Friday, April 16, 2010

Textile Related Tutorials - Part 7

As promised, following are the remainder of the tutorials discovered since January...
Textile Related Tutorials - Part 6
Textile Related Tutorials - Part 5
Textile Related Tutorials - Part 4
Textile Related Tutorials - Part 3
Textile Related Tutorials - Part 2
Textile Related Tutorials - Part 1

KnitPro - Not a tutorial but a free web application that translates digital images (JPEG and GIF files) into knit, crochet, needlepoint and cross-stitch patterns. Just upload your image and it will convert it for you.
http://www.sewgirls.com/tools/knitpatterns/

The Magic of Cyanotype: Blueprinting Instructions - Also gives care instructions, tips for printing and troubleshooting information
http://www.blueprintsonfabric.com/instructions.php

Cyanotype on Fabric - Tyler Hewitt - Not a tutorial, but Tyler shows the results of his experiments with cyanotype printing on different colors of fabric. You are not limited to only having blue colors and tones!
http://lastlightbender.blogspot.com/2007/12/cyanotype-on-fabric.html

Making Paper Cloth - Katherine Sands
http://katherinesands.wordpress.com/making-paper-cloth/

Burying Your Quilting Threads - K. Grace Howes - 4-minute video - A super easy way to bury thread tails after free-motion quilting, especially if the thread tails are too short to manage
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3gl4K8Z7XM

Facings: An Alternative to Traditional Bindings - K. Grace Howes
http://www.redbarn-studios.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/Strip_Facing.pdf

Making a Quilt Hanger - 1+-minute video - How to make a quilt hanging system with pullies, cord, a straight board and clips - not a step-by-step guide.
http://www.quilt-video.com/2009/06/12/making-a-quilt-hanger/

Using a Bead Loader for Quilt Embellishment - Trish Stuart - 3:34-minute video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBbKlL9ZMjg&feature=player_embedded

Reverse Applique Using Fusible Tread - Trish Stuart - Step-by-step instructions with close-up pictures
http://www.trishstuart.com/pdf_files/reverse_app.pdf

How to Set up Your Bobbin Correctly for Bobbin Work - Trish Stuart
http://www.youtube.com/v/1MaOWct81Fw

Bobbin Work: When Threads are too Thick for the Needle - Sharee Dawn Roberts
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/5025/bobbin-work-when-threads-are-too-thick-for-the-needle

Sewing Crazy Curves without Pins - Elisa Wilson - 1:51 video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LlwVGoL4zV0&feature=player_embedded

Curved Piecing for Art Quilts - Alicia Merrett - Three 8 to 9-minute videos - How she pieces free form curves
Lutradur and Lace - Carol McFee - demonstrates how to achieve a textured surface
http://www.fibreinform.com/documents/lutradurandlace.pdf

Out of the Cupboard: A Fascination with Foil - Several surface treatments to create backgrounds
Why and How to Sew with a Scant 1/4" Seam Allowance - Marci Baker - 8-minute video
http://www.youtube.com/user/aliciasattic#p/u/2/DSCBzwJ1lB4

Mitered Binding for Different Angles - Marci Baker - 7:41-minute video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vci9-li3aYU

Piped Binding Instructions - Trish Stuart - Step-by-step instructions with close-up pictures
http://www.trishstuart.com/pdf_files/piped_binding.pdf

Applying Foil to Fabric Using Plants - Trish Stuart - 5:42-minute video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9aFMD4puFZY

Piec-lique Basic Circle - Sharon Schamber - Step-by-step instructions with close-up pictures
http://www.sharonschamber.com/free%20stuff/images/Basic%20Piec-liqu%E9%20circle.pdf

Binding Technique - Sharon Schamber - Step-by-step instructions with close-up pictures
http://www.sharonschamber.com/free%20stuff/images/Binding%20Class.pdf

Beading on Quilts - The Basics Part I - Angela McIntyre - See page 3 - (NOTE: Part II will be available in their next issue)
http://www.designersplacenw.com/ezine/TextileArtsQuarterly_Issue1_feb2010.pdf

Art Fabric: Create Your Own Using Lumiere Metallic Paints - Angela McIntyre - Using metallic paints to give glimmer and shine to everyday fabrics - See page 6
http://www.designersplacenw.com/ezine/TextileArtsQuarterly_Issue1_feb2010.pdf

Removing Excess Rust: Direct Method - K Baxter Packwood
http://thenaturalsurface.blogspot.com/2009/12/removing-excess-rust-direct-method.html

Removing Excess Rust: The Soak Method - K Baxter Packwood
http://thenaturalsurface.blogspot.com/2009/12/removing-excess-rust-process-one-soak.html

Indigo Dyeing Safety Instructions - K Baxter Packwood
http://thenaturalsurface.blogspot.com/2009/07/indigo-dyeing-safety-instructions.html

Folding Quilts on the Bias - Rose Marie - to maximize storage & eliminate fold marks
http://appliqueandpatches.blogspot.com/2009/03/quilt-folding.html

Spring Cleaning for Your Sewing Machine - Weeks Ringle
http://craftnectar.com/2009/03/09/spring-cleaning-for-your-sewing-machine/

