using paint in crayon form; using two threads to decorate.
Fabric manipulation -- folding, pleating, gathering and scrunching; free motion text on quilts; finishing technique for small art quilt.
Jay McCarroll talks about the challenges of designing his first line of fabrics; clutch made from recycled materials.
Surface transformation; fusing; embellished frame; mini self-portrait quilt; recycling; canvas wall hanging.
Argyle stitch pattern; thread; fabric book; skewed blocks; free motion quilting.
Fabric books feature paint; adding patina to sewing notions; dyeing batting and interfacing for colorful effects.
Whimsical birdhouse quilt designed with prefused fabric scraps; color; batik process for a color explosion.
Marbling fabric using shaving cream; images fused into stars; putting words on quilts.
Incorporating tropical events into quilting; adding personal style into designs; wearable quilt projects; printing photos on fabric.
Placements with a vintage look feature vinyl; crazy patch modern purse; short software lesson.
Adding additional layers to a machine quilted surface; 3-D ornaments; designing a quilt using software.
Table runner; stitchable transfers; pin woven portraits.
Traveling exhibit entitled "Imagine -- Hope"; making fabric from photos, scans and doodles; two quilt exhibits.
Using batting as a surface for stitching; a purse using organza and freezer paper screen printing; stitching and layering organzas and tulles.
Create fabric with paint; color theory; bias fusing techniques for making flower stems; vintage aprons.
How to integrate color and pattern on everyday quilted items; journal quilting; stitched fabric portfolio.
Mounting a small collage onto a painted, gallery-wrapped canvas; mixed media collage; fabric collage; computer collage for a colorful purse.
Recipe box; the right color thread could change the appearance of a quilt; fabric and paper printing; nine patch quilt made from painted batting.
Software and the computer can help save time when doing projects; freezer paper stencils and paint sticks; frame quilting.
How to over-dye fabric to make original designs; blending colors when stenciling images on fabric; Japanese printing using rubber replica fish.
Artist canvas with a kaleidoscope image; fusing on paper with liquid thread and crystals; channel quilting and decorative stitches.
Alter and print one-of-a-kind images for a fabric book; 3-D holographic pictures in fabric.
Using the foil wrappers from chocolates to embellish cloths; fusing a large floral design; air brushing.
Combining needle felting with quilting; screen printing; digital stitching combined with traditional techniques.
Unique background; importing scanned fabrics; color selection in projects from applique to patchwork.
Using thread as an embellishment; free motion dimensional leaves using thread, fabric and water-soluble stabilizer.
Puff paints create dimension on quilts; fabric pillow charms; embellishing with zippers.
Paint fusible web to create one-of-a-kind fabrics; textures enhanced with rolled-on paint color.
An applique technique using free motion stitching; journal cover from a recycled book; whimsical pop art pet portraits.
Taking a design from a picture to a quilt; narrative quilts; choosing threads and fabrics.
Whole cloth flower quiltlet blossoms with color; using a wreathmaker template to make petals on the computer; bindings.
Using a tool to slash and burn; yo-yo made from embroidered silk and cotton; prepping a quilt; free motion stitching.
Writing on quilts with stitching, gel pens and markers; waxless batik effects; embroidered borders; diary quilts.
Turning scraps into collaged quilts; fabric rubber stamping; using sticky back fabric; piping sets off individual blocks.
Artful coasters; felted bowls; thread weight; tiebacks.
Manipulating photos on the computer; changing the size, color and tone of photos before transferring them to fabric; fabric collage.
Artist trading cards; baby ensemble and tote; embroidered quilt blocks; journal quilts.
Creative self-portraits; digital quilting; flawless satin stitching; making whole cloth painted quilts using textile paints.
Machine needle felting; free motion quilting; random lines in a block create patterns; free motion and fusibles.
Whimsical landscape quilt; accordion style landscapes; creating the illusion of mountains, hills, trees and clouds; omnimotion border.
Beads, sequin, yarn and metal add dimension and sparkle; fabric foiling or adhering foils on fabric; adding digital pictures to quilting.
Dimensional quilts; transforming bits of tissue papers and gift wrap into fabrics that can be stitched and embellished.
Original colorful fabrics; versatile stencil; kaleidoscope cards; printing a watercolor image on printer fabric.
Adding color and patterns to papers and collaging them onto canvas or vintage linens; adding surface elements and thread painting.
A family tree quilt; charming matted landscapes capture travel memories.
Creating color rich patterns in the tradition of Shibori dyeing; changing background fabrics; digital fabric printing.
Mosaic quilts using digital images; determining the value of fabrics; assessing value and composition with a camera.