Mitering Borders - Jackie Robinson - 2-minute video - the simplest & easiest method yet!
http://www.animasquilts.com/_videos/12.html

Citrasolv Photo Transfer Tutorial - Lyric Kincaid
http://lyrickinard.blogspot.com/2010/02/citrasolv-photo-transfer-tutorial.html

Editing Quilt Photos: Part 1 - Anita
http://www.threeducksonaroof.com/2010/02/web-images-editing-quilt-photos-part-1.html

Texture Magic Tutorials - Patsy Thompson
Sketching and Watercolor: Journal Style. A Mini-Lesson - Jane LaFaziko
http://janeville.blogspot.com/2010/02/sketching-and-watercolor-journal-style.html

How to Shade - vidcast - Pam Holland
http://web.me.com/pamholland3/Pam_Holland_Designs/How_to_shade.html

Marbling Fabric the Easy Way - Kay Sorenson
http://quiltspluscolor.blogspot.com/2010/02/marbling-fabric-easy-way-tutorial.html

How to Make Your Portfolio iPhone Compatible - Dani Jones
http://danidraws.com/2009/05/09/how-to-make-your-portfolio-iphone-compatible/

Orientation to Color Mastery - Maria Peagler - This is the first chapter of her book Color Mastery: 10 Principles for Creating Stunning Quilts
http://quiltsandcreativity.com/colormastery/wp-content/uploads/giveaways/Color%20Mastery%20Chapter%20One.pdf

Metallic Painting Effects - Vicki Welsh
http://threecreativestudios.com/freeprojects/tom/metallicpainting_TOM.pdf

Embellisher Cords - Sue Bleiweiss
http://threecreativestudios.com/freeprojects/embellishercord.pdf

Circle Stitching - Terri Stegmiller
http://threecreativestudios.com/freeprojects/circle.pdf

How I Made my Design Wall and Fabric Storage Shelves - Kay Sorensen
http://quiltspluscolor.blogspot.com/2010/03/up-where-we-belong-how-i-made-my-design.html

Two Color Gradation with Fiber Reactive Dyes - Terri Stegmiller
http://threecreativestudios.com/freeprojects/2colorgradation.pdf

Windows and Sketches Workpage - Sarah Ann Smith - Sarah shares the template for a design exercise: "One fun exercise is to give yourself 30 minutes (at most!) to fill the 12 small boxes on a page. Fill each square with a different “something” from around your house and garden; for a change of pace, take your sheet (or another one!) into town, walk in a park or look at the downtown buildings, and look for images that might make good quilting designs."
http://www.sarahannsmith.com/weblog/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/Windows-and-Sketches-PDF.pdf
She also provides a filled-in example to show how she uses it http://www.sarahannsmith.com/weblog/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/2009.08.Blog.WindowsSketchesFilled600.jpg
Stitched Pigma Pen Leaves - Natalya Aikens
http://quiltingarts.com/blogs/quilting-daily/archive/2009/11/10/create-easy-fabric-leaf-decorations.aspx

Marval/Shiva Paintstiksk - Carol Clasper
http://carolclasper.googlepages.com/MarkalPaintsticksTutorial.pdf

How to Make Inchies - Carol Clasper
http://carolclasper.googlepages.com/FabricCharmsTutorial.pdf

Printing with Leaves - Sarah Ann Smith - also explains how to preserve them with glycerin
http://www.sarahannsmith.com/weblog/?p=1423

Preserve Leaves for Winter Printing - Larissa Davis - Requires you to register
http://www.quiltingarts.com/media/p/2542.aspx

Emboss with Mistyfuse - Larissa Davis - Requires you to register
http://www.quiltingarts.com/media/p/2547.aspx

How to Make a Fabric Leaf - Judi Wellnitz
http://www.artdolls.info/how_to_make_a_fabric_leaf_1.html

Goldwork: Basic Couching Techniques - Ruth O'Leary
http://www.rutholearytextileart.co.uk/articles/basicGoldwork.asp

Goldwork: Couching with Color and or Nué - Ruth O'Leary
http://www.rutholearytextileart.co.uk/articles/couchingColour.asp

Rod Pockets - Leni Wiener
http://blog.leniwiener.com/?p=417

Artists Shorthand - Water - Leni Wiener - how to depict water
http://blog.leniwiener.com/?p=318

Using Unexpected Fabrics - Leni Wiener
http://blog.leniwiener.com/?p=295

Taking Photos for Art Quilts - Leni Wiener
http://blog.leniwiener.com/?p=305

Building (seemingly) Complex Figures in Fabric - Leni Wiener
http://blog.leniwiener.com/?p=445
Light and Shadow - Leni Wiener
http://blog.leniwiener.com/?p=530

Depicting Light and Shadow - Leni Wiener
http://blog.leniwiener.com/?p=523

Three Tips for Better Composition - Leni Wiener
http://blog.leniwiener.com/?p=500

Quilt Carrier - Leni Wiener
http://blog.leniwiener.com/?p=745

1 comment:

spunart said...

Thank you for a brilliant tutorial. I love it.

